Head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has reportedly warned that the corporate world is far off track in addressing the climate crisis. Tony Danker, CBI’s director general, has reportedly approached the government to take more efforts to unlock the private sector resources by issuing new guidance on transport and heating. During the CBI’s Road to Zero conference 2021 on Monday (June 14), Danker stated that addressing the climate crisis before it gets too late has been a quivering challenge that necessitates unpre
London-based Vauxhall Motors recently introduced its revamped and improved SUV, Grandland. The new sleeker model boasts of a slew of advanced features and design tweaks to help it compete with the new Nissan Qashqai. It has been reported that the Grandland drops its forerunner's "X" title, as seen previously with the other vehicles, namely Vauxhall's Crossland and Mokka, and adopts styling aspects from the smaller Mokka’s new design language. As per credible sources, advanced Grandland now features adaptive Intelli
The Waterloo and City line in London has reportedly been reopened on Monday, 7th June 2021, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The commuter link, that connects Waterloo and Bank terminals in the center of London, was closed in the month of March 2020. As per sources privy to the matter, services will now be running every five minutes from Monday to Friday. The timings for which the services will be available are from 6 am to 10 am and from 3.30 pm to 7 pm. According to Catherine McGuinness, the City of London
Birmingham, the former motor city of the UK that has been infested by the poor air quality for several years, is reportedly set to introduce the country’s first clean air zone (CAZ) outside of London. As a part of this move, which has been welcomed by the campaigners, private cars will be charged to enter the area. Sources have confirmed that starting from June 1, drivers of old polluting cars, vans, and taxis, who travel into the center of the city will be charged £8 daily. On the other hand, coaches, HGVs and buses will be charged £50 per day. As a part o
A new research has suggested that UK’s eminence as a prominent hub for offshore oil & gas is expected to be overshadowed over the next decade by the rapidly growing North Sea green energy industry. According to the findings, majority of the jobs in the UK’s offshore energy industry will be in the low carbon energy sector by 2030. The number of green jobs off the country’s coastlines is expected to increase from 20% of the UK’s offshore energy sector to 65% by the end of the decade. Reportedly, around 90,000 job
People across Singapore are expected to witness the launch of a breath test that can accurately detect Covid-19 within a minute. The trial for this test has been scheduled to start at Tuas Checkpoint in the forthcoming days. This breath test system has reportedly been developed by Breathonix, a spin-off of the National University of Singapore (NUS). Breathonix and NUS announced in a joint statement that this system has received a provisional authorization from Singapore's Health Sciences Authority (HSA), making it the first such system to receive it in the country.
Porsche, the renowned automobile manufacturer, is reportedly set to reveal a more potent model of its Cayenne Turbo, aimed directly at the most powerful super-SUV segment, which includes the Bentley Bentayga Speed, and Lamborghini Urus. To be disclosed as a member of the updated Cayenne listing at June end, much ahead of the scheduled UK deliveries at year end, the new model is the most potent pure-combustion Cayenne ever. The model boasts  631bhp from a modified version of the automobile manufacturer’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine.
As thousands of people took flights abroad following the lifting of Britain’s restriction on foreign holidays on Monday (17 May), Several UK airlines and travel firms have reportedly urged the government to act quickly to start travel to more destinations across Europe and the US. Criticizing the limited green list with 12 countries that allow quarantine-free travel, Heathrow and British Airways have reportedly appealed the government to release a list of travel destinations that are under consideration for summer tour to let customers plan.
The UK’s cybersecurity agency- the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has unveiled that it has taken down more online scams last year than in the previous three years combined. Reportedly, NHS-theme based, and coronavirus related cybercrimes are mainly fueling the rise. According to the NCSC, experts recorded a 15-fold increase in the removal of online campaigns as compared to 2019. It has been reported that there was a rise in the number of phishing attacks that used NHS branding to deceive the victims. In these attacks, rollout