Sunday 23 July 2017

India rolls out first solar-powered train

India has launched its first solar-powered train, which it is hoped will save around 21,000 litres of diesel a year, as the government attempts to make the country's vast rail network more environmentally friendly, reported The Independent Online. The new 1,600 horse


Qatar must commit to six principles: Arab quartet

Four Arab nations that have cut ties with Qatar urged the country to commit to six principles on combating extremism and terrorism and negotiate a plan with specific measures to implement them, a report said. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain broke diplomatic relations wit


Efforts to resolve Qatar crisis continue

Efforts to find a solution to the Qatar dispute continued with the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meeting Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Arab Quartet officials separately yesterday in Jeddah. King Salman and Tillerson reviewed bilateral relations betw


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