Canadians believe India is snubbing their premier

21 February, 2018, 09:17 | Author: Natasha Holloway
  • Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his son Hadrien 3 feed an elephant during a tour of the elephant sanctuary in Mathura on Sunday

Trudeau addressed a business conference in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, attended by leaders from the Tata group, IT giants Infosys Ltd and pharmaceutical major Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd.

The Times of India was equally perplexed with Trudeau's visit.

On Monday, speaking with the students at IIM Ahmedabad, the Canadian Prime Minister, who is on a week-long visit to India, said that women were facing discrimination, sexism, and judgment every day in their lives.

Experts have been pushing the Liberals to create dedicated paternity leave in the budget and increase the value of benefits paid out for parents who opt for an 18-month parental leave that became available late previous year.

SGPC, an apex religious body of the Sikhs, will honour Trudeau by presenting him a Siropa (robe of honour), a replica of the Golden Temple and a sword, an SGPC official said.

"Wheels up for India and a busy visit, focused on creating good jobs and strengthening the deep connection between the people of our two countries", Trudeau tweeted as the family boarded the plane leaving Ottawa on Friday, February 16th. Singh had refused to meet Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan a year ago and called him a Khalistan sympathizer, and stating that his government would not meet anyone who supports the Khalistan cause.

'Three Billboards' big victor at BAFTAS
Experts pointed out that royals only wear black at funerals, so supporting the cause would be a breach of protocol. Kaluuya, who is also Oscar-nominated, joked that success meant taking Ubers rather than the subway.

February 17: Canadian PM Trudeau landed at the Delhi airport and was accompanied by his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children Hadrien, Ella-Grace Margaret and Xavier James Trudeau.

Referring to Modi accompanying Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe during the latter's visit to Gujarat in September, 2017, the sources said the visit was "very high" in content which included laying the foundation for India's first high-speed bullet train project besides other components.

The government has clarified that PM Modi not meeting PM Trudeau at the airport on his arrival was not a snub, and that it was the insistence of Canada that Trudeau's official engagements begin at the end of the week-long trip to India.

A story claiming that Fidel Castro was the father of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not true. Trudeau was received at the airport by junior agriculture minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat when Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke protocol to personally receive Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. A report by CBC News said that Trudeau's India visit looked more like a "family vacation" than an exercise for diplomatic engagement. He has already been to Agra for a visit to Taj with his family.

Amarinder Singh is all set to take Punjab's close business as well as people-to-people relations with Canada to the next level, with a one-to-one meeting with Trudeau in Amritsar on Wednesday, said an official spokesperson here.

Amarinder Singh had gone public to label Sajjan and other ministers of Indian origin in the Trudeau government as "Khalistani sympathizers".


  • Queen attends first London Fashion Week front row in surprise visit

    Queen attends first London Fashion Week front row in surprise visit

    The gala was attended by Wintour, model Naomi Campbell , designer Stella McCartney and other luminaries of the fashion scene. She praised Quinn for "his outstanding craftsmanship for many years" and thanked him for his contribution to British fashion.
    Mets reportedly sign All-Star Jason Vargas

    Mets reportedly sign All-Star Jason Vargas

    That person also spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical and had not been announced. New York's rotation was at one time extremely promising and had the potential to be one of the best in the league.
    Uber revenue rises, but it posts $4.5 billion loss

    Uber revenue rises, but it posts $4.5 billion loss

    For the fourth quarter, Uber's net loss was $1.1 billion, down from $1.46 billion it lost in the third quarter. He is aiming for Uber to make an underlying profit by next year, ahead of a planned stock market flotation.
  • Kvitova back in top 10 after win

    Kvitova back in top 10 after win

    So that means a lot to me". "That's why I came back, to try to have great results in the grand slams and the big tournaments", she said.
    Ohio State Basketball vs. Penn State: Preview and prediction

    Ohio State Basketball vs. Penn State: Preview and prediction

    On January 26th, Penn State's Tony Carr hit a buzzer-beating three to lift Penn State to an 82-79 upset, road victory in Columbus. Penn State made 45 percent of its three pointers, while Ohio State went 2-15.
    FCC Inspector General Investigating Sinclair Rulings

