Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: canada

Not everyone retires at 65. Pushing up retirement age is political sell but can help economy

It's time for updating the definition of old age — especially when more women have joined the workforce and given that they live longer on average than men.

Canada bans Huawei, ZTE Corp. from 5G networks, ending years-long impasse

Trudeau's government banned the firms citing national security concerns. The Chinese embassy in Canada said the groundless blacklisting violated free trade and market principles.

Why choose an RCIC for your immigration application

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants are legal representatives in good standing with CICC. They are trained and qualified to take care of immigration application.

What’s common between ‘freedom convoy,’ Islamophobes and Hindu supremacists? Twitter shows

There are fascinating parallels in extremist movements in India, US and Canada. Their logic relies on myths, which aren't mutually exclusive.

Western Canada protesters plan end to border blockades as Trudeau’s threats hit home

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has invoked emergency powers that could freeze bank accounts and suspend insurance of vaccine-mandate protesters.

Justin Trudeau invokes emergency, seeks to choke off cash flow to protesters in Canada

Banks will be required to review their relationships with anyone involved in an illegal blockade and report them. Anti-money-laundering rules have also been tightened.

Why self-congratulatory balle-balle culture, not Pakistani drones, is biggest threat to Punjab

Punjab faces many mortal threats, almost all of which are internal. Without a hard look within, future generations have to be resigned to living with this constant slide.

Fund my studies, I’ll get you to Canada — Now Punjabi men are being abandoned by NRI wives

Punjabi men abandoned by their NRI wives don’t have law or officials on their side. They lose their marriage, money, and Canada dreams.

‘Could offend students’: Canada school board cancels book club event with Yazidi Nobel laureate

The book club event at Toronto District School Board was supposed to carry discussion on two books in presence of their authors — Marie Henein and Nadia Murad.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s return makes Chinese realise ‘US imperialism is a paper tiger’

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained by Canada in 2018 at US’ extradition request over alleged violation of Iran sanctions. But was it a prisoner swap deal with China?

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.