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E-commerce festive sales grow over 50% from 2016: Analysts

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MUMBAI:Online retailers like Flipkart and Amazon are estimated to have grown their sales by over 50% compared to last year as the five-day festive event came to an end on Sunday, analysts tracking the market said. Overall gross sales is expected to hit up to $1.7 billion, according to analysts compared to the $900 million […]

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InnoTech Expo testifies to HK’s innovative edge

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HONG KONG:Hong Kong is well equipped to be an international hub of innovation and technology, Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang said on Sunday at the InnoTech Expo 2017. In his speech at the opening of the expo, Wan said Hong Kong, equipped with a clear edge in the field, holds a key position […]

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PM MEDVEDEV:US WANTS TO BURY RUSSIAN GAS PIPELINE PROJECT,FORCE-FEED ITS OWN LNG TO EUROPE

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MOSCOW:Washington intends to stop the construction of the extension of the Nord Stream pipeline from Russia to Germany, and become Europe’s key gas supplier, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned on Thursday. “The most pragmatic position is the position of the United States of America, which wants to bury this project with all sorts of […]

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TEPCO TO PAY COMPENSATION TO FUKUSHIMA RESIDENTS:JAPANESE COURT ORDERS

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 TOKYO:A court in Japan on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) to pay compensation to a group of former Fukushima residents, the second such ruling following the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported. However, the ruling by the Chiba district court, east of Tokyo, did not find the government liable for compensation, in […]

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‘Secret Monetary Policy’ by Speck

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While major international events, like nuclear tests carried out by North Korea, affect gold prices and result in a situation when investors prefer to invest their money in the noble metal, economic expert Dimitri Speck believes that there are other, more important factors that play a crucial role in influencing the global financial market. Gold […]

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BANKING SECTOR DROVES STRONG OPEN FOR EU STOCKS

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FRANKFURT:The banking sector drove a strong open for European stocks on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve signaled a likely December rate hike. According to Reuters,The pan-European STOXX 600 gained 0.3 percent while euro zone stocks and blue-chips followed suit as the US central bank’s optimism on economic activity stoked renewed enthusiasm for financials and […]

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CHINA:MAJOR BANKS RAISE HOUSING LOAN INTEREST RATES FOR FIRST-HOME BUYERS

By   5 days ago

BEIJING:The Beijing branches of most major Chinese banks have raised interest rates on home-purchase loans for first-home buyers, effective from September 14, reports sohudotcom. The interest rates for first-home buyers in Beijing have been increased by 5 percent to 20 percent over the central bank’s benchmark rate. It’s also being reported that certain banks branches […]

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BOOMING TRADE b/w RUSSIA,CHINA:AMBASSADOR

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MOSCOW:Russia and China have seen a 25 percent expansion in mutual trade in the first seven months of the year, as business links between the countries continue to grow According to the ambassador, China has been Russia’s largest trading partner for seven years. Li Hui also said there has been an increase in energy cooperation. […]

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    Right-wing AfD enters German parliament for 1st time, Merkel’s CDU wins with historic LOW

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    BERLIN:The right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party entered parliament for the first time in its history with 12.6 percent of the vote in the German election, according to final results. Angela Merkel’s CDU, allied with Bavaria’s CSU, won with 33 percent. The newly elected German parliament will see a significant expansion, from 631 seats in […]

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    CHINESE-AMERICAN SCIENTIST IN RACE FOR NOBEL

    By   3 days ago

    Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, announced its 2017 Citation Laureates – scientists whose publications have been cited so often by their colleagues that they could be recipients of a Nobel Prize this year or in the future. Chinese-American Yuan Chang, 58, joined the list of physiology or medicine laureates, […]

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    WASHINGTON CONTINUES TO HAVE ‘SIGNIFICANT ISSUES ‘WITH IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

    By   4 days ago

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington continues to have “significant issues” with the Iran nuclear deal, after his first talks with his Iranian counterpart. But Mr Tillerson said the talks were “very matter of fact”, and acknowledged Iran was complying with the deal. Wednesday’s talks at the UN, involving all seven […]

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    SIDELINES 72 SESSION UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY:PML-N GOVT SHOULD CARRY EDUCATION AS ITS MANIFESTO IN POLL 2018,MALALA SUGGESTS

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    NEW YORK: Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has urged PML-N government to make education its manifesto in the general election. She laid stress upon making the education as manifesto during her meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. She said government should extend […]

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    ‘RESHAPE GLOBAL FINANCE’ FOR BETTER WORLD :UN

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    UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Monday stressed the role of the UN to help reshape “unproductive and unrewarding” finance and redirect investment to creating a better world for all. “The choices we make on finance will be critical,” Guterres told a special event held at the UN Headquarters in New York on financing […]

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    ST.LOUIS-US-CITY FACES PROTESTERS RIOT :TRUMP IN UN

    By   6 days ago

    ST. LOUIS: Protesters smashed windows and other property in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, using baseball bats, concrete chunks, and even a makeshift metal spear Sunday night. Riots in the city bordering Missouri and Illinois have entered a third night over the acquittal of St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, who is accused of killing Anthony […]

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    BOOMING TRADE b/w RUSSIA,CHINA:AMBASSADOR

    By   6 days ago

    MOSCOW:Russia and China have seen a 25 percent expansion in mutual trade in the first seven months of the year, as business links between the countries continue to grow According to the ambassador, China has been Russia’s largest trading partner for seven years. Li Hui also said there has been an increase in energy cooperation. […]

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    TALKS ON SYRIA,UKRAINE:LAVROV,TILLERSON MEET ON UN (GA) SIDELINES

    By   1 week ago

    NEW YORK:Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his US counterpart, Rex Tillerson, held an informal meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss the situation in Syria and the implementation of the Minsk agreement in Ukraine. Lavrov and Tillerson met at the Russian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. […]

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      China wants to reduce control of changes in yuan’s exchange rate

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      China has suggested reducing control over fluctuations of the yuan’s exchange rate, stepping up efforts to allow the yuan to float freely against other currencies, according to a report by a leading think tank on Saturday. The central bank should let the market play a greater role and does not need to intervene unless the […]

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      InnoTech Expo testifies to HK’s innovative edge

      By   7 hours ago

      HONG KONG:Hong Kong is well equipped to be an international hub of innovation and technology, Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang said on Sunday at the InnoTech Expo 2017. In his speech at the opening of the expo, Wan said Hong Kong, equipped with a clear edge in the field, holds a key position […]

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      TEPCO TO PAY COMPENSATION TO FUKUSHIMA RESIDENTS:JAPANESE COURT ORDERS

      By   3 days ago

       TOKYO:A court in Japan on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) to pay compensation to a group of former Fukushima residents, the second such ruling following the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported. However, the ruling by the Chiba district court, east of Tokyo, did not find the government liable for compensation, in […]

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      BANKING SECTOR DROVES STRONG OPEN FOR EU STOCKS

      By   4 days ago

      FRANKFURT:The banking sector drove a strong open for European stocks on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve signaled a likely December rate hike. According to Reuters,The pan-European STOXX 600 gained 0.3 percent while euro zone stocks and blue-chips followed suit as the US central bank’s optimism on economic activity stoked renewed enthusiasm for financials and […]

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      LITTLE CHANGE IN SENSEX,NIFTY;RELIANCE INDUSTRIES HITS RECORD HIGH

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      NEW DELHI: Indian shares were little changed on Wednesday, while market heavyweight Reliance Industries Ltd hit a record high as a cut in mobile interconnect fee is seen benefiting the company’s telecom unit. The country’s telecom regulator more than halved a fee that mobile carriers pay for calls made from one network to another, which […]

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      CHINA:MAJOR BANKS RAISE HOUSING LOAN INTEREST RATES FOR FIRST-HOME BUYERS

      By   5 days ago

      BEIJING:The Beijing branches of most major Chinese banks have raised interest rates on home-purchase loans for first-home buyers, effective from September 14, reports sohudotcom. The interest rates for first-home buyers in Beijing have been increased by 5 percent to 20 percent over the central bank’s benchmark rate. It’s also being reported that certain banks branches […]

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      CHINA WELCOMES FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN OIL AND GAS

