Canada: News

29 Feb 2024

Travel And Tourism

6 most fun airports for a long layover

Long layovers are often seen as an unavoidable inconvenience in air travel.

28 Feb 2024


Here are Canada's premier medical schools

Selecting an appropriate medical school is crucial for those aiming to become doctors.

Toshiba recalls 17mn laptop adapters due to fire hazard

Toshiba is recalling millions of laptop AC adapters, after numerous reports of them catching fire and causing minor burns have emerged.

Canadian lakes offer insights into life's beginnings

Around four billion years ago, as life first emerged on Earth, the environment likely resembled a barren volcanic landscape devoid of flora and fauna, rather than being predominantly oceanic.

Indian student found dead in US; 5th case this year

A 23-year-old Indian-origin student named Sameer Kamath was found dead at Crow's Grove Nature Preserve in Indiana on Monday evening, the Warren County Coroner's office reported.

07 Feb 2024


Coca-Cola introduces 'Spiced' version in North America: What's so special?

Coca-Cola is spicing things up with the introduction of Coca-Cola Spiced, its first new permanent drink flavor in North America in three years.

05 Feb 2024

Solar Eclipse

Total solar eclipse on April 8: What makes it special?

Get ready for an awe-inspiring cosmic spectacle in April 2024, as a total solar eclipse will grace the skies above the US, Canada, and Mexico.

Video: Clashes erupt at Khalistani referendum event in US

Violence broke out at a "Khalistan referendum" event in San Francisco, United States (US), on January 28 (Sunday), per reports.

28 Jan 2024


Canada's outgoing security advisor says India cooperating in Nijjar probe 

Canada's outgoing National Security Advisor (NSA), Jody Thomas, said that India has stepped up its cooperation with Canada in the investigation of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's murder.

9 countries stop funding UN body in Gaza: Here's why

At least nine countries, including the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), Australia, and Canada, have halted funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).

26 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Going to Banff with family? Take them to these places

Nestled amidst the majestic Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park in Canada is a sanctuary of awe-inspiring natural beauty.

25 Jan 2024

Justin Trudeau

Canada adds India to its probe into election meddling

Canada has expanded its investigation into foreign interference in its national elections by including India in the probe.

23 Jan 2024


What does Canada's cap on international student admissions mean? 

Canada on Monday announced that there will be a 35% cut in international student admissions for 2024.

22 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

How is rest of the world celebrating Ram Mandir inauguration

The Hindu community worldwide is eagerly awaiting the Pran Pratishtha (consecration) of Lord Ram's idol in the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

17 Jan 2024

Justin Trudeau

Permits to Indian students dropped amid diplomatic row: Canadian minister

A diplomatic dispute between India and Canada has led to an 86% drop in study permits issued to Indian students by the country in the last quarter of 2023, Reuters reported citing official data.

11 Jan 2024


Pannun assassination plot: US rejects Nikhil Gupta's request for evidence

The United States (US) has objected to giving defense materials to Indian national Nikhil Gupta, who is accused of conspiring to kill Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

09 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

The safest place to travel in 2024? It's officially Canada!

Canada has been named the safest travel destination in 2024, according to a recent "Safest Places" report by Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, a US-based travel insurance company.

06 Jan 2024


Canada: Hindu community to hold public forum amid extortion threats

Leaders of the Hindu community in Canada's Surrey will be holding a public forum on Saturday over the "current law and order situation" in the Lower Mainland, reported Global News.

05 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

US: Hindu temple defaced with pro-Khalistan graffiti—2nd in 2 weeks

A Hindu temple, Vijay's Sherawali Temple, in Hayward, California, United States (US), has been defaced with anti-India graffiti and controversial slogans, triggering angry reactions from the Indian diaspora.

02 Jan 2024

S Jaishankar

Canada gives space to Khalistanis: Jaishankar on 'damaged' India-Canada ties 

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has expressed concern over the alleged influence of Khalistani forces in Canada, stating that their activities are damaging its relationship with India.

01 Jan 2024

Sidhu Moose Wala

Pro-Khalistani gangster, Moose Wala murder accused Goldy Brar declared 'terrorist'

The Indian government on Monday designated Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar a terrorist under the 1967 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Centre designates Canada-based pro-Khalistani gangster Lakhbir Singh Landa as terrorist

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has declared Canada-based pro-Khalistani gangster Lakhbir Singh Landa as a terrorist.

29 Dec 2023


Canada: Hindu temple president's house allegedly fired upon by pro-Khalistanis

In a major development in Canada, Khalistani extremists allegedly attacked the residence of the Laxmi Narayan Temple President Satish Kumar on Wednesday (local time) in British Colombia's Surrey.

28 Dec 2023

Justin Trudeau

Nijjar murder suspects still in Canada, under police surveillance: Report

Two men believed to have shot Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar dead in June 2023 in Surrey, Canada, have never reportedly left the country and will soon be arrested.

27 Dec 2023


'Donkey flight' row: Airline lawyer says passengers had return ticket

The lawyer of Romania-based Legend Airlines, Liliana Bakayoko, has claimed that most passengers on the flight grounded in France had hotel reservations and return tickets from Nicaragua.

26 Dec 2023


Flight with 300 Indians, grounded in France, lands in Mumbai

A charter plane carrying 276 passengers, mostly Indians, which was grounded in France over suspicions of human trafficking, landed in Mumbai early on Tuesday, PTI reported. Twenty-seven others stayed back.

US: Hindu temple defaced with pro-Khalistani graffiti, India demands probe

A Hindu temple in Newark, California, United States (US), has been defaced with anti-India graffiti and controversial slogans, triggering outrage from the Indian diaspora.

