Today’s Headlines- 3 June 2015
According to a recent study of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Canada’s economy is expected to grow by about 1.5% this year, due to fall in oil prices but will rise to 2.3% in 2016. It also shows the USA economy not doing well and expected to grow only by 2%.
In wake of the new CRTC cell phone contract regulations, those who have signed up for a three-year contract are free to go at no charge if they have completed at least two years. Others can pay a fee of $40 and break the contract.
A huge drug gang has been busted and large amount of drugs taken into custody. A total of 15 people have been arrested in this connection.
According to Treb the average selling price for all home types combined in May this year was up by 11 per cent annually to $649,599 in GTA. The price of an average detached house in Toronto has gone up 18% while in Vancouver it has increased to 16%.
In Downtown Toronto a 12-year-old has died. Police has arrested one man in this connection.
A Chinese ship, the Eastern Star carrying 411 passengers and 47 crew members capsized in Yangtze River. Most of the passengers were seniors. Though rescue operations are on but hope for survivors is fast diminishing.
Maggi noodles have been banned in some states of India including officials of the Indian army who have been asked not to eat them.
Trial for the high-speed train, Gatimaan Express between Delhi and Agra has been completed. The train covered a distance of 195-km journey in 115 minutes. According to Bhupinder Dhillon, public relations officer has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the train.
The 2015 Stanley Cup Final begins today.
Ravi Shastri will be India’s team director for the upcoming India tour to Bangladesh. Also, all eyes will be on Harbhajan Singh who has returned in the Indian team after a long time.