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01 Sep 2021


Indian-led team develops online search system to limit COVID-19 misinformation

A team led by an Indian-origin researcher in Canada has developed a system that increases the correctness and reliability of online health-related searches by 80% to help people make better decisions about topics such as COVID-19.

11 Aug 2021


Canada extends ban on direct flights from India

Canada has again extended its ban on arriving passenger flights directly from India till September 21 due to the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal transport ministry has said.

15 Jul 2021

Climate Change

NewsBytesExplainer: Why do US and Canada see wildfires every year?

Parts of western United States and Canada in the North American continent are gearing up for the annual wildfire season as several fires have already started ripping through southwest US.

25 Jun 2021

Justin Trudeau

Canada: Unmarked graves of indigenous kids found at former school

The unmarked graves of hundreds more indigenous children have been discovered at the site of a residential school in Canada.

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.

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.

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.

08 Feb 2021

Farmers Protest

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.

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.

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.

07 Aug 2020

Saudi Arabia

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.

16 Jul 2020

Russia News

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.

20 Apr 2020

Mass Shooting

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.

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.

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.

13 Mar 2020

Justin Trudeau

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.

28 Feb 2020

Prince Harry

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.

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.

25 Oct 2019

Sexual Assault

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.

22 Oct 2019

Donald Trump

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.

07 Oct 2019

Google Pixel

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.

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.

03 Aug 2019

South Korea

Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

Olympics is the greatest sporting showcase on this earth.

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.

02 Aug 2019

Saudi Arabia

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.

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.

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.

14 Jul 2019


Kapil to Amy: These celebrities visited exotic locations for babymoon

Comedian-turned-actor Kapil Sharma is all set to embrace fatherhood as his wife Ginni Chatrath is expecting their first child together.

27 Jun 2019


Canada: 80-year-old doctor used his sperm to inseminate patients

A fertility doctor in Ottawa, Canada, was recently stripped of his license after he was found inseminating patients with the wrong sperm for decades.

Father helps transgender son shave in emotional new Gillette ad

For far too long, popular brands with wider male customer bases have marketed products by catering to toxic masculinity.

28 May 2019


Here are some amazing facts about Bret Hart

There is no doubt whenever we talk about pro-wrestling's GOAT, Bret 'The Hitman' Hart is one of the first names that comes to our mind.

05 May 2019

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar trolled for old 'Toronto is my home' clip

After offering clarification on the controversy around his Canadian citizenship, trolls dragged Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar yet again over his loyalty toward India.

01 May 2019


Chaliye beta: Akshay's reply when asked why he didn't vote

When Akshay Kumar didn't join his fellow Bollywood stars to cast his vote in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, many eyebrows were raised. Mumbai voted on Monday, April 29, and Akshay was nowhere to be seen near polling booths.

25 Feb 2019


Lilly Singh comes out as bisexual and netizens go crazy

With many people around the world slowly coming out of the closet and embracing their sexuality these days, YouTube star Lilly Singh decided to join them.

16 Feb 2019


US, Canada move WTO against India for 'under-reporting' of MSP

The US and Canada yesterday said they have jointly approached the World Trade Organization (WTO) against India for allegedly "under-reporting" market price support (MSP) for five varieties of pulses and have submitted their own steeper calculations for scrutiny of members.

05 Feb 2019


Rs. 1,363cr locked after Cryptocurrency boss dies with clients' passwords

Customers of Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange company, QuadrigaCX, are in a huge mess after the company said it cannot repay $190 million (Rs. 1,363 crore) to their clients because its founder died with the passwords.

02 Feb 2019


Woman orders cat dish, Amazon sends her illegal gun mistakenly

Amazon made an embarrassing (and scary!) gaffe recently, as it mistakenly sent a woman an illegal stun gun and pepper spray instead of the cat dish she ordered.

14 Jan 2019

San Francisco

New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?

Many subway commuters in New York saw a lot more than they imagined of fellow passengers on Sunday.

09 Jan 2019


Kader Khan's death: Govinda reacts to son Sarfaraz's statement

The year 2019 started on a sad note for Bollywood as Kader Khan passed away on New Years eve in Canada.

07 Jan 2019

Puerto Rico

Five facts discovered via autobiographies of WWE superstars

Pro-wrestling is a tough business, considering the wrestlers constantly tour the world and are away from their families for prolonged periods of time.