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Zelenskyy addresses Ottawa, NATO should be combat ready: In the news, March 15 | national news

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of March 15… What we’re watching in Canada… Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is due to address parliament this morning, the latest in a series of virtual visits as he […]

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Karnataka’s disgruntled MLC Ibrahim quits Congress after rout in Assembly polls

Karnataka MLC CM Ibrahim announced on Saturday that he is quitting the State Legislative Council as well as the Congress party after his poor performance in recent assembly elections held in five states. He is expected to join the Janata Dal (secular) he left years ago. A powerful leader of the state’s Muslim community, Ibrahim […]

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BJP will retain power in Manipur: Amit Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday expressed confidence that the party will retain power in Manipur and added that the Central and State governments have worked together in harmony to end the differences between hills and valleys. BJP National Chairman Jagat Prakash Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah held a joint press conference at the […]

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Ukraine dominates discussions in Manitoba Legislative Assembly

The spring session of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly officially began Wednesday with the introduction of two new bills, but the specter of a Russian invasion of Ukraine was front and center. Members of the Legislative Assembly were united against a common enemy and in favor of democracy, but divided on how best to show it. […]

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Russia struggles to shore up sanctions-hit economy

Published on: 03/02/2022 – 17:18Amended: 03/02/2022 – 17:10 Moscow (AFP) – Russian authorities are scrambling to stem the panic as massive sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine have caused the worst economic shocks since the fall of the Soviet Union. Asked by journalists on Wednesday about the survival of the economy, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov […]

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Japan’s lower house raps about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in ‘strongest terms’

Japan’s lower house on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in “the strongest possible terms”, urging Russian troops to immediately stop the attack and withdraw from the nation. Eastern Europe. The resolution, approved by the House of Representatives, expressed opposition to Russia’s use of force to unilaterally change the status quo after […]

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Prime Minister Modi slams opposition for encouraging COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday slammed the opposition for encouraging reluctance to vaccinate for COVID-19 in the country and said the vaccination campaign had been carried out successfully despite several challenges. The Prime Minister, addressing a public meeting in Maharajganj today, said: “Those Indians who felt proud knowing that the vaccines were made in […]

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PM to announce cut in POL prices and electricity tariff: Khattak

NOWSHERA: Federal Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon unveil a relief package for the masses. “The Prime Minister will address the nation shortly and announce a Rs10 reduction in oil prices, a Rs5 per unit reduction in electricity tariffs, as well as several other measures,” he said […]

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Russian-Ukrainian tension: “Regional conflict, not global… Delhi must maintain normal relations”

The operations in Ukraine mark a “regional conflict” and all other countries, including India, should continue to maintain normal relations with Moscow, Andrey A Klimov, an influential member of the upper house of the Parliament of the Russian Federation and head of the ruling section of international affairs of the United Russia party, said Thursday. […]

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WA records highest ever daily COVID tally as Parliament faces virus scare

Western Australia has recorded 194 new local cases of COVID-19 as Parliament faces its first virus alert. Key points: Labor MP Terry Healy has been confirmed as a close contact He spent the last three days in Parliament WA State opposition called vaccination mandates ‘vindictive’ The new cases represent the highest daily tally in the […]

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UN and Haiti ask for $2 billion to help after earthquake

Amina Mohammed, the UN’s deputy secretary-general, called the $2 billion figure “discouraging” but said Haiti needed international support. The story continues under the ad “We are aware that aid budgets are under pressure around the world. We also know donors are tired. And we heard, loud and clear, concerns about the results of aid in […]

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Does Tasmania need more politicians? Greens call for bigger talent pool following Sarah Courtney’s resignation

The resignation of Tasmania’s education minister has revived calls for a bigger parliament, but a former MP has said adding more politicians will not guarantee a bigger pool of talent. Key points: The resignation of Education Minister Sarah Courtney has led to calls for a bigger Tasmanian parliament Some supporters say Tasmanians would be better […]

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Religious Discrimination Bill Passes Lower House After All-Night Debate

MPs stayed overnight to debate the bill’s progress, with five government backbenchers eventually crossing the floor. The central issue was that the bill did not protect transgender children from being expelled from religious schools. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce successfully pushed their religious discrimination legislation through the Lower House. (Sydney […]

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Congress MPs walk out during Prime Minister’s speech in Rajya Sabha

On Tuesday, February 8, congressmen created a ruckus and slammed of the Upper House as Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to the motion of thanks on the President’s speech to Rajya Sabha. “We left the prime minister’s speech on the vote of thanks because instead of talking about the president’s speech, he blamed Congress,” Congress […]

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PML-N CEC meets today to reflect on internal change and post-change scenario

The cooperation of Ch Parvez Elahi and his eventual elevation to the post of Chief Minister for about a year could become a political challenge for the Nawaz party LAHORE/Islamabad – The PML-N Central Executive Committee (CEC) is meeting here today to decide on several key issues relating to the possible internal change and its […]

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Comments Requested on Provisional Province Status for GB – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), Khalid Khurshid, has circulated among members of the GB Legislative Assembly and his cabinet a bill to amend the Constitution of Pakistan to grant “status of provisional province” to the strategically located region, asking them to submit their “feedback and views”, Dawn has learned. The Chief Minister wants […]

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BJP sends whip to Rajya Sabha members to attend House on Tuesday

BJP sends whip to RS members to attend on Tuesday They said the whip was issued by the ruling party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to respond to the vote of thanks at the President’s address. PTI, New Delhi, 06 February 2022, 01:54 ist updated: 06 Feb 2022, 01:54 ist The BJP issued […]

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Premier Horgan returns to legislature after cancer treatment

A smiling Premier, John Horgan, returned to the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, his first public appearance since undergoing radiation therapy for throat cancer. He spent part of the day celebrating the Lunar New Year – the Year of the Tiger began on Tuesday – stepping out to pose for photos wearing a dragon-patterned jacket with […]

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Protest by truckers in Canada; Free tests on demand: virus updates

Weekly deaths in the United States have reached their highest level in nearly a year, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg. Russia reported more than 100,000 new infections for the first time over the previous day. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is self-isolating after being considered a close contact of […]

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Jagadish rules out early polls in the state – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service HYDERABAD: Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy has ruled out the possibility of holding early polls in the state legislature. He said the Assembly polls would be held on schedule. Speaking to reporters in Nalgonda on Saturday, Jagadish Reddy blasted the Bharatiya Janata Party. He alleged that the Saffron Festival was 100 […]

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Coronavirus Morning News Brief – January 21: Effective booster shots to fight CDC Omicron findings and mandatory vaccinations in Austria

In breaking news, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the third dose, or booster dose, of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech is 90% effective in preventing people infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus to be hospitalized. In other news, we cover the rising Covid death toll, a law making Covid […]

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10 things to know this morning in Australia

Darrian Traynor/Getty Images Good morning! Novak Djokovic has been sent off. The world’s number one male tennis player left the country overnight, hours after the full Federal Court bench ruled unanimously that Immigration Minister Alex Hawke was within his rights to leave the country. personally veto the star’s visa. Djokovic is “extremely disappointed” but respects […]

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Covid News: NYC Mayor Evaluates Remote Learning Option

Novak Djokovic training at the Margaret Court Arena on Thursday.Credit…Mark Baker/Associated Press Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, had his visa revoked for a second time by Australian authorities on Friday, the dizzying latest volley in a never-ending drama over his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said in a […]

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EDITORIAL: Imperial System Fixing Expert Panel Report Unlikely to Get Support

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has submitted the report of an expert panel on imperial succession to the Speaker of the Lower House and the Speaker of the Upper House, even though the document leaves many stones unturned. It is highly doubtful whether the report can win widespread support among Japanese people now and in the […]

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Kyodo News Digest: January 7, 2022

Hachiko statue in Tokyo’s Shibuya district is covered in snow on January 6, 2022. (Kyodo) == Kyodo The following is the latest list of news highlights selected by Kyodo News. ———- Japan, US express concern over Chinese attempt to undermine rules-based order TOKYO – The Japanese and US foreign and defense chiefs on Friday expressed […]

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Amit Shah will address public meetings on UP Today; Opening of the sale of the 19th tranche of electoral bonds on January 1

