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Cops warning of rash of violent street robberies in Scarborough »

Though robberies are down in northern Scarborough, guns, knives and serious injuries are becoming more commonplace, according to Toronto police. Victims robbed of purses, cell phones, tablets and other valuables…

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Province to consider lowering speed limits »

The Ontario government will consider lowering speed limits across the province in an attempt to improve safety for pedestrians, motorists and cyclists. According to a spokesperson for Transportation Minister Steven…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bell Let’s Talk breaks records, raises more than $6M for mental health »

Canadians opened up the dialogue on mental health Wednesday, contributing more than 122 million tweets, texts, calls and social media shares on Bell Let’s Talk Day. A record 122,150,772 tweets,…

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TDSB releases list of 130 underused schools facing closure: report »

Toronto: The embattled Toronto District School Board could face even more backlash after releasing a list of over 100 schools it’s considering closing, The Globe and Mail reports. The report…

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Snow on the way today, Toronto & GTA under special weather statement »

Several centimetres of snow are on the way to Toronto and the GTA, with the worst of it expected to start just in time for Thursday night’s drive home. Environment…

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Liberal Candidate Darshan Kang Distances Himself From Tweet Mocking Harper In A Closet »

A federal Liberal candidate in Alberta has distanced himself from a tweet mocking Prime Minister Stephen Harper for reportedly ducking into a closet during the Parliament Hill shooting last October.…

Jan 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Ontario Health Minister speaks about #BellLetsTalk Day »

Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement on the occasion of #BellLetsTalk Day to end the stigma surrounding mental health and addiction challenges:…

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E. coli scare in Winnipeg leads to water boil advisory »

                        Winnipeg: The city is under a water boil advisory after testing found E. coli and other bacteria in…

Jan 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Federal Minister For Sports Gosal Excited About Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Federal Minister For Sports Gosal Excited About Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games »

by Basil Nainan Mississauga: Canada’s Federal Minister of State for Sport Bal Gosal is both excited and brimming with anticipation for one of the greatest sporting events to be hosted…

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Innisfil Company Fined $30,000; Worker Not Using Safety Equipment »

  Ministry of Labour BARRIE:  Jebco Industries Inc., a company that operates a coatings, linings and moulding facility in Innisfil, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $30,000 after a worker…

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How Long Can A Canadian Stay In The US And Vice Versa? »

In a previous post we looked at the issue of visitor’s visas to the United States and Canada from the North American point of view. That is, Americans crossing into…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Man rescued from Niagara River Gorge »

NIAGARA FALLS:  A man is recovering in hospital after being rescued from the Niagara River Gorge. Niagara Parks Police were called to the scene at about 6 a.m. Tuesday after…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Ontario Helps Over 25,000 Young People Through the Youth Employment Fund »

  Fund Provides Young People with Valuable Work Experience Ontario: Ontario’s Youth Employment Fund has exceeded its initial goal by helping more than 25,000 young people access job opportunities, develop skills…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Man charged with attempted murder after downtown stabbing ‘rampage’ »

Toronto: A 62-year-old man is facing multiple charges, including four counts of attempted murder, following what police describe as “a bit of a rampage” near the former Maple Leaf Gardens…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
HEADLINES

Steve Easterbrook is the new McBoss »

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Steve Easterbrook comes to the helm of McDonalds as its first British-born boss – but also with a reputation for…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

IBM likely to lay off 5,000 employees in India »

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BENGALURU: IBM is expected to lay off a few thousand people in India in the coming months as the company…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Apple’s iPhone 6 Success Is Mostly Android’s Loss, Giving iPhone Plenty Of Room To Grow »

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Apple’s newest iPhone customers aren’t just old customers upgrading older devices – in fact, the vast majority are migrating from…

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60th Britannia Filmfare Awards 2014: Complete nomination list »

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The 60th Britannia Filmfare Awards 2014 will be held on January 31, 2015 in Mumbai.Recognising the best talent in the…

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Murray into Australian Open final after beating Berdych »

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MELBOURNE:  Andy Murray is through to his fourth Australian Open finalafter overcoming an early setback to wipe Czech opponent Tomas…

