Canada: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Under air bubble agreement, Indians with any valid VISA can fly to US, UK and Canada

Indians holding any kind of visa valid under the ‘Air Bubbles’ agreement can travel to the UK, USA, Canada and the UAE, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. This comes after the earlier rule of the European Union that only those holding essential visa were allowed for travel abroad. What is Air Bubble ..

‘India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference’ held

The India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference was held on August 6-7, 2020 in order to discuss the ways for taking cooperation between the two countries to a new level. This conference is organized virtually by the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS). What happened at the Conference? The ..

New Zealand Suspends Extradition Arrangements with Hong Kong

Claiming that the criminal justice system in Hong Kong cannot be trusted anymore, New Zealand has decided to suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong with immediate effect. The reason is that the justice system of that country is not independent of China. The government of New Zealand has also announced that only if China ..

Canada to Review $6.8 Million Purchase of Security Equipment from Chinese Firm

The Foreign Minister of Canada, Francois-Phillipe Champagne has promised to review the $6.8 million worth of security equipment purchase from a Beijing-based tech company with very close connections with the highest levels of the Chinese Communist Party. Nuctech, a company owned by the Chinese Government and founded by the son of former General Secretary of ..

Food Exports from India up 27% since March

According to the data published by the Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI), the food exports from India has observed 27% growth during the lockdown and the unlock period, since March, because of the high demand of the food-based items. The major markets that have contributed to the growth are the USA and Canada. Exports ..