Tax sugary drinks in Canada, urges Diabetes Association

The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) has proposed a tax on all sugar-sweetened beverages as a way reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes.

Anti-ISIS coalition falling short, says Canada PM

Canada`s Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday the US-led coalition`s campaign against Islamic State was not doing as well as had been hoped in Syria and parts of Iraq.

Wall between US, Canada `legitimate` idea: White House hopeful

 Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the White House, said Sunday that building a wall between the US and Canada was a "legitimate" idea to explore.

Four held for allowing man to take PIA flight to Canada sans visa

Four officials of Pakistan's national carrier have been arrested and as many suspended from service for allegedly facilitating a passenger to take a PIA flight to Canada without a visa.

Haryana to emerge as most favoured FDI destination: Manohar Lal Khattar

Enthused by the overwhelming support he received from top companies in both the US and Canada to his new industrial policy, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has exuded confidence that his state would soon emerge as the "most favoured FDI destination" in India.

Australia could be reliable supplier of uranium: Anil Kakodkar

 Former Atomic Energy Commission of India chairman Anil Kakodkar has said the country should accelerate its nuclear energy production programme by taking advantage of the civil nuclear deal it has struck with Australia last year.

Will have zero tolerance for corruption: Haryana CM

Asserting that his government is committed to "zero tolerance" towards corruption, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said inquiries will be set up to look into allegations of graft and the law will take its own course against those found guilty.

Canada`s Harper a no-show at Montreal`s gay pride parade

Huge crowds attended Sunday`s gay pride parade in Montreal, including several candidates in the upcoming general elections, though Prime Minister Stephen Harper was conspicuously absent.

Canadian teen Henderson boosts LPGA lead to five

Canadian teen Brooke Henderson fired a seven-under par 65 Saturday to set a 54-hole tournament record and grab a five-shot lead after three rounds at the LPGA Portland Classic.

Testimony puts Canada Tories in campaign hot seat

The Canadian prime minister`s former chief of staff lifted the lid Wednesday on backroom dealings that led to a senator facing bribery charges and sullied the Tory brand ahead of October elections.

INSANE! Daredevil's 'free solo'  - that almost killed him
INSANE! Daredevil's 'free solo' - that almost killed him

Canadian daredevil Spencer Seabrooke's attempt to break the world record for the the longest free solo slackline (without any safety harness) ever saw him walk on a 201ft long rope 290 meters above ground.

Haryana CM to lead business delegation to US, Canada

Heads of various business organisations in Haryana will be a part of the delegation led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to the US and Canada for a 10-day investment-seeking trip. The tour begins on August 16.

Indian student charged with drug offences in Canada

A 25-year-old Indian student has been charged with several offences in Canada after drugs, weapons, cash and a stolen motorcycle were seized from his apartment and faces extradition to India.

Major League Soccer's tryst with Europe's ageing elite has been a starry affair

Europe's elite footballers in their twilight have found a fashionable cushion to rest on and enjoy the sound benefit of materialism.

Body-building supplements may trigger eating disorder

The widespread consumption of over-the-counter body-building supplements is emerging as an eating disorder.

PM Harper admits Canada may be in recession in election debate

The leaders of Canada's four political parties have faced off in the first debate before a federal election in October, with Prime Minister Stephen Harper fending off attacks in the first three way race in Canadian history.

Preity Zinta to crown Miss India-Canada 2015
Preity Zinta to crown Miss India-Canada 2015

Bollywood's dimpled actress Preity Zinta will be the guest of honour at this year's Miss India-Canada pageant here on August 15.

India's social security pact with Canada comes into force

Employees posted by Indian establishments in Canada on a predetermined duration of up to 60 months are not required to contribute towards social security schemes in that country.

Canada set for election amid concern over economy and security

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called general elections for October 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy.

 

Canadian PM calls general election for October 19

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called general elections for October 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy.