The United States Congress is scrambling to complete work on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill before some existing pandemic-related benefits are due to expire. Freddie Joyner has more.
The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to take up President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus aid bill, setting up what is likely to be a contentious, days-long debate over the merits of the sweeping package. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
The top State Department diplomatic security official in Afghanistan was removed from his role for declaring the “death of America” and making racist comments about Kamala Harris in a post on his Facebook page when President Donald Trump lost November’s presidential election, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
In brief remarks on Saturday from the White House's Roosevelt Room, Biden said he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to thank her for her support and urged the Senate to take up the American Rescue Plan quickly. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
South Korea will increase its contribution to the cost of U.S. forces stationed in the country under an agreement reached with the United States, the State Department said on Sunday, easing an irritant in ties between the two allies. Bryan Wood reports.
A sprawling camp in the Mexican city of Matamoros, within sight of the Texan border, has since 2019 been one of the most powerful reminders of the human toll of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to keep migrants out of the United States. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Brian Stelter discusses the future of the Murdoch media empire with Diana Falzone of The Daily Beast, Sarah Ellison of The Washington Post and Oliver Darcy of CNN. Stelter brings up Lachlan Murdoch’s admission that Fox News is the “loyal opposition” to Biden and recent news reports about succession drama at Fox Corp.
Credit: The White HouseUS president Joe Biden has had his first bilateral meeting with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau virtually, with the coronavirus pandemic stripping the occasion of its customary Oval Office fanfare.The two leaders – Mr Biden in the Roosevelt Room at the White House and Mr Trudeau in the prime minister’s office in Ottawa – delivered friendly opening remarks in front of the media.Mr Trudeau was commended Mr Biden for quickly rejoining the Paris climate accord, a worldwide pact to curb climate emissions that Donald Trump walked away from early in his term.
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U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought on Tuesday to turn the page on the Trump era, stressing the countries' deep ties and pledging to work together to counteract Chinese influence and address climate change. Gloria Tso reports.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought on Tuesday to turn the page on the Trump era, stressing the countries' deep ties and pledging to work together on COVID-19 and climate change in their first bilateral meeting.
Members of the Chinese community in Ontario, Canada held a car rally against the Chinese Communist Party. They displayed placards blaming China for the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Car rally went all across Malls and Shopping Plaza to aware Canadians about the danger of Communist Party of China. This comes as the legislature in Canada voted to label Beijing's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang as genocide. While the motion does not have any binding effect, it puts pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to follow suit. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Chinese Community staged a car rally against Communist Party of China in city of Burlington, Ontario, Canada on Feb. 21. The Car rally went all across Malls and Shopping Plaza to aware Canadians about the danger of Communist Party of China. The banners on all cars were waving with Slogans "China Lied, People Died". On the following day, Canada's parliament passed a non-binding motion on Monday saying China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region constitutes genocide, putting pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to follow suit.
The members of Indo Canadian Kashmir Forum and Hindu Forum Canada organized a LED Truck advertisement campaign across many cities of Greater Toronto areas to commemorate Kashmiri Hindu Genocide, the hands of Pakistan's militant attacks on January 19, 1990. A truck with billboards on three sides started its campaign from Canada's most populous Province Ontario's legislative Assembly. Thirty one years ago, minority Hindus living in Kashmir valley, also known as Kashmiri Pandits, faced ethnic cleansing as they were forced out of their lands by pro-Pakistan Islamist insurgents. Recalling the horrors faced by the community, Canadian Hindus urge the Canadian Governments to lodge a motion in the parliament against Pakistan's terrorist acts. Canadian Conservative MP, Bob Saroya, issued a statement and urged the International community to take effective measures to prevent this and similar types of crimes against humanity. The Truck went outside Toronto City Hall and stayed there for an hour. Then the Truck headed towards Pakistan Consulate office in City of Vaughan and recorded their protest against Pakistani Terrorism. Later the Truck headed towards Cities of Brampton and Mississauga offices and stayed outside over an hour at each place. The truck travelled over 60 kilometre along busy streets of Greater Toronto Areas. Thousands of Canadians watched clear message "Kashmiri Hindus Exist despite Pakistani Terror". For the first time, the truck was also stationed in front of various prominent Gurudwaras of Toronto to express solidarity with Sikhs who have also been victim of cross border terrorism.