Read more have a “darshan” from Ram Lalla at 11:00 am. Then, around 11:30 am, he will deliver a public address. At 1:00 p.m. Shah will address a public meeting in Sant Kabir Nagar. The Union Minister will organize a roadshow in Bareilly at 3:30 p.m., then deliver a public address in Bareilly at 5:00 […]

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Rahul Gandhi travels abroad, Congress calls it “personal visit”

“Rahul Gandhi pays brief personal visit,” said Congress Secretary General Randeep Surjewala (File) New Delhi: As the New Year approaches and a few months away from Assembly polls in five states, former Congress President and MP Rahul Gandhi traveled abroad on Wednesday morning for “a personal visit”. Recently before the winter session of Parliament, he […]

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Tejasvi Surya’s U-turn came after management’s rap, growing unease over his remarks

LS Tejasvi Surya, BJP youth wing leader and South Bangalore MP, may have used community rhetoric to build his political career so far, but there is now growing unease among party leaders in the about some of his controversial remarks, sources said. This was reflected in the directive from national leaders asking the 31-year-old to […]

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US calls on Somalia to end elections

The United States on Sunday called on Somalia to complete its elections after passing last week’s deadline to complete them with less than 10 percent of Somali parliamentarians elected to the lower house. “The United States is deeply concerned about the continuing delays and procedural irregularities which have undermined the credibility of the process,” State […]

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New South Wales ministers retire ahead of reshuffle | Whyalla news

New South Wales premier Dominic Perrottet is preparing to announce a new cabinet, but he will not include two longtime members of the government, one of whom hopes it will include more women. Special Minister of State Don Harwin and Local Government Minister Shelley Hancock both told Perrottet they did not want to be considered […]

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Parliament live: Oppn MPs say ‘government must apologize to us’ after Goyal demands apology for suspended members’ behavior

** Accusing the government of suppressing the voice of the opposition, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge, Tiruchi Siva of DMK and Sanjay Raut of Shiv Sena as well as other members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha marched from the statue of Mahatama Gandhi in the Parliament complex in Vijay Chowk holding banners […]

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Politicians hanged in effigy during protest outside BC Legislature reflect disturbing trend: Expert

An expert on extremism and political radicalization said a disturbing protest outside the British Columbia legislature this week reflects a disturbing trend. The premier of British Columbia and two high-ranking ministers were hanged in effigy in front of the province’s legislature during a rally organized Thursday by opponents of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The event […]

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Today, 75 years ago … Modi remembers the first sitting of the Constituent Assembly: The Tribune India

Aditi Tandon Tribune press service New Delhi, December 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday recalled the first session of India’s Constituent Assembly tasked with drafting the Constitution and urged young people to learn more about this historic day. “Today, 75 years ago, our Constituent Assembly met for the first time. Distinguished people from different […]

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Alan Tudge leaves federal cabinet after Rachelle Miller’s allegation; NSW COVID cases grow, Omicron variant cases grow; The vote on the Victoria pandemic bill has been adjourned; Greg Hunt, Christian Porter Exit Federal Politics, Victoria COVID Cases Rise

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has confirmed he will step down from politics in next year’s election. “Earlier today, I spoke with the Prime Minister and my Electorate Chairman and informed them that I would not be standing in the next election. This may surprise some of you, ”he joked. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt […]

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Victory March, Rain Fury, and Assembly took over AP in November

An eventful month that saw the festive spirit, the fury of nature, the Assembly passing important bills and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meeting his counterparts from two neighboring states in more than four years of Praja Sankalpa Yatra showing magnified reflection on municipal elections and many more. The month started in a festive […]

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Decision on the pandemic bill expected Wednesday afternoon as debate on amendments continues

Dozens of Victorian ministers have endured a long night and a long morning as debate continues over the Andrews government’s pandemic bill, which is expected to be passed late Wednesday afternoon. Victorian-era Upper House ministers debated for more than half a day in Parliament over amendments to the Andrews government’s pandemic bill. Although the government […]

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Rihanna is “very excellent” in Barbados

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called before dawn Tuesday, but hesitated before getting up. Prior to her, senior Barbados government officials encouraged her to join them at a crucial time in her country’s history. “You can come my dear,” Barbados Prime Minister Mia […]

