Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Canada

WC: Croatia thrash Canada; Morocco stun Belgium; Costa Rica, Argentina win

Alphonso Davies netted Canada’s first goal at a men’s World Cup but it was Croatia, spearheaded by a brace from Andrej Kramaric, who came away with an impressive 4-1 Group F win on Sunday that ended any hope of...

Canada beat Japan 2-1 in WC warm-up

A last-minute penalty scored by Lucas Cavallini helped Canada to a 2-1 win against Japan in their final World Cup preparation game at Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Head coach John Herdman opted for a few changes to...

Human rights of people of Xinjiang should be respected: India

For the first time, India on Friday clearly commented on the situation in China’s Xinjiang and said rights of people of the autonomous region should be “respected and guaranteed”.The remarks by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi came a...

10 killed, 15 wounded in stabbings in Canada

A series of stabbings at an Indigenous community and at another town nearby in Saskatchewan left 10 people dead and 15 wounded, Canadian police said on Sunday as they searched across the expansive province for two suspects.The stabbings took...

NLA speaker attends conference in Canada

Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) speaker, Sharingain Longkumer attended the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference from August 20-26, at Halifax, Canada. In a press release, NLA secretary in-charge, Khruohituonuo Rio informed that matters with regard to various issues were deliberated at...

Halep, Busta clinch titles in Canada

Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta clinched the men’s title while Romania’s Simona Halep won the women’s singles final in the Canadian Open on Sunday.The Spaniard came back from a set down to mount a superb comeback against Hubert Hurkacz of...

Canada deploying soldiers to train new Ukrainian recruits

Canadian Defence Minister Anita Anand announced that her country has authorised the deployment of up to 225 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to train new Ukrainian recruits. Under Operation UNIFIER, Canada's military training and capacity building mission in Ukraine, the...

Indian women beat Canada 3-2, enter semis

The Indian women’s hockey team survived some anxious moments before beating lower-ranked Canada 3-2 in its must-win Pool A match to qualify for the semifinals of the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.The Indians looked in control of the match...

Canada proposes pricing model for assault-style firearms buyback

Canadian Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino announced a proposed price list of the assault-style firearms buyback compensation. "No single programme or initiative can tackle the challenge of gun violence on its own. That is why the ban and buyback are...

Pope francis apologises to Canada’s indigenous people

Pope Francis issued a historic apology on Monday for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy of Indigenous residential schools, saying the forced assimilation of Native peoples into Christian society destroyed their cultures, severed families and marginalised generations.“I...