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COVID-19: Which countries have restricted travel to and from India?

23 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Which countries have restricted travel to and from India?

Amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases across India, air travel has taken a huge hit.

Canada bans passenger flights from India, Pakistan for a month

23 Apr 2021

Canada bans passenger flights from India, Pakistan for a month

The Canadian government has banned all passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days due to the unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases in the country, the longest country-specific travel ban imposed by Canada.

Amid frosty ties, Trudeau dials PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines

11 Feb 2021

Amid frosty ties, Trudeau dials PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Wednesday requesting a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines, with the latter assuring that India would do its best to honor the appeal.

Indo-Canadians, supporting recent farm reforms, threatened and abused

08 Feb 2021

Indo-Canadians, supporting recent farm reforms, threatened and abused

With the farmers' protests becoming a global matter, comments both for and against the reforms have been dominating the social media.

Google employees form labor union with eye on future protests

05 Jan 2021

Google employees form labor union with eye on future protests

Over 200 employees and contractors of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., in the United States and Canada have formed a labor union, the group's elected leaders announced on Monday.

UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain

28 Dec 2020

UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain

Just as vaccines against COVID-19 were starting to roll out in parts of the world, a new strain of the coronavirus has stirred global panic.

India criticizes Canadian PM's 'ill-informed, unwarranted' comments on farmers' protest

01 Dec 2020

India criticizes Canadian PM's 'ill-informed, unwarranted' comments on farmers' protest

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments on the ongoing protests by Indian farmers were "ill-informed" and "unwarranted," India said in a sharp rebuke on Tuesday.

Canada: At least 2 dead in Quebec stabbing; suspect arrested

01 Nov 2020

Canada: At least 2 dead in Quebec stabbing; suspect arrested

At least two people were killed in a stabbing incident in Quebec, Canada, late Saturday night (local time), according to reports.

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

07 Aug 2020

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.

7.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Alaska, tsunami warning issued, then revoked

22 Jul 2020

7.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Alaska, tsunami warning issued, then revoked

A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the Alaskan peninsula on Wednesday, triggering an alert for tsunami, multiple reports said.

Russian hackers tried stealing COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

16 Jul 2020

Russian hackers tried stealing COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

Security agencies in the UK, US, and Canada have warned that Russian hackers are targeting their COVID-19 vaccine research.

FIFA announces schedule for 2022 World Cup

15 Jul 2020

FIFA announces schedule for 2022 World Cup

FIFA, on Wednesday, released the full schedule for the 2022 World Cup which will be played in Qatar during November-December.

Nearly 30% of Apple Stores will be operational this week

18 May 2020

Nearly 30% of Apple Stores will be operational this week

Apple has started re-opening its stores in different parts of the world.

Bryan Adams apologizes for racist coronavirus rant

13 May 2020

Bryan Adams apologizes for racist coronavirus rant

Bryan Adams has apologized for a racist post that he put on social media a couple of days before.

Canada: 16 killed in country's worst shooting, attacker dead

20 Apr 2020

Canada: 16 killed in country's worst shooting, attacker dead

Dressed as a police officer, a lone gunman killed at least 16 in Canada this weekend, making it one of the worst violent crimes the country has seen in recent history.

Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Canada has become the first nation to pull out of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Meet the Indian-origin researcher who helped isolate coronavirus strain

19 Mar 2020

Meet the Indian-origin researcher who helped isolate coronavirus strain

A team of researchers in Canada recently managed to isolate the novel coronavirus, called SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadian firm announces coronavirus vaccine candidate; testing possible soon

14 Mar 2020

Canadian firm announces coronavirus vaccine candidate; testing possible soon

As researchers globally race to develop a vaccine for the deadly novel coronavirus, a Canada-based biotechnology company on Thursday announced a vaccine candidate for the viral disease.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie, tests positive for coronavirus

13 Mar 2020

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie, tests positive for coronavirus

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, the wife of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office revealed on Thursday.

Canada will stop paying for Harry and Meghan's security soon

28 Feb 2020

Canada will stop paying for Harry and Meghan's security soon

Canada will no longer pay for Prince Harry and Meghan's security, its government said in a statement on Thursday.

Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

08 Feb 2020

Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

A Canadian man has told a court that he decided to burn a million dollars to prevent his ex-wife from getting a divorce settlement.

Umpire blasts disrespectful fans during ATP Cup tie: Details here

10 Jan 2020

Umpire blasts disrespectful fans during ATP Cup tie: Details here

In an interesting incident during the ongoing ATP Cup, the umpire lost his cool during mid-match and blasted the fans for being disrespectful.

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

10 Jan 2020

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue

25 Oct 2019

Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue

As much as the Apple Watch may pass off as a swanky item, the smartwatch has proven time and again that it just might save your life.

Yuvraj Singh to play Abu Dhabi T10 tournament: Details here

24 Oct 2019

Yuvraj Singh to play Abu Dhabi T10 tournament: Details here

Former Indian cricket team star Yuvraj Singh is all set to feature in the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 tournament.

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority

22 Oct 2019

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in the national elections on Monday. However, Trudeau's Liberal Party lost the Parliament majority as the opposition Conservatives closed in.

Google Pixel 4, 4 XL's prices leaked ahead of launch

07 Oct 2019

Google Pixel 4, 4 XL's prices leaked ahead of launch

From hands-on videos to official teasers and specs leaks, Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have to be the most leaked handsets of the year.

Now, you can hide replies on Twitter: Here's how

20 Sep 2019

Now, you can hide replies on Twitter: Here's how

In a bid to make public conversations healthier, Twitter is giving more users the ability to hide replies on their posts.

Here's how Virat Kohli influenced Sumit Nagal in his career

02 Sep 2019

Here's how Virat Kohli influenced Sumit Nagal in his career

Virat Kohli is undoubtedly the best batsman in the world across formats.

Kapil Sharma, Ginni enjoying their babymoon in a "beautiful world"

08 Aug 2019

Kapil Sharma, Ginni enjoying their babymoon in a "beautiful world"

Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chatrath, who are expecting their first child, are currently in British Columbia, Canada for their babymoon.

Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals refuse to play GT20: Here's why

08 Aug 2019

Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals refuse to play GT20: Here's why

In a weird incident, the Wednesday's game between Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals and Montreal Tigers of GT20 Canada was delayed due to technical reasons, as announced by organizers.

Umar Akmal reports match-fixing approach in GT20 Canada: Details here

08 Aug 2019

Umar Akmal reports match-fixing approach in GT20 Canada: Details here

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has come up with a shocking revelation that he was approached for match-fixing in the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

Here is what Rafael Nadal said about hard courts

06 Aug 2019

Here is what Rafael Nadal said about hard courts

Current World No.2 Rafael Nadal is preparing to play his first competitive game since losing to Roger Federer in the semis of Wimbledon 2019.

Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

03 Aug 2019

Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

Olympics is the greatest sporting showcase on this earth.

Five best National parks in the world you must visit

03 Aug 2019

Five best National parks in the world you must visit

Apart from preserving a nation's natural wonders like oceans, lakes, forests, jungles, mountains, and flora and fauna, National parks are also a great retreat for nature enthusiasts.

Now, Saudi women can travel without male guardian's "permission"

02 Aug 2019

Now, Saudi women can travel without male guardian's "permission"

A draconian rule in Saudi Arabia has come to an end, sending waves of joy across women in the Islamic nation.

Singer Guru Randhawa attacked in Canada, now back in India

31 Jul 2019

Singer Guru Randhawa attacked in Canada, now back in India

Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa, who was recently in Vancouver, Canada for a concert, was attacked by an unidentified person in the city.

Global T20 Canada: Yuvraj Singh hits a brisk knock

28 Jul 2019

Global T20 Canada: Yuvraj Singh hits a brisk knock

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh entertained the fans in the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

Yuvraj gets out in bizarre fashion in maiden GT20 match

26 Jul 2019

Yuvraj gets out in bizarre fashion in maiden GT20 match

All eyes were on former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, when he took to the field in the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

Here's why Instagram is hiding likes on photos, videos

19 Jul 2019

Here's why Instagram is hiding likes on photos, videos

Photo-sharing giant Instagram has started hiding like count on photos and videos shared by users in select countries.