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The Quake Hit Indonesia

More Bodies Found In The Quake Hit Indonesia

Rescue operation in the quake hit Indonesia is on the full swing with more bodies retrieved from under the debris. A total of 56 lives were lost due to 6.2 magnitude earthquake. Military engineers are working hard to make way for relief goods.

Relief work reaches to the hardest hit places

Raditya Jati, spokesperson to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency’s spokesperson, said that Mamuju and the neighboring district of Majene on Sulawesi island were the hardest-hit places by the quake that left 47 dead in Mamuju and 9 in Majene. Also, over 800 were injured and thousands were left homeless. According to agency data, the quake damaged 415 homes in Majene and forced over 15,000 people to shelter homes.

The provincial capital city of Mamuju had debris all over. The quake brought the governor’s building and a shopping mall down to earth. Also, the two hospitals suffered damages.

Relief reaches the worst hit places

The army corps engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads to allow relief goods to reach the devasted cities. More heavy equipment reached the hardest hit cities allowing the army engineers to … Read the rest

Trump Plans Farewell

Trump Plans Farewell At Joint Base Andrews On Tuesday

President Donald Trump is planning a departure on Tuesday and could leave Washington on the morning of Wednesday that is the Inauguration Day. Trump has already made clear that he isn’t going to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration scheduled on the coming Wednesday.

Donald Trump’s farewell

A farewell for President Donald Trump is planned outside Washington at Joint Base Andrews where Air Force One is headquartered. The farewell will be attended by close aides and well-wishers. From there Trump will fly to Palm Beach, Florida for post-presidency. He will stay put at his Mar-a-Lago club and work with the help of a handful of White House aides.

Trump Plans Farewell

Advice for President Trump

The Republican president has been advised to host a White House meeting for President-elect Joe Biden ahead of the Inauguration Day ceremony but Trump is yet to take a call on this advice. According the sources, Donald Trump isn’t expected to follow the advice. He has already made his mind to skip the Inauguration Day and move ahead to strengthen is post-presidency life.

Donald Trump could issue more pardons

President Trump is expected to … Read the rest

Canada’s Brookfield Tops The List Of Forbes Global 2000 List For 2020

In April, the real estate sector witnessed a sharp decline in rental income with only 10% to 20% of mall retailers paying their rents according to CBRE estimate. 

Forecast for real estate market

Experts believe that the realty market will take months to recover. Even the strongest sectors like warehouses and shops and hospitality sector requires from 12 to 36 months in recovering. But some largest property owners of the world have big plans to make a comeback.

Brookfield making a huge investment

In early May, Brookfield Asset Management announced that it was mulling to invest $5 billion in realty. It owns 152 million sq. ft. of retail space and approximately 300 million of space including apartments, hotels and offices. The company said that it was looking for partners that can draw on its capital and expertise to stabilize and grow Brookfield’s business.

Last year, Brookfield Asset Management made most assets ($324 billion), accrued highest revenues ($69 billion), reported second-highest profit ($2.8 billion) and became the fourth-highest market cap ($51 billion). And with these figures, Brookfield became the biggest public real estate investment company on … Read the rest

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BMW X6 With Illuminated Grille Review

BMW is all set to launch its big, bold and brawny SUV called the BMW X6. It is the new third-generation of BMW and it is far ahead than its predecessor. It will impress everyone with its features, performance, build and interiors.

Style and features

It is an absolute beast the company has to offer. This specific model is wider with a longer wheelbase than its predecessor but it is a tad shorter. The front grille of the car is its highlight as it is the first-ever illuminated grille from BMW. But it is available only for X6 model right now.

Presently the illuminated-grille is offered as an extra option that you can buy to impress your friends and neighbours. You will certainly love driving the car with an illuminated-grille. It will light as you turn the headlights of your car on or you can use it for the time when locking and unlocking the vehicle.

Most good-looking car

Of all the generations BMW has to offer, this one is the most good-looking. It looks very stylish especially at the back. The tail light treatment of this car of the … Read the rest

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Importance Of The World Day Against Child Labour 2020

International Labour Organization (ILO) has marked June 12 to observe the World Day Against Child Labour and it is observed in almost 100 countries around the globe.

History of the World Day Against Child Labour

It started in 2002 when the International Labour Organization suggested that June 12 be observed as the World Day Against Child Labour. And it put facts in support of its suggestion. It said that many children in the age group of 5 to 17 were engaged in work that deprived them of normal childhood like getting education, proper healthcare and leisure time.

Significance of the World Day Against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour is observed with the sole purpose of bringing the plight of child labour before the world and encourage the authorities responsible for safety of children to find ways to remove children from the clutches of labour. The message that goes to the society is to save childhood from the physical and mental problems of child labour.

Theme for the World Day Against Child Labour 2020

This year the focus is on to highlight the impact of the crisis on … Read the rest

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Sundar Pichai Asked Students To Be Patient

Google CEO Sundar Pichai gave a special message to the graduating class of 2020 from his backyard. He was speaking to the students during YouTube’s Dear Class of 2020 virtual ceremony.

Sunder Pichai’s message to students

Be open, be impatient and be hopeful was his message to students. He even recalled his humble roots to highlight the importance of staying calm in difficult times. Sunder Pichai, 47, recalled the challenges he faced when he came to US to pursue his studies at Stanford University.

Sunder Pichai’s journey to US

He said that his father spent his entire salary to buy his plane ticket to the US so that he could attend Stanford. And that was his first time on a plane. He said that America was expensive. A phone call back home was more than $2 a minute and going anywhere would be equal to his dad’s monthly salary.

Also, he drew comparison between how he grew up without much access to technology and said that students of the present time have access to computers of all shapes and sizes. He remembered that he had his first telephone at home … Read the rest