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‘Khushiyaan’ selected for Punjabi film fest in Toronto


May 17th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Tirlok Malik is delighted after his Punjabi film "Khushiyaan" was selected for a screening at the first Punjabi International Film Festival (PIFF), starting ... Read more...

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Punjabi family comedy ‘Breakaway’ to premiere at Toronto


August 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Akshay Kumar co-production "Breakaway", a hilarious Punjabi family comedy on the lines of "Bend It Like Beckham", will have its world premiere at the Toronto ... Read more...

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SRK or Vivaan Bhatena, everyone was a star in Toronto!


June 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Just as Bollywood fans in Toronto went "Shah Rukh! Shah Rukh!", it was rather surprising to see them cheer and applaud, even if half as loudly, ... Read more...

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Badshah SRK gets grandest treatment in Toronto


June 25th, 2011 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is truly Bollywood's badhshah and his welcome at Toronto's Fairmont Royal York hotel was proof enough!As around a hundred fans, who ... Read more...

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‘Raj Kapoor martini’ and ‘Raja Hotel’ mark IIFA in Toronto


June 20th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Toronto's historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel has gone Indian for the 12th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards beginning here June 23.Rechristened itself Fairmont 'Raja' York ... Read more...

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North America’s first Indian culture centre in Toronto


June 14th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) Canada will soon have its version of the Nehru Centre in London as India opens a cultural centre here next year.Sangeeta Bahadur, deputy director at the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin student shot dead in Toronto


May 31st, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 31 (IANS) An Indian-origin teenage student has been shot dead here, police said.Fifteen-year-old Andrew Naidoo was shot by unknown assailants in his west-end Toronto townhouse complex late Sunday ... Read more...

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Lingerie football team coming to Toronto


April 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Lingerie Football League says the sport is here to stay. The organizers on Tuesday announced that Toronto would be joining the league this ... Read more...

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Sporadic violence as 10,000 protesters march in Toronto


June 27th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (DPA) There was sporadic violence in the streets of Canada's largest city Saturday as at least 10,000 otherwise peaceful demonstrators fumed at the world's 20 leading powers gathered for ... Read more...

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Groups planning to protest during G-20 summit in Toronto


June 25th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 25 (ANI): Groups staging protests on the sidelines of the Group of Twenty (G-20) Summit being held here over the weekend, have said that police tactics will not intimidate them.Security ... Read more...

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Tamil newspaper ransacked in Toronto


February 22nd, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 22 (IANS) The office of a prominent Tamil newspaper here was ransacked Saturday night for covering the talks of a local Tamil leader with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Kula Sellathurai, ... Read more...

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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar carries Olympic flame in Toronto


December 18th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Dec.18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Thursday participated in the Olympic Torch Relay and carried the Olympic flame here.Akshay is an international torchbearer with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic ... Read more...

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Sikh man shot dead in Toronto


September 12th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 12 (IANS) A young Sikh man was shot dead early Friday morning in the Indian-dominated city of Brampton on the outskirts of Toronto. The local police, who responded to an emergency ... Read more...

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Ghost-hunter plunges to death in Toronto


September 12th, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 12 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a woman fell to her death here while hunting for ghosts in a Toronto building that is said to be haunted. Police said the 29-year-old ... Read more...

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15 Tamil protesters arrested in Toronto


April 30th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) Acting tough for the first time with Tamil protesters here, police arrested 15 of them Wednesday as they tried to push their way towards the American consulate. Waving Canadian ... Read more...

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Indian held for killing daughter-in-law in Toronto


January 7th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) An Indian man has been arrested for killing his daughter-in-law in Mississauga near here. The city police said 22-year-old Amandeep Kaur Dhillon was allegedly killed by Kamikar Singh ... Read more...

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Global meet on urban infrastructure in Toronto


November 18th, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) City planners from around the world will gather here for a two-day conference to discuss funding for infrastructure in the face of the global economic crisis.To be held ... Read more...

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Kumar Sanu brings Bengali show alive in Toronto


July 7th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 7 (IANS) Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu brought the 23rd annual North American Bengal Conference (NABC) alive here with his high-voltage performance. By belting out his hit Bengali and Hindi numbers, ... Read more...

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World’s first Breast Fest Film Festival in Toronto


May 30th, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) Toronto will add yet another film festival to its name this year when it holds the world's first Breast Fest Film Festival in November in support of breast ... Read more...

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Genetic variation may be behind craving for sugary food


May 14th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): People who consume more sugary foods may have a specific genetic variation, finds a new research.Boffins Ahmed El-Sohemy, Karen M. Eny, Thomas M.S. Wolever and Benedicte Fontaine-Bisson, ... Read more...

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