Jim Flaherty, former finance minister, is no more

OTTAWA Jim Flaherty, one of Canada's longest serving finance ministers and the only one to serve under… [more]

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Brampton courthouse locked down after Peel Police court officer shot, shooter dead

BRAMPTON: A Peel Regional Police officer has been shot at Brampton’s A. Grenville and William Davis… [more]

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Plane crash movie shelved after Malaysian flight disaster

Canberra, March 25 (IANS) An Australian flight disaster movie has been shelved in the wake of Monday's… [more]

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Malaysian plane search suspended due to adverse weather

Canberra, March 25 (IANS) The search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 was… [more]

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Brutality continues unabated in Syria: UN chief

United Nations, March 25 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday said that "brutality continues… [more]

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Countries divided over Bamiyan Buddhas’ fate

Bamiyan (Afghanistan): They were the picture-postcard view of a rural and mostly untouched Afghanistan:… [more]

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Andhra techie murder: Caste rears its ugly head

GUNTUR: Almost 24 hours after the spine-chilling murder of 25-year-old Pachala Deepthi, the accused parents… [more]

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Flight MH370: Malaysia says jet crashed in Indian Ocean; bad weather halts search

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR: Bad weather and rough seas on Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any… [more]

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Third unit of RPower’s Sasan UMPP starts generation

Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Generating major Reliance Power (RPower) Monday said the third 660 megawatt… [more]

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Colombian president falls off bike

Bogota, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos fell off a bicycle presented to him… [more]

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Ethnic backgrounds play significant roles in Peel’s high diabetes rates

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TORONTO The Region of Peel has the dubious distinction of having one of the highest rates of diabetes in Ontario. Now researchers of St. Michael’s Hospital have concluded two reasons for this- blame falls on the city to some extent because neighborhoods are car-dependent and discourages walking. And South Asians who make ...

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Four security personnel injured in Maoist attacks

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Ranchi, March 25 (IANS) Four security personnel were injured in Maoist attacks at two places in Jharkhand early Tuesday, police said. Maoist Guerrillas detonated a landmine at Potana jungle in Khunti district, around 70 km from Ranchi, early Tuesday. Three policemen who were patrolling the area were injured, an officer said. In the ...

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Vivek-Mervin replace Yuvan as composers of ‘Vadacurry’

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Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Composer Yuvan Shankar Raja, who was initially roped in to compose the music for upcoming Tamil comedy-thriller “Vadacurry”, has been replaced by composer duo Vivek Siva and Mervin Solomon due to his busy schedule. “I would like to inform you that due to Yuvan Shankar Raja’s hectic schedule towards ...

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Sensex trades flat during pre-noon session

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Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 42.01 points or 0.19 percent down during the pre-noon session Tuesday. Good buying was observed in the consumer durables and capital goods sectors while heavy selling pressure was seen in oil and gas sector. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index ...

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Maldives ruling coalition gets majority in parliamentary polls

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MALE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen’s party, with the help of its coalition partners, has attained majority in parliament in elections held over the weekend, an official said here on Sunday. The Maldivian parliamentary elections, which were held amidst the controversial removal of the head and deputy of the country’s Elections Commission, concluded ...

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Four militants killed in Afghanistan

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Kabul, March 24 (IANS) Four militants were killed and another was injured when security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, the provincial government said in a statement sent to media Monday. “Since launching the operations in Takhtapol district Sunday, four armed insurgents have been killed and another injured,” ...

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Hawking’s black hole puzzle solved, claims US scientist

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Washington, March 25 (IANS) A Michigan State University researcher has claimed to plug the hole in famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s black hole theory. “In 1975, Hawking discovered that black holes are not all black. They actually radiate a featureless glow, now called ‘Hawking radiation’,” professor Chris Adami from Michigan State ...

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Indian-American in immigration scam settles with US body

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Washington, March 25 (IANS) An Indian-American businessman and two Chicago based organisations will pay $15 million to settle charges of raising $158 million dollars from close to 300 investors as part of an immigration scam. The US Securities and Exchange Commission had charged Anshoo R. Sethi, A Chicago Convention Centre, LLC (ACCC) and ...

