When Canadian Governor General delayed his oath-taking for Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam was so much respected in Canada that the current Governor-General David Johnston delayed his oath-taking in 2010 so that he could personally - as president of the University of Waterloo - confer an honorary doctorate on the former Indian president.

Obama wants United Kingdom to stay in European Union

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the UK to stay in the European Union (EU), saying its membership of the 28-nation bloc is necessary for Britain to continue to have influence on the world stage.

Kapil Sharma along with 'Comedy Nights...' team off to US-Canada tour
Kapil Sharma along with 'Comedy Nights...' team off to US-Canada tour

One of the most popular comic shows, 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' hosted by ace comedian Kapil Sharma has won the hearts of many with it's amazing performances on television.

Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold
Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold

Canada`s Andre De Grasse and Jamaica`s Sherone Simpson won their respective 100 metres finals at the Pan American Games on Wednesday while St. Lucia enjoyed a landmark moment at the multi-sport competition.

Amarinder Singh flays Sukhbir Badal over his remarks on protests in US

Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday criticised Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for terming people, who protested against the Akali Dal delegation in the US and Canada, as "anti-national".

Indian-Canadian youth shot dead in possible 'targeted attack'

In a possible "targeted attack", a 20-year-old Indian-Canadian has been shot dead inside a car in Canada's Calgary city, media reports said.

Pornographic art on display in Canada gallery
Pornographic art on display in Canada gallery

 Sending out a message that erotic art is not dying, a gallery in Toronto is displaying a pornographic art with explicit images of women engaged in various sex acts, media reported.

India to build a 'strategic uranium reserve'

After a record production this year, India is working on creating a 'strategic uranium reserve' to ensure its atomic power reactors do not face shortage of the crucial nuclear fuel.

Coughlin denied Pan Am gold; four athletes banned
Coughlin denied Pan Am gold; four athletes banned

Four athletes were busted for doping as day seven of competition at the Pan American Games got off to a rough start on Friday, and while Canada strengthened their grip on the medals table there was more disappointment for U.S. swimmer Natalie Coughlin.

Britain says its pilots conducted Syria airstrikes
Britain says its pilots conducted Syria airstrikes

British pilots have participated in airstrikes over Syria on the behalf of allies such as the United States and Canada, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.

Justin Bieber promises personal, `futuristic` album

Pop celebrity Justin Bieber says he is developing a "futuristic" sound for "very personal" songs as he completes a long-awaited album.

Canadian MP's U-turn on 1985 Air India bombing remarks

A Canadian MP, who last month accused Canada's spy agency of knowing about the 1985 bombing of Air India flight that killed 329 people, has backtracked from her claim, a media report said on Wednesday.

Canada, Ukraine announce `milestone` free trade agreement

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced a "milestone" free trade agreement Tuesday with Ukraine, as its Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited Ottawa.

Controversial Canadian rubbish heads to Philippine landfill

Tonnes of imported Canadian rubbish has been sent to a northern Philippines landfill, ending a two-year standoff with activists who called for the waste to be returned to Canada, officials said Tuesday. 

Suspect charged in Canada for plotting `IS-inspired attacks`

A man was arrested and charged in British Columbia Friday after allegedly posting material supporting the Islamic State group and calling for killings in the name of "jihad," officials said.

Hundreds of wildfires ravage Canada

Large areas in Canada were battling several hundred fierce forest fires Thursday that have caused thousands to flee their homes, local authorities said.

Two killed in Canada shooting

Two people were killed and one person was critically injured in a shooting in the Canadian province of Quebec, CBC News reported on Thursday

New horned dinosaur found in Canada
New horned dinosaur found in Canada

Scientists have discovered a striking new species of horned dinosaur in southern Alberta, Canada.

Online music streaming service Rdio launches new curated stations

Online music streaming serviceRdio has launched a series of new curated stations by record labels and influencers.

Sweeping changes at CONCACAF in wake of FIFA scandal
Sweeping changes at CONCACAF in wake of FIFA scandal

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced sweeping changes to the way it does business in a desperate attempt to salvage its reputation after some of its leading officials were placed at the centre of a FIFA corruption scandal.