GÖTEBORG, Sweden: Volvo Buses is now launching a new version of its all-electric bus, the Volvo 7900 Electric. With significantly extended range and more charging options, the new Volvo 7900 Electric offers bus operators even greater flexibility.
LONG BEACH, Calif: Epson America, Inc., a global technology leader, today announced its sponsorship of the Global Startup Showcase at The Wall Street Journal D.LIVE event in Laguna, Calif. from Oct. 16-18, 2017. The Wall Street Journal's D.LIVE is an invitation-only technology event that brings together an unmatched group of CEOs, founders, investors, and luminaries from around the world to set the global tech agenda. The Global Startup Showcase will feature six startup founders who will present their companies onstage during the evening program on Tuesday, Oct. 17.
TOKYO: "Taste of Japan" is a website facilitating the dissemination of information on Japanese restaurants and cuisine culture worldwide, including details on Japanese restaurants all over the world, recipes for staple Japanese dishes, and explanations of signature Japanese ingredients.
SUBANG JAYA, Malaysia: Lee Kum Kee "My Fun Cooking 2017", co-organised by Lee Kum Kee and Desa Home, officially kicked off with the first round of the competition held at One Space @ The Square, One City yesterday. Four family teams gathered together to showcase their cooking talents. This competition is staged for the purposes of encouraging young children in Malaysia to explore their inner cooking talents and enjoy joyous cooking moments with their family members.
TORONTO: High winds and heavy rain that started this afternoon in southern and eastern Ontario continue to cause power outages on Hydro One's distribution system.
NEW DELHI: Orange Renewable, a 100pc subsidiary of Singapore-based AT Holdings Pte. Ltd, has secured a 200 MW Wind Power project in the State of Tamil Nadu under an intensely competitive global bid floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
BEIJING: The highly-anticipated premiere, 2017 Zhang Yixing Showcase, for the album Lay 02 Sheep, the second solo effort from the main dancer of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO, Zhang Yixing, better known by his stage name Lay, was staged at the Water Cube in Beijing on the evening of October 12. Lay greeted everyone with a masterful hot dance routine to the screams of thousands of adoring fans.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : The northeastern states of India offer a huge potential in the tourism sector. Endowed with abundant natural resources and huge bio-diversity, Sikkim tourism, however, still remains largely untapped.
New Delhi Oct 21: Sibi George has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland.
Periyakulam (Tamil Nadu) , Oct. 21 : Tamil Nadu Minister for Dairy Development K. T. Rajendra Balaji on Saturday said no harm can come to the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) as long Prime Minister Narendra Modi supports it.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct 21 : Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated the '3C Model Conclave' in Bhubaneswar- a two-day long youth centric programme.
Panchkula (Haryana) Oct 21 ANI: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Panchkula on Saturday adjourned the hearing in the murder case of former Dera manager Ranjit Singh till October 25.
New York [USA], Oct. 21 : Conventionally, social media is known to be a platform to help one walk down memory lane and look for their friends, family and acquaintances. But with the recent trend of fast money transfers, there is much to rejoice.
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : With the advancement of digital technologies, smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Today, people spend over three hours on their phones every day.
Madrid [Spain], Oct.21 : Spain is likely to take the unprecedented step of seizing powers from the separatist government in Catalonia today.
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Oct.21 : Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and expressed his sympathies with the bereaved families.
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) Oct 21 ANI: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday said that they have identified the killers of RSS leader and local journalist Rajesh Mishra and will arrest him soon.
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new research suggested that e-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones triggered by regular cigarettes.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct. 21 : Heavy rains are expected in most districts of Odisha during the next 12 hours, according to the Meteorological Centre Bhubaneswar.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct 21 : The team will be focused on improving their performance from their previous outing where they beat Pakistan 3-1 in the Pool stage, stated Indian Men's Hockey team Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne, as the team gears up for yet another encounter with Pakistan on Saturday, here at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 Super 4s stage.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : India's northeast region has given the country some of its most spectacular sports-persons.
Lucknow(Uttar Pradesh) Oct 21 ANI: The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Saturday announced to double the ex-gratia amount for police officials martyred on duty.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : BJP leader and Union Minister of State for Skill Development Ananth Kumar Hegde on Saturday wrote a letter to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's secretary and District Collector of Uttara Kannada district asking them not include his name in Tipu Jayanti celebration that will held on November 10.
New Delhi Oct 21 ANI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has requested Philippines to allow them to question suspected ISIS recruiter of Indian origin, Karen Aizha Hamidon, arrested there.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 21 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday condemned Union Minister of State for Skill Development Ananth Kumar Hegde for his letter to not include his name in Tipu Jayanti celebration and said, as a part of the government, he should not have done it.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : Young soccer referee from Manipur, Thumli Joyshing Monsang, has been selected for an international referee course in Malaysia.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : The city of Guwahati recently geared up to celebrate the power of women with Pinkathon 2017, a women's only marathon.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct.21 : A Pakistani woman journalist, who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been rescued by security forces.
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 21 : Before taking on each other in the all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 on October 21, both Ghana and Mali U-17 team coaches lamented the African teams' lesser success rate in the senior age-group compared to the junior age-group competitions.