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“This is long overdue”: Land recognition pronounced in Manitoba legislature

WINNIPEG – A formal recognition of the land was first recited in the Manitoba legislature, which one of Manitoba’s great chiefs said was a momentous decision to restore a badly tarnished relationship with the province. On Monday, an acknowledgment of Indigenous lands was recited as part of the official deliberations of the Manitoba Legislature. “It […]

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Omicron COVID Variants Cases Rise, South African Travelers, Close Contacts Quarantined, NSW COVID Cases Rise, Victpria COVID Cases Rise, Scott Morrison Calls National Emergency Cabinet

The Victorian government negotiated a deal to get an additional vote on its pandemic bill in the last sitting week of the year. Upper House MP Rod Barton – of the Transport Matters Party – has been pushing the Andrews government to make significant concessions, with new amendments that will provide more oversight and appeal […]

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Johor Assembly rejects proposal to discuss JTPD membership

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Johor State Legislative Assembly (DUN) today rejected a proposal to discuss the involvement of opposition MPs as members of the District Development Action Committee (JTPD) . Johor Assembly Speaker Suhaizan Kaiat said a total of 28 state assembly members voted against the proposal, while 27 assembly members voted for, through by a two-minute […]

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Mamata Banerjee’s national ambitions could hamper opposition unity

Trinamool’s Congress supremo, Mamata Banerjee, was in Delhi for four days but did not meet with Acting Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Instead, she chose to meet disgruntled congressional leaders and while in Delhi the congressional unit in Meghalaya split and former chief minister Mukul Sangma joined the TMC. Not only Sangma but in Delhi, Kirti […]

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GV Mavalankar – the man Nehru nicknamed the “father of Lok Sabha”

A portrait of GV Mavalankar. | Photo credit: Twitter / @ DrMohanYadav51 Text size: A- A + On the occasion of his 133rd birthday, ThePrint examines GV Mavalankar’s role as the first president of Lok Sabha. ohn May 15, 1952, at the first session of Lok Sabha, Jawaharlal Nehru faced a unique challenge. Have 17.32 […]

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The parliamentary year is over. How has the McGowan government used its total control?

When Labor took full control of the WA parliament in a landmark election this year, warnings from the opposition did not bode well. It would be “dangerous for the future of our state,” said former opposition leader Zak Kirkup. So how did the first year of an extraordinary parliament inundated with Labor MPs go? It’s […]

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BJP whip to Rajya Sabha members: be present on the first day of the winter session

The BJP on Thursday issued a three-line whip to keep its Rajya Sabha members present in the House when the winter session begins on Monday, November 29, indicating the government’s intention to repeal the three farm laws contentious in the very first week of the session. “All BJP MPs in Rajya Sabha are hereby informed […]

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Electoral law reform – Corporate donations

Question from Mrs O’CONNOR to the PRIME MINISTER, Mr GUTWEIN Today, legislation that was bought and paid for by the gaming industry will pass through the Legislative Council and return to this House, in large part thanks to the capitulation of Labor. The debate on your future gambling bill has demonstrated to Tasmanians the toxic […]

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Federal Agriculture Minister “Working Extremely Hard” to Resume Fresh Potato Trade with United States

Ending the suspension of trade in fresh potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States is a top priority for the Canadian government, said Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau . The trade was ordered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Monday following the discovery of potatoes infected with potato wart in two fields […]

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Rebel MP Qld threatens government over mandates

Queensland MP George Christensen is the latest coalition member to threaten to deny his federal vote on COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Mr Christensen became the first government member of the lower house to fail to guarantee his support for coalition legislation, amid a growing rebellion in the Senate over mandatory vaccination regimes in states and territories. […]

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Cedric Stephens | The Doctrine of Resilience, Part 2 | Business

When I sat down to write the first part of this article during the last week of October, I had no idea I would return to the topic. Weeks later, I was happy to hear that there are larger “apostles” around who believe in the doctrine of resilience. Furthermore, they recognize that the novel coronavirus […]

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Vic’s pandemic bill faces further delay | County Chief of St George and Sutherland