Farmers offered prayers on Parkash Purab of 10th Guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh, at the temporary Gurdwara that has been set up at Singhu border (Delhi- Haryana). The farmers protest against the three farm laws of the Central Government continues.
Devotees offered prayers at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib on 'Prakash Purab' on January 20. Devotees from different cities visited the Gurdwara on the auspicious day. The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru.
Kangana Ranaut has shared the before and after look of her parents Mumbai home, done by her. The actor's brother Aksht will be living in that house with his wife Ritu Sanghwan. Kangana took to Twitter and shared a video after she transformed the house with Ritu's help. Kangana gave the house an all new look with furniture in pastel and floral prints. The place also has a garden-themed balcony with a sitting area overlooking the city skyline. Kangana had first shared pictures of the rather simple-looking place before the makeover. Earlier, Kangana had shared a video to show how she was managing both work and home decor. Kangana has started work on her next, Tejas, in which she plays a Sikh soldier. The actor, meanwhile, has Thalaivi and Dhaakad in post-production stage. Kangana has also announced Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda.
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On the occasion of centenary of Sri Nankana Sahib massacre, devotees flocked to Sri Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara in Amritsar on February 21. The centenary of Sri Nankana Sahib massacre, which is popularly known as Saka Nankana Sahib, is being marked in an event on February 21. A large number of devotees offered prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara. Kirtan was also organised to mark the event. However, Ministry of Home Affairs denied permission to Sikh jatha which was planning to visit Pakistan on the 100th anniversary of Saka Nankana Sahib.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that country is proud of every Sikh what they have done for this country. "What have they not done for this country? Whatever respect we give them will always be less," he said. The prime Minister also slammed people who are misleading the farmers of Punjab by saying, "Language used by some for them and attempt to mislead them will never benefit nation." PM Modi asserted that Punjab suffered the most during partition and during 1984 riots. He asserted that country is proud of every Sikh. "They became victims of most painful incidents. Innocents were killed in JandK. Business of weapons was carried out in northeast. All this affected the nation," he said.
In a horrific incident, A five-member Hindu family in Pakistan was found dead with their throats slit under mysterious circumstances on Friday. Police have recovered some of the weapons used in the killings, including a knife and an axe. Police officials have begun investigation in the killings and are likely to submit report soon. The incident has once again raised questions on the constant attack on the hindu minorities in Pakistan.
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Ahead of the Maha Kumbh Mela starting from April 01 in Haridwar, transgender saints belonging to the Kinnar Akhara took out a royal procession in the holy city on March 06. Transgender devotees of Kinnar Akhara are one of the special attractions of the upcoming Maha Kumbh Mela, the once a 12-year event dedicated to Hindu gods. The Maha Kumbh will be held between April 01 and 30 in Haridwar amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure the event remain pandemic-proof, devotees will be required to furnish their negative reports before entering the mela, while senior citizens, pregnant women and children below 10 years of age are not allowed to attend the event.
The grand Kumbh Mela, one of the largest Hindu gatherings in the world, is recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of India by UNESCO. Grand festivities also precede the main bathing event. Watch the dazzling peshwai ceremony and learn all about the Kumbh Mela.
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Mumbai's Karachi Bakery shut shop months after being attacked by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over its name. MNS leader Haji Saif Shaikh had sent a legal notice in Nov 2020 to owner of the Bakery. Shaikh had asked him to remove ‘Karachi’ from the name. MNS leaders also protested in front of the shop in Bandra in November. “Patriots will never buy anything when they see the name ‘Karachi’. We made it clear that we only had problem with the name not the bakery,” said Shaikh. A Twitter handle, MNCDF Bombay, refuted the MNS Haji Saif Shaikh’s claim. The handle said that Karachi bakery shut its store due to lack of business. Karachi Bakery, a Hyderabad-based chain, is run by a Sindhi Hindu migrant family. They family moved to India after experiencing violence by pro-Pakistan elements. The bakery has shops across several cities including Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru etc. Watch the full video for more.
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