      By   6 days ago

      BEIJING:China welcomes foreign oil and gas companies to continue investing in the country as the undergoing oil and gas industry reform is believed to bring more opportunities for cooperation. Foreign companies are welcome to invest in China in oil and gas exploration, production capacity construction, oil and gas management and reserves, science and technology research […]

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      BOOMING TRADE b/w RUSSIA,CHINA:AMBASSADOR

      By   6 days ago

      MOSCOW:Russia and China have seen a 25 percent expansion in mutual trade in the first seven months of the year, as business links between the countries continue to grow According to the ambassador, China has been Russia’s largest trading partner for seven years. Li Hui also said there has been an increase in energy cooperation. […]

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        Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan to face NAB cases

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        LONDON /ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday, putting to rest all speculation by political rivals. He had left for the UK about a month ago to see his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment. All other members of his family, including daughter Maryam and sons Hussain and […]

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        Imran Khan demands early elections, says ‘Abbasi should seek fresh mandate’

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        ISLAMABAD: Criticising the ruling party on several fronts, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan on Sunday demanded that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi seek a fresh mandate by holding early elections. “This is necessary for a democracy,” the PTI leader said during a press conference in Islamabad. “In order to save and strengthen the democracy, […]

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        NAB FORBIDS OUSTED PM FROM SALE OF MOVABLE,IMMOVABLE ASSETS.

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        ets LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) through a notification has forbidden former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif from selling his movable and immovable properties on Friday. According to media reports, NAB has stuck a notification outside Former Prime Minister Residence in Raiwind about not selling his moveable and immoveable properties while finance minister Ishaq […]

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        DG RANGERS VISITS HARPAL , CHARWAH SECTORS

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        RAWALPINDI: DG Rangers Punjab  Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan visited Harpal and Charwah sectors to meet army jawans at the working boundary. According to ISPR Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan visited the front line bunkers to boost the morale of the jawans and  review the situation following the Indian provocation. He appreciated the […]

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        CHINESE-AMERICAN SCIENTIST IN RACE FOR NOBEL

        By   3 days ago

        Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, announced its 2017 Citation Laureates – scientists whose publications have been cited so often by their colleagues that they could be recipients of a Nobel Prize this year or in the future. Chinese-American Yuan Chang, 58, joined the list of physiology or medicine laureates, […]

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        ISPR:REHABILITATION OF FATA IDPs ALMOST COMPLETED.

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          MIRANSHAH:  Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor on Thursday said the rehabilitation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas is almost completed in their native towns in the country’s trial belt. The Director General of the army’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), reiterated that the army will not let […]

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        WASHINGTON CONTINUES TO HAVE ‘SIGNIFICANT ISSUES ‘WITH IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

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        WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington continues to have “significant issues” with the Iran nuclear deal, after his first talks with his Iranian counterpart. But Mr Tillerson said the talks were “very matter of fact”, and acknowledged Iran was complying with the deal. Wednesday’s talks at the UN, involving all seven […]

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        PM:PAKISTAN SEES NO POLITICAL OR MILITARY ROLE OF INDIA IN AFGHANISTAN

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        NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said Pakistan is having short range  nuclear weapons rather than  tactical nuclear weapons. “We do not have tactical nuclear weapons,”. Abbasi said. “We have short-range nuclear weapons,” which, he said, were not designed for battlefield use and were under the same command and control safeguards as the […]

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          China Mobile may buy Brazil’s Oi unit

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          SHANGHAI – China’s largest phone company is in talks with Brazil’s telecom regulator on buying the mobile phone division of Oi SA. A report by Exame magazine said China Mobile Ltd is keen to take over the telecom company, which is under bankruptcy protection. China Mobile would not take up overdue fines the carrier owes […]

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          InnoTech Expo testifies to HK’s innovative edge

          By   7 hours ago

          HONG KONG:Hong Kong is well equipped to be an international hub of innovation and technology, Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang said on Sunday at the InnoTech Expo 2017. In his speech at the opening of the expo, Wan said Hong Kong, equipped with a clear edge in the field, holds a key position […]

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          India, China Unanimous on Software-Hardware Trade Synergy

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          NEW DELHI: Soon after coming to power in 2014, amongst the first few diplomatic agendas which Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi set was the talk of a symbiotic trade between India and China with his country providing the software and China filling the hardware demand in the region. The agenda seems to be developing now with trade agreements now being inked on the same lines on the […]