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : We live in a world of technologies; we all know it has many downsides over the benefits. Now, a new study found that younger generations are sacrificing their sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The Wellness Cluster at the National Innovation & Creative Economy Expo 2017 (NICE 2017) has successfully concluded today, attracting a total of over 8,000 visitors and generating sales worth RM30,000 from 12 to 16 October.
DUBAI, UAE: King Abdulaziz University (KAU) bears the name of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1967 as a private institution to address the need for higher education in the Western Region. KAU is a public multi-campus university dedicated to the service of the Western Region and its people.
MUNICH: The global technology group Wirecard provides a regionally managed payment gateway solution for online IKEA shops in Southeast Asia.
JAKARTA, Indonesia: For the first time, Ruby Conference was held in Indonesia across two days, from 6-7 October 2017. This conference is an initiative of Ruby programmers to gather and support the Ruby community in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.
TORONTO: OPSEU CAAT Academic has started a strike at all 24 Ontario colleges and rejected the colleges' final offer. The colleges' final offer is responsive to what the colleges heard at the bargaining table and fair to college faculty.
SINGAPORE: In conjunction with World Food Day on October 16, 2017, Electrolux Singapore commissioned a survey to highlight the amount of food waste generated in our homes.
HONG KONG: Vitasoy International Holdings Limited and its subsidiary Vitaland Services Limited("Vitasoy") in collaboration with Hong Chi Association's Hong Chi Super Service Team has kicked off the Vitasoy Resource Conservation - Clean Beverage PET Bottle Recycling Programme in six primary schools in the TuenMun and Yuen Long Districts.
TORONTO: SIBOS: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new blockchain banking solution that will help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments, designed to reduce the settlement time and lower the cost of completing global payments for businesses and consumers.
Nalanda (Bihar) , Oct. 21 : The Bihar Police arrested three people in connection with the Nalanda incident, where a man was made to spit and lick as punishment by the Sarpanch.
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct. 21 : Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that radicalisation is a worldwide phenomenon and it is being addressed seriously by the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : The small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector is considered to be the backbone of the Indian economy. It is said to be the desired growth engine which helps India achieve an ambitious two-digit gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate.
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct. 21 : A civilian in Uri died when Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing in the Kamal Koot sector on Saturday.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : In sync with the low-key festivities due to economic slowdown and pressure on their balance-sheets, corporate India saw lukewarm response in Diwali gifts this year to its associates, networked partners, employees and other key personalities, slashing the budget by at least 35-40 per cent under this head, a telephonic survey conducted by ASSOCHAM in the run-up to Diwali noted.
New Delhi Oct 21 ANI: Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has written a letter to Unnao District Magistrate asking to stop use of Agra-Lucknow Expressway for public on October 23 and 24 in light of Indian Air Force (IAF) Highway Flying operation.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct.21 : Afghanistan's Interior Ministry on Saturday confirmed through a statement that 25 Haqqani Network insurgents had been eliminated in an operation in Gelan district in the country's Paktika province.
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new study revealed how obesity can contribute to promote breast cancer in women.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused the Congress-led Karnataka government of celebrating Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary just for 'vote bank politics' and said that the people of 'Coorg, Mangalorean Christians and the Kannadigas' are opposed to celebrate the birthday of the 18th century ruler of Mysore.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct.21 : Afghanistan's President, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on Saturday strongly condemned Friday's deadly mosque bombings in Kabul and in western Ghor province, which left more than 70 people dead and 200 injured.
Sharjah [United Arab Emirates], Oct.21 : A Pakistan cricketer, who is currently engaged in a one day international series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has reported an approach by a bookie to the anti-corruption unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) Oct 21 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday attended Police Commemoration Day program here.
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) Oct 21 ANI: The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended four fishermen and seized one boat belonging to Thangachimadam, a central part of Rameswaram.
New Delhi , October 21 : The Congress Party on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi raked up the issue of Kedarnath because he has to fight the upcoming elections in Gujarat.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct. 21 : Badal Mandal, accused of killing his friend Vipin in Delhi's Saidulajab, was arrested by police on Saturday here.
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : Taking aspirin daily can reduce the risk of liver cancer, a new study suggested.
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct.21 : Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat presented the President's Standard to the 47 Armoured Regiment in Jammu on Saturday.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct.21 : About 800,000 Rohingyas are now living in refugee settlements in Bangladesh, and 589,000 of them are in the country's Cox's Bazar since they began to flee from Myanmar on August 25.
Sangli (Maharashtra) Oct 21 ANI: At least 10 people, including three women and seven men, were killed and few injured after a truck overturned in Maharashtra's Sangli district in the wee hours of Saturday.
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : The export promotion council for handicrafts recently organised the 44th edition of Indian Handicrafts and Gift Fair (IHGF), Delhi (autumn) 2017. Union Minister of textiles Smriti Irani inaugurated the five-day fair in Noida.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 21 : In an apparent attempt to hit the foreign installations, three rockets were fired off early Saturdays morning (6am local time) in Kabul city, with at least two exploding close to RS headquarters.
Washington/New York [United States], Oct.21 : The United States of America, the United Nations Security Council and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres have strongly condemned Friday's terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of at least 70 people and injured 200 others.