Author: Biz India

6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Philippines At Least 8 Killed, Clark Airport Terminal Damaged

MANILA, April 22, 2019 – Extensive damage from a killer quake. That’s what initial images coming out of the Philippines show: collapsed buildings, damaged airport, cars crushed by debris. At least 17 aftershocks were recorded by Filipino volcanologists. The chief of the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology Renato Solidum said that the quake, which was caused by movement of a local fault, was not strong enough to trigger a tsunami or cause widespread damage. The quake struck 60 km (37 miles) northwest of Manila at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Update as of 11.29pm Dubai time-...

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Sri Lanka Blasts Live Updates: 8 blasts rock the island nation, 290 dead so far

Seven people were arrested and three police officers were killed during a raid on a house in Colombo.  By a Staff Reporter – The Economic Times COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 22, 2019 – Sri Lanka declared a curfew after eight blasts were reported by police in Colombo on Sunday. Six nearly simultaneous blasts rocked the country on Easter. The first six blasts hit three churches and three five-star hotels during Easter mass. These were the first major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago. According to local reports, the blasts in hotels and churches in different parts...

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New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

Unprecedented for one car model to receive 3 World Car Awards By Sandy Scrag – TapintoTV NEW YORK, NY, April 18, 2019 – Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE. Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to receive three World Car Awards for one car model at the New York Auto Show. “At Jaguar Land Rover, we love to be on the cutting edge of technology,” said Tim Philippo, Product Specialist at Jaguar Land Rover, N.A., “whether we’re racing in Formula-E, or winning World Car Design, World Green Car, and World Car of the Year with the I-PACE,” he said. “We really see a strong future for electric with our brands.” “Electric is really going to be part of our future going forward” Jaguar’s focus on electric vehicle technology began in 2010, with the debut of the C-X75 concept car, which was never produced for the consumer market, but was used for research and development, and was later featured in the 2015 James Bond film, Spectre, starring Daniel Craig. “Electric is really going to be part of our future going...

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Ambani Ready to Fight Amazon & Wal-Mart on Home Turf!

By Shambani Anand & Rasul Bailay – The Economic Times   Reliance Retail-Digital store, credit Reliance Industries India NEW DELHI, April 17, 2019 – As a precursor to the launch of its own business-to-consumer marketplace that will sell everything from food to fashion, Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Industries’ chairman has started withdrawing its clothes, shoes and lifestyle products from would-be rival marketplaces like Amazon and Flipkart. These include its own as well as global brands for which the group has selling rights in India. The process of withdrawals has gathered pace in recent months as Reliance Industries prepares for its...

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Voting Has Begun for the World’s Largest Democracy

By Indica News NEW DELHI, April 13, 2019 – The world’s largest democracy started voting on Thursday to decide who would be the next prime minister – the leader of India and its government. India’s Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament, has 543 elected seats. In order to form a ruling government, a political party would need a minimum of 272 members of parliament. The number of eligible voters (citizens 18-year-old and above) in this election is the highest ever at 900 million. That’s roughly almost 12 percent of the world population. The first phase of the Lok...

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