Victoria’s pandemic legislation could be amended to provide increased oversight, in an effort to gain support from another interbank MP. But the Public Health and Welfare Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill is unlikely to be debated on Friday, with the government planning to call an additional sitting day next week to ensure its passage before the […]

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Liberal MPs mingle with protesters making death threats on the steps of Parliament

The government announced on Monday evening that it would amend the bill which had drawn strong criticism from lawyers and human rights activists for its overbreadth. However, the amendments did not satisfy civil society opponents or quell the anger of protesters. Tuesday’s crowd included many ordinary Victorians concerned about vaccination warrants and other pieces of […]

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Alberta premier rejects opposition attempt to censor him for handling COVID-19

EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is rejecting an opposition offer to have him formally censored by the legislature for his handling of the fourth wave of COVID-19. Kenney says he’s focused on restarting Alberta’s economy and doesn’t have time for what he calls a cynical political game. Opposition NPD asked for answers as to […]

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Will stand for parliamentary election if party chooses, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath | Lucknow News

GORAKHPUR: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday that he would participate in the next parliamentary elections if his party so decides. He is currently a member of the UP Legislative Council. Addressing reporters at an informal meeting in Gorakhpur, the CM said: “I have always contested the elections and I will run […]

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Yukon pushes back vaccination mandate date for government workers

Yukon government employees have had a few more months to get the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine, Premier Sandy Silver said on Wednesday. Officials, including teachers and frontline healthcare workers, still have to have at least their first injection by November 30, but now have until January 30 to get their second injection. Last month, Silver said […]

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Manitoba CP leadership race finalist challenges results

The finalist in the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba leadership race, Shelly Glover, is contesting the results of last weekend’s election. On October 30, Progressive Conservative Party (PC) Chairman Tom Wiebe announced that Heather Stefanson was the new party leader, as well as the province’s first female premier. She replaces Brian Pallister, who resigned as […]

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The CDP struggled in the elections despite the joint pact of the opposition parties

In the gloom of a post-mortem lower house election, the main opposition party, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, was forced to question whether joining forces with the Communist Party of Japan was the right thing to do. . This collaboration is still being questioned with an election to the Upper House looming on the […]

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Here’s how the Victorian government’s proposed pandemic laws will work and what the experts are saying

When it comes to the new pandemic laws proposed by Victoria, there are very different views. Victoria’s Health Minister Martin Foley insists the legislation “consolidates this Victorian Parliament and public health response as the most accountable, transparent and public health-driven system in the Commonwealth”. Others disagree. Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy describes the proposed laws […]

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Manish Sisodia says BJP will replace Goa CM ahead of polls, Saffron party voices say “baseless”

Senior AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday that two and a half months before legislative elections in Goa, the BJP is ready to replace Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. He also said he had an “internal list” from the BJP that took note of the failures of the Sawant government […]

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Hospitalized Czech president shown on video as his office counteracts criticism

Czech President Milos Zeman attends his investiture ceremony at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, March 8, 2018, after being re-elected. REUTERS / David W Cerny / File Photo PRAGUE, October 21 (Reuters) – Assistants to Czech President Milos Zeman on Thursday showed video of him signing a decree to convene a new parliament while […]

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Somalia: Somalia’s lower house elections to start next week – PM Roble

Mogadishu – Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said on Sunday that the election for members of the lower house of parliament will begin next week. The breakaway region of northwest Somaliland is expected to elect 46 lawmakers, Prime Minister Roble said. He said he agreed with the leaders of Somaliland’s political groups in Mogadishu […]

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Prison sentence to be finalized for former Japanese justice minister for buying votes

A three-year prison sentence for former Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai for buying votes for his wife in the 2019 upper house election is expected to be finalized as he intends to drop his appeal in this high-profile case, said a source familiar with the matter. Tuesday. Former justice minister Katsuyuki Kawai was sentenced to three […]

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The week ahead: Mumbai gears up to reopen colleges and cinemas; ICC Men’s T20 World Cup kicks off | Latest India News

Mumbai On the back of zero Covid-19 deaths in Mumbai on Sunday, October 17, the city is gearing up for another round of unlocks this week – with colleges, universities, cinemas and auditoriums reopening after 18 months of inactivity physical. The worst-affected city in the country with 751,659 cumulative cases and 16,180 deaths has gradually […]

