Four people put under quarantine in Syd Sydney
Four people put under quarantine in Sydney over suspicion of coronavirus
The health authorities have confirmed that they have put four people in quarantine after possibly contracting coronavirus. As per the reports, the man who was first quarantined was not on board to the plane that came from the epicentre of the deadly disease in China. All four of them are in hospital amid an investigation of the potentially fatal disease. NSW Health has not disclosed the location of the hospital because of privacy reasons. The doctors are screening every person on the flight that is coming from Wuhan on Thursday, but they have not found any traced of the virus. The disease has caused a significant death alert across the world, and till now 17 have confirmed dead. There are more than 600 potential infected people under treatment, and 18 million are in lockdown.
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Sydney is looking for feedback on the smart city framework
The city of Sydney has invited feedback on the plans of becoming a smart city. The initiative is supposed to help the city to cope with the increasing population and climate change. A draft on Smart City Strategic Framework is available for the review that shows how Sydney is planning to do more with less in terms of resources, space, energy and more. The city is looking for a “problem-driven, evidence-based approach” and does not want tech just for the sake of it. The plan is not to reinvent the wheel in its smart city journey and to make sure that the smaller cities around like Newcastle get a chance to adopt technologies like predictive analysis and Internet of Things. As there will be concerns over data sharing and privacy, the city authorities are taking every step carefully.
Bedrock Quarry Products and Bulk Transport sending trucks in innovative combination up to 85.5 tonnes.
Bedrock Quarry Products and Bulk Transport is using brightly painted new trucks in innovative combinations and sending up to 85.5 tonnes that come and go from plant and project sites across Sydney. The colour is instantly recognizable, and they are in large numbers on the road.
The infrastructure growth in Sydney requires a lot of building material on the move. Mick Colley owner of the company is in the transport industry for 30 years. He started his operations in 2010. He started with one truck and drove it himself, but later the plan expanded to three to five trucks. He contacted a few people and asked if they are interested in joining his, and they supported him.
The capacity has since grown exponentially, and it has become one of the biggest transporters in the city.
NSW South Coast communities hit by emergency bushfires, homes lost.
The out-of-control bushfire has engulfed homes in NSW with temperatures hitting 40 degrees Celsius. There have been reports of loss of property on the south coast. The public was urged to reduce electricity use due to damage at some power stations. BOM is forecasting that the temperature will drop on Friday.
The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) said in a statement that it is going to be long afternoon and night. They have confirmed that homes have been lost in the south coast towns of Moruya and Bermagui. There are reports of a similar loss in the Bundanoon area. By the midnight there were no bushfires burning at emergency level. Canberra Airport was closed for several hours because of the nearby grass fire.
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s infamous yacht has arrived in New Zealand.
The 58m Dancing Hare that has a connection with Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of the original British media mogul Robert Maxwell, has arrived in New Zealand. Ghislaine Maxwell had a longtime association of accused sex trafficker Jeffery Epstein. He took his life in jail in August 2019.
He was awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges over alleged abuse of dozens of underage girls from 2002 to 2005. Back in 1991, Maxwell was on board while he was in poor health. He was cruising off the Canary Islands when he disappeared from the yacht. Later his body was found floating in the Atlantic. Though the official ruling said it was accidental drowning, there were speculations of murder or suicide. The yacht was sold in 2017 and related Lady Mona K and later to Dancing Hare.
The new season of the Bachelor is not at all “Drama free” thanks to Becca Kufrin.
There were some speculations that the new season of the Bachelor is going to be a bit slower and drama-free, but everyone who thought so has been proven wrong. The Champagne-gate became the funniest drama-filled moment, and now new stuff has been brewing. Sydney and Alayah recently showed that they have some differences. They are looking for a real connection with bachelor Peter Weber.
Former bachelorettes Becca Kufrin and Rachel Lindsay have a lot to say about it. Rachel noted that Alayah winning the pillow fight was just the beginning of the end that happened in Jan 20 episode. Host Kufrin didn’t understand how they chose the winners. She said that though Alayah sat on Sydney in the end, Sydney was still getting more hits. The drama didn’t stop here, and more fights may come in the coming episodes.
Storm Clean Up happening in Sydney.
