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  • PIA flight delayed as refuelling vehicle collides with plane at Toronto airport

    A refuelling vehicle collided with a parked Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at Canada's Toronto Pearson International Airport on Friday, delaying the Lahore-bound flight by 16 hours...

    Flight PK-798 was scheduled to take off at 7:40pm, however, the Boeing 777 aircraft was damaged when a refuelling vehicle operated by a local company collided with the plane's engine during refuelling, PIA spokesman Mashood Tajwar said in a...

  • PIA plane clips wing of stationary aircraft at Toronto Pearson airport

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-790 from Toronto to Lahore was suspended after the plane clipped the wing of an Air France plane while taxiing to its gate Tuesday evening at Toronto Pearson International Airport...

    According to CityNews, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority spokeswoman Natalie Moncur said the collision happened around 6pm...

  • 37 Toronto-bound passengers offloaded from PIA flight

    RAWALPINDI: As many as 37 passengers travelling to Toronto on visit visas were off-loaded from Pakistan International Airlines, as Canadian authorities had introduced temporary restrictions on non-residential travel to their country as part of their efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus...

    Spokesperson for PIA Abdullah Hafeez confirmed to Dawn that PIA had off-loaded 37 travelers from its Toronto flight on Wednesday...

  • Toronto mayor says not right time for 2024 Games bid

    TORONTO: Toronto will not bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, the mayor of Canada’s largest city said on Tuesday while promising to create a panel to advise on bidding for future major sporting events...

    Stressing a desire to improve more pressing infrastructure and transit needs, Toronto Mayor John Tory said the city would benefit from hosting an Olympic Games but not in 2024...

  • Sharapova gets wildcard for Rogers Cup in Toronto

    TORONTO: Maria Sharapova’s comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world number one was granted a wild card by the organisers of the Toronto tournament on Tuesday...

    “I have some great memories of playing Toronto in the past and the tournament and the fans have always been so supportive...

  • Toronto honours Lahore blast victims with sign lit up in Pakistan colours

    TORONTO: The three dimensional TORONTO sign in the Canadian city was lit in Pakistan flag colours of green and white on Tuesday in solidarity with the victims of a suicide blast that killed 74 people on Easter Sunday in Lahore...

    Toronto mayor, John Tory, posted the image on his official Facebook page, with the message that the sign is lit in green and white to remember the innocent victims of the blast...

  • Trans issues in spotlight at Toronto film festival

    OTTAWA: The race for the Oscars intensifies this week at the Toronto film festival, where the issue of gender identity will be in focus, with performances from Eddie Redmayne and Elle Fanning generating major buzz...

    Nearly 400 feature and short films from 71 countries will be screened at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, the largest such event in North America, which opens on Thursday (today) and runs through Sept 20... ...

  • Third annual Pakathon to take place in Toronto

    TORONTO: In the trendiest part of downtown Toronto, hundreds of young entrepreneurs are to gather over a weekend in November to find solutions to Pakistan’s development challenges...

    A movement that started in Boston reached Toronto and several other cities, bringing together hundreds of youth and their mentors to brainstorm solutions for Pakistan’s development challenges over a short period and then present their solutions to a panel...

  • Toronto to bid for 2024 Olympics

    TORONTO: The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee says Toronto will bid for the 2024 Olympics, joining a crowded field that already includes five cities...

    Toronto joins Boston; Budapest, Hungary; Hamburg, Germany; Paris; Rome...

  • Al-Huda's Toronto centre scrutinised after California attack

    OTTAWA: A Toronto-area Islamic school with links to a seminary in Pakistan where California attacker Tashfeen Malik studied shuttered its doors Tuesday after it was reported that former students had sought to join the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    The eldest of the teen girls, all of Somali heritage, managed to get into the war-ravaged nation where she still resides, said the Toronto Star, citing a sibling...

  • Djokovic continues Monfils mastery to reach Toronto final

    TORONTO: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic maintained his unbeaten record against Gael Monfils with a 6-3, 6-2 win to reach the Toronto Masters final on Saturday and improve to 12-0 against the Frenchman...

    The winner in 2007, 2011 and 2012 in the hardcourt event that rotates between Toronto and Montreal, Djokovic will face third-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan who reached the final after beating Swiss second seed Stan Wawrinka...

  • Pakistani-American billionaire buys Four Seasons Toronto from Saudi for $171.8m

    DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding, the investment firm owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, said on Sunday it had sold the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto for a gross price of 225 million Canadian dollars ($171...

    Canada's KingSett Real Estate Growth LP and InnVest REIT bought 80 per cent of another iconic downtown Toronto hotel, the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, for C$186...

  • Sharapova withdraws from Toronto tournament

    Maria Sharapova's US Open preparations took a major blow with the Russian world number two forced to withdraw from next week's WTA event in Toronto...

    The Rogers Cup in Toronto is a key stop on the North American hardcourt circuit before the year's final grand slam at Flushing Meadows in New York from Aug 31-Sept 13...

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