    FCC Inspector General Investigating Sinclair Rulings

    For many years, chairman Pai has called on the FCC to update its media ownership regulations - one of which dates back to 1975. Following today's news, these groups are also calling on Pai to recuse himself from all agency matters involving Sinclair.
  • 'Black Panther' shatters records with $235M-plus opening weekend

    'Black Panther' shatters records with $235M-plus opening weekend

    Celebrities and good samaritans all over the world (and at home ) who recognised this paid for fans' tickets. Today I got to spend time at one of my favorite places to hang out at, the movies.
    Trump endorses Mitt Romney's bid for Senate seat

    Trump endorses Mitt Romney's bid for Senate seat

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter to offer surprising support for a regular opponent on Monday night. Romney's statement Monday is strikingly different from ones he has previously made about the president.
    A Fresh Look At The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC)

    A Fresh Look At The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC)

    Analysts await The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC ) to report earnings on Feb, 16 for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2017. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal.
  • And It Just Hurts: Apple Employees Are Walking Into Walls

    And It Just Hurts: Apple Employees Are Walking Into Walls

    Place thousands of people distracted by iPhones in a building that is mostly transparent, and perhaps the results are inevitable. Recognizing the problem, employees began to put sticky notes on glass doors so employees would know they were there.
    Ethiopia under state of emergency following prime minister's resignation

    Ethiopia under state of emergency following prime minister's resignation

    The current state of emergency has to be approved by the national parliament, which is now on recess, giving the council 15 days to enforce the emergency rule until parliament reconvenes.
    Sony Announces Limited Time Sale on PlayStation VR Headsets & Bundles

    Sony Announces Limited Time Sale on PlayStation VR Headsets & Bundles

    The Doom VFR Bundle comes with a PSVR headeset, a disc copy of the game, a PlayStation Camera , and the PSVR Demo Disc 2.0. In addition to saving quite a few bucks, this is a good time to snatch up the VR headset before some significant releases.


Major League Baseball installs rules created to pick up pace of play
The new rules won't be without exceptions. "To gain an edge in any part of the game, you have to prepare", Callaway said. On Monday, the league announced rule changes for the 2018 season meant to increase the speed of play and shorten games.

Canadian PM to visit Golden Temple in Amritsar today
Applauding India for trade potential, Trudeau said that there was an anxiety in the western world about the success of trade here. His visit has been largely ignored and most of the publicity has been around his soft approach to terrorist activities in Canada.

Olympic skier seizes the opportunity to be mediocre
Plenty of other skiers who just missed the cut and are forced to watch from home likely aren't amused, either. For now, Swaney is happy to be in South Korea representing her grandparents' country.

Scholars Poll Ranks Donald Trump As 'Worst President Of All
Each expert who took the poll was asked to rate each president on a 0-100 scale, with 0 meaning failure and 100 meaning greatness. He surprisingly scored highest for communicating with the public and lowest for embodying institutional norms.

Google, Verily Life Sciences Use AI to Scan Eyes for Heart Risk
A set of Google algorithms were able to assess people's heart disease risk by just looking at their eye scans. However, the method will need to be tested more thoroughly before it can be used in a clinical setting.

Burnout Paradise Remastered Heading to PS4 and Xbox One in March
Instead of indivual racing tracks that were a cornerstone of previous entries in the franchise, Paradise featured an open-world. There hasn't been a new Burnout , however, since the release of Burnout Paradise ten years ago in 2008.

OH 7th grader shoots himself on middle school campus
All four elementary schools in the district are closed and all extracurricular activities have been canceled for the day. Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said the school is still considering if classes will continue Wednesday.

S.Africa opposition EFF says will boycott election of new president Thursday
Malema admitted he felt robbed by the fact that he would not be leading a motion of no confidence against Zuma. He further accused the new ANC leadership of being "too scared" to tell Zuma why he was sacked .

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says
Before the trial, he pleaded guilty to seven counts of indecent assault involving three boys, two of whom were part of the trial. A cheer of "yes" came from the public gallery where six victims sat with family members as the final verdicts were read out.

Mueller interviews Steve Bannon on Russian Federation investigation
He declined to say whether Bannon should be held in contempt of Congress, a process that could lead to months of legal wrangling. Bannon responded to all the questions he faced and no areas were off-limits, this person said, according to CNN .