Monday, March 4, 2024



Canada Def Min describes relationship with India ‘important’

Says will continue to pursue partnerships like Indo-Pacific strategy TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 25: Terming the relationship with India as "important", Canada's Defence Minister Bill Blair on Sunday said that his country will continue to pursue partnerships like the Indo-Pacific strategy while the investigation of the killing of a Sikh separatist leader continues. Tensions flared between India and Canada following Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's explosive allegations of a "potential" involvement of Indian agents in the killing of Khalistani extremist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, 45, on his country's soil on June 18 in...

Important to build spaces for people with disabilities: Union minister Puri

New Delhi, September 1: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said there is a need to build sustainable and universally accessible spaces and find policy solutions to accommodate persons with disabilities. The minister for housing and urban affairs said around 70 per cent of those who need assistive technology did not have access to such a facility and called upon innovators to come up with solutions that are simple and widely accepted. Puri was speaking at an event organised to present the 'Smart Solutions Challenge and Inclusive Cities Awards...