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25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship

As many as 25 Sikh families from Afghanistan have urged the Congress-led Punjab government to provide them Indian citizenship and give houses to stay as they are unable to fulfill their daily requirements

Emirates not to serve ‘Hindu meal’ to travellers anymore

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines took the ‘Hindu meal’ option off its menu mentioning a review of its services and customer feedback as the reason.

Red and white fill the streets as Edmontonians celebrate Canada Day across the city

Celebrations for Canada’s 151st birthday were buzzing all over Edmonton on Sunday, and 110 residents started their day by becoming the country’s newest citizens.

Haley vows to strengthen India-US relations

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, who is in India, said she is here to strengthen bilateral relations and to continue the democratic bonds.

Trump accuses Canadians of smuggling U.S. goods across border to dodge 'massive' duties

U.S. President Donald Trump launched another trade tirade against Canadians, accusing them Tuesday of sneaking their American shopping back home — all because of what he calls “massive” tariffs on American goods.

Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana

Canadian Parliament has passed a "historic" bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana nationwide, becoming the second country in the world to do so.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest man

mazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of USD 141.9 billion.

108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

A total of 108 migrants from Pakistan received Indian citizenship here in Rajasthan on Sunday.

International drug racket busted, 'big fish' Canadian among 4 arrested

Cracking down further on the big fish in the drugs trade, the Punjab Police has arrested four persons, who were using the courier services route to smuggle drugs abroad, thus busting an international module of drug smugglers reportedly controlled from Canada.

Trucking industry rep warns of 'chameleon carriers' after Humboldt tragedy

A representative of the trucking industry is warning about what he calls “chameleon carriers,” after a new corporation was registered to the address of the man who owns the Alberta company involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy.

Kim-Trump shake hands, begin new era of 'terrific relationship'

US President Donald Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday and welcomed the beginning of a "terrific relationship", a momentous step in an improbable courtship that has opened a new era for the worlds largest nuclear power and the most reclusive one.

5 shot dead in Florida hostage situation

An armed suspect who barricaded himself inside an apartment in the US state of Florida along with four child hostages shot and killed all of them and then shot himself, police said.

Canadian Senate approves marijuana legalisation bill

The Canadian Senate has voted to pass the government's landmark legislation to lift the country's 95-year-old prohibition on recreational marijuana by a vote of 56 to 30 with one abstention.

Trump blames Canada for burning White House in 1812 War

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday reproached Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, claiming that Canada burned the White House in the War of 1812.

Trump wants separate, 1-on-1 NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico, adviser says

U.S. President Donald Trump wants to split NAFTA negotiations in two, pursuing separate deals with Canada and Mexico rather than trying to update the three-country North American pact.