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          FULLY CONNECTED DEVICES ERA FROM HUTCHISON TELECOM

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          HONG KONG:Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong, the city’s second-largest mobile network operator, has opened the industry’s first large-scale internet of things infrastructure, which steps up the company’s preparations for future 5G services and advances the government’s ambitious “smart city” initiative. The new capability, being offered under the Three Hong Kong brand, the mobile arm of Hutchison […]

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          PIRATE BAY EXPLOITS USER’S CPU WITH STEALTHY BITCOIN MINER

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          MOSCOW:In an apparent attempt to find a solution to the dwindling ad revenues amid the widespread use of ad-blocking software by users, the popular torrent tracker The Pirate Bay has taken advantage of a devious new method to help swell its coffers. the News Agency by Rossiya Segodnya reported. According to Gizmodo, the torrent site introduced a JavaScript plugin to its homepage which basically […]

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          FACEBOOK SETS ‘AI RESEARCH LAB’ IN MONTREAL

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          OTTAWA: Facebook is to set up an artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal, the company’s first intelligence lab in Canada, and only its second outside of the United States, according to the CTV Friday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended Facebook’s announcing ceremony of the lab in Montreal. “Facebook’s new lab in Montreal will underline […]

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          Facial scanners at bank ATMs

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          BEIJING:The Agricultural Bank of China is piloting facial recognition scanners on two of its ATM machines in Guiyang, southwest China’s Guizhou province. Sometimes referred to as “Smile to Pay” technology, this ATM lets you smile to get paid. Shandong Business Daily reports users can withdraw money from the ATM machines by looking into a camera […]

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          I-PHONE X IN PUBLIC ,MARKET:WORTH-$999

          By   2 weeks ago

          CALIFORNIA:Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.”According to Agencies. The launch contained few surprises, with leaked details on the phone and other products including an updated Apple Watch […]

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            NEXT STEPPINGSTONE IN AMAZON’S PATH TO DOMINANCE IN AUTO

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            NEW YORK:From its perch in the northwest corner of the U.S., Amazon has been steadily spreading its physical presence across the country. In the past three months, the e-commerce giant has doubled down on its distribution efforts, acquiring grocery store chain Whole Foods and announcing its intention to open a second headquarters outside its 40,000-employee […]

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            VOLVO XC40 CHALLENGES BMW,AUDI

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            MILAN:The Volvo XC40 breaks a lot of new ground for the automaker, which is counting on its first model in the fast-growing premium compact crossover segment to challenge the BMW X1 and Audi Q3. The XC40 is also a crucial part of Volvo’s plan to increase global sales nearly 50 percent to 800,000 vehicles by […]

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            Ford explores strategic alliance with India’s Mahindra

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            MUMBAI: Ford Motor Co. and Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. are exploring forming a strategic alliance as the U.S. automaker tries to gain a foothold in a country that’s set to become the world’s third-biggest car market. The companies said in a joint statement on Monday the areas of potential cooperation include connected cars, mobility […]

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            G70’S V-6 TURBO CHALLENGES GERMAN RIVALS-3

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            HWASEONG: Genesis, Hyundai Motor Co.’s fledgling luxury brand, is vowing to challenge more established German rivals with the G70, its first compact sport sedan, that will offer optional 3.3-liter V-6 turbocharged performance. The G70’s V-6 turbo will sell alongside a base 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo, while some markets will also get a 2.2-liter diesel variant. The […]

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            Level 5 self-driving technology introduced by Audi

            By   2 weeks ago

            FRANKFURT : Audi has unveiled a luxury autonomous concept at the Frankfurt auto show designed to showcase its Level 5 self-driving technology. The Aicon is designed to transport passengers in comfort across long distances and has no steering wheel. Audi earlier this year unveiled a new A8 sedan that it claims will be the first […]

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            American Honda’s Conrad to retire

            By   2 weeks ago

            LOS ANGELES : Jeff Conrad, an industry lifer and 35-year veteran at American Honda, is retiring as senior vice president of the company’s automobile division on Dec. 1,AN reported. Conrad, 65, will be replaced by Henio Arcangeli Jr., who most recently was president of Yanmar North America, a heavy-equipment manufacturer. Arcangeli joins American Honda immediately […]

