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Petition to rename Calgary airport as Stephen J. Harper International

October 27th, 2015 (0)
Calgary An online petition is circulating to rename the Calgary International Airport after outgoing prime minister Stephen J. Harper. The petition was created by R.Curtis Mullen and it already has more than two thousand signatures. Stephan Harper is originally ...

Was first to approach Rahman for Bollywood: Ghai

October 27th, 2015 (0)
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who conferred the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award on Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman here, says he was the first producer in Bollywood who approached the “Jai ho” crooner for his film. “Formerly I ...

Afghanistan quake toll rises to 115

October 27th, 2015 (0)
Kabul, Oct 27 (IANS) The toll from Monday’s earthquake in Afghanistan has risen to 115 while the number of those injured has gone up to 538, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday. A quake measuring 7.6 on Richter ...

Tendulkar, Warne want T20 cricket at Olympic Games

October 27th, 2015 (0)
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar and legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne have called for Twenty20 cricket to become an Olympic sport. Cricket has not featured since 1900 but the International Cricket Council (ICC) is meeting the International ...

Learn ‘swim to survive’ free in Brampton

October 27th, 2015 (0)
Brampton/Oct27,2015 Brampton has become the first city in the country to offer free ‘swim to survive’ swimming lessons for teens and adults. The program offers three one-hour lessons to teach skills that can help in the situation of accidental ...

Caste dominates in Bihar’s third round polling

October 27th, 2015 (0)
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) Caste, caste, caste… As Bihar readies for the third phase of assembly elections on Wednesday, caste seems to have taken the centre stage yet again. Although rival claimants for power are talking about issues related ...

Midweek Health Special: Activity which may help you keep Knee pain at bay

October 26th, 2015 (0)
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Want to avoid the debilitating knee pain? Keep moving, scientists suggest as they have found a mechanism that explains how motion can cause cartilage in the joints to reabsorb synovial fluid that leaks out in ...

PM Modi announces Rs 1 cr for Edhi Foundation

October 26th, 2015 (0)
Delhi/Oct26,2015 Indian PM Narender Modi announced a Rs-1-corore contribution to Pakisan’s Edhi Fondation as gesture of gratitude for providing shelter to a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman. After spending 15-years in Pakistan, Geeta returned to India today and ...

Sensex closes 109 points down on profit booking

October 26th, 2015 (0)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday closed 108.85 points, or 0.40 percent, down as as investors booked profits. The 30-scrip Sensex, which opened at 27,575.04 points, closed at 27,361.96 points, ...

Mafia don Chhota Rajan held in Indonesia

October 26th, 2015 (0)
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Mafia don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan — former aide and strongman-turned-foe of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim — has been arrested by the Indonesian police in Bali, top CBI officials said on Monday. CBI ...