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reiterates commitment to resolve Kuril Islands dispute with Russia

Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reiterated to resolve disputed island issue with Russia very soon, news agency said Sputnik reported Wednesday. According to reports, the prime minister’s statement came during a hearing in the upper house of the Japanese parliament. Quoting Kishida, the news agency said Japan has been consistent with its position […]

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Western Australia plans to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for teachers

School teachers could be the next target group for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations in Western Australia in a bid to accelerate the state’s rollout. Education Minister Sue Ellery said the idea was being considered by the state government amid concerns over the highly infectious Delta strain. “In Victoria and New South Wales, they’ve imposed it, and […]

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Boris Johnson live news: Treasury urged support for energy crisis as No 10 backs Kwarteng amid talks

Kwasi Kwarteng did not “speak” of support for industry, minister says Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng today addressed a formal request to the Treasury for support to industries affected by high energy prices. He made the request on behalf of industries – such as manufacturing – that rely heavily on energy and would be negatively affected […]

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Voluntary assisted dying bill: New South Wales is the only state to have laws on voluntary euthanasia yet

New South Wales politicians will consider whether terminally ill people should be able to end their own life as a new voluntary assisted dying bill is introduced in parliament this week. NSW is the only state still legalizing assisted dying after a bill in 2017 was defeated in the Upper House by a vote. New […]

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Poland’s decision raises fears of leaving the EU

BRUSSELS – Senior officials from two founding members of the European Union on Friday expressed fears that a Polish decision challenging the supremacy of EU laws could trigger the country’s exit from the 27-country bloc. France’s European Minister Clément Beaune insisted that the ruling handed down by the Polish Constitutional Court on Thursday was an […]

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Victorian MPs set to challenge ‘antidemocratic’ vaccine mandate as opposition declares support

Loading Mr Limbrick said the government was using the mandate to reduce the number of MPs likely to vote against an upcoming emergency powers bill that would give it the legal capacity to enforce many public health rules. “I think this is one of the most undemocratic things I have ever seen,” he said. “If […]

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Mixed reaction to the publication of the EIA of the Warragamba dam | Advertiser Wollondilly

West Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres welcomed the release of the document, which is thousands of pages long. “This is an important step in the delivery of the elevation of the Warragamba dam wall,” he said. “It is a complete, if not exhaustive, environmental impact statement.” Interested locals have until November 12 to review the documents […]

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Wife of slain Haitian president meets judge as part of investigation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Martine Moïse, widow of the assassinated president of Haiti, traveled to her homeland to answer behind closed doors questions on Wednesday from a judge overseeing the murder case. Surrounded by heavy security, Moses motioned to the followers who shouted “Justice! and entered the courthouse in the capital Port-au-Prince, coming out nearly […]

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Oxley member Melinda Pavey names NSW Nationals leader after John Barliaro resigns

The NSW Nationals will meet to elect a new leader on Wednesday following the resignation of John Barilaro, with Water Minister Melinda Pavey confirming his candidacy. Melinda Pavey has been appointed head of the New South Wales Nationals following the resignation of John Barilaro, who would also see her become the state’s new Deputy Prime […]

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Tanzania: Ole Nasha is buried, as PM praises his legacy

PREMIER Kassim Majaliwa yesterday led mourners to the funeral of former Ngorongoro MP and Deputy Prime Minister-Investment Cabinet Minister William Ole Nasha, who died on Monday evening last week after succumbing to the blood pressure. Mr. Majaliwa, who represented President Samia Suluhu Hassan, called on the residents of Ngorongoro to honor the legacy left by […]

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MPs Should Vote To Require Vaccinations Inside The Legislative Assembly Chamber: Speaker

Breadcrumb Links Politics Local News Questions about the immunization status of members of the legislature come as the NDP pushes for vaccine rules in the building, calls on Prime Minister Jason Kenney to kick unvaccinated MPs from his caucus Author of the article: Ashley Joannou Release date : 01 Oct 2021 • 53 minutes ago […]

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Second UCP MP publicly denounces Jason Kenney’s leadership

A second UCP caucus member publicly questions the leadership of Prime Minister Jason Kenney. Angela Pitt, MP for Airdrie-East, was questioned by a reporter at an independent press conference on Tuesday whether she had confidence in Kenney’s leadership of the United Conservative Party. “The answer to that question is no, I don’t. And I don’t […]

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Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are free: what does this mean for Canada-China relations?

