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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 29, 2018, 08:36 AM(IST)

US President Donald Trump with Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photograph:( Reuters )

Will sign NAFTA deal only if it is good for middle class Canadians: PM Trudeau 

Canada and the United States on Tuesday officially resumed talks to revamp the NAFTA trade agreement with PM Trudeau declaring that his country will join Mexico and the US only if it proved to be "good for middle class" Canadians.

AAP leader Atishi Marlena drops her last name after alleged rumours

Senior AAP leader Atishi Marlena, party's east Delhi Lok Sabha probable, has dropped her last name, which was apparently after Communist thinkers Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin, reported news agency PTI.

Search is not used to set political agenda, says Google after Trump's attack

Tech giant Google today rejected President Trump's assertion that it "hid information and news that is good" as the US president took on the search company after hitting out at Amazon earlier.

Pak PM Imran Khan gives task force deadline to recover 'stashed wealth'

Fulfilling his poll promise to clamp down on corruption, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday gave a deadline of two weeks to a task force to chalk out a plan to recover unlawfully acquired foreign assets and stashed wealth.

India lodges protest against obstruction of Hima Das in 400m mixed relay

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday lodged a protest against Bahrain for causing obstruction to Hima Das during the 4x400 mixed relay in which India finished second after M R Poovamma frittered away a good 30m lead.

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