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HS2 rail route decision due to be announced

HS2 rail route decision due to be announced

But today it was announced that alongside engineering group Kier and French construction company Eiffage , Carillion has been awarded two contracts worth a combined £1.3 billion to build tunnels on the central section of the route. He is expected to bring forward the planned completion date for the next phase from the West Midlands to the West Coast Mainline from 2033 to 2027. Consulte Mais Informação

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Emojis honored in world celebration

There are a total of 2666 in the Unicode Emoji Standard with more been added regularly. The special day was created three years ago by the founder of a website called Emojipedia , which was created to keep track of all emojis. The tag is trending on Twitter where users the world over are sharing some of their favourite emojis. The fourth annual World Emoji Day takes place today July 17th because it's the date shown on Apple's calendar emoji. Consulte Mais Informação

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Riders trapped inside subway after track fire snarls morning commute

Riders trapped inside subway after track fire snarls morning commute

If you commute on the A, B, C, D or 4 train you're probably either trembling with relief at your desk or reading this evergreen blog post from your underground purgatory. As a result of today's fire, there is now no A train service between 125th Street and Inwood-207th in both directions. There is no B train service between Bedford Pk Blvd and Brighton Beach in both directions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Panasonic P55 Max Smartphone Launched In India

Panasonic P55 Max Smartphone Launched In India

Panasonic has added a new device to its P-series called as P55 Max and this handset has been launched for a price of Rs. 8499. The phone comes with a textured finish at the back as well. "We believe, P55 Max will be the quintessential solution-provider for individuals in the value-based smartphone segment", Pankaj Rana, Business Head - Mobility Division, Panasonic India said in a press statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google Maps now showing travel time graph to destinations over the day

Google Maps now showing travel time graph to destinations over the day

The ideal travel time is highlighted in green and it appears along with the time taken to travel between the two locations via the fastest route. Google Maps displays a schematic according to prevalent and past traffic conditions. It offers nifty graphs to explain real-time traffic conditions. The feature is not very precise and does not informs the exact time one can save by choosing to leave at a certain time. Consulte Mais Informação

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Prez poll on July 17: Kovind has edge over Meira

Prez poll on July 17: Kovind has edge over Meira

Of the 81 state legislators, 80 have cast their votes in the premises of the Jharkhand assembly where the polling is underway. The Election Commission appointed 33 observers to oversee the election. Sonia addressed the Opposition and described Meira Kumar's bid as a fight against a "narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision". Big News coming in is Congress has been left out of a parallel Opposition meeting in Parliament . Consulte Mais Informação

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Priyanka Chopra at Press Conference of Mararthi Movie Kaay Re Raaskalaa

Priyanka Chopra at Press Conference of Mararthi Movie Kaay Re Raaskalaa

As per insiders, she thinks she is a Hollywood star now. Priyanka Chopra, who is now a name to reckon with in Hollywood, will be celebrating her birthday on a family trip with her mother and brother. "So there's no question of her skipping it". Earlier in an interview, Priyanka had revealed that the real reason for her not attending the award show was that she wanted to spend her birthday which falls on July 18 with her family. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump's Approval Ratings After Six Months Are the Worst of Any President

Trump's Approval Ratings After Six Months Are the Worst of Any President

Overall, 63 percent of Americans said the meeting was inappropriate while 60 percent think Russian Federation tried to influence the election and 44 percent say the Trump campaign benefited from the Kremlin's efforts. The poll, in which more results will be released later this week, according to the report, surveyed "adults" and not necessarily "voters". A fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll underscores the softness of Trump's support as he prepares to mark six months in the White ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Fabio Aru tira amarela a Froome

Fabio Aru tira amarela a Froome

A terceira posição da classificação geral é ocupado pelo francês Romain Bardet, que está a 23 segundos do líder. O italiano Fabio Aru que hoje passou a vestir de amarelo. A próxima etapa da Volta da França será realizada neste domingo, num percurso de 189,5 km, que vai de Laissac-Sévérac l'église até Le Puy-en-Velay. Consulte Mais Informação

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Islamic centre destroyed in 'arson attack' in Manchester

Islamic centre destroyed in 'arson attack' in Manchester

Five fire engines were scrambled to the scene just after 11.40pm on Sunday. Around 30 firefighters worked to put the inferno out. Mosque spokesman Shamusideen Oladimeji added: "It has been seriously damaged - the police won't let us in. In the latest attack, pictures from the scene show flames erupting from the roof of the single-storey building. Emergency services confirmed that the fire at the Manchester Nasfat Islamic Centre on Droylsedon Road was was being investigated. Consulte Mais Informação

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