Articles tagged under: Canada

Woman from Ahmedabad deported from Canada, arrested in Mumbai for fake passport

May 11, 2017
Woman from Ahmedabad deported from Canada, arrested in Mumbai for fake passport

Mumbai: Kamal Dabgar, a 23-yead old woman from Ahmedabad has been arrested by Sahar police in Mumbai and sent to police custody till April 13 for traveling to Canada with a fake passport. Dabgar has been booked for forgery, cheating and other offenses. Dabgar had received a fake passport with visa through a travel agent. She came to Mumbai on Monday and took a flight to Canada. She was deported back from Canada to Mumbai when Canadian immigration authorities found her passport as fake. Read More

UPA era Air India bribe case: CBI seeks to examine Canadian national

October 21, 2016
UPA era Air India bribe case: CBI seeks to examine Canadian national

New Delhi:CBI has again sent a reminder to Canadian authorities seeking questioning of Nazeer Karigar, a Canadian national who is a suspect in a case of alleged pay-off to an aide of a Union minister in UPA government in a USD 100-million Air India contract in 2007. CBI sources said the agency has registered the case and dispatched Letters Rogatory, judicial requests to facilitate provision of information. They said judicial requests were dispatched in 2013 but only processed in part. ...Read More

Canada to bring its largest-ever delegation to Vibrant Summit

August 30, 2016
Canada to bring its largest-ever delegation to Vibrant Summit

Ahmedabad: Canada confirmed participation in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit as one of the partner countries and today announced to bring its largest-ever delegation to the grand event to be held in January. The announcement was made by Nadir Patel, Canada's High Commissioner to India, here after a meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. According to Patel, the North American country, which is also a member of the G7 representing the major advanced economies, may bring a delega...Read More

In pictures: Morari Bapu unveils North America’s tallest Hindu Murti

July 04, 2016
In pictures: Morari Bapu unveils North America’s tallest Hindu Murti

Ontario, Canada: Ram Kathakar Shri Morari Bapu today unveiled a 50 ft Hanuman ji moorti at Vishnu Mandir in Canada. This is the tallest Hindus tatue in entire North America. Shri Morari Bapu attended and participated sthapana havan, navgrah havan, kalash sthapan, puja and satsang functions along with preeti bhoj(lunch). Vishnu Mandir is located at Yonge street in Richmond Hill area of Ontario. The murti is designed and sculpted by Matu Ram Verma, an Indian artist from Pilani in Rajast...Read More

Nepal revokes Canadian’s visa over tweets

May 03, 2016

From Shirish B Pradhan Kathmandu Nepal today revoked the visa of Canadian national Robert Penner who was arrested for allegedly posting provocative and anti-national comments on social media and visa violations. Penner, who tweeted in favour of the Madhes movement and also on the arrest of veteran journalist Kanak Mani Dixit, has been charged with spreading messages through social media, disturbing social harmony in the country. A Home Ministry spokesperson said Penner has been asked ...Read More

I have more Sikhs in Cabinet than Modi: Canadian PM

March 13, 2016

Washington Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, known for his witty repartees, told an American audience here that he has more Sikhs in his Cabinet than his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The quip came when Trudeau was taking 10 questions from students at the American University in northwest Washington during his state visit to the US. During the half-an-hour session at the university on Friday, a student named Jahan from the Punjab province of Pakistan told Trudeau that it was r...Read More

Canada’s Sikh Defence Minister heckled with ‘racist’ remark

February 04, 2016

Toronto Canada's first Sikh Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has been heckled in Parliament with an opposition member shouting that MPs needed an "English-to- English" translation as he spoke, an act dubbed as "racist". Veteran Conservative MP Jason Kenney sparked a controversy in the question period in Parliament with the heckle directed at Sajjan while the minister was responding about the military mission against the Islamic State. Kenney, a former defence minister himself, said ...Read More

Delegation of Indo- Canada Chambers of Commerce calls on Gujarat CM

January 13, 2016

Gandhinagar A high level delegation of Indo-Canada Chambers of Commerce led by Mr. Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada today visited Gujarat Chief Minister Mrs. Anandiben Patel at Gandhinagar. The delegation is visiting Gujarat with a purpose of investment-development in energy, smart city, and infrastructure sectors of the state. The delegation heartily invited Mrs. Patel to attend the trade-industry festival, as a chief Guest, to be held at Ontario in J...Read More

Two from Gujarat on way to Canada, deported from Abu Dhabi

January 03, 2016

Fake Gujarati couple going to Canada deported from Abu Dhabi Ahmedabad Close on heels to the offloading of 9 passengers from a Ahmedabad-London Air India flight, the immigration department of Abu Dhabi in the UAE has deported two passengers from the city for allegedly using fake passport to sneak in to Canada. Sardarnagar Police Inspector V R Patel today said that Nimesh Patel, a resident of Kalol taluka in Gandhinagar and Deepti from Ahmedabad have been deported. Their case was be...Read More

Canada’s India-born Defence Minister faces racist remarks

November 12, 2015

Toronto Canada's newly-appointed Sikh Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has allegedly faced racist remarks by a soldier on social media, prompting the Canadian Armed Forces to launch a probe. The military declined to identify the soldier or precisely what was written, but a source said the non- commissioned member from Quebec, made an "inappropriate statement" on Facebook about India-born Sajjan's "ethnic background", The Globe and Mail reported. Sajjan immigrated to Canada from India when...Read More