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BMW Peeps into Future of Electric Motorbike with Motorrad Concept Link

The Motorrad Concept Link, a futuristic two-wheeled urban mobility with zero emission, is an ambitious vision of leviathan luxury automaker BMW. Design head Edgar Heinrich said that BMW Motorrad is focused on the mobility needs of the rider and also the rider while connecting the analogue and digital world. The reduced style, timeless electric motorcycle concept was revealed at the 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Germany. However, no plans

India to Embrace Electric Cars via New Government Plan

It has been recently announced that India is planning to sell only electric cars in the near future, delighting environmentalists while disappointing the oil industry. With concerns pertaining to the rising prices of diesel and petrol, not to mention the alarming levels of pollution, the decision is being welcomed as a revolutionary move. Under the new plans of the Indian government, every single car sold in the country from 2030

Putin Urges Corporate America to ‘Help’ President Trump

At the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Russian President Valdimir Putin hosted a business roundtable with executives of several major U.S. companies, and urged them to help the “head of the United States administration”, newly elected President Donald Trump. Putin addressed the deteriorating relationship between the U.S. and Russia and expressed his desire to improve the collaboration in the near future. Putin expressed that, although he has never

World’s Largest Aircraft to be Fully Operational by 2019

After sustained and colossal efforts spanning for about six years, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has finally announced his plans to launch demonstration of a massive airplane, Stratolaunch, hailed as the largest airline ever built. As revealed by Jean Floyd, the chief executive of Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, has revealed the testing to be done tentatively by the end of 2019. The remarkably large-sized all-composite plan will enable the launch of satellite-bearing

New Zealand Defence Force as World’s First Smoke-free Force by 2020

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is allegedly expected to go smokefree by 2020, according to a latest news exploring future moves of the New Zealand government. In fact, this move is prognosticated to repute the NZDF as the first-ever smokefree armed defence force in the world. However, Rt. Hon. Winston Peters of New Zealand First labels the smokefree move as “hypocrisy” while also rounding up the media and political

Construction of European Extremely Large Telescope Begins

The construction of the super telescope, located on a 3,000 m high mountain in the middle of the Atacama Desert has started. The super telescope shall be operated by 2024 and will help astronomers in their hunt for alien life. Known as the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), this telescope is expected to be built around five times larger than the top notch telescopes used for observation at present. E-ELT

U.K. Government to Bring in Fines for Content Moderation Failures

With the whole of the U.K. being shaken by the increasing threat of terrorism, the call to fine internet giants who fail to moderate social media contents has stirred up. On Sunday, May 28, 2017, the security minister of the U.K., Ben Wallace, suggested that the party is pondering on bringing in financial penalties to encourage prompt action on hate speech or problem content from tech and media companies if

Facebook CEO Promotes Sense of Purpose in Harvard Speech

CEO of social media giant Mark Zuckerberg, returned to his university, Harvard on Thursday in order to provide graduates a commencing address. The speech was filled with appeals to build a connected world where everyone has a sense of purpose. The speech was wide-ranging and revolved around topics such as universal basic income, education, volunteering, charity, and climate change. He advocated globalism and said national and fighting authoritarianism the main