22 Dec 2023


Space given to terrorists: India after Trudeau's 'tonal shift' remark

Amid the ongoing diplomatic row, India has voiced its apprehension over Canada's alleged tolerance of terrorists and extremists.

21 Dec 2023

Justin Trudeau

'Tonal shift' in US-Canada relations after US plot revealed: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed that India's ties with Canada might have undergone "a tonal shift" following the indictment of an Indian national for plotting an assassination attempt on a Khalistani leader in the United States (US).

20 Dec 2023

Latest Cars

Canada to ban sales of ICE-powered vehicles from 2035

Canada has unveiled its final Electric Vehicle Availability Standard, which aims to ban the sale of new ICE-powered cars by 2035.

20 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

Committed to law: PM Modi on Pannun assassination plot allegations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has broken his silence on an alleged plot by an Indian official to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, who is a United States (US) citizen.

17 Dec 2023


Indian student goes missing in London, BJP leader approaches EAM

An Indian student studying in London has been missing since December 15.

15 Dec 2023


Tired of battling long COVID, woman applies for assisted suicide

A woman in Canada has reportedly applied for assisted suicide after losing the ability to enjoy simple things in life due to her ongoing battle with long COVID or post-COVID-19 conditions.

13 Dec 2023


Canada: Hotel weighing 220-tonne relocated using soap bars

On Monday, the Elmwood Hotel, which has been a landmark in South End Halifax, Canada, for nearly 200 years, witnessed a spectacular event.

Fabricated: India denies sending 'secret memo' to consulates against Khalistanis

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has debunked a media report alleging it sent a "secret memo" to Indian embassies across North America, directing action against Khalistani terrorists, including the slain separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

06 Dec 2023


Khalistani terrorist Pannun threatens to attack Parliament citing Afzal Guru

Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun has issued a threat to "shake the very foundations of Parliament" on or before December 13, the anniversary of the 2001 attack on Parliament.

02 Dec 2023


NZ: 3 Khalistanis sentenced for plot to kill radio host

Three Khalistani extremists have reportedly been sentenced for the attempted murder of a popular radio host, Harnek Singh, in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2020.

India remains strategic partner but 'plot to kill' serious: US

India remains a strategic partner of the United States (US), and both nations will continue to strengthen their alliance, White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said.

30 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Greenest nations: Countries with the largest forest cover

As a matter of fact, 29% of our planet Earth is covered with land, of which 31% is occupied by forests.

US blames India for attacking Khalistani, India says investigation underway

After the US Department of Justice (DoJ) charged Indian citizen Nikhil Gupta (52) in connection with a failed plot to kill a US-based Khalistani leader, India called it a "matter of concern."

India forms high-level probe committee over Pannun's alleged assassination plot

The Centre has set up a high-level investigation committee to examine allegations of a plot to assassinate Khalistani extremist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in the United States.

29 Nov 2023


STEVE: Earth's new spectacular light show after auroras

Nature, ever enigmatic, recently revealed a fascinating spectacle in the night sky that captivated observers globally.

Why India's cooperating with US's Pannun investigation, not Nijjar probe

India is cooperating with the United States (US) to investigate an alleged assassination attempt on Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Indian High Commissioner to Canada, Sanjay Kumar Verma said.

27 Nov 2023


US: Indian ambassador harassed by Khalistani supporters at gurdwara

Indian Ambassador to the United States (US) Taranjit Singh Sandhu was reportedly mobbed and harassed by a group of Khalistani supporters at the Hicksville Gurdwara in New York's Long Island on Sunday (local time).

27 Nov 2023

Justin Trudeau

India didn't kill Nijjar, relations with Canada better now: Envoy

Indian High Commissioner to Canada, Sanjay Kumar Verma, firmly denied India's involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

23 Nov 2023


Khalistani leader Pannun threatens India of 'consequences,' invokes US sovereignty

Khalistani separatist and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun has released a new message titled "Violence Begets Violence, Is India Ready to Face Consequences?" following reports that the United States (US) foiled a plot to kill him on its soil.

23 Nov 2023


'Logical consequence': Jaishankar on resumption of e-visa services for Canadians

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, on Wednesday, said the resumption of e-visa services for Canadians by India was a "logical consequence" of an improved situation between the two nations.

US thwarted plot to kill Khalistani terrorist Pannun: Report

The United States (US) government thwarted a plan to assassinate designated Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil, the Financial Times reported.

22 Nov 2023

Justin Trudeau

India resumes e-visa services for Canadians 

India has resumed e-visa services for Canadians after a two-month pause, NDTV reported. This comes after the Narendra Modi government resumed visa services for entry, business, medical, and conferences in October but kept e-visas suspended.

16 Nov 2023

S Jaishankar

India seeks evidence from Canada on Nijjar killing allegation: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar revealed on Wednesday that India has asked Canada to provide proof to back its allegations that Indian agents were involved in the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in British Columbia on June 18.

15 Nov 2023

Air India

Indo-Canadian organization urges action against Khalistani secessionist group SFJ

The Hindu Forum Canada (HFC) in Canada has called on the country's law enforcement agencies to address the alleged threats by the Khalistani separatist group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ)'s founder Gurpatwant Singh against Air India flights.

14 Nov 2023


At UNHRC meeting, India asks Canada to address hate crimes

In a significant diplomatic move, India has spearheaded recommendations for Canada at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to bolster its legal framework to prevent attacks on worship places and address hate crimes more effectively.

12 Nov 2023

Justin Trudeau

Tried to work constructively, positively: Justin Trudeau on India-Canada row

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau once again reiterated the claim that the Indian government was involved in the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in July on Canadian soil.