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Gus Logie appointed interim head coach of Windies women
St. John's (Antigua), Oct 17 (IANS) Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been appointed as the interim head coach of the women's national team.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Populist political wave now penetrates Canada
Ottawa, Oct 13 (IANS) A populist political wave has seemed to arrive in Canada, which goes to polls on October 21, as immigration has become one of the hot topics of debate, with conservative parties vowing to limit migrant numbers.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Dating apps promoting weight stigma among gay men
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) Grindr, the most popular dating app for the LGBTQ community, is generating negative effect on men's body image, especially when it came to weight, say researchers.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion
Air travellers won't mind Rs 1,000 as carbon fee if told wisely
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Would you pay Rs 1,000 extra for your international air travel towards helping curb carbon emissions? According to researchers, air travellers respond better if they know the producers and importers of airplane fuel have been billed for it -- not just themselves.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Computer kidney' suggests drink enough water daily
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a "computer kidney" that can help shed light on impacts of medicines taken by those who don't drink enough water.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Trudeau's blackface images erode public support
Ottawa, Sep 25 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's blackface images released ahead of next month's general election could imperil his attempt to obtain a second term in office, according to a poll.
2019-09-25
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Fat mass index linked to heart disease in diabetics
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) Fat mass index, not body mass index (BMI), is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular events in people with diabetes, says a study.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Canada's Trudeau calls general election on Oct 21
Ottawa, Sep 11 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday dissolved the parliament and called a federal election for October 21, reports said.
2019-09-11
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Shoot of "A Beautiful Day..." was living hell: Tom Hanks
Toronto, Sep 9 (IANS) American actor Tom Hanks joked that the shoot of his latest film, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood", in which he portrays the late children's television star Fred Rogers, was a "living hell" due to the main character's complexity.
2019-09-09
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz
Dev Patel accidentally elbowed Tilda Swinton
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" actor Dev Patel says he accidentally elbowed actress Tilda Swinton in the face while working on the film "The Personal History of David Copperfield".
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Switch from MCU to 'Knives Out' was seamless: Chris Evans
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans says transition from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to Rian Johnsons "Knives Out" was pretty seamless.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Steve McQueen biopic in the pipeline
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) A film tracing the life of late Hollywood icon Steve McQueen is in the works.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
When Priyanka Chopra made Nick Jonas cry
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra says the intensity of the final scene of her upcoming Bollywood movie "The Sky Is Pink" made her husband and singer Nick Jonas cry.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Storm Dorian makes landfall in Canada
Ottawa, Sep 8 (IANS) Storm Dorian has made landfall in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia as a post-tropical cyclone, days after it hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane causing widespread devastation to the archipelago.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Politics
India Pavilion at Toronto film fest inaugurated
Toronto, Sep 6 (IANS) The India Pavilion at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was inaugurated by the High Commissioner of India to Canada, Vikas Swarup.
2019-09-06
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz
'Shark Tank' judge escapes fatal boating accident
Ontario (Canada), Aug 29 (IANS) Reality TV show "Shark Tank" judge Kevin OLeary escaped without any major injury after being involved in a major boating accident that left two people dead and three injured.
2019-08-29
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Huawei CFO not bargaining chip: Pompeo
Ottawa, Aug 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denied that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who Washington accuses of helping the Chinese tech giant dodge American sanctions on Iran, was being detained in Canada as a bargaining chip in the ongoing trade war.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Bravo, Campbell part of Windies 'A' squad for India tour game
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 17 (IANS) Darren Bravo and John Campbell have been included in a 14-member West Indies 'A' squad for the three-day tour game against India, starting Saturday at the Coolidge Cricket Ground.
2019-08-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
'Bombay Rose' to head to Toronto after Venice
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Gitanjali Rao's debut directorial feature film "Bombay Rose" will open Venice International Film Critics' Week on August 29, before its North American premiere in Toronto on September 7.
2019-08-13
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dean Jones calls for extra umpire to check no-balls
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Australia's former one-day great Dean Jones, who transformed the way the game was approached in the mid-80s, believes that more innovations should be brought into T20 cricket to make it more interesting.
2019-08-10
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Meet Cornwall the 'giant' in Windies Test squad
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 10 (IANS) Offspinning all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall, who was drafted in the West Indies' squad to face India in a two-match Test series, is set to become one of the heaviest men to have ever played the game.
2019-08-10
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Gayle not picked for WI squad in Test series vs India
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 10 (IANS) Swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle was not picked for West Indies' squad to face India in a two-match Test series despite his desire to play, while offspinning all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall was drafted in.
2019-08-10
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Your video selfie may measure blood pressure
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) In good news for people who have blood pressure (BP) problems, monitoring BP might one day become as easy as taking a video selfie.
2019-08-06
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Technology
GT20 league makes major inroads into Canadian cricket
Ontario (Canada), July 31 (IANS) As the worlds leading cricketers battle for glory in the Global T20 championship in Canada, the tournament being North Americas first professional cricket league has made major inroads in driving the cricket craze in the continent.
2019-07-31
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka returns to TIFF with her new film
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas is thrilled to be back at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), this time to showcase "a small package of love to the world". Her film "The Sky Is Pink", helmed by Shonali Bose, will have its world premiere at the prestigious festival on September 13.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PMUY beneficiaries use just 2.3 LPG cylinders a year: Study
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) The beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in India consume on an average 2.3 LPG cylinders of 14.2 kg annually which is about half of what a rural consumer consumes on an average, new research has found.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Canada,Business/Economy,Technology
Canadian politician's photo with Malala sparks criticism
Ottawa, July 6 (IANS) Jean-Francois Roberge, the Education Minister of Canada's Quebec province, is being criticized and accused of hypocrisy after tweeting a picture of himself with Nobel Prize-winning human rights activist Malala Yousafzai.
