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Scientists identify two-inch long hedgehog species

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:42

Scientists have identified the fossilised remains of a two-inch-long hedgehog species, which they have called `Silvacola acares`, in an ancient lake bed in Canada.

Canada sees landmark ruling on Aboriginals, land

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:34

A landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling that Aboriginals can stake a broad claim to traditional territories could have a significant impact on future development of resources, energy projects and pipelines, including a plan to move crude oil to the Pacific coast for shipment to Asia.

Two shot dead at BC mill, suspect in custody

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 15:47

Police arrested a 47-year-old man accused of opening fire at a British Columbia lumber mill where he used to work, killing two people and injuring two others.

4 shot at British Columbia mill: Canadian police

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 01:59

Four people were shot today at a lumber mill in British Columbia and a suspect was arrested, police and a union official said.

Peacocks make `fake sex sounds` to attract peahens

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 20:56

Scientists have revealed that peacocks make fake sex sounds to attract peahens` attention.

Social networking turns people into slacktivists

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 19:18

British researchers have shown that people declaring support for a charity on social media are less likely to donate for the cause later on.

Anna Hazare first recipient of new Canadian award

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 20:58

Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is the inaugural recipient of a new Canadian award that recognises individuals who fight abuse of power and suppression of human rights.

Candian universities to woo Indian students

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 13:39

Officials from nine Canadian universities will visit India for two weeks to meet students in selected schools in five cities to hold information sessions on how Canada can be a premier destination for higher education.

How stars` ages and their orbits are linked

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10:22

Astronomers have tried to show a link between stars` ages and their orbits using the Hubble Space Telescope.

British Columbia Premier condemns attack on Hindu temple

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 21:13

British Columbia`s Premier Christy Clark on Friday condemned the attack on a Hindu temple in her province and asked authorities to bring those responsible to justice.

Lean, mean microbes survive in world`s oceans

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 21:25

A new study has found that planktonic bacteria inhabiting the world`s oceans have streamlined their genetic makeup to become lean, mean survival machines.

British Columbia avalanche hits 3 skiers, kills 1

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 13:03

Police say an avalanche that swept down the backside of the Revelstoke Mountain Resort in south-eastern British Columbia caught three skiers.