Canada

Justice at last to memory of ‘first martyr of Indian Foreign Service’

The family members of the former diplomat decided to hold a remembrance day in Kerala on the 60th year of his demise.

published on : 1st April 2021

Canada pauses AstraZeneca COVID vaccine for under the age of 55, alleged links to rare blood clots

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization had recommended the pause for safety reasons and the Canadian provinces, which administer health in the country

published on : 30th March 2021

Canadian panel recommends AstraZeneca pause for under 55 amid blood clot reports

It remains a recommendation and it is up to each of Canada's provinces to decide to follow it or not.

published on : 30th March 2021

Canada lags in vaccinations but expects to catch up quickly

The vaccine supply chain difficulties have forced Canada to extend the time between the first shot and the second by up to four months so that everyone can be protected faster with the primary dose.

published on : 16th March 2021

China to soon try two Canadians on espionage charges: State media

A Chinese daily said Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor 'will soon be tried' after they were charged with 'crimes undermining China's national security' in June 2020.

published on : 12th March 2021

Badminton World Federation cancels US Open and Canada Open due to COVID-19

BWF also informed that Badminton Asia Championships 2021 has been postponed.

published on : 12th March 2021

Canada: Man held for assault on woman during Brampton's Tiranga rally

Indian diaspora in Canada had organised a Tiranga rally in Brampton, calling for stronger India-Canada ties.

published on : 6th March 2021

Canadian regulator authorises AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada approved the vaccine for use in people 18 and over, expressing confidence it would work for the elderly even though some countries have authorised it only for people under 65.

published on : 27th February 2021

Canada approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for all adults

It is the third COVID-19 vaccine given the green light by Canada, following those from Pfizer and Moderna.

published on : 26th February 2021

Canadian govt 'concerned' by sexual assaults during hotel quarantine

To date, two women have been assaulted after being subject to government quarantine measures.

published on : 26th February 2021

Protest in Canada's Burnaby against attacks on Hindu minorities by Khalistan supporters

Several of these protestors were seen carrying Canadian flags and protesting against these attacks.

published on : 26th February 2021

Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

The United States has already used the label, with the administration of former president Donald Trump slamming China in January for a 'systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs.'

published on : 23rd February 2021

Discussed farmers'stir, resolving issues through dialogue with PM Modi: Canada's Justin Trudeau

Trudeau in December said that Canada will always be there to defend the rights of peaceful protests, and had expressed concern over the situation, evoking a strong reaction from India.

published on : 11th February 2021

Intruder at Canada PM Justin Trudeau's residence pleads guilty

Corey Hurren, 46, had originally faced 21 counts of firearms violations and one of uttering threats against the prime minister.

published on : 6th February 2021

After singing in the rain, now dancing in the snow: Bhangra at -20 degrees goes viral

A dance teacher's Bhangra class in the picturesque snow-covered Yukon in Canada has gone viral on Twitter.

published on : 5th February 2021
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