2019-07-06
Category: International, Canada,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
India to begin Windies Tour from August 3
St. John's (Antigua), June 13 (IANS) India will begin its ICC World Test Championship campaign with the two-Test series to be played in the West Indies in late August.
2019-06-13
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Overuse of herbal products can cause trouble: Study
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Herbal products can have harmful side effects too, says a study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. It was corroborate by an incident in Canada when a man landed up in a hospital for high-blood pressure emergency after over-consuming homemade tea made from licorice root.
2019-05-27
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
ALERT: SC involved in rigging EVMs: Congress leader Udit Raj
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2019-05-22
Category: International, Canada,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian-Canadian girl shares mother's food note on Twitter
Ottawa, May 22 (IANS) An Indian-Canadian girl shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her from "chutneys" to "saag" and "kabuli chana" and where exactly they were left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions from Indians living abroad.
2019-05-22
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora
Google's smart city plan upsets Toronto residents
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) Google-affiliate Sidewalk Labs's plan to build an Internet-based smart city in Toronto has sparked fear and anxiety among residents, the media reported.
2019-05-18
Category: International, Canada,Business/Economy,Technology
GT20 second season set to begin in Canada on July 25
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) The second season of the Global Twenty20 (GT20) Cricket League, Canada, in association with Cricket Canada will start on July 25, with defending champions Vancouver Knights taking on the home team Toronto Nationals, in what promises to be a thrilling battle.
2019-04-30
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Woman who housed Snowden granted asylum in Canada
Ottawa, March 26 (IANS) Canadian authorities have granted asylum to a woman and her daughter who housed Edward Snowden in Hong Kong after the former NSA contractor leaked classified documents on US surveillance programmes in 2013, the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-03-26
Category: International, Canada,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hackers win Tesla car for exposing system error
Vancouver, March 24 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV)-maker Tesla had to give away one of their Model 3 cars and $35,000 prize money to a group of hackers after they managed to crack its system during a hacking event.
2019-03-24
Category: International, Canada,Technology
You are making Canada proud: Trudeau to Lilly Singh
Ottawa, March 18 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Canadian-born Lilly Singh, who goes by the stage name Superwoman, on bagging a late night show of a major TV network and said the YouTube sensation is making Canada proud.
2019-03-18
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Diaspora
Night shifts can raise risk of early menopause: Study
Toronto, March 2 (IANS) Women who work in night shifts, even occasionally, are at an increased risk of early menopause, which can heighten the possibility of developing cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and memory problems, finds a new study.
2019-03-02
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Canada mosque shooter jailed for life
Ottawa, Feb 9 (IANS) A Canadian man who killed six worshippers in a Quebec City mosque in 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole for 40 years.
2019-02-09
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Diplomats sue Canadian government over mystery illness in Cuba
Ottawa, Feb 7 (IANS) Five Canadian diplomats and members of their families who fell victim to mysterious health complaints while posted to Cuba are suing the government for 28 million Canadian dollars ($21.1million) in damages.
2019-02-07
Category: International, Canada,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Being absentminded can predict your risk of silent stroke
Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Do you frequently lose train of thought or often become sidetracked? It may in fact be a sign of a condition known as "silent stroke" -- a major cause of dementia and stroke -- warns a study.
2019-02-06
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wearing hijab in court can make you more credible witness: Study
Toronto, Feb 2 (IANS) Sexual assault victims wearing the hijab or niqab are viewed more positively when testifying in court than uncovered women, reveals a study that aimed to investigate the importance of being able to see the face to judge credibility among witnesses, along with the importance of religious garments.
2019-02-02
Category: International, Canada,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Your body image is influenced by people around you: Study
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Are you surrounded by people who are not that body conscious? Then there is good news for you as a new study suggests spending time with people who are not preoccupied with their bodies can improve your own eating habits and body image.
2019-01-30
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cycling, treadmill workstations promote health and cut stress
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) Want to improve health, reduce stress and boost productivity of your employees? Try active workstations like cycling and treadmill as they also boost physiological changes in the body than sitting or standing workstations, researchers suggests.
2019-01-29
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Canada reviews China travel advisory after national's death sentence
Ottawa, Jan 15 (IANS) Canada has reviewed its China travel advisory, warning of a risk of arbitrary law enforcement after a Chinese court sentenced of its nationals to death over drug charges.
2019-01-15
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Women less sensitive to pain than men: Study
Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) Women tend to forget pain that they suffered more quickly than men, confirmed a new study in mice and humans, challenging the widely held belief that the fairer sex are more sensitive to pain than men.
2019-01-13
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Researchers study patterns of back pain
Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) Researchers have examined the patterns of back pain over time and patient characteristics in relation to the disability.
2019-01-13
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Investigation underway into Ottawa bus crash
Ottawa, Jan 13 (IANS) Investigation is underway after a double-decker bus on Friday crashed into a transit shelter in Ottawa of Canada, leaving three people dead and 23 others injured, Ottawa police said on Saturday.
2019-01-13
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Fleeing Saudi woman arrives in Canada
Ottawa, Jan 13 (IANS) The young Saudi woman who has been granted asylum after fleeing from her reported abusive family arrived in Canada's Toronto on Saturday morning, media reported.
2019-01-13
Category: International, Canada,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Rewarding kids with screen time as bad as sugary treats
Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) Do you reward your child with extra screen time for their good behaviour? According to a study, it may not be a wise idea as they are likely to get addicted to screen time.
2019-01-11
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Canada to welcome over 1 mn new immigrants
Ottawa, Jan 11 (IANS) Canada's Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years, which is nearly 1 per cent of the country's population each year.
2019-01-11
Category: International, Canada,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights