Extreme cold warning for Toronto with bitterly cold winds; feel as low as -30 degree C

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for Toronto and much of the province. The city sat at -7 C Thursday afternoon, but that temperature is expected to plummet to a low of -21 C overnight, feeling closer to -30 with the wind chill. In its warning, Environment Canada reminded people to keep emergency supplies such as blankets and jumper cables in their cars and advised people not to allow pets to stay outdoors for prolonged periods.

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SC to political parties: Upload details of contestants with pending criminal cases

New Delhi, February 13: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all political parties to upload on their website details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, noting that there has been an alarming increase in criminalisation of politics. The apex court said political parties will also have to upload reasons for selecting candidates with pending […]

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Indian-origin Rishi Sunak appointed UK’s finance minister in Cabinet reshuffle

London, February 13: Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak was appointed as the UK’s new finance minister on Thursday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a Cabinet reshuffle. Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, will join Home Secretary Priti Patel on the top government bench as the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Earlier, Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid resigned […]

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Remarks like ‘goli maro’ should not have been made by party leaders: Amit Shah

New Delhi, February 13: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday disapproved of statements like ‘goli maro’ and ‘Indo-Pak match’ by a few BJP leaders during the Delhi assembly poll campaign and said these remarks may have been one of the possible reasons for the party’s defeat. He, however, said the BJP does not fight […]

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India watching Pak conviction of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in terror funding cases: Sources

New Delhi, February 12: Hours after an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan sentenced 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed to five years in jail following his conviction in two terror-funding cases, Indian government sources on Wednesday (February 12) said that Saeed’s conviction is a part of a long-pending international obligation of Islamabad to put an […]

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Foreign envoys to be briefed by Army on security situation in J&K Thursday

Srinagar, February 12: The second batch of 25 foreign envoys, who are in Jammu and Kashmir, will be briefed about the security situation in the region by Army on Thursday (February 13, 2020). The foreign envoys will visit Jammu today, where they will hold meetings with Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor of […]

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Ontario’s third coronavirus patient declared free of disease

Toronto, February 12: The third case of coronavirus reported from London, Ontario has been declared as resolved. Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the province’s third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus is now resolved: “On January 31, we reported a confirmed case located in London, Ontario. Additional testing has been […]

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Thousands share ideas as Ontario wraps up 2020 Budget consultations

Toronto, February 12: Thousands of people across the province shared their ideas to build Ontario together Minister of Finance Rod Phillips and Parliamentary Assistant Stan Cho have wrapped up formal consultations for the 2020 Budget. These ideas will support the government’s work as they implement their Plan to Build Ontario Together. “We are a government […]

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Brampton rises against reckless driving around schools; automated cameras watching you

The City of Brampton has revealed another “municipal speed camera coming soon” sign in the city’s north end warning motorists that an automated speed enforcement (ASE) camera is coming to the neighbourhood. City officials said Richvale Drive North, near Kennedy Road and Sandalwood Parkway, where the sign was installed, is a unique location for an […]

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Make most of extended weekend to spend with family on Family Day

​Brampton, February 11: Family Day recognizes the importance of families in our community and residents are encouraged to spend time with their loved ones!  This year, Family Day takes place on February 17 and as a result, a number of City services will be unavailable or will operate under reduced service levels. Brampton City Hall […]

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