Authorities have issued a warning of flash floods due to rainfall run-off in NSW’s fire-affected areas filled with debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks. The temperature may rise again in the coming week. As per the reports, a 16-year-old boy was struck by lightning in the Blue Mountains on Monday afternoon.
A 24-year-old man was hit as well when he was leaning against a metal railing nearby. They are in stable condition at Nepean Hospital. In other news, a 65-year-old man was treated for multiple injuries and was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital after a large tree fell on the glass door of his house in Harrington. Around 14,000 houses and businesses lost power due to the storm.
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Australia Day in Melbourne. What's on?
Australia Day in Melbourne this year is expected to be very fun and rich. The weather forecast for January 26 i s also hopeful. The sun will shine all day long and temperature is quite comfortable. Here are some free interesting events for you and your family.
Government House will open its door for everyone. You can enjoy free excursions, walks along gardens and picnic on the lawn. There will be also some interesting activities for children.
An exciting event for families is Share the Spirit Festival. Program with dances and cultural activities will amaze you!
Of course a traditional parade on Swanston Street will take place. You can also join it freely and see such a different Melbourne.
The first man in Melbourne can have a new coronavirus
A 50-year-old man has been for 2 weeks in China in Wuhan. This city has become the centre of spreading a new kind of dangerous coronavirus. After the man had returned to Melbourne, he was taken to the hospital for medical check-up with suspicion of this virus. The doctors inform he is most likely infected. At the same time they urge people not to panic as the risk of spreading this virus in Melbourne is very low. Now the family of the sufferer is under strict medial control. Doctors are also willing to connect with other passengers of the same flight.
Suzi Taylor, the Block star charged with assaulting a woman in Brisbane.
The former star of the reality TV show The Block, Suzi Taylor has been charged with assaulting a woman. As per the reports when she met with a 54-year-old woman on Caxton Street in Petrie Terrace things went out of hand and she allegedly “pushed and shove” her at around 12:20 PM.
Police have confirmed that she was arrested and issued with a notice to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on February 24 on an assault charge. As per the media reports, the meeting took place in a hotel lobby, and the lady who was assaulted was there to meet for the money she owed to Ms Taylor.
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Accelerator for female founders in Houston acquired
An accelerator for female founders co-founded by a Houston investor was recently acquired. Diana Murakhovskaya, who is the co-founder and general partner of Houston-based venture capital fund The Artemis Fund co-founded New York-based Monarq Incubator that was a venture capital-focused accelerator for women. It was founded in 2017, and 32 companies were graduated from the program since then. They raised around $15 million in venture capital funding. Monarq was recently acquired by Seattle-based Female Founders Alliance that is a community dedicated to accelerating women-founded companies. Murakhovskaya said in her statement that she owns half of Monarq, but she declined to disclose the terms of the acquisition. She said this deal would help many female founders.
Nirbhaya's mother supported Kangana Ranaut and said "I am a mother, and i do not want to be great"
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's anger has come down on Indira Jaisingh, who appealed to forgive the accused of the gang rape. Making objectionable remarks on Indira, Kangana said that such women should be kept in jail for four days along with rapists. Supporting Kangana's statement, Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi said, "I am a mother, but I do not want to be great by forgiving the guilty."
Objectionable comment on Indira Jaisingh Actress Kangana Ranaut, who spoke openly on social issues, now strongly criticized the statement of lawyer Indira Jaising. During a press conference in Mumbai, Kangana said that the womb of women like Indira Jai Singh produces rapists. Such women should be kept in jail along with rapists for four days.
Kangana Ranaut said that such people should be hanged in front of everyone at the middle crossroads. The actress said that Nirbhaya was also raped by a minor in gang rape. Who is capable of raping, then how can he be called a minor?
Houston’s new market leader named by CBRE
CBRE Group Inc. that is a commercial real estate and investment firm from Los Angeles has named the new head for the Houston office. Peter Mainguy has been promoted to senior managing director and market leader for the office. He will take care of all advisory services lines of business and drive strategic initiatives and growth in the Houston market. He is replacing Cody Armbrister who has accepted a position with Crow Holdings in Dallas. Mainguy will work with Mark Taylor, who is the senior managing director for investor services. Mark will continue to lead the company’s investor leading, capital markets and property management business lines. Mainguy has worked in commercial real estate for 14 years. He has served as managing director of CBRE’s occupier services in Houston since 2017. He will oversee his previous position in addition to serving as a market leader.