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Canadian retailers worry as Trump eyes duty-free goods increase in NAFTA talks

Canadian retailers worry as Trump eyes duty-free goods increase in NAFTA talks

U.S. President Donald Trump may have unwittingly resurrected an issue that has been hotly contested for years in Canada’s retail…

Premiers want more clarity from federal government on legalizing cannabis

Premiers want more clarity from federal government on legalizing cannabis

EDMONTON – Canada’s premiers say the federal government needs to provide more clarity as they work to craft rules on…

PM Trudeau faces questions over Julie Payette appointment

PM Trudeau faces questions over Julie Payette appointment

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Governor General Designate Julie Payette will inspire Canadians, as he defends…

Bank governor credits Liberal stimulus with stronger economy

Bank governor credits Liberal stimulus with stronger economy

OTTAWA – Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is crediting the Liberal government’s Canada Child Benefit program with…

Tech

ISS becomes first ‘off planet’ addition to Google Maps

New Delhi: The International Space Station (ISS) has become the first off planet addition to…

NASA eyes solar eclipse to understand Earth’s energy system

New York: In a bid to learn more about Earth’s energy system, scientists at NASA…

ISRO’s PSLV is much more than a satellite vehicle – It’s a ‘money-making machine’

New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation’s historic Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle famous for launching numerous…

Facebook brings Messenger ‘Lite’ to India

New Delhi: In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are…

NASA plans to fight fungus to keep space travellers safe

Washington: To keep space travellers safe, NASA researchers are taking steps to fight fungus as…

Rendezvous with Jupiter’s Great Red Spot – First raw images of the iconic storm are here!

New Delhi: With a spectacular finish to Monday’s historical flyby of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red…

Health
India among 10 nations accounting for more than 95% of new HIV infections: UN

India among 10 nations accounting for more than 95% of new HIV infections: UN

United Nations: India, China and Pakistan are among the 10 countries that accounted for more than 95…

Some people may be genetically programmed to be depressed

Some people may be genetically programmed to be depressed

Washington DC: It’s a sombre thought, but it seems that some of us are born more likely…

Business
Indian e-tailer Flipkart ups odds of buying Snapdeal with raised bid -sources

Indian e-tailer Flipkart ups odds of buying Snapdeal with raised bid -sources

Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart’s sweetened takeover offer of up to $950 million for Snapdeal has improved…

U.N. urges east Libya army to probe executions, suspend commander

U.N. urges east Libya army to probe executions, suspend commander

The United Nations called for the Libyan National Army (LNA) which controls the eastern part of…

Editorial

Confucian Constitution or convenient confusion?

China’s intellectuals and their sympathisers have begun to peddle a bold new argument. They have started…

How to turn the tide

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently took over the finance port-folio. One of his first announcements was…

World
Pakistan SC to vet ‘evidence’ against Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan SC to vet ‘evidence’ against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Supreme Court, hearing the Panama Papers case against Nawaz Sharif and his family,…

US seeks to smooth trade relations with China in talks

US seeks to smooth trade relations with China in talks

WASHINGTON: After riding a wave of anti-trade feeling to the White House, the Trump administration is…