SOUTH ASIAN PULSE RADIO 8TH JUNE 2015:- HEADLINES
In the Group of Seven (G7) Summit attended by Canada, France, German, Italy, Japan, Britain and the US in Southern Germany showed concerns over fighting in Ukraine, and terrorism among various other issues. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his deep concern on the impending Ukraine crisis, climate change such as deep cuts in carbon emissions by 2050 and increasing terrorism. Meanwhile, US President Barak Obama highlight need for further growth in the group, job creation, and stressed upon upholding the fundamental principles of freedom and fair play.
According to TTC on Monday morning due to the major communication issues the subway service was shut down because of which hundreds of people were stranded. Mayor John Tory has asked to launch inquiry into it.
Toronto mayor John Tory has changed his stance regarding carding and has suggested the policy might change. He will soon bring about a motion in city to tackle this issue.
The hearing in Mike Duffy trial took place today in which former staff members of the suspended senator’s Senate office were called in.
NDP is suggesting senate budget cuts if they come to power
According to a recent report new housing starts picked up in May showing strength of this sector. However, some are still skeptical that the housing market might crash whereas others are not buying this argument.
Two wanted convicts in the USA have escaped from a high security New York prison by cutting through a steel wall. Their images are being flashed all over in media.
Apple has entered into the music streaming race with its Apple Music at WWDC. The company revolutionized digital music with the iPod and iTunes, and is now giving subscription offerings in music in a similar manner movies are bought on demand.
With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangladesh, several accords have been signed with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina including resolution of border issues and extending Indian nationality to people living on Bangladesh-India border. India has also offered a $2b line of credit to Bangladesh. However the water issue could not be resolved.
A cash-for-votes scam in Telangana has taken force after a tape of a phone conversation emerged in which Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu is asking a legislator to back a TDP candidate in an election, an allegation denied by the Andhra Pradesh government.
In a unique alliance that has taken place between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) and Lalu Prasad’s RJD, the former will lead an anti-BJP coalition for this year’s Bihar Assembly elections.