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I wasn’t going to sugarcoat the issue of child trafficking: Nagesh Kukunoor

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“Lakshmi” Nagesh Kukunoor’s feature film on child trafficking will be screened at the ReelWorld Film Festival in Toronto and Markham this month. In an interview with Can-India News the acclaimed filmmaker talks about his hard hitting film that won the Audience Award for best narrative feature at the Palm Springs International Film ...

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Nargis Fakhri is FINALLY Comfortable in Hindi

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Actress Nargis Fakhiri, who is still struggling to speak Hindi fluently, has dubbed in her own voice in her forthcoming filmMain Tera Hero and says the language is not blocking offers. “There are no less offers because of my language problem. If I get a script, I understand it when I read it,” ...

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Priyanka and Parineeti Chopra’s “Confusing” Relationship with Cousin Meera Chopra

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The Chopra cousins – Priyanka and Parineeti have a hot and cold relationship with their other cousin Meera! A lot was written about how Meera had been sidelined by Priyanka and Parineeti as she prepared for her debut film Gangs of Ghosts. Initially, both PC and Parineeti did not show any enthusiasm for Meera’s ...

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Australia v Pakistan, 16th Match: Preview

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Australia: The one trophy missing from their rather elaborate trophy cabinet, Australia, boasting of one of the strongest sides in the tournament, go into the go into their opening T20 WC encounter against Pakistan hoping to get their campaign off to the perfect start. Even with their hero in recent times, Mitchell Johnson, ...

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Twenty20 World Cup: Yuvraj Singh will always be a match-winner for India, says Kiran More

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Yuvraj Singh, the man who famously hit Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over against England in the 2007 Twenty20 World Cup, will be keen to lift the Indian team out of its current woes when the ICC world Twenty20 tournament starts in Bangladesh from March 16. Although Yuvraj found himself ...

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Sourav Ganguly mantra rejuvenates Suresh Raina ahead of T20 World Cup

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India’s aggresive middle-order batsman Suresh Raina, who was left out of the national side for the Asia Cup, is raring to go in the upcoming World Twenty20. With some valuable inputs from former skipper Sourav Ganguly, Raina is looking forward to a fresh start in the marquee tournament. The qualifiers start on ...

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Is this the end of the Catholic school system?

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By Sabrina Almeida The Ontario Superior Court recently ruled that a student at a Catholic high school who is entitled to be excused from religious courses must also be excused, if they wish, from religious field trips and attending mass. The Ontario Education Act allows students of all faiths to attend Catholic ...

Seniors_Apr11

South Asian seniors are busy working… for their children

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By Pradip Rodrigues Contrary to popular perception, South Asian seniors pull their own weight when it comes to being productive and earning income, not for them, but their families. You can see them working in factories, in stores mopping floors and mostly at home doing baby-sitting for not just their kids but ...

CursiveWriting_Apr4

Proven old school learning methods making a comeback

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By Sabrina Almeida A couple of weeks back my younger son shocked me when he said he would not be able to sign the application for a new passport. It wasn’t insolence or him exerting his free will, I might have been okay with that. The explanation I got was much worse. ...

SecondGeneration_Apr4

Second-generation professional women should marry outside the community

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By Pradip Rodrigues When speaking with first or second-generation South Asians, it quickly becomes evident if they’ve lived among Caucasians in small towns or in predominantly WASPy (White Anglo Saxon Protestant) neighborhoods in the GTA. This inference can be made based on their mannerisms and anglophile ways. They also tend to be ...

Farheen-Khan-March27

One woman’s journey to emerge from a fraudulent marriage and re-invent herself

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By Farheen Khan MISSISSAUGA This week after launching my second book titled “A Hijabi’s Journey to Live, Laugh and Love” I was honoured to be invited on Our Canada Our Home a show hosted by Urz Heer on Rawal TV to speak about my book. During TV interview I was asked why ...

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