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    The German luxury carmaker has said it expects 2018 electric-vehicle (EV) sales to grow by medium two-digit percentages.

    BMW said on Monday it had hit its target of selling 100,000 electric cars this year around the world, benefiting from strong demand in Western Europe and the United States for models such as the i3 and the 2-series plug-in hybrid Active Tourer. This is more than 60 percent up from the 62,255 electric cars BMW sold last year. The German luxury carmaker has said it expects 2018 electric-vehicle (EV) sales to grow by medium two-digit percentages

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  • aspect_ratio Bill on triple talaq to be tabled today amid Congress' protest against PM Narendra Modi(Read more)expand_more

    NEW DELHI: A bill which seeks to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq has been listed for introduction in the Lok Sabha on Friday amid continues protest by Congress against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'conspiracy with Pakistan' remark against his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

    Though the bill has been listed in Lok Sabha's agenda papers for tomorrow, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said it would come up for introduction next week.

    The bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week.

    'Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill', prepared by an inter-ministerial group headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, makes giving instant triple talaq "illegal and void" and provides for a jail term of three years for the husband.

    Source  URL: http://zeenews.india.com/india/bill-on-triple-talaq-to-be-tabled-today-as-congress-continues-protest-against-pm-modi-2068746.html

  • aspect_ratio 6 Very Empowering Moments On The Internet In 2017(Read more)expand_more

    The Internet is a powerful tool. It can make or break a person, push forward or hold back an issue and make a difference of the kind that nothing else can today. We've seen revolutions being born out from a comment made on the internet - but somethings struck more of a cord with us in 2017. Somethings made us see the hint of a change that many have longed to see. Here are 6 empowering moments from the Internet we'll take with us next year.

    1. Beyonce's pregnancy post

    When Beyonce posted her picture on Instagram announcing her pregnancy, it sent the world into a frenzy. People went gaga about how beautiful she looked. This picture then went on to become 2017's most liked. Here's why this was so shocking - what until recently would have made people whisper and scuttle as if they'd seen a ghost, garnered so much love and respect. Yes, we're talking about the female body, in its most natural form. While Beyonce has proven to be a pathbreaking icon over and over, this one definitely sparked a new sense of belief and acceptance the world over. No nasty comments, no shaming - just pure love.

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