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India-Canada To Resume Negotiations Over CEPA; IT Jobs In Agenda

India and Canada are likely to restart negotiation over the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), overdue since 2017, in April 2020. A government official stated that several virtual meetings were held between the two countries. Moreover, through CEPA, India aims to boost job opportunities for IT professionals in Canada, enabling easier work visas. Meanwhile, Canada will focus on the expansion of agricultural trade with India… read-more

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 07:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Canada, India, trade deals, IT sector, CEPA

Courtesy: Money Control

Billboards Thanking PM Modi

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Billboards Displayed In Canada To Thank PM Modi For COVID-19 Vaccine

Billboards thanking PM Narendra Modi for the COVID-19 vaccine have been put up in Greater Toronto, Canada. The billboards read, "Thank You India and PM Narendra Modi for providing COVID vaccines to Canada. Long Live Canada-India Friendship." Moreover, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau also expressed his gratitude saying that if the world conquers COVID-19 "it would be significantly because of India's tremendous pharmaceutical capacity." Earlier, on… read-more

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 12:35 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Canada, Toronto, PM Narendra Modi, COVISHIELD

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'Super 30' founder Anand Kumar.

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Bihar's 'Super 30' Founder Anand Kumar Praised In Canadian Parliament

Marc Dalton, a Canadian MP, has praised the Bihar-based educator Anand Kumar for his 'Super 30' education model that prepares the underprivileged children for IIT entrance exams. Highlighting Kumar’s "inspiring work", Dalton also gave an account of education projects in his district. Moreover, Dalton also mentioned Biju Mathew's book based on mathematician Kumar in his parliamentary address. Reportedly, Kumar was also felicitated by the… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 02:40 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: super 30, Anand Kumar, Marc Dalton, Canada, British Columbia, Biju Mathews

Courtesy: The Tribune

Telegram and Facebook

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Contact Details Of 533 Mn FB Users On Sale Via Telegram Bot: Report

Going by the report in Vice Media’s Motherboard, phone numbers of over 533 million Facebook users are up for sale by a Telegram bot. Security researcher Alon Gal highlighted the problem and stated that the bot contained information of different users belonging to the US, Canada, the UK, and 16 other countries. Though the data collected were outdated, cyber-security experts still fear the risk of a huge data breach.

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 04:51 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Telegram, Facebook, Privacy, United States, Canada, Motherboard

Courtesy: Tribune India

Karima Baloch

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Baloch Activist, Who Once Called PM Modi 'Brother', Found Dead In Canada

Activist Karima Baloch, who once called PM Narendra Modi 'brother', was found dead on December 21 in Canada's Toronto. Karima, who fled to Canada from Pakistan's Balochistan province, was confirmed dead by her family a day after she went missing. She had also been named among BBC's 100 most "inspirational and influential" women for her activism in and out of Balochistan. In 2016, Karima approached PM Modi to raise the conflict-torn Baloch… read-more

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 12:16 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Narendra Modi, Balochistan, Canada, Karima Baloch

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Movie Dropped From Oscar Category For Strange Reason But With Twist

Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's 'Funny Boy' was removed from Oscar's 'Best International Feature' category for a strange reason. Reportedly, the movie was eliminated for excess usage of English dialogues, as the category allows only movies having non-English dialogues. However, the Academy has informed to reconsider the movie in 'Best Picture' and other categories. Deepa said that though she was astonished by rejection, she was equally… read-more

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 05:03 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Academy awards, Oscars, Deepa Mehta, Canada, Entertainment

Courtesy: WION

Canadian PM

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Ex-Diplomats Criticise Canada PM Over His Remarks On Farmers' Protest

A group of former Indian diplomats on December 14 wrote an open letter condemning Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's comments on farmers' protest. They highlighted that Canada had criticized India at WTO for its MSP system but now it was otherwise. The letter stated that PM Justin's comments were made for "vote bank politics in Canada". The ex-diplomats also criticised Justin Trudeau for taking no actions against the Khalistani elements present in… read-more

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 08:00 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Justin Trudeau, Farmers' Protest, Canada

Strongest Girl

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7-year-old Canadian Gymnast Rory van Ulft Lifts 80 Kg

Canada-based Rory Van Ulft, a 7-year-old girl, has become the social media sensation for probably being the strongest girl in the world. The gymnast-cum-weightlifter, Rory, had recently won the under-11 and under-13s Youth National Champion in the 30 kg category to become youngest youth national champion. Rory, who prefers gymnastics and started her training at the age of five, can successfully deadlift 80 kg, snatch 32kg, clean and jerk 42kg… read-more

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 02:02 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: trending, US Youth National Champion, Rory van Ulft, Canada, Ottawa, Weightlifting, Gymnastics

Courtesy: Indian Express

Justin Trudeau

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India Disgruntled Over Canadian PM's Comments On Farmers' Protests

After Canadian PM Justin Trudeau had commented the ongoing Farmers' Protest, India has expressed its agitations. Reportedly, the Canadian High Commissioner has been informed by the External Affairs Ministry that the comments made by the Canadian diplomats was an "unacceptable interference" in India's internal affairs. Moreover, EAM has warned the High Commissioner that a recurrence would spoil the bilateral relations. Earlier, a few Canadian… read-more

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 03:25 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Justin Trudeau, Canada, India, Farmers' Protest

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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Canadian PM Expresses Its Concern Over Farmer's Protest in India

Worrying over Indian Farmer's Protest, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said that Canada will always defend the rights of peaceful protests. "Canada believes in a dialogue process and has always sorted to Indian authorities over Punjab and Sikh issues," he added. Having significant Sikh population, several other Sikh Canadian parliamentarians including the Defence Minister Harjit Singh showed their concern over the ongoing farmers agitation.

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 01:38 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: Justin Trudeau, Narendra Modi, Farmers' Protest, Canada, sikh, Guru Nanak Jayanti

Courtesy: India Today