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Nepal convicts Canadian orphanage volunteer of sexual assault

A Nepalese court convicted a Canadian orphanage volunteer on Sunday of sexually abusing a 15-year-old disabled boy and sentenced him to seven years in prison, an official said.

Indo-Canadian sues Canadian govt over miscarriage of justice

 A 35-year-old Indian-origin man has sued Canadian government over his wrongful conviction in a sexual assault case in 2005 that has left him as a rural farmer with few economic prospects.

Canada`s Bombardier launches its biggest jetliner yet

Canadian manufacturer Bombardier`s largest ever passenger jet, the CS300, made its maiden test flight Friday after billions of dollars spent on development and long delays.

Canadian citizenship oath to Queen to remain law

Immigrants to Canada will have to keep taking an oath to the Queen Elizabeth II after the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear a challenge to the citizenship requirement.

Pakistan court declares Tahir-ul-Qadri, sons "proclaimed offenders"

Canada-based cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who spearheaded an agitation against the Nawaz Sharif government, was on Thursday declared a "proclaimed offender" along with his two sons by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court for failing to appear in a case of arson and vandalism here.

Arrest made in death of Indian student in Canada

Police in Canada have arrested an Indo-Canadian man on charges of manslaughter in connection with the death of a 19-year-old Indian student, Harmanjit Singh.

Canada monitoring citizens` emails to government: Media

Canada`s electronic eavesdropping agency has amassed a huge trove of emails sent to the government, as part of its cybersecurity mandate, according to a leaked secret document Wednesday.

Chris Brown cancels concert in Canada
Chris Brown cancels concert in Canada

Singer Chris Brown was forced to cancel two shows on his and Trey Songz's joint tour 'Between the Sheets' in Canada after he was denied entry to the country.

Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline bill, Republicans furious

In a rarest of the rare move, US President Barack Obama has vetoed a legislation authorising construction of the cross-country Keystone XL oil pipeline, a move that made Republicans furious.

Hillary Clinton beginning to shed low profile before likely 2016 bid

Hillary Rodham Clinton has so far kept a low profile this year, something that's starting to change as she heads toward her expected 2016 campaign for president.

US mall ups security after terror threat

 

Washington: The Mall of America in the US state of Minnesota has increased its security and is scheduled to maintain an "open-ended" alert after video threats made by the radical Somali Islamist Al Shabab movement, mall authorities told Efe Monday.

UK to honour Indian soldiers at World War I event

The UK will honour the Indian soldiers who fought alongside their British officers during the World War I with special plaques to be unveiled at a war memorial next month.

Pakistan's new record: Worst start to an ODI innings, 1 run for 4 wkts against West Indies
Pakistan's new record: Worst start to an ODI innings, 1 run for 4 wkts against West Indies

After Friday's record breaking New Zealand-England clash, it's the turn of Pakistan and West Indies players to keep the trend alive, with Australia's chance of thrashing seemed to have washed out thanks to cyclone Marcia.

Vishnu Prakash appointed High Commissioner to Canada

Senior diplomat Vishnu Prakash was on Thursday appointed India's next High Commissioner to Canada.

Canada hits Moscow with more sanctions over Ukraine

Canada announced Tuesday new sanctions against Moscow and its sympathizers, including the state oil giant Rosneft, as pro-Russian separatists defied a ceasefire and stormed a flashpoint town in eastern Ukraine.

Bika to fight Canada`s Stevenson for title

Cameroon-born Australian Sakio Bika will challenge World Boxing Council light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson on April 4 at Quebec City, organizers said Tuesday as part of several fight scheduling announcements.

Canadian minister says "misfits" planned Valentine's Day massacre

A group of "murderous misfits" planned to massacre as many people as possible in a Valentine`s Day shooting spree that police foiled after an anonymous tipoff, Canada`s justice minister said on Saturday.

Canada police foil Valentine`s Day shooting-spree plot

Canadian police said Friday they had foiled a plot that would have seen an armed duo carry out a shooting spree in the city of Halifax on Valentine`s Day before killing themselves.

Canada police foil shooting-spree plot: officials

Canadian police say they have foiled a plot that would have seen an armed group carry out a public shooting spree in the city of Halifax on Saturday.

Canada to appeal ruling quashing face veil ban

Canada will appeal a ruling quashing a ban on wearing face coverings such as a burka or niqab veils when taking the oath of citizenship, the prime minister said Thursday.