Today’s Headlines – Sep 16,2015
- Catherine Cambell, the NS police constable from Halifax was found dead and police is treating it as a homicide case. A 27-year-old suspect is in police custody.
- Unfolding the tragic death of the two-year-old Hailey Dunbar Blanchette in Alberta, the RCMP has announced that they have found her body. On Monday morning Hailey’s father was killed in his house and the child was taken away by suspects driving a white van. RCMP has arrested a 22-year-old man and charges are pending against him.
- Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has said she will keep on working for Ontario no matter who becomes the prime minister after October 19 elections.
- Critics and supporters of taxis and Uber will voice their concerns in front of the licensing committee at the city hall. Councillor Darren Hill has doubts if taxi drivers will be compensated if Uber is allowed to set up in the city. Meanwhile, Councillor Mairin Loewen is also skeptical if the city would be able to do anything if Uber is permitted to operate.
- Container Trucking Association strike continues on the Dixie and Derry intersection. The association’s spokesperson Parminder said good news is on the way.
- Two Indians have been kidnapped in Libya.
- Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra’s name has been taken off the VIP list. Vadra has shown mirth on the move.
- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at its Silicon Valley headquarters while on a visit to USA later this month and participate in a Q&A session. India is the second biggest market of Facebook and has 15 crore users. Modi met Zuckerberg earlier also.
- According to the latest report released by the World Bank, Gujrat tops the list of Indian cities on ease of doing business, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Sadly Punjab is not in top 10.