Freeze on the number of private cars on Singapore roads

In a one of a kind announcement, Singapore government has vowed to bring down the private car growth in the country to zero by 2018. While there would be growth in the public transport segment having buses and goods vehicles, the government has vowed to bring down the growth of private cars and motorcycles to zero in what appears to be a big damage to the automobile industry there. In order to circumvent the problem of traffic jams plaguing other Asian cities, Singapore had already put tough laws in place…

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Xi Jinping, the most powerful Chinese leader

In a historic session of the ruling Communist party of China, the members voted on having President Xi Jinping’s name and ideology enshrined in its constitution, an honour which was earlier held only by Mao Zedong, the founder himself. This decision to enshrine his thought in the constitution came after the most important political meeting of China, the Communist Party congress. As per the reporters present on the scene, it was a unanimous decision and when asked about anyone having any issues with it, there was a loud roar of…

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Catalonia’s Independence: A new turn as Spain aims to remove top ministers.

Catalonia’s Independence: A new turn as Spain aims to remove top ministers. The prime minister of Spain announced plans to take control of Spain’s separatist region by removing the Catalonia leaders. Mariano Rajoy stopped just short of dissolving the region’s parliament but laid out a new set of plans for removing the leaders of Catalonia and securing the region. While the measures are expected to be approved by the Senate in the next few days, the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament has already called it “de facto coup d’etat”. The…

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Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account suspended for violating rules.

Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account suspended for violating rules. Rose McGowan Twitter Account was suspended late Wednesday night, after she started tweeting about allegations of sexual abuse and harassment which have been surfacing against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Hollywood voice Rose McGowan’s took to her Instagram and Facebook accounts to relay the news of her temporary Twitter account suspension, writing cryptically that “TWITTER HAS SUSPENDED ME. THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK. BE MY VOICE. #ROSEARMY.” She added a screenshot of a message from Twitter telling her that she had violated…

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58 people dead and hundred injured at Las Vegas shooting.

58 people dead and hundred injured at Las Vegas shooting. At least 58 people have been killed and hundred others injured in a mass shooting that took place at a concert near the Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas late Sunday night. It happened during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The shooter fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. A gunman, named Stephen Paddock 64-year-old, a Nevada resident from a community of senior citizens in the small town of Mesquite north-east of Las…

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Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico.

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake striked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City and sent panicked office workers streaming into the streets, but the full extent of the damage is not yet clear. Mexican media broadcast images of several collapsed buildings in heavily populated parts of the city. Reports from the US Geological Survey said that the…

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Estonian border guard says foreign students admitted to EuroAcademy will no longer get resident permit and visas.

Estonian border guard says foreign students admitted to ‘EuroAcademy’ will no longer get resident permit and visas. The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) of Estonia has named the 20-year-old Tallinn Private Higher School “Euroacademy” as an unreliable institution for foreign students and has passed a new law that refuses to issue residence permits to new foreign students admitted to the university. The (PPA) of Estonia has set a deadline for the admission of foreign students to the Euro-academy this week after a month of long survey; the sad news…

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Florida’s state governor says avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches.

Florida’s state governor says avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches. Florida’s state governor has told residents ordered to leave their homes to go to shelters and avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches. Rick Scott said it was now too late to drive away from the danger areas. “The storm is here,” Gov. Rick Scott said Saturday morning, noting that the storm surge could reach 15 feet in some places. “Fifteen feet is devastating and will cover your house,” he said. “Do not think the storm is over when…

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A huge British bomb left over from ‘World War Two’ has been found at Frankfurt, Germany.

A huge British bomb left over from ‘World War Two’ has been found at Frankfurt, Germany. Residents are told to move out while the bomb is made safe. The 1.4 tonne British bomb was found on a building site on Wednesday, patients at hospitals in Frankfurt have been moved to prepare for the controlled explosion of the huge bomb left over from World War Two. Sources claim that the bomb will be deactivated, disposed and made safe on Sunday. About 65,000 people must leave their homes and the police have…

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