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  • Smartphone-powered $100 ultrasound machine

    Toronto: Scientists have developed a low-cost, wearable ultrasound probe that can be powered by a smartphone and could dramatically lower the cost of medical scans. Conventional ultrasound scanners use piezoelectric crystals to create images of the inside of the body and send them to a computer to create sonograms.

  • Engineers from British Columbia University develop cheap and portable smartphone-powered ultrasound machine

    Toronto: Engineers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe — no bigger than a Band-Aid — is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone. It could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Conventional ultrasound scanners use piezoelectric crystals to create images of the inside of the body and send them to a computer to create sonograms.

  • World’s 1st rollable touch tablet created

    Toronto : In a first, scientists have developed a rollable touch-screen tablet — taking inspiration from ancient scrolls to create a modern-day device.

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    Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle goes on a secret trip

    Washington D.C.: Looks like Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle knows how to keep her life private when needed. Markle made a secret trip to Toronto sans husband Prince Harry, to visit her best friend, style consultant Jessica Mulroney, reported ABC News. “Meghan spent three days holed up at Jessica Mulroney and her husband Ben’s home in Toronto,” said Omid Scobie, ABC News royal contributor.

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    Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots, no causalities reported

    Ottawa: A fight between two groups of young men that culminated in shots being fired has prompted the evacuation of a mall in Toronto, a month after a mass shooting in the nation’s largest city left two dead.

  • Vasan Bala’s ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota’ to premiere at TIFF

    Toronto: Vasan Bala’s next “Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota” will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The organisers shared the news on Twitter that the film, titled “The Man Who Feels No Pain” in English, will be screened at the festival.

  • Saudi Arabia suspends Toronto flights in row with Canada

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s state airliner has suspended its direct flights to Toronto after Canada called for the release of detained activists for civil society and women’s rights. The Middle Eastern country has also frozen all trade and expelled Canada’s ambassador over the “interference”, BBC reported on Monday.

  • Rohan Bopanna pulls out of Rogers Cup

    New Delhi : Doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna, recuperating from a shoulder injury, will skip the ATP Rogers Cup beginning in Toronto on Monday, and will reach Palembang on August 14 to get acclimatised to the conditions ahead of the Asian Games.

  • Indian students to benefit from relaxed Canadian visa procedures

    Toronto : Students from India and three other countries will get faster visas to study in Canada as it has introduced major changes in visa procedures to reduce the processing time, according to Canadian immigration authority.

  • How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

    Toronto: Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases. According to the study, controlling the mosquitoes at the larval stage may be the best strategy to reduce their population. The researchers showed that introducing hungry minnows — small freshwater fish — into bodies of water where mosquitoes breed, can dramatically decrease the number of adult mosquitoes, especially those capable of carrying the

  • Toronto van attack suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

    Toronto: A Canadian man who apparently had a grudge against women was charged with murder after allegedly plowing a rented van onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people — an incident that shocked the nation.

  • Canada van driver who mowed down 10 charged with murder

    Toronto : A van driver who ran over 10 people when he plowed onto a busy Toronto sidewalk was charged with murder ton Tuesday, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged a rattled nation not to live in fear after the “senseless attack.”

  • Toronto: Death rises to 10 as van plows into pedestrians, driver arrested

    Toronto: Ten persons have been killed and 15 injured after a man ploughed a rental van through pedestrians on a city sidewalk here in Canada. The incident occurred around 1.30 p.m. on Monday when the van driver mounted the sidewalk of city’s famous Yonge Street and ploughed over people enjoying the first sunny day of spring.

  • Protest against Indian officials being banned from visiting Toronto gurdwara

    Toronto: In a significant development, an important section of the Dixie Road Gurudwara Management Committee of Mississauga, Toronto, held a meeting and expressed their opposition to the recent announcement made by the President of the Management Committee, Gurpreet Singh Bal, banning Indian officials from visiting the Dixie Gurudwara in the Greater Toronto area.

  • Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm found dead

    Toronto : Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife have been found dead in their mansion and police said they were investigating the deaths as suspicious.