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Indonesia’s Joko Widodo formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

August 16, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially proposed a plan to transfer the country's capital from Jakarta, on Java's crowded island, to Kalimantan on Borneo's island. Widodo, also known by his nickname Jokowi, made the proposal a day before the nation celebrates its 74th anniversary of independence during its state of the union speech in parliament.

Leaders of 18 Pacific nations met at a regional meeting in Tuvalu

August 16, 2019

Regional leaders met at the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu this week, where smaller island-dominated states sought a consensus on climate goals.

73rd Independence Day of India celebrates in Sri Lanka

August 16, 2019

India's 73rd Independence Day celebrations took place on 15 August 2019 at the Indian High Commissioner's official residence in Colombo, India House. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner for Sri Lanka, addressed the gathering of Indian expatriates and well-wishers from Sri Lanka.

Ford To Launch Crossover All-Electric, Mustang-Inspired For 2020

August 15, 2019

Ford (F) has great plans for the launch of its car in 2020. The automaker will be launching an all-electric crossover vehicle inspired by Mustang as well as bringing back the Bronco SUV model. Besides the redesigned F-series and several updated SUV designs, this is also possible.

Amazon’s To Take Effort On The Competition And Regulators

August 15, 2019

Third-party merchants on Amazon's marketplace already account for 58 percent of revenues. That's thanks in large part to its Amazon Fulfillment (FBA) program that enables vendors to send inventory to the company's storage facilities and Amazon ships an item automatically when a client purchases it.

New rules for Mount Everest climbers after deadly season

August 15, 2019

Climbers who want to try Mount Everest should first have to prove they are experienced mountaineers, recommended by a committee advising the government of Nepal. The report recommends that applicants must have climbed a peak of at least 6,500 m (21,325 ft) in Nepal already. They should also be issuing a physical fitness certificate and using skilled guides, it adds.

Ancient parrot in New Zealand was 1m tall, study says

August 9, 2019

A giant parrot that roamed New Zealand about 19 million years ago had a height of 1m (3ft 2in) - more than half the average height of a human, a new study has found.

Magnitude 6 quake rattles Taiwan

August 9, 2019

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan as the island braced for the arrival of a severe typhoon.

Rainfall in Maharashtra: All schools and schools in Mumbai closed

August 8, 2019

Heavy rainfall across Mumbai and suburban areas has crippled normal life Sunday with "intermittent rain with heavy to heavy showers" forecasting from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)

Hyundai launched car with solar panel roofing

August 7, 2019

Hyundai introduced a version of its Sonata hybrid that has solar panels to support battery charging. The Korean vehicle manufacturer said that if the solar roof was used for six hours a day, up to 60 percent of the energy could be provided for the battery of the vehicle.

India’s popular former foreign minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj passed away

August 7, 2019

Ms. Swaraj, who served five years as foreign minister, suffered a heart arrest on Tuesday, said India's Press Trust. She was a famous minister as prime minister in the first term of Narendra Modi, but previously this year she did not contest parliamentary elections.

Huge fossil dinosaur discovered in southern France

July 30, 2019

In South-West France, scientists have discovered a huge dinosaur thigh bone at a site which has been producing fossils for almost a century.A sauropod, plant-free dinosaur with a long neck and tail, is believed to have belonged to the femur discovered at Angeac for two meters (6.6 ft) lengthy.

The voice of Minnie Mouse, Russi Taylor, dies at 75

July 30, 2019

The Walt Disney Company said Russia Taylor, Minnie Mouse's voice since the mid-1980s, was killed. She was seventy-five.Disney said in a declaration, she died Friday at Glendale, California. There was no release of the cause of death.

The next PM of the UK will be Boris Johnson

July 24, 2019

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was defeated in the Conservative Party leading competition on Tuesday, former London Mayor Boris Johnson won the competition for a future Prime Minister. By 92,153 to 46,656 votes for Conservative arty Johnson defeated Hunt.

China’s agriculture giant receives the biggest sustainable trade loan

July 20, 2019

The $2.1 billion credit it has signed for Wednesday is the largest sustainability-based loan for a commodity dealer, COFCO International, the Geneva-based, international trade force of China's largest food-and agricultural business.

India to overtake Japan in 2025 to become the third largest economy

July 20, 2019

India will overtake the United Kingdom this year as the fifth-largest economy in the world, and in 2025 IHS Markit is about to overtake Japan as the third-largest.

