Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicJustin Trudeau

Topic: Justin Trudeau

Indian-origin Justice first person of colour to be nominated to Canada Supreme Court

PM Justin Trudeau announced Justice Mahmud Jamal's nomination Thursday to replace the retiring Rosalie Silberman Abella.

Canada GDP collapse shows how PM Trudeau’s debt binge went awry

Canada's economy shrank 5.4% last year, the sharpest annual decline in the post-World War II era and the third straight year in which it underperformed the US economy.

India Today, Zee News on Disha Ravi arrest for ‘toolkit’, TV9 Bharatvarsh focuses on Pulwama

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

In phone call with Modi, Trudeau commended efforts at dialogue with protesting farmers — MEA

External affairs ministry says Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said the government choosing the path of dialogue was 'befitting in democracy'.

Vaccine diplomacy in play as Modi gets call from ‘friend’ Trudeau, promises shots Canada wants

Trudeau appreciates India & Modi for contributing to fight Covid through India's pharma capacity & Modi's leadership in sharing this capacity with the world.

Joe Biden delivers ‘gut punch’ to Canada PM Justin Trudeau on first day of term

One of Biden's first few executive orders was to cancel the Keystone XL oil project, a billion-dollar plan vital to Canada's economy and its relationship with US.

Mystery exit of Navdeep Bains, who Amarinder called ‘Khalistani’, from Trudeau cabinet

Bains, 43, is an MP in Canadian House of Commons who has won five of the six general elections he has contested since 2004. He was born in Canada to Sikh immigrants from India. 

Why travelling abroad during holidays has upended careers of Canadian politicians

Three provincial ministers were forced to resign after they were called out for jetting to balmy destinations over the holidays, in defiance of the governments’ Covid guidelines.

Justin Trudeau’s government rejects China’s bid to acquire Arctic gold mine

The move comes amid badly frayed ties between Canada and China over the 2018 arrest of a top Huawei Technologies Co. executive on a US extradition request.

BJP slams Trudeau’s stand on farmers’ protests, calls it ‘nothing short of hypocrisy’

BJP pointed out that Canada is a strident critic of MSP and other agricultural policies at the WTO, and often questions India's domestic agricultural measures.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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