Tag: Canada

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  • Hyundai drives in ‘Venue’, hots up competition in compact SUV segment

    Hyundai drives in ‘Venue’, hots up competition in compact SUV segment

    Venue comes with three engine options -- 1 litre turbo and 1.2 litre petrol powertrains besides 1.4 litre diesel engine -- and sits below the Creta in terms of price and positioning.

    May 21, 2019
  • Donald Trump to unveil new immigration proposal

    Donald Trump to unveil new immigration proposal

    Visa applicants would receive points for age, English proficiency and offers of employment at a certain wage threshold in order to protect low-wage American workers.

    May 16, 2019
  • Flight to Freedom

    Flight to Freedom

    Asia Bibi’s case horrifyingly illustrates the dangers of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws and the dire imperative to repeal them

    May 10, 2019
  • Venezuela accuses Canada of supporting Trump’s ‘war adventure’

    Venezuela accuses Canada of supporting Trump’s ‘war adventure’

    In a statement on Monday, Venezuela's foreign ministry said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "has invalidated Canada as a reliable actor in dialogue."

    April 16, 2019
  • Energetically nuclear

    Energetically nuclear

    The scenario has now changed considerably. New technology, economics and changing geopolitics have made it conducive to produce more nuclear energy, which is clean and safe, if managed properly. Industrialists, Governments and technocrats have projected that the nuclear energy revival scenario will happen in early 21st century.

    March 25, 2019
  • Pakistan must end war it started 30 years ago

    Pakistan must end war it started 30 years ago

    Pakistan’s mischief, its decades of crimes against humanity, have caught up with it.

    March 4, 2019
  • Time to press the button

    Time to press the button

    Instead of a Messianic superhero as a leader, a team of regional leaders, working on a common minimum agenda of inclusive development and sensitive to the need of making constant adjustments in the interests of diverse groups, may be the best hope for a diverse, plural, heterogeneous country like India.

    March 4, 2019
  • Gandhi on the Currency

    Gandhi on the Currency

    By printing Gandhi on currency notes we are insulting the great old man. And we appear to be hypocritical; we display Gandhi so much and practise nothing of what he stood for. Lately, we have added a reproduction of his round-frame spectacles on the same currency notes. What do they symbolize except short-sightedness? What is there to be proud of that deficiency? India has innumerable heroes, ancient, medieval and modern. Why not deploy a separate example with each denomination?

    February 13, 2019
  • Polar Vortex in a nutshell

    Polar Vortex in a nutshell

    In January 2014, temperatures had plummeted to as low as minus 51 degrees Celsius in some places in the Midwest and Northeast US.

    February 1, 2019
  • Hostage diplomacy

    Hostage diplomacy

    The death sentence awarded on Monday to Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug charges after Ottawa’s detention of a Chinese executive, Meng Wanzhou, is a direly worrisome trans-Atlantic joust.

    January 19, 2019
  • Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada

    Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada

    Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign.

    January 13, 2019
  • Saudi Arabian woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

    Saudi Arabian woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

    An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has granted her asylum.

    January 12, 2019
  • Canada to welcome over 1 million new immigrants in next 3 years

    Canada to welcome over 1 million new immigrants in next 3 years

    Canada's Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years, which is nearly 1 per cent of the country's population each year.

    January 11, 2019
  • Canada looking for ways to cancel Saudi arms deal over Khashoggi killing, Yemen war: Trudeau

    Canada looking for ways to cancel Saudi arms deal over Khashoggi killing, Yemen war: Trudeau

    In October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the murder.

    December 17, 2018
  • Canada apologises for turning away Jews fleeing Nazi Germany

    Canada apologises for turning away Jews fleeing Nazi Germany

    "Today, I rise in this House to issue a long overdue apology to the Jewish refugees Canada turned away on May 15, 1939," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

    November 8, 2018
  • Deported Punjab MLAs now eligible to visit Canada anytime: Sushma Swaraj

    Deported Punjab MLAs now eligible to visit Canada anytime: Sushma Swaraj

    Two members of Punjab Legislative Assembly who were earlier denied entry to Canada at Ottawa Airport on 21 July 2018 are now eligible to enter the North American country at any time in future.

    October 23, 2018
  • Canada legalizes sale, use of recreational cannabis after Uruguay

    Canada legalizes sale, use of recreational cannabis after Uruguay

    US Customs and Border Protection spokesperson Todd Owen though said the amnesty would not guarantee people with criminal records of possession of marijuana to enter the US territory in future.

    October 17, 2018