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Luxembourg becomes first country to make public transport free

03 March, 2020 4:59 pm 4:59 pm

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Luxembourg abolished fares for trains, trams and buses on Saturday in what the government said was a bid to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners. All standard-class journeys on public transport in the tiny and wealthy European country are now free of charge, compared to an annual … Read More

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China’s Hebei issues orange smog alert effective Nov. 1

10 October, 2019 10:42 am 10:42 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking province of Hebei has issued an “orange” smog alert effective from Nov. 1, with pollution expected to be “severe”, the local environment bureau said on Wednesday. Unfavorable weather conditions, including rising humidity and weak southerly winds, would make it harder for smog particles to be diffused, it said. Orange … Read More

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City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution

05 May, 2019 8:34 am 8:34 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The City of London Corporation, which runs London’s historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to reduce air pollution. The City of London is the oldest, continuous representative local government in the world, … Read More


China’s services sector moderates in January but still solid: Caixin ...

02 February, 2019 8:11 am 8:11 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s sprawling services sector maintained a solid pace of expansion in January even though growth moderated slightly, a private survey showed on Sunday, offering continued support for the world’s second-largest economy as manufacturing cools. The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell slightly to 53.6 in January from 53.9 in December, but … Read More

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SC dismisses Sindh govt’s plea regarding 18th Amendment

01 January, 2019 3:03 pm 3:03 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday dismissed the Sindh government’s plea regarding the 18th Constitutional Amendment. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar read out the brief veridc on the plea. Reasons for the dismissal of the plea will be issued in the Supreme Court’s detailed verdict. According to the … Read More

Volkswagen’s Porsche to stop offering diesel models

09 September, 2018 9:34 am 9:34 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s Porsche will stop offering diesel versions of its cars, the unit’s chief executive told a weekly newspaper, responding to ever tougher requirements to curb CO2 emissions. “There won’t be any more diesel cars from Porsche in the future,” Oliver Blume told Bild am Sonntag in an interview. “We have never developed … Read More

Manchar Lake pollution case: SC orders arrest of Federal Finance, Planning ...

09 September, 2016 8:11 pm 8:11 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Supreme Court Registry has issued a written order in the matter of the mixing of tainted water in the Manchar Lake. The court has also issued non-bailable arrest warrants for both officers. It also directed the Islamabad SSP to implement the court order. The order stated that the court would … Read More