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New French study shows baby diapers cont

Toronto, Jan 31 (IBNS): A new French study, conducted by Anses, which is a French agency in charge of food, environmental, and occupation health and safety, published last week that diapers contain harmful substances including carcinogen, as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO), media reports said.

31-Jan-2019
GDP falls 0.1% in November, says Statist

Ottawa, Jan 31 (IBNS): Statistic Canada has said the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell by 0.1% in the month of November, media reports said.

31-Jan-2019
Extreme weather grips US, nine deaths re

Washington, Jan 31 (IBNS): At least nine weather-related deaths have been reported from the US so far as the continent is experiencing extreme cold conditions for the past several days.

31-Jan-2019
US: Kamala Harris programme on CNN gets

Washington DC, Jan 30 (IBNS): Indian-origin US presidential hopeful Kamala Harris gave CNN its highest rating ever for an event with an individual candidate, reports quoted the network as saying.

30-Jan-2019
North Korea unlikely to fully give up it

Washington, Jan 30 (IBNS): With a second meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled to take place next month, a US intelligence report has said the Asian nation is unlikely to fully give up its nuclear weapons.

30-Jan-2019
Canada promotes renewable energy innovat

Ottawa, Jan 29 (IBNS): Paul Lefebvre, parliamentary secretary to Amarjeet Sohi, who is Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced the country would be making a combined investment of $4.2-million for two TUGLIQ Energy Corporation projects in Nunavut and Quebec, media reports said.

29-Jan-2019
After getting acquitted by Pakistan cour

Islamabad/Ottawa, Jan 29 (IBNS): After getting acquitted by her country's top court over blasphemy, Pakistani Christian woman, Aasia Bibi, is heading to Canada to unite with her daughters, media reports said.

29-Jan-2019
Internet goes nuts over Trump's global w

Washington DC, Jan 29 (IBNS): It is well known that US President Donald Trump believes climate change and global warming are hoaxes. He reasserted the fact in a recent tweet.

29-Jan-2019
US files charges against Chinese telecom

Washington, Jan 29 (IBNS): In a major development, the US Justice Department has filed a host of charges against Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and the company's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.

28-Jan-2019
US: Kamala Harris officially starts camp

Oakland, Jan 28 (IBNS): California senator Kamala Harris here on Sunday formally started her presidential campaign for 2020.

28-Jan-2019
A Cree Museum of Footprints exhibition w

Ottawa, Jan 28 (IBNS): A multimedia exhibition, 'Footprints: A Walk Through Generations', developed by the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) in Oujé Bougoumou, the newest Cree community, of Quebec, Canada -- won a 2018 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Museums, media reports said on Monday.

28-Jan-2019
Consul General of India, Toronto organis

Toronto, Jan 28 (IBNS): Consulate General of India, Toronto in association with International Education Centre, Centennial College, last week organised a welcome ceremony for the international students from India at the Progress Campus of the College.

28-Jan-2019
Canada PM Trudeau fires Ambassador to Ch

Ottawa, Jan 28 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last night asked and accepted the resignation of John McCallum as Canada's Ambassador to China, media reports said.

28-Jan-2019
Dropping Meng extradition would be great

Ottawa, Jan 26 (IBNS): Canadian Ambassador to China, John McCallum, has reportedly said dropping Huawei Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou's extradition to the US would be "great for Canada", media reports said.

26-Jan-2019
Canada: Two die at banquet hall shooting

Toronto, Jan 26 (IBNS): Two men died in a shooting which took place at a banquet hall in the north of Toronto on Saturday, media reports said.

26-Jan-2019
Facebook intends to merge Whatsapp, Mess

Menlo Park, Jan 26 (IBNS): Social networking site Facebook is intending to merge its messaging apps Whatsapp, Messenger and Instagram, media reports said.

26-Jan-2019
US President Donald Trump signs bill to

Washington, Jan 26 (IBNS): Ending the longest shutdown, US President Donald Trump has accepted the deal to temporarily reopen the government.

26-Jan-2019
Canadian honour killing case: Accused ex

Ottawa/New Delhi, Jan 25 (IBNS): Years after Jaswinder (Jassi) Sidhu was killed in India, her mother and uncle, who were accused of ordering the murder, have been extradited from Canada to the country, media reports said.

25-Jan-2019
Dozen fell ill on plane at Canada airpor

Quebec City, Jan 25 (IBNS): Ten people were hospitalised after a dozen fell ill on a plane at the Quebec City airport, media reports said.

25-Jan-2019
Donald Trump expresses desire to meet Im

Islamabad, Jan 25 (IBNS): US president Donald Trump has expressed his desire of meeting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, a Pakistan Foreign Office official said.

25-Jan-2019
Florida bank shooting kills 5 people, su

Florida, Jan 24 (IBNS): A gunman on Thursday opened fire inside a Florida bank and killed at least five people, officials said.

24-Jan-2019
US: Kamala Harris raises $1.5 million in

Washington DC, Jan 23 (IBNS): US Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has raised more than $1.5 million within 24 hours of announcing her campaign.

23-Jan-2019
Four males accused of plotting bomb atta

New York, Jan 23 (IBNS): Four males, who were accused of plotting a bomb attack in Muslim community, have been arrested in New York, media reports said.

23-Jan-2019
Scholars, diplomats appeal to China to r

Ottawa, Jan 22 (IBNS): More than 100 diplomats and scholars have written an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping, appealing him to release two Canadians who were imprisoned in China.

