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Bianca Andreescu, 2019 US Open Tennis Champion, Takes Mental Health Break

Dec 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Bianca Andreescu’s decision to take mental health break means the Canadian will miss the Australian Open in New Year. Andreescu had earlier opted out of Tokyo Olympics due to Covid concerns.

Psychopath Killer: Ex-Saudi Official Blows Whistle On Crown Prince, Threatens To Release Video If Killed

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Saa al-Jabri, a former Saudi security official, now living in exile in Canada, described Prince Mohammed bin Salman as 'a psychopath, killer.'


Flights To Resume Between India And Canada From Monday

The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.

Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party Re-Elected In Canada

Sep 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The opposition accused Justin Trudeau of calling an unnecessary vote two years before the deadline, allegedly for his own personal ambition. Trudeau failed to get absolute majority.


Trudeau's Early Election Gamble Amid Pandemic May Knock Him Out Of Power

The polls indicate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party is in a tight race with the rival Conservatives. It will likely win the most seats in Parliament, but still fail to get a majority.

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19 September, 2021

Justin Trudeau Makes Final Appeal Ahead Of Canada Election, Says Canadians Need A Govt That Follows Science

Associated Press (AP)

Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party is in a close race with the rival Conservatives and that it is unlikely on Monday to get the outright majority needed to govern without relying on an opposition party to remain in power.


03 September, 2021

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

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.


17 August, 2021

Kabul Talks Aimed At Bringing Other Non Taliban Leaders Into Government

Associated Press (AP)

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


13 August, 2021

Canada Sending Forces To Close Afghan Embassy, Says Official

Associated Press (AP)

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.


07 July, 2021

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

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


02 July, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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.


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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.


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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.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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