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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

With the numbers of shooting incidents rising rapidly in Toronto this summer, Trudeau met with the city`s mayor John Tory as provincial, municipal and federal governments in Canada scrambled to respond to the outbreak of violence.

Aug 14, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Wipro wins 5-year deal from Canadian airport operator ADM

ADM operates YUL Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, the third largest airport in Canada, and YMX International Aerocity of Mirabel.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Hundreds of fossils of mysterious primordial predator, with head resembling 'Star Wars' spaceship, unearthed

The creature's large head was covered by a shield-like carapace whose shape reminded the scientists of the Millennium Falcon spaceship of 'Star Wars' fame. 

Jul 31, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

Olympic silver medalist Max Parrot says he has beaten cancer

Parrot, a five-time X Games champion who won silver at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, revealed in January that he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.

Jul 30, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Six teams bidding for final ICC U-19 World Cup spot in Division 1 Europe Qualifier

Denmark, France, Ireland, Jersey, Netherlands and Scotland will compete in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019, with the team sitting top of the table at the end of fixtures qualifying for the main event in 2020.

Jul 24, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Testosterone replacement therapy ups stroke risk in men

Findings show that the use of TRT was associated with an increased risk of stroke, transient ischemic attack or cardiac arrest during the first two years of use.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Canadian couple slammed online for kissing behind dead lion in safari photo

A Canadian couple has been facing intense criticism from social media users for posting a photo showing them kissing behind the carcass of a lion during a hunting trip in South Africa.

Jul 16, 2019, 22:36 PM IST

Young Arctic Fox stuns researchers by setting record in walking from Norway to Canada

A tracking collar was fitted on the fox by researchers from the Norwegian Polar Institute in 2017 and she was released into nature as part of a larger study.

Jul 15, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

The Canadian musician Drake, one of the team`s most prominent and outspoken fans, earned a place on one of the buses.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit

If completed, the expansion would nearly triple capacity on the pipeline that runs from the western crude-rich province of Alberta to British Columbia`s Pacific coast.

Jun 16, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

FIFA Women's World Cup: Kadeisha Buchanan's goal hands Canada slender 1-0 win over Cameroon

Buchanan came storming in at a corner and delivered a textbook header to break the deadlock.

Jun 11, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

Namibia crowned ICC World Cricket League Division 2 champions with win over Oman

Namibia reversed their group-stage defeat to the same opponents to take the win and division title, with Jan Frylinck taking five wickets in the 145-run victory.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

Papua New Guinea thrash Oman to secure ODI status

PNG needed to beat Oman and prey results elsewhere went their way and they held up their end of the bargain with a 145-run victory.

Apr 27, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Four dead after Canada shootings, man in custody: Police

Four people were shot dead in Penticton, British Colombia, on Monday and a suspect is in custody, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement.

Apr 16, 2019, 05:43 AM IST

Working to see if we can get 48 teams in the 2022 World Cup: Gianni Infantino

Infantino, who is in Brazil for a meeting of the South American Football Confederation, told delegates he was working to ensure the increase for the Qatar tournament, which would mean a guaranteed two extra places for South American sides.

Apr 10, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

Ex-ministers keep up pressure on Canada's Trudeau over scandal

Former Treasury Board chief Jane Philpott resigned her post because she disagreed with how Trudeau had handled the matter. 

Apr 04, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

India, Canada discuss Khalistani extermism, cross border terror

Both sides also discussed challenges posed by virtual currencies, cyberspace and terrorist propaganda shared on social and other media sites.

Mar 30, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

Have been focussing on circle penetration, more shots at goal: Mandeep Singh

The 24-year-old Mandeep scored a hat-trick in India's 7-3 win over Canada in their fourth round-robin league match on Wednesday to seal the five-time winner's place in the summit clash against Korea.

Mar 28, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: India beat Malaysia 4-2 to go joint-top of table

The Men in Blue will next lock horns with Canada on Wednesday. 

Mar 26, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: India to next face 'nemesis' Malaysia

Conceding last minute goals have continued to haunt India for long now and that's precisely what the team would look to avoid when it takes on its 'new-found' nemesis Malaysia in its third league match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Tuesday.

Mar 25, 2019, 18:14 PM IST