In Bid to Push State Anthem in Karnataka Schools, Ruling Congress Faces The Music Over ‘Printing Error’ – News18

The BJP sought an explanation from the Congress government on why private schools were exempted from singing the state anthem. (Representational Image/News18) Minister for Kannada and culture Shivaraj Tangadagi admitted that the words ‘private schools’ had been inadvertently left out from a government notification, while opposition BJP vehemently opposed this as ‘another insult to Rashtrakavi…

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Canada summons Russian ambassador to protest Alexei Navalny’s death | CBC News

Canada has summoned the Kremlin’s ambassador in Ottawa for a lambasting over the reported death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny while in Russian custody, Global Affairs Canada says. Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly requested that Ambassador Oleg Stepanov be summoned on Wednesday to hear Canada’s rebuke. Russia’s prison agency said Friday that Navalny, who was…

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MPs call for Guilbeault to testify after controversy erupts over comments on road funding | CBC News

The federal transport committee is calling on Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault to testify after his comments last week about federal funding of large road projects ignited controversy. Following an amended motion put forward Wednesday by Ontario Conservative MP Dan Muys, the committee voted to hold a meeting with Guilbeault to discuss infrastructure in Canada. The motion also…

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A news anchor runs for Congress

With help from Shawn Ness New Window Former CNN host John Avlon is running for Congress in the first Congressional district. He wants to oust Rep. Nick LaLota. Fresh off his job as a CNN journalist, John Avlon is hoping to bring star power to the sleepy 1st Congressional District primary on the east end…

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