22-Jan-2019
US to formally request Canada for Huawei

Ottawa, Jan 22 (IBNS): The Canadian government has stated the US is yet to formally request it to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou, media reports said.

22-Jan-2019
After Hindu lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard, now

Washington, Jan 22 (IBNS):  Kamala Harris, the Democratic senator from California, on Monday announced that she will be running for the US presidency.

22-Jan-2019
Indian-origin Kamala Harris to run for U

Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IBNS): Indian-origin US senator Kamala Harris on Monday announced she would run for President in 2020.

21-Jan-2019
US President Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un t

New York, Jan 21 (IBNS): The second meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Vietnam, media reports said on Monday.

21-Jan-2019
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un to meet next m

Washington, Jan 20 (IBNS): The second meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place next month, White House said.

20-Jan-2019
Canadians to march across the country ag

Ottawa, Jan 19 (IBNS): Thousands of Canadians will march across the country to protest against women violence, media reports said.

19-Jan-2019
Lunar eclipse to darken Canadian skies t

Toronto, Jan 18 (IBNS):There would be a total lunar eclipse in Canada on Jan 20 or 21 depending on where you are in the country, media reports said.

18-Jan-2019
US politician Tulsi Gabbard apologises f

Washington, Jan 18 (IBNS):  US politician Tulsi Gabbard has apologised for her past work advocating against gay rights.

18-Jan-2019
Top North Korean official Kim Yong-chol

Washingon, Jan 18 (IBNS): A top North Korean official has arrived in Washington in order to negotiate with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for a second possible meeting between two top leaders of the country, media reports said.

18-Jan-2019
Canada: Indigenous people plan to own Tr

Toronto, Jan 17 (IBNS): A group of First Nations' plans to buy Trans Mountain pipeline and its controversial expansion plan from the federal government could boost Indigenous people's economy, media reports said.

17-Jan-2019
Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso found

Ouagadougou, Jan 17 (IBNS): A Canadian, who was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso, a country in west Africa, on Tuesday night, has been found dead, media reports said.

17-Jan-2019
Majority of millennials do not like Dona

New York, Jan 17 (IBNS): President Donald Trump, his Twitter habit and Twitter in general are not popular with millennials, according to the results of a new national poll released in the US on Wednesday.

17-Jan-2019
Canadian national abducted in Burkina Fa

Ouagadougou, Jan 16 (IBNS): A Canadian was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso, a country in west Africa, on Tuesday night, media reports said.

16-Jan-2019
Manitoba officials apprehend Indigenous

Winnipeg/Toronto, Jan 16 (IBNS): A Facebook video of an infant's removal, soon after her birth, from her indigenous mother from Winnipeg (Manitoba) has caused an international attention, media reports said.

16-Jan-2019
China 'not worried' by international pre

Beijing, Jan 16 (IBNS): China has stated it is not worried by the international pressure over the death sentence meted out to a Canadian for smuggling, media reports said.

16-Jan-2019
Australia: NSW advisory on heatwave cond

Sydney, Jan 16 (IBNS): The government of New South Wales in Australia has advised people to take precautions during the extreme heatwave conditions forecast for the rest of the week.

16-Jan-2019
Saudi teen calls herself 'lucky' after r

Ottawa, Jan 15 (IBNS): Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who fled her family in the face of alleged death-threats from her near ones, called herself "lucky" after reaching Canada, media reports said.

15-Jan-2019
China accuses Canada of 'double standard

Beijing/Ottawa, Jan 15 (IBNS): China has accused Canada of "double standards" over the drug smuggling case of Canadian man Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, media reports said.

15-Jan-2019
Canada condemns death sentence to its na

Ottawa, Jan 15 (IBNS): Canada has condemned the decision of a Chinese court sentencing to death Canadian national Robert Schellenberg on Monday on charges of drug smuggling. The news also evoked condemnation from human rights groups like Amnesty decrying it strongly.

15-Jan-2019
Amid tension, Donald Trump speaks with T

Washington, Jan 15 (IBNS): After threatening to devastate Turkey 'economically' if they attack the Kurdish militia, US President Donald Trump has spoken with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

15-Jan-2019
Iran: Cargo plane crashes in west Teran,

Tehran, Jan 14 (IBNS): At least 16 people died when a Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed in Safadasht, near Tehran city of Iran on Monday, media reports said.

14-Jan-2019
Cargo plane with 16 on board crashes in

Tehran, Jan 14 (IBNS): A cargo plane with 16 on board crashed in Iran's Alborz province during landing on Monday morning, reports said.

14-Jan-2019
Syria: Donald Trump threatens to devasta

Washington, Jan 14 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump has threatened that Turkey will be 'devastated economically' if they attack the Kurdish forces in Syria.

14-Jan-2019
Cons Gen of India Toronto celebrates Int

Toronto, Jan 12 (IBNS): International Hindi Day (IHD) and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) were celebrated on July 10 by Dinesh Bhatia, Cons Gen of India Toronto, in presence of a large Indian diaspora at the office of Consulate General.

12-Jan-2019
Canada: Ottawa bus crash kills three, in

Ottawa, Jan 12 (IBNS): A bus crash in Canada's capital city Ottawa, which is located in Ontario province, killed three people and left 23 others injured on Friday.

12-Jan-2019
Hindu US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard t

Washington, Jan 12 (IBNS): US Democratic lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard, who is the first Hindu member of the Congress and is considered close to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said she will run for the President next year, media reports said.

12-Jan-2019
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