Monday Mania

  • Central laws to apply retrospectively in J&K
    on February 29, 2020 at 1:48 am

    From Indian Penal Code (IPC) to Income Tax Act to Representation of the People Act, the 37 central laws passed by the Union cabinet for Jammu and Kashmir will be applicable retrospectively from October 31, 2019, officials said.

  • Trump sends Pompeo for signing of US-Taliban peace deal
    on February 29, 2020 at 1:30 am

    US President Donald Trump has said that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will attend the signing of US-Taliban agreement, which could be one step forward to ultimate US troops withdrawal and lasting peace in Afghanistan.

  • Train, bus collision kills at least 18 in Pakistan: Officials
    on February 29, 2020 at 1:03 am

    The incident took place in Sukkur district, where the incoming Pakistan Express — on its way from Karachi to Lahore — hit the bus, which was heading to Sargodha in central Punjab province.

  • The Virus and the Economy
    on February 29, 2020 at 12:16 am

    U.S. growth will take a hit but Trump has a leadership opportunity.

  • Kurdistan After the U.S. Pullback
    on February 29, 2020 at 12:12 am

    Facing Turkey, Iran and ISIS’ regrouping remnants, the fighters are as determined as ever.

  • Toronto FC set to open a season that could go in either direction
    by Steve Buffery on February 29, 2020 at 1:34 am

    As my old man used to say: “Son, you’re going places, not necessarily up.” You could say the same about Toronto FC. On the other hand, the Reds have the potential to blaze a trail of glory this year, ‘potential’ being the operative word. The defending MLS Cup finalists prepare to open the regular season

  • WARMINGTON: Stock markets hit hard by coronavirus fears
    by Joe Warmington on February 29, 2020 at 1:11 am

    People didn’t seem to be wearing masks in the Eaton Centre. Or on the subway either. Yet, thanks to concerns of a coronavirus pandemic, the stock markets did their own version of covering their faces by covering their positions. Canada’s TSX at one point Friday was down a whopping 821 points but settled in at

  • EDITORIAL: Be prepared for coronavirus measures
    by Postmedia News on February 29, 2020 at 12:53 am

    It’s kind of amazing that Canada has done this well for so long. It was Jan. 25 when the first case of coronavirus was reported in Canada. At that time, few other countries had any cases. We could have been one of the hardest hit. Instead, this past week grim reports have come out from

  • Letters to the Editor, Feb. 29
    by Postmedia News on February 29, 2020 at 12:37 am

    THIS IS ALL ON YOU, TORONTO So how’s your day going Toronto? Those trips down the 401 between Toronto and Montreal just a little more congested of late? No trains? You realize of course that responsibility for this economic mess we are currently experiencing here in Canada rests entirely on your shoulders. You voted for

  • LILLEY: Pipeline protesters losing public support
    by Brian Lilley on February 29, 2020 at 12:20 am

    The protesters who have been attempting to shut down Canada for the past few weeks have captivated media attention and have a lot of politicians nervous, but they are losing public support. Whatever one thinks of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline, most Canadians don’t want to see rail lines blocked, ports shut down or roads closed

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