India closes first phase of election, Liberal budget targets young Canadians | Your World Tonight


The first round of voting in India’s election is now complete, with six more rounds to go. We speak with freelance reporter Murali Krishnan in New Delhi. Then, Canada’s federal budget promises ‘fairness for every generation.’ CBC’s Evan Dyer looks into whether the Liberal plan will help millennials and Gen Z.

These are just some of the top stories on the April 20, 2024 edition of Your World Tonight.

Your World Tonight is a dynamic half-hour program on CBC Radio that showcases first-rate journalism on the news of the day from Canada and around the world. We tell stories you won’t hear anywhere else that connects you with remote places and people.

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00:00-00:47 Overview
00:47-03:53 U.S. House approves aid for Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan
03:53-06:27 Iran-Israel tensions high as world watches Rafah
06:27-09:45 Germany shuts down pro-Palestine conference
10:14-13:39 2024 UEFA soccer championship sparks security concerns
13:39-18:31 First round of voting finishes in India
18:37-19:02 Walter Gillespie, who spent 21 years in prison for wrongful conviction, dies at 80
19:02-20:31 Fire in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L., extinguished
20:31-20:54 Rescue of trapped orca calf put on hold
20:54-23:54 Federal budget aims to help millennials, Gen Z
24:19-26:49 Prestigious chess tournament makes first North American appearance in Toronto

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