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            Ford CEO plans to share vision with UAW before Wall Street

            By   2 weeks ago

            DETROIT : Before he lays out his plans for Ford Motor Co. to Wall Street analysts and investors, new CEO Jim Hackett is going to share his vision for the automaker with leaders of the UAW. The mid-September meeting in Detroit with UAW leaders from across the U.S. sends an important signal that the new […]

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            BMW offers 12 full-electric cars by 2025

            By   3 weeks ago

            MUNICH : BMW Group will offer 25 electrified vehicles, including 12 EVs, by 2025 as it prepares to unveil a new four-door zero-emissions model at the Frankfurt auto show, the automaker said in a statement,Reuters reported. “By 2025, we will offer 25 electrified vehicles — 12 will be fully-electric,” CEO Harald Krueger told journalists at […]

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              Karan Johar: Stop segregating cinema into regions

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              “MUMBAI:Bollywood is a term we have learnt to live with. It is disheartening that you have to keep using it in the world because that is our identity. We are not poor cousin of any industry. We are tall industry of our own and we have made some spectacular movies,” he said in an event. […]

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              ABRAR-UL-HAQ ANNOUNCES AUCTION OF HIS BMW CAR TO HELP ROHINGY

              By   3 days ago

              LAHORE: Pakistani famous singer and member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Abrar-ul-Haq has announced to put his BMW car on auction to help Rohingya Muslims. Abrar participated in Faisal Qureshi’s show and made the announcement. He also expressed his views regarding the plight of Rohingya Muslims. The artist further said the one who will purchase his […]

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              N.WAZIRISTAN.CRICKET MATCH PROVIDES ENTERTAINMENT AFTER SO MUCH VIOLENCE:IMRAN 

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              ISLAMABAD: Former cricket hero Imran Khan on Thursday took twitter to express his views about the cricket match played between Pak XI and the UK Media XI in Miranshah, main town in North Waziristan. “So happy about the T20 match being played in Miranshah. After so much violence, the ppl of North Waziristan are being […]

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              MADAM MOOR JAHAN’91st ANNIVERSARY :HONOUR HER AS GOOGLE WITH DOODLE , PAKISTAN WITH ‘?’

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              ISLAMABAD: Google has dedicated a doodle in honour of legendary singer Noor Jahan. The doodle features a caricature of Noor Jehan wearing a purple attire with a flower perched on her hair. It resembles largely her Dildar Sadqay Lakh Waar Sadqay performance on PTV. Noor Jehan whose name by birth was Allah Rakhi, Wasai was […]

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              NEWTON REVIEW

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              NEWTON STORY: Newton Kumar, a rookie government clerk, is sent on election duty in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh, which is under the control of the naxals. Despite the odds stacked against him, Newton Kumar tries his best to conduct a fair voting process in the region. NEWTON REVIEW: In terms of entertainment value, ‘Newton’ […]

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              SHAHRUKH KHAN TO DELAY ONSET THEIR ADULTHOOD

              By   6 days ago

              MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s recent tweet has made waves among his fans, probably because it was an informal announcement to tell the world that he is not launching his kids, Aryan or Suhana, in Bollywood soon. In an interesting post on Twitter in relation to his three kids, Suhana, AbRam and Aryan, he […]

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              KAJOL:SOCIAL MEDIA IS BURDEN

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              MUMBAI: Bollywood stunning actress Kajol has said that using social media on daily basis is like a burden for her. In an interview, Kajol said, “I enjoy certain parts of social media, not all of it. Sometimes it feels like a burden and responsibility to me.” I know lot of people enjoy being on social […]

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              DEFEAT IN FINAL PART OF GAME:WORLD XI DEPARTS AFTER HISTORIC TOUR OF PAKISTAN

              By   1 week ago

              LAHORE:  As Pakistan defeated the visiting World XI by 33 runs in a gripping contest for the Independence Cup at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. World XI left here on Saturday morning for Dubai after a successful tour of Pakistan for bringing back international cricket to the country The 14-member team and its one official […]

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