Positive trade prospects for Malaysia

July 20, 2019

Despite ongoing US-China trade wars, Malaysia's trade perspective is still optimistic, said Datuk Wan Latiff Wan Musa, Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade).

The community of Biz can take on an essential part in making a successful nation

July 19, 2019

In the course of the 180th annual General Assembly of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, South African High Commissioner Robina Marks said that the company community and the private sector played unseen roles in turning the nation from the pariah state to a prosperous state.

Ursula von der Leyen elected as President of the European Commission

July 19, 2019

Following a secret ballot from MEPs, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen was chosen narrowly as EU President. On 1 November, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be replaced by the Center-Right Defense Minister.

At the Paris parade, Macron presents euro military skills

July 19, 2019

On Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron laid the heart of the Bastille Day parade in Europe's military cooperation in an era of growing tensions with the USA. Key EU leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Mark Rutte from the Netherlands, joined Macron to watch the annual Parade in Paris during the French Revolution in the Champs Elysées on July 14, 1789.

Volkswagen and Ford are teaming up on electric and self-driving cars

July 15, 2019

Volkswagen and Ford said they’re going to work together to develop self-driving and electric cars in an effort to cut fresh

With “ice” cake, Taipei Zoo celebrates the birthday of giant panda

July 15, 2019

Giant panda “Yuanzai” celebrated its sixth birthday Saturday at the Taipei Zoo, Taiwan, with a unique birthday cake made of ice

India becoming the fourth nation to land a Moon probe

July 14, 2019

India will step up Monday's global space race by launching a low-cost mission to become just the fourth nation to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary of man's first lunar landing, after a decade-long build-up, Chandrayaan-2— or Moon Chariot 2— will blow off from a tropical island off Andhra Pradesh state.

Lady Gaga is dedicated to launching beauty variety in exclusive Amazon

July 10, 2019

As an unconventional artist, by launching it exclusively through Amazon, Lady Gaga takes the same strategy to her fresh make-up line. Haus Laboratories, the Oscar-winning songwriter, will become the first significant cosmetics brand that the online retail giant will launch. The agreement implies that from the beginning, the first company venture of Lady Gaga will have a global reach. In September,

Sir James Dyson buys ‘ the largest penthouse flat in Singapore ‘

July 10, 2019

Sir James Dyson purchased what is believed to be the largest and most costly penthouse flat in Singapore. The purchase comes after his business relocated its headquarters from the UK to Singapore, best known for its vacuum cleaners. The estate covers three floors and has five bedrooms in the core of the business district of the city.

China, Germany is working on reducing livestock greenhouse gases

July 10, 2019

Chinese and German researchers work together to further decrease emissions of greenhouse gasses from livestock raising.

The Parade of London attended 1.5 million individuals

July 9, 2019

On downtown Victoria Sunday for the annual Victoria Pride parade, thousands of marchers and revelers covered in rainbows, feathers, and sequin. About thirty thousand individuals from over six hundred organizations attended the formal parade through central London with around 1.5 million individuals.

$2.7 million in Kim Kardashian Won

July 9, 2019

Brands of fast fashion might need to slow down their performance. In February Kardashian filed a lawsuit against the brand alleging that he used her likeness without her consent to sell lower-priced versions of the clothes she wore. Kim Kardashian had only won a lawsuit against the United States Missguided. She demanded 10 million dollars, but finally got 2,7 million dollars plus 60 thousand dollars in legal charges for the problems she had. But it was not a hard fight, because the Missguided United States never answered that fight. The default is $2.7 million.

UNESCO World Historic Site Bagan

July 8, 2019

A quarter of a century after the nomination of the ancient capital, Bagan is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. According to the tourism industry, recognition by the United Nations cultural body will increase demand from both Western and Asian markets. However, the future of the area is crucial for meeting conservation commitments and efficient local governance.

Indian gold tax to generate more possibilities for arbitration

July 8, 2019

The duty on gold imports in India has risen. Anantha Padmanabhan, Chairman of the All India Gems and Jewelry Council, said that this tax rise could discourage the physical markets ' purchasers' and reduce the demand of 760 tonnes in 2018 by ten percent this year.

Govt Saudi. Increases Haj visas to 4000 in 2019

July 8, 2019

According to Riyadh press reports, the Saudi Government improved the Haj quota to the pilgrims of Sri Lanka by adding 500 visas to the current figure, bringing the total to 4,000 this year. The Sri Lankan Haj pilgrims will receive their Saudi Arabia visas for their moment via an internet portal, press reports also stated.

