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

wildlife pilots checking the metal monolith

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US: Helicopter Pilot Spots "Strangest" Metal Monolith In Utah Desert

A mysterious metal monolith was found between red rocks of Utah Desert, USA, when a helicopter was flying over the area to count sheep. The helicopter pilot, Bret Hutchings, said, "That's been about the strangest thing that I've come across out there in all my years of flying." Mr. read-more

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 06:21 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: Canada, US, desert, Helicopter Service

Courtesy: BBC News

VARANASI

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'1913 Stolen Annapurna Idol' to be Repatriated from Canada

An idol of Hindu Goddess Annapurna, which was stolen in 1913, is expected to be deported from an art gallery in Canada's Thomas Chase University to Kashi, soon. The idol had a virtual repatriation ceremony which was attended by India's High Commissioner to Canada and the varsity's Vice-Chancellor. Canadian Artist Divya Mehra noticed the statue in MacKenzie's permanent collection, which according to the gallery was a part of his 1936 bequest… read-more

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 12:12 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Kashi, Varanasi, Canada, National news

Liquor

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Canadian Study Suggests Hyperventilation for Treating Alcohol Poisoning

In a recent study conducted in Canada, researchers have found that hyperventilation with the use of a device can rapidly metabolize alcohol and eliminate it faster than conventional treatments. With an oxygen regulating device, the test was conducted on five adults which resulted in the alcohol being metabolized three times faster than what the liver takes for its breakdown. Although the sample needs further testing, researchers find it… read-more

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 01:39 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Canada, Hyperventilation

Courtesy: The Guardian

H1N2 Strain

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Canadian Health Authorities Searching the Origin of Rare H1N2-Virus 

After a patient with the H1N2-virus was found in Canada, the Health Authorities are investigating the origins of the virus. H1N2 is a rare strain of the H1N1-virus (swine flu) and is reported in 27 people since 2005. Health officials claimed that this was the first and only case in Canada, till now. Tracking down the origin will give details about the spread. Reportedly, the patient has recovered after being isolated.… read-more

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 11:19 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Canada, swine flu, World news, covid 19

Courtesy: NDTV

Representative Image of Single use plastic

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Canada Eyes To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics Before 2022

Canada's Environmental Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced that single-use plastics will be banned in the country by the end of 2021. The initiative aims to eliminate plastics waste in Canada by 2030. With this, plastic bags, straws, stir-sticks and others made from hard-to-recycle plastics will be removed as replacements are available for people. Reportedly, three million tonnes of plastics waste is disposed off in Canada annually, whereas… read-more

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 06:04 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Plastic, Banned, Recycle, Canada

Courtesy: NDTV

Minister Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javdekar and  Dharmendra Pradhan

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Cabinet Approves East-West Metro Corridor in Kolkata, New Schemes Announced

Commerce and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on October 7 informed that the cabinet had approved the East-West Metro corridor project for Kolkata city. Speaking about the outcomes of the cabinet meeting, the ministers said that the metro project with an estimated budget of Rs 8575 crore is expected to be completed by December 2021. Minister… read-more

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 04:45 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Cabinet Meeting, Kolkata Metro, Japan, Canada, Covid-19

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive

India Expected To Join Meeting Lead By Canada With Other Foreign Countries To Tackle The COVID-19 Situation

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India To Collaborate With Canada And Other Countries To Tackle COVID-19

India is likely to join the Ministerial Coordination Group on Covid-19 (MCGC), a foreign ministers’ group led by Canada, aimed at tackling the COVID-19 pandemic on a global level. An Indian official remarked, “This is an opportunity to coordinate on issues with several… read-more

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 12:45 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: India, Canada, Covid-19, foreign Minister

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Canada

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Canada's Boundaries To Remain Closed For Tourists Till October 31

Canada has decided to ban the entry of international tourists till October 31, closing all means of travel (land, sea, or air) to the country. However, Canadian citizens can enter the country but will have to undergo 14 days self-quarantine. Additionally, the Government has also allowed international students with valid permits and the ones having a work permit to enter the country.

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 02:42 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Canada, North America, International Travel, Tourism

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Toronto Tamil Film Festival

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Toronto Tamil Film Festival: 'Sillu Karupatti', 'Oththa Seruppu size 7' Win Big

Tamil Movies - 'Sillu Karupatti' and 'Oththa Seruppu Size 7' - bagged many awards at the Toronto Tamil International Film Festival this year. 'Sillu Karupatti', directed by Halitha Shameem won the jury awards for Best Feature Film Women Director and Best Experimental Feature Film. Actor-director Parthiban's Oththa Seruppu Size 7 won Jury Award for Best Feature Film, Best Feature Film Director, and Best Solo Act… read-more

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 09:08 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Toronto Tamil Film Festival, Film Awards, Canada, Kollywood

Courtesy: The News Minute