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Justin Trudeau Faces Flak For Holding Elections Amid Covid-19 Fourth Wave In Canada

Sep 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Canadian PM Trudeau is facing a tough re-election battle against his Conservative Party rival, Erin O'Toole. The vote is on September 20.

Kabul Talks Aimed At Bringing Other Non Taliban Leaders Into Government

Aug 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Discussion appeared to focus on how a Taliban-dominated government would respond to rights gained over the last 20 years.


Canada Sending Forces To Close Afghan Embassy, Says Official

The move highlights the stunning speed of a Taliban takeover of much of the country, including their capture on Thursday of Kandahar, the second-largest city and the birthplace of the Taliban movement.

Montreal Out As 2026 World Cup Site, FIFA To Pick In 2022

Jul 07, 2021 Agencies

The 2026 World Cup will be the first with 48 nations and the first with three co-hosts. FIFA selected the bid as joint host in June 2018


Australia Extends Restrictions On New Arrivals Due To Risks Of Delta Variant

As portions of the country emerged from lockdown on Friday, Australia announced intentions to cut commercial passenger arrivals in half due to the emerging risk of the COVID-19 delta variant.

02 July, 2021

Wildfire Threatens British Columbia Village That Hit 121 F

Associated Press (AP)

Erica Berg, a provincial fire information officer, said the evacuation order was issued about an hour after the blaze began but she did not know the size of it.


25 June, 2021

Over 600 Bodies Found At Indigenous School In Canada: Report

Associated Press (AP)

A search with ground-penetrating radar resulted in 751 hits, indicating that at least 600 bodies were buried in the area, said Chief Cadmus Delorme of the Cowessess.


23 April, 2021

Covid: Canada Bans Flights From India, Pakistan For 30 Days

Associated Press (AP)

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said the ban would start late Thursday, speaking hours after India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections in the previous 24-hours.


16 April, 2021

Canadian MP William Amos Caught Completely Naked During Video Conference

Associated Press (AP)

William Amos said that the camera turned on accidentally as he was changing his clothes after a jog.


15 April, 2021

Meet Indian-Origin Akanksha Arora Aiming To Become UN Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Akanksha Arora's journey at United Nations did not begin very long ago, but she aims to replace current Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.


09 April, 2021

Watch: Man Gets Second Covid Vaccine Dose, Celebrates With Bhangra On Frozen Lake

Outlook Web Bureau

Gurdeep Pandher belongs to Yukon, the first city in Canada that had opened its vaccination programme for people of age 18 and above.


31 March, 2021

After Canada, Germany Suspends Use Of Astrazeneca Vaccine For Under -60s

Associated Press (AP)

Germany's medical regulator said it had received a total of 31 reports of rare blood clots in recent recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine by March 29.


30 March, 2021

Punjabi Singer Diljaan Dies In Car Accident Near Amritsar

Outlook Web Bureau

The accident occurred on Tuesday when the singer’s car hit a divider while he tried negotiating a curve near Punjab's Jandiala Guru town, police said


30 March, 2021

Canada Halts Use Of Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covid-19 Vaccine For People Under 55

Associated Press (AP)

The Canadian government’s move comes amid emerging reports that state the vaccine might cause blood clots


28 March, 2021

1 Dead, Six Injured In Stabbing At Canadian Library

Associated Press (AP)

Canadian Public Safety Minister Bill Blair expressed shock and sadness over the incident, calling it a 'senseless act of violence'.


04 March, 2021

Happy At Getting Covid-19 Vaccine, Man Celebrates By Dancing Bhangra On Frozen Lake

Outlook Web Bureau

Pandher shared the 55-second video on his Twitter account where he can be seen dancing to dhol beats celebrating his inoculation against the virus


04 March, 2021

Canada: Expert Panel Recommends 4 Months Interval Between Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Associated Press (AP)

National Advisory Committee on Immunization said extending the dose interval to four months would allow as many as 80 per cent of Canadians over the age of 16 to receive a single dose by the end of June.


12 February, 2021

Justin Trudeau 'Commended' Govt's Efforts For Dialogue With Protesting Farmers: MEA

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi and Trudeau held a telephone conversation on Wednesday, covering a range of issues including the coronavirus crisis.


Photo Gallery

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

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Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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