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IDF attacks Hamas position in response to rocket fire from Gaza

Projectile launched from Strip for first time in six weeks lands in open area in Israel, causing no damage or injuries An IDF combat helicopter attacked a Hamas position in the southern Gaza Strip, the Israeli army said Saturday, in response to an earlier rocket launch from the Palestinian enclave into Israel. The rocket fired Friday was the first such […]

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Amosun campaigns for Buhari in Ogun

The Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, flagged-off his campaign for the Ogun Central Senatorial District with a promise to create a synergy between the state and federal government to further accelerate development of the senatorial district. The occasion which was witnessed by a mammoth crowd including representatives of interest groups was the first campaign effort of the All Progressives […]

Automobiles

Maruti Suzuki to recall 5900 Super Carry vehicles

The company will inspect vehicles manufactured between 26th April 2018 and 1st August 2018, Maruti said in a statement. New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday said the company will recall 5900 Super Carry vehicles to rectify possible defect in fuel filter. The company will inspect vehicles manufactured between 26th April 2018 and 1st August 2018, Maruti said in […]

Automobiles

Honda cranks out strategy to battle slump in scooter sales

According to senior officials in HMSI, the company is now further strengthening its presence in the top 100 markets in urban/semi urban India even as it cranks up its financing and network strength in rest of India including rural markets. Chennai: Automatic scooter sales have been hit by the demand resurgence in entry level 100-110 cc motorcycle sales but scooter […]

Asia

Hilton Garden Inn Sanya welcomes first guests in China

Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Sanya, on Hainan Island, China. The property is owned by Sanya Meihaolee Hotel Investment and managed by Hilton. “We are delighted to announce that travellers in the region can now enjoy Hilton Garden Inn’s exceptional services and its variety of amenities in Hainan, a business and leisure destination that continues to […]

Asia

Etihad Airways brings Dreamliner 787-9 to Hong Kong route

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled service from Abu Dhabi to Hong Kong from March 31st. The two-class aircraft will replace the Airbus A330-200 aircraft currently operating the route. The new 787-9 Dreamliner service to Hong Kong will feature the airline’s next-generation business and economy cabins, configured with 299 seats. This represents a capacity […]

Seychelles

Colonel Clifford Roseline named new Chief of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces

Colonel Clifford Roseline on Friday was appointed as the new Chief of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF) following the retirement of Brigadier Leopold Payet, who had held the post for 11 years. The Commander-in-Chief of the SPDF, President Danny Faure, presented Roseline with his Instrument of Appointment at a ceremony at State House on Friday morning. Roseline has been […]