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, the two Canadian men arrested almost three years ago by the Chinese Communist regime, are on their national soil after the legal dispute involving Huawei leader Meng Wanzhou was partly resolved by the American prosecutors. Shortly after his announcement Friday night that Kovrig and Spavor had been released by Chinese […]

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Richardson: The Strange and Rapid Death of SA’s ICAC

The end came quickly for the great ICAC experiment in South Australia. Ann Vanstone in front of parliament this week. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily Indeed, the strangest thing about the bizarre death of state independent anti-corruption watchdog Mark One was the unseemly haste with which it was ultimately dispatched. There were other strange things […]

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Commentary: equality is not defined in the government’s mandate | Weekly farm

Martin Aldridge, The Nationals WA, MLC Agricultural Region ‘NOT on our agenda’ – the words repeated over and over again by Prime Minister Mark McGowan and Labor on electoral reform ahead of the March elections, which ultimately resulted in full Labor control over both houses of the United Nations. Parliament. And yet, weeks after the […]

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BJP appoints S Selvaganapathy for Pondicherry Rajya Sabha election – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service PODUCHERRY: After days of negotiations over the challenge to Rajya Sabha’s single seat in Pondicherry, the case was finally settled with the appointment of BJP S Selvaganapathy, the former provincial deputy to challenge the polls. BJP National Secretary General and Headquarters Manager Arun Singh announced Tuesday after finalizing Selvaganapathy’s candidacy. Selvaganapathy, […]

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Demolition of K’taka temple: BJP will face oppn heat in assembly today

Bangalore, September 21 Even though the BJP in Karnataka tabled the Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021 in the Legislature, the issue of temple demolition is expected to dominate Tuesday’s session. Congress is ready to launch an attack on the BJP, questioning its commitment to protect the temples. Congress attacked the government for rising inflation […]

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Rajya Sabha’s siege remains bone of contention in Pondicherry’s ruling alliance

Express news service PUDUCHERRY: Chief Minister N Rangasamy and BJP leaders failed to reach any consensus on Rajya Sabha’s candidate, even after holding talks on Sunday. The leaders – the head of the legislative wing A Namassivayam and the president of the state BJP V Saminathan – met the chief minister at his residence. The […]

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Covid Live New Updates: India Reports 35,662 New Coronavirus Cases and 33,798 Recoveries in Last 24 Hours

!1 new updateClick here for the latest updates India’s Covid toll is much higher than official 4.43 lakh figures: Congress आंकड़े बेशक ये कहते हैं कि पूरे देश में 4 लाख 43 हजार लोगों की मृत्यु हुई है। यह कहीं ज्यादा… https://t.co/8rGBlFeWOw – Congress (@INCIndia) 1631943300000 RN Ravi was sworn in as governor of Tamil […]

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Breaking News Live Updates: Government Extends PAN-Aadhaar Link Deadline to March 2022

!1 new updateClick here for the latest updates Apple removed Russian opposition app after threats of arrest, source close to the ruling says The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) to meet at the World Health Organization (WHO) on granting emergency use authorization for Covaxin on October 5 ANI Reports Terrorists and their […]

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Haiti faces new instability as prime minister comes under scrutiny

Port au Prince – The Haitian government begins to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased surveillance from authorities investigating the president’s murder. Henry sacked the justice minister on Wednesday night. Henry sacked Justice Minister Rockefeller Vincent the day after he sacked the Prime Minister of Port-au-Prince. He linked the prime minister to the […]

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Mansukh Mandavia: Parties should not be in politics on Covid-19: Mansukh Mandavia

Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia stressed during the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that political parties and state governments should not involve politics in the fight against the Covid pandemic, which could experience a third wave, even as He assured that the supply of vaccines, oxygen, drugs and other logistics is stepped up. The upper house returned […]

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Jihadists threaten as Somalia elections approach

