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With flagship electric car, Mercedes takes fight to Tesla

NE Business Desk Daimler AG on Thursday unveiled the electric “sibling” of its flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedan, taking the fight to market-leader Tesla Inc in the battle for market share as electric car sales take off. The EQS is the first in a family of Mercedes-Benz cars built on a dedicated electric vehicle platform […]

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“Miss unsinkable”, the woman who Survived the Titanic, Britannic, and Olympic Disasters

NE Feature Desk Born in 1887, Violet Constance Jessop was to become a triple survivor of the Olympic-class shipwrecks, earning her the title of the Unsinkable Woman. Violet Constance Jessop was a 24 year old stewardess onboard Titanic. Her career at sea started in 1908 aboard Royal Mail carriers but in 1910 she joined the […]

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Dutch cargo ship adrift off Norway after dramatic rescue of crew

NE World Desk Emergency response teams scrambled on Tuesday to prevent a Dutch cargo ship adrift in the North Sea from sinking and causing an oil spill off Norway’s coast after the crew had to be evacuated in stormy weather. Footage released by the Norwegian Rescue Coordination Centre showed some of the 12 crew members […]

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At least 27 dead, many missing after launch capsizes at Sitalakkha River

NE Bangladesh Desk A small vessel packed with more than 50 passengers capsized after colliding with another boat in central Bangladesh on Sunday evening, leaving at least 26 people dead and many more of others missing, officials said. The double-decker launch was hit by a cargo vessel from the rear and immediately sank in the […]

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M. V. Prince Kamal – 1 joins Dhaka-Patuakhali river route

NE Feature Correspondent After a long period of construction work, newcomer M V. Prince Kamal – 1 finally took its place on the desired route. The launch started its journey from Dhaka to Patuakhali route. At present, vessels with modern facilities are at the top of the demand. So the shipping authorities are adding new […]

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Public transport to remain closed in Bangladesh from Monday

NE Bangladesh Correspondent Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said public transport services will remain suspended from Monday to contain the rising trend of coronavirus. “Public transport will remain suspended from tomorrow,” he told a press conference on contemporary issues at his official residence here.The vehicles carrying […]

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3rd Dash-8 aircraft “Shwetbalaka” reaches Dhaka

NE Bangladesh Desk The third Dash-8 aircraft purchased from Canada reached Dhaka at 5.36 pm on Friday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina named the new aircraft as “Shwetbalaka”, said a press release of the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry. According to BSS, the first Dash-8 aircraft out of three, purchased on a Government-to-Government basis from Canada, […]

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Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

NE World Desk Boeing and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) announced Tuesday local time that they’ve completed the first test flight of a pilotless fighter-like jet devised to operate alongside crewed aircraft. Why it matters: The “Loyal Wingman” combat drone is serving as the foundation for the Boeing Airpower Teaming System being developed for […]

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The Aptera EV Gets Big Bucks, Inches One Step Closer to Production

NE Auto Desk Electric vehicle trike maker Aptera finally has what it needs to really get going: money. Last week the company announced it had closed on $4 million in Series A funding. “Aptera’s continued momentum has now garnered it over 7,000 vehicle reservations in just over two months totaling a quarter-billion in orders,” the […]

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These are the safest new cars, trucks, SUVs of 2021, according to IIHS

NE Auto Desk Sometimes simple changes add up to meaningful improvements. That’s the case for vehicle safety as the number of cars, trucks and SUVs earning the highest ratings from the nonprofit that assesses vehicle safety more than doubled for the 2021 model year, in large part due to tweaks involving features like headlights. The […]