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conduct of a wide range of joint military exercises.

Russia is building military, diplomatic, and economic ties with Pakistan that could upend historic alliances in the South Asian region. Ties between India and Russia date back to the Cold War, but relations between Cold War adversaries Russia and Pakistan are now being developed on the basis of a convergence of interests. With Washington suspending or curtailing military aid to […]


700 Seychellois families to receive free PV panels in a bid to lower their electricity consumption

Seven hundred Seychellois families identified as vulnerable are receiving free photovoltaic panels to help them lower their electricity consumption, a project made possible through a grant from the Indian government. The households identified are those already being assisted by the Agency for Social Protection, which is responsible for providing comprehensive social security services and social relief against vulnerability in Seychelles. […]


Hyundai readying half a dozen UVs for Indian market

Hyundai’s pricing range would be pretty wide — from ₹5 lakh to ₹40 lakh — to compete in a segment that accounts for one in four personal-transport vehicles sold in Asia’s No. 3 economy. To tap into the country’s increasing demand for utility vehicles, the South Korean carmaker would make half a dozen SUVs and crossovers for the local market. […]


M&M betting on three new models to power up growth

The Marazzo MPV will be launched within a week; a sub-4 metre SUV based on Ssangyong Tivoli is lined up for early 2019, and it will be preceded by a premium SUV this festive season. Mahindra & Mahindra, the country’s second largest utility vehicle maker, is banking on three new product launches this year to build volumes and get back […]


Africa Records High Health Improvement, WHO Reports

A new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has shown a high improvement in health in the region. WHO, at the study, launched during the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee in Dakar, provided a snapshot of the state of health in the African region. The report said life expectancy across Africa had improved […]

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UK Announces $16m Education Support to the Northeast

The UK is giving 16 million dollars in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. Amb. Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, said in his remarks to journalists at the UN headquarters in New York Allen said the fund was part of the package from the visit of Prime Minister […]


Hawaii is open for business

Hawaii is open for business! The Hawaii Tourism Authority participated in a conference call today with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to get an update on the aftermath of the storm system that brought unusually heavy rainfall to the state over the past week. To recap, Hurricane Lane was approaching Hawaii last week until strong wind shear and trade winds […]


Energy drinks to be banned for children in England

Jamie Oliver and The Mirror have been pushing for a ban on the high-caffeine drinks for youngsters Children are set to be banned from buying high-caffeine energy drinks in another victory for the Mirror. Ministers today launched a 12-week consultation on scrapping sales of the controversial beverages to most teenagers in a bid to tackle the childhood obesity crisis. The […]

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Hilton again named one of Australia’s best companies to work

Hilton again named one of Australia’s best companies to work for Hilton has again been recognised by the Great Place to Work® Institute as one of Australia’s best companies to work for in 2018. Hilton placed 4th on the top 50 list for companies with over 1,000 employees. This recognition is a great addition to Hilton’s recent win of being […]