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Narendra Modi Launches Make Your City Smart Contest

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Narendra Modi Launches Make Your City Smart Contest

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, attended Saturday the first anniversary celebration of the Smart Cities Mission and AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation), in Pune. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said that a fresh trend is now noticed where cities are moving forward to compete on the path of development. He [...]

First Disney Resort Opens in Mainland China

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First Disney Resort Opens in Mainland China

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth worldwide, celebrated its Grand Opening Thursday. Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company, celebrated the opening of the vacation destination with distinguished guests, celebrities and Chinese officials. “The grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort is a celebration of [...]

Modi’s Foreign Performance: 38 Tours in 24 Months

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Modi’s Foreign Performance: 38 Tours in 24 Months

Narendra Modi is spending public money lavishly just to gain some cheap publicity for himself on foreign lands because as an illiterate, Modi is suffering from inferiority complex. By Rakesh Raman The jet-setting Prime Minister (PM) of India, Narendra Modi, is back after his five-day (June 4 – June 8) tour of Afghanistan, State of [...]

Government Plans Congestion Tax on Private Vehicles in Delhi

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Government Plans Congestion Tax on Private Vehicles in Delhi

If the government really wants to remove polluting vehicles from the country – or particularly Delhi – it must impose some back-breaking penalties on car owners. A high-powered committee on ‘Decongestion of Traffic in Delhi’ has called for a paradigm shift in transport planning and policy interventions to check explosive growth in automobile population in [...]

Puerto Rico Deals with Zika Virus to Promote Tourism

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Puerto Rico Deals with Zika Virus to Promote Tourism

With the Zika virus making headlines around the world, Puerto Rico has implemented a new program to protect its nearly four million residents and five million annual visitors. The Puerto Rico Department of Health is working in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure a united front against Zika. [...]

Cycling Commuters to Celebrate Bike to Work Day

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Cycling Commuters to Celebrate Bike to Work Day

The U.S. Census Bureau released Wednesday a tip sheet of cycling commuters. To commemorate Bike to Work Week (May 16-20) and Bike to Work Day (May 20), the Bureau presents a graphic showing the percentage of people biking to work in cities with a population of 100,000 or more. The percentages are derived from the [...]

Journey to Mars: Sending Humans to the Red Planet

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Journey to Mars: Sending Humans to the Red Planet

NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as well as robotic science exploration, in support of NASA’s Journey to Mars. According to NASA, the orbiter would substantially increase bandwidth communications and maintain high-resolution imaging capability. [...]

The Best Beaches for Families in 2016

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The Best Beaches for Families in 2016

Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, has released its annual list of the Best Beaches for Families – naming the best U.S. beaches, specifically for families traveling with kids of all ages. This year’s list of winning beaches includes: Cape Hatteras National Seashore – Outer Banks, NC The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is open all [...]

Narendra Modi Launches National Rurban Mission

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Narendra Modi Launches National Rurban Mission

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, launched Sunday the National Rurban Mission from Kurubhat, in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister described the Rurban Mission as one which would enable cluster based development – with a “rural soul and urban amenities.” He said this scheme would complement the Smart [...]

Government of India Honors 15 Cities for Cleanliness

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Government of India Honors 15 Cities for Cleanliness

Fifteen cities from across the country were today felicitated by the Indian government for their good work in different areas of sanitation. Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu presented trophies and mementos to these cities after announcing the results of ‘Swachh Sarvekshan-2016’ for their efforts to improve sanitation in respective cities. [ New Delhi: The [...]

Nissan and BMW to Deploy Chargers for Electric Vehicles

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Nissan and BMW to Deploy Chargers for Electric Vehicles

Nissan and BMW are joining forces to offer public fast charging at 120 locations across 19 U.S. states in an effort to support Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 customers and to promote increased adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) nationwide. With this partnership, Nissan and BMW address the growing demand for additional public fast-charging options in [...]

Teens Neglect Rules of the Road: Study

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Teens Neglect Rules of the Road: Study

While so much rightful attention has been paid to the dangers of distracted driving in recent years, a new study released by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) reveals that teens are still neglecting the most basic rules of the road – from observing speed limits and wearing seatbelts to engaging in [...]

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