Israel under attack: Explained !!


Israel attack: In the last 27 hours, almost 220 rockets have been fired from Gaza into Israel. Israel under attack: Israel was attacked with over 200 rockets from militants in the Gaza strip on November 12, 2019. The rocket barrage came after Israel confirmed the killing of top Islamic Jihad leader, Bahaa Abu al-Ata in an... Continue Reading →

Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal in civilian court !!


Pakistan is going to amend its Army Act to enable Kulbhushan Jadhav to file an appeal in the civilian court, as per sources. Pakistan has decided to amend its Army Act to pave way for Kulbhushan Jadhav to file an appeal in the civilian court, in compliance with the verdict of the International Court of... Continue Reading →

11th BRICS summit 2019: PM Modi held bilateral talks with Russia and China !!


11th BRICS summit 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in BRICS summit for the sixth time. 11th BRICS summit 2019:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited Brazil to attend the 11th BRICS Summit, met Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in the capital Brasilia and discussed on various... Continue Reading →

Royal Caribbean CEO: Caribbean cruise business to grow by 50% in 2030 !!


US-based cruise operator Royal Caribbean has predicted that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50% in 2030, with an overall economic benefit of cruise reaching USD 6 billion. In a recent Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) outlook forum, the cruise line’s president and CEO Michael Bayley said there’s great demand for innovative experiences, which the cruise... Continue Reading →

Dream Cruises sails beyond Asia with luxury ship Explorer Dream !!


With a goal of becoming ‘Asia’s Global Cruise Line’, Dream Cruises has sailed beyond Asia, bringing passengers aboard Explorer Dream to White Bay Cruise Terminal in Sydney, Australia.  “Dream Cruises is excited to begin a new chapter as we chart new waters beyond Asia to homeport in Australia starting this year for the very first time, creating... Continue Reading →

Norwegian Cruise Line invests USD100m to revitalise “most storied ships”


Norwegian Cruise Line has provided further detail about Norwegian Spirit’s upcoming renovation as part of The Norwegian Edge programme. According to the cruise company, its ship Norwegian Spirit will enter dry dock in Marseille, France on 2 January 2020 for an over USD 100 million revitalisation. As part of the nearly 40-day renovation, the ship... Continue Reading →

World’s first ultra-modern ‘clean tourist vessel’ !!


Brim Explorer, the world’s first ultra-modern clean tourist vessel has begun taking visitors out into the pristine waters of Tromsø, Norway following an official launch and baptism ceremony. Hundreds of people gathered to witness the event, taking the opportunity to appreciate the unique hybrid electric vessel, designed specifically to meet growing environmental requirements now and... Continue Reading →

Hurtigruten: Biodiesel could change the shipping industry !!


With a goal of becoming emission-free, Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten has started testing biodiesel onboard MS Polarlys, which can potentially reduce emissions by 95%. The shipping industry stands for use of more than 330 Mt fuels every year and is the cause of 2-3% of all global CO2 emissions. MS Polarlys has successfully been testing the use... Continue Reading →

Princess Cruises begins UK countdown for 2020 as current season ends !!


Princess Cruises has bid farewell to its final UK-based ship for 2019 as the line now looks ahead to 2020. Following the departure of Sapphire Princess after a season sailing from Southampton, mostly to northern and southern Europe, the line will cruise again from the UK in just over six months’ time with the arrival of... Continue Reading →

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