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Netflix binge-watching is not as fun as you think »

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Netflix addicts, we have some bad news for you. A study of 316 millennials by academics from the University of…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Ronaldo escapes with light two game ban after Cordoba red card »

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   MADRID: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo was on Wednesday handed a two-game ban by the disciplinary committee of the…

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Beating Retreat attempts Indian-Western blend, but doesn’t always work »

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  New Delhi:  On a sunny evening, under a clear blue sky, with a bracing breeze fluttering the tricolour, 1,000 bandsmen…

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One dead, two hurt on Scorsese film set »

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Taipei:  One person died and two others were injured Thursday while preparing to film the movie “Silence”, the latest project of…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Beating Retreat attempts Indian-Western blend, but doesn’t always work »

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  New Delhi:  On a sunny evening, under a clear blue sky, with a bracing breeze fluttering the tricolour, 1,000 bandsmen of the Indian armed forces brought music alive on Thursday at the Beating Retreat ceremony which brings the curtain down on the four-day Republic Day…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Is Mumtaz Mahal’s body mummified in Taj Mahal? »

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Agra: The mystery surrounding Mumtaz Mahal’s burial at the Taj Mahal has deepened with a book claiming that her body was mummified. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the 17th century Taj Mahal here in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz who died while giving birth to…

Jan 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Obama invokes Vivekananda, calls out to ‘Sisters and brothers of India’ »

U.S. President Barack Obama folds his hands in a traditional Indian greeting before his ceremonial reception at the forecourt of India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi

New Delhi:  Recalling the historic address of Indian savant Swami Vivekananda, US President Barack Obama Tuesday began his town hall meeting at the Siri Fort Auditorium with the invocation “Sisters and Brothers of India” and talked about how the philosopher-sage introduced Hinduism and yoga to…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

India: Prime Minister Modi wears pinstripe ‘name suit’ »

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India’s prime minister has worn a suit decorated with his own name to meet US President Barack Obama, it’s reported. From a distance, Narendra Modi’s traditional bandhgala suit appeared to be a classic navy blue pinstripe design. But closer inspection by social media users revealed…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Modi’, ‘Barack’ chatted like old friends »

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New Delhi:  The friendly warmth and camaraderie between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama was on full display Monday as the two chatted and laughed like old friends over a two-hour period while watching India’s Republic Day parade and pageantry. A day…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
WORLD NEWS

Steve Easterbrook is the new McBoss »

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Steve Easterbrook comes to the helm of McDonalds as its first British-born boss – but also with a reputation for doing things differently. The former…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Netflix binge-watching is not as fun as you think »

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Netflix addicts, we have some bad news for you. A study of 316 millennials by academics from the University of Texas at Austin has found…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

What really happened at Sydney’s Lindt Cafe on Dec 15 ? »

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Sydney: Man Haron Monis’s presence alongside the office workers, school kids and tourists in Martin Place on the morning of December 15 would barely have…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
SPORTS Andy Murray reacts after winning a point

Murray into Australian Open final after beating Berdych

MELBOURNE:  Andy Murray is through to his fourth Australian Open finalafter overcoming an early setback to wipe Czech opponent Tomas Berdych off the court with a 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 victory on Thursday night. After…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
AUTO 2015 Lincoln Navigator vs. 2015 Infiniti QX80

2015 Lincoln Navigator vs. 2015 Infiniti QX80

By Nauman Farooq The population of the world is growing, and hence city centres are getting more crowded. So, the best way to get around is perhaps to have something small and nimble. However, everyone has…

Jan 26 2015 / Read More »
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IBM likely to lay off 5,000 employees in India

BENGALURU: IBM is expected to lay off a few thousand people in India in the coming months as the company moves towards newer technologies such as cloud computing and mobile and as it seeks to deal…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
OPINION Cricket

Indians Lack Nuanced Skills Of Test Cricket

By Veturi Srivatsa  A debate is raging whether India’s young skipper Virat Kohli should have shared the Man of the Series award Down Under with his Australian counterpart Steven Smith at the end of the four-match…

Jan 16 2015 / Read More »

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