Tag: Canada

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  • Canadian citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions

    Canadian citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions

    After Meng’s arrest, China detained two Canadians, accusing them of involvement in stealing state secrets.

    July 14, 2019
  • Donald Trump promises to reduce US drug prices to world’s lowest

    Donald Trump promises to reduce US drug prices to world’s lowest

    "As you know, for years and years other nations paid less for drugs than we do, sometimes by 60 per cent, 70 per cent," he said.

    July 6, 2019
  • On Reading Literature

    On Reading Literature

    The end of the age of reading literature will become a reality unless we do something to preserve it. Can we really afford to have future generations grow up online without the intellectual and emotional enrichment that reading literary works offer? If we let generations to believe that carnal reading is all there is and not encourage them to engage in the spiritual reading that literature demands, we will deprive them of an enlightening and exhilarating experience that will help expand them as human beings.

    June 30, 2019
  • Australian student feared detained in North Korea

    Australian student feared detained in North Korea

    In a statement, Sigley's family said there was no confirmation yet that he had been arrested.

    June 27, 2019
  • Mike Pompeo asks Pakistan to do more on religious freedom

    Mike Pompeo asks Pakistan to do more on religious freedom

    Releasing an annual report on international religious freedom, Pompeo estimated that more than 40 others were serving life sentences or facing execution for blasphemy in Pakistan.

    June 22, 2019
  • Kolkata based creative studio bags creative challenge

    Kolkata based creative studio bags creative challenge

    Of all the said locations, the Kolkata based creative studio chose to portray the beauty that Canada brings out through as a nation.

    June 21, 2019
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: Canada edge past Cameroon 1-0

    FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: Canada edge past Cameroon 1-0

    Kadeisha Buchanan who plays centre back for her country, scored the match winning goal for Canada in the 45th minute of the match.

    June 11, 2019
  • Earth and the World

    Earth and the World

    In 2017 alone, there were 2,726 deaths in India that were directly related to extreme weather-related developments ~heat waves, storms, floods and drought. India suffered an economic loss of about $13.8 billion that year, the Global Climate Risk Index 2019 has stated.

    June 5, 2019
  • TOEFL to undergo revamp from Aug with shorter duration, options of choosing best scores

    TOEFL to undergo revamp from Aug with shorter duration, options of choosing best scores

    "We are also introducing a feature called 'MyBest scores' which will combine test takers' best scores for each section from all valid TOEFL scores from the previous two years. The option will allow test takers to show their best overall test performance to institutions making important admissions decisions."

    May 28, 2019
  • Indian charged with transporting illegal immigrants from Canada to US

    Indian charged with transporting illegal immigrants from Canada to US

    Jawant Singh, who is from Philadelphia, was produced before Federal Magistrate Judge David Peebles, who ordered him detained.

    May 26, 2019
  • 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