This year, India will be turning into a 3 trillion dollar economy

July 5, 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Minister of Finance, today at 11:00 AM, introduces the government's first budget Modi 2. The then acting finance minister, Piyush Goyal, given several income tax liabilities to the middle class in February and introduced zero tax liabilities for the Rs.5 lakh revenue group.

Over one hundred aftershocks occur in California.

July 5, 2019

The biggest earthquake in nearly 20 years in Southern California led one town on Thursday to declare the state of emergency and shook people from Las Vegas in the county of Orange.

India’s Mumbai’s heavy rains, rail disruption, air traffic

July 3, 2019

The murder of at least 13 individuals crashed on a second consecutive day of the rain-disturbed railway and the air traffic in Mumbai, the Indian financial capital. The authorities were forced to declare a public holiday.

Trump plays good when the G20 opens up divisive

July 2, 2019

JAPAN: World leaders kicked off one of their most high-stakes G20 meetings in years Friday, with rows brewing over a bruising US-China trade war and climate change despite a more conciliatory tone from US President Donald Trump. After lashing out at friend and foe alike en route to Osaka in western Japan for the meeting, Trump appeared in a less combative mood when meeting fellow world leaders face-to-face.

Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan

July 2, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Pakistan this autumn, the first royals to travel to the Islamic republic in more than 13 years, according to BBC.

Parts of South America witnessing today’s total solar eclipse

July 2, 2019

Several countries will be able to see solar eclipse today. Most of the eclipse's path of totality will travel over the southern Pacific Ocean. But when the lunar shadow touches land, the eclipse will traverse parts of Chile and Argentina on a journey lasting about 6 minutes. Millions of people in those nations will experience the eerie midday darkness of a total eclipse, weather permitting, according to NASA.

Trump and Xi agree to restart trade talks between the United States and China

July 1, 2019

The US and China agreed to resume trade talks, facilitating a lengthy line that led to a worldwide financial slowdown. At the G20 Summit in Japan, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached consensus.

The bodies of seven climbers in the Himalayas retrieved

June 25, 2019

The bodies of seven of a group of eight missing climbers have been recovered in the Indian Himalayas, officials have said.

Facebook curbs hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar

June 24, 2019

As Facebook is grappling with the spread of hate speech on its platform, it is introducing modifications that restrict the spread of messages in two nations,

Thailand to host ASEAN summit

June 20, 2019

The government of Thailand made final preparations to host the Southeast Asian Nations Association (ASEAN) summit due to be held in Bangkok on the weekend.

Drought-hit Namibia to auction 1,000 wild animals

June 18, 2019

NAMIBIA: Drought-hit Namibia has authorized the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals -- including elephants and giraffes -- to limit the loss of life and generate $1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.

Prince Philip Celebrates 98th Birthday

June 12, 2019

The Duke of Edinburgh the longest-serving consort in British history is celebrating his 98th birthday.

Nepal is facing the challenge of recognizing Everest bodies

June 10, 2019

The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little indication as to their identity created a new challenge for the Nepalese authorities that control the highest peak in the world.

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron in France to mark 75th anniversary on D-Day

June 6, 2019

For a second day of activities to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion, Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron joined D-Day

US President Donald Trump will arrive for a three-day official state visit to the UK on Monday morning.

June 3, 2019

It is expected that Air Force One will land at London Stansted Airport at 9:00 BST. The Queen will host a state banquet for the president and First Lady Melania Trump at Buckingham Palace on Monday night. During the visit, protests are planned throughout the UK-including rallies in London, Manchester, Belfast, Birmingham, and Nottingham.

Remembering Lions

May 28, 2019

These stunning photographs showcase the work of the ten winners of a competition for places in an upcoming charity book called Remembering Lions.

Narendra Modi claims a histroric victory

May 24, 2019

At the national elections with 346 seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed a historic victory.

Uber Partners With ICC For Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

May 22, 2019

Uber, the world’s largest personal mobility company, announced a key partnership with The International Cricket Council, as the official sponsor of the ICC Men’s World Cup 2019.

Continuation Of Security Updates By Huawei.

May 21, 2019

Huawei would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services, to all existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products covering those that had been sold or still in stock globally.


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