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Citizenship ceremony marks 100 days to Pan Am Games

By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Zsofi Balasz hadn’t even received her Canadian passport when she... (more...)

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Citizenship ceremony marks 100 days to Pan Am Games

By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Zsofi Balasz hadn’t even received her Canadian passport when she... (more...)

Yemen evacuation: Over 350 head home on two IAF flights (Intro Roundup)

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) — The Indian evacuation efforts of its stranded nationals in strife-torn Yemen was in full... (more...)

175 Indians evacuated from Yemen to reach Kochi

New Delhi/Kochi, April 1 (IANS) — The first batch of 175 Indians — 135 from Kerala and 40 from Tamil Nadu —... (more...)

First batch of 175 Indians from Yemen to arrive in Kochi

Kochi, April 1 (IANS) — The first batch of 175 Indians — 135 from Kerala and 40 from Tamil Nadu — will... (more...)

Special prosecutor in criminal case for all stages, SC told

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) — Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that... (more...)

India evacuates 350 nationals from Yemen, to help Bangladesh too (Roundup)

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) — With fighting intensifying in Yemen, India on Wednesday evacuated 350 nationals, mostly... (more...)

Sri Lanka says China leader proposed 3-way talks to clear issues over Indian Ocean presence

By Krishan Francis THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government said Wednesday that Chinese... (more...)

Sri Lanka trying to evacuate nationals from Yemen

Colombo, April 1 (IANS) — The Sri Lankan government is making arrangements to evacuate about 100 of its nationals stranded... (more...)

Sri Lanka says China leader proposed 3-way talks to clear issues over Indian Ocean presence

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says that Chinese President Xi Jinping has proposed... (more...)

Specify wasteful welfare schemes: Panneerselvam asks opposition

Chennai, April 1 (IANS) — In a spirited defence of the government’s freebies and subsidies, Tamil Nadu Chief... (more...)

Evacuated Indians reach Djibouti on way back home

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) — The 350 Indian nationals evacuated from strife-torn Yemen have reached Djibouti and will... (more...)

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Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

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