Somali al-Shabaab jihadists have warned politicians against participating in the elections due to start this month after months of deadlock and delays. The threat, in an audio message purportedly recorded by Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Umar Abu Ubaidah, underscores the security challenges facing the electoral process in this deeply volatile country in the Horn of Africa. […]

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Premier of the NWT appoints new deputy ministers

Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane June 9, 2020. Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane announced changes to two unelected heads of territorial ministries. John MacDonald takes over as deputy minister of the Department of Education, Culture and Employment this week, replacing Rita Mueller who left the NWT public service, according to a press release on Monday. […]

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Plots of disruptors and hindrances cannot derail India’s development trajectory; Monsoon session will bear new fruits of progress: Amit Shah

ANI | Update: Jul 19, 2021 8:16 PM STI New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The monsoon session of parliament will bear new fruits of progress, and disruptors and hindrances will not be able to derail India’s development trajectory with their plots, the minister said on Monday. Home Affairs Union, Amit Shah, criticizing the opposition […]

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Kill Zombie PELs: Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson Maintains Calls for Zombie PEL Canning | Canberra weather

news, latest news, ONE NSW Minister has doubled down on his calls to extinguish expired mining licenses in his electorate. Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson backed his calls in January this year for the state government to “crush” zombie oil exploration (PEL) licenses, at least in his electorate. “This is still my 100% position,” Anderson told […]

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Nepalese Prime Minister Deuba calls for vote of confidence today, South Asia News

Newly appointed Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to demand a confidence vote in the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday. The first meeting of the restored House of Representatives is expected to be held on Sunday, announced by the president’s office on the recommendation of the newly formed cabinet. With the HoR, […]

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CM appeals to Center to attribute Bharat Ratna to Bahuguna

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday called on the central government to award the Bharat Ratna to the leader of the Chipko movement, Sunderlal Bahuguna. The Chief Minister made the appeal by unveiling a memorial stone, portrait and took part in a tree-planting campaign at the Delhi Legislature in memory of the recently deceased environmentalist. […]

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Union Minister Piyush Goyal appointed House Leader to Rajya Sabha

Union Minister and top BJP leader Piyush Goyal was appointed head of the chamber in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, filling the post left vacant by Thaawarchand Gehlot, who is now the governor of Karnataka. Announcing the appointment, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi tweeted: “Congratulations to @PiyushGoyal ji for being appointed House Leader to Rajya […]

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“Categorically deny that I am resigning as Minister of Finance of the World Bank”, declares Amit Mitra

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshaped his Union Council of Ministers last week, what remains in the spotlight are the enormous challenges facing India. Besides a lingering health problem linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is the faltering Indian economy, battered and bruised by the two waves of the pandemic. Business confidence is suspicious, unemployment […]

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Facing Congress in Himachal, six-fold CM Virbhadra Singh dies at 87

Virbhadra Singh, Himachal Pradesh’s longest-serving chief minister, died Thursday in Shimla after a long illness. The six-time chief minister and nine-time member of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh dominated the state’s political landscape for nearly 50 years. Singh, better known as Raja Sahib, was 87 years old. When Singh died, Congress lost its top […]

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Government of Bengal’s Covid-19 portal ‘Benvax’ reports to central scanner | Calcutta

The Covid-19 digital portal launched by the West Bengal government has come under the scanner of the Union government, following allegations of irregularities raised by the Leader of the Opposition (LdP) of the Legislative Assembly of State. Senior health officials in the Mamata Banerjee administration, however, said the ‘Benvax’ portal is integrated with the centre’s […]

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Historical allegation of ‘trial and error’ haunts Joyce | Port Lincoln weather

A Western Australian MP has used parliamentary privilege to raise historic allegations of sexual misconduct by newly reinstated Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. Jackie Jarvis, of the Labor Party, spoke in the Washington state upper house early Friday, saying she wanted to “set the record straight” about allegations made by a woman […]

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Tamil Nadu to appoint five-member economic advisory board

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said the first session of the 16th Legislative Assembly will begin today with the governor’s speech. The Economic Advisory Board includes world-renowned economists including Nobel Laureate US economist Esther Duflo, former Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan, former chief economic adviser to the central government Arvind Subramaniam, professor Jean Dries […]