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  • WorldDrought, heatwaves trigger bushfires in China's Chongqing

    Drought, heatwaves trigger bushfires in China’s Chongqing

    Beijing: Continued drought and heatwaves have triggered multiple bushfires in the mountainous areas of China’s Chongqing Municipality, authorities said on Monday. Over 5,000 rescue personnel, including firefighters, armed forces, and professional rescue…

  • IndiaAustralia-type bushfire ravages Mizoram's southern districts

    Australia-type bushfire ravages Mizoram’s southern districts

    Kolkata: Indian Air Force helicopters with Bambi Buckets have been pressed into service to put out an Australia-type bushfire raging for two days in Mizoram’s Lunglei district. Late on Sunday night, the fire…

  • Hollywood

    Miley Cyrus to headline concert for Australian Bushfire Relief

    Washington: American singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus will be headlining the charity concert of the World Tour Bushfire Relief which is set to take place on March 13 in Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium. The one…

  • SportsSachin Tendulkar

    Tendulkar pays visit to SCG ahead of Bushfire Cricket Bash

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Friday paid a visit to Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and went on to reveal his favourite corner in the stadium. The Master Blaster is…

  • SportsRicky Ponting

    Ponting practices at net session ahead of Bushfire Bash

    New Delhi: Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Thursday had a practice net session ahead of the upcoming Bushfire relief fundraiser match. The 45-year-old posted a video on Twitter in which he…

  • SportsCricket Australia

    Bushfire fundraiser match to be played at Junction Oval

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia on Thursday confirmed that the Bushfire relief fundraiser match will be played on Sunday, February 9 at the Junction Oval in Melbourne. The match was originally slated to be…

  • SportsCricket Australia

    SCG to host Bushfire relief fundraiser match

    Sydney: Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) will be hosting the finals of the Big Bash League (BBL) and it will also witness the bushfire relief fundraiser match, Cricket Australia confirmed. The BBL final…

  • World

    Australia bushfire toll reaches 29

    Sydney: An 84-year-old man in Australia who was being treated for burns sustained in the bushfires ravaging the country has died, taking the national toll to 29, police said on Sunday. The…

  • World

    Australian bushfires toll rises to 27

    Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday said the death toll from the country’s bushfire crisis has risen to 27. Morrison provided an update on the bushfires in a press conference…

  • Sports

    Djokovic joins Sharapova to donate to Aus bushfire relief

    New Delhi: World No. 2 Novak Djokovic has pledged to donate to Australia’s bushfire relief after Maria Sharapova urged him to do the same. “Yes Maria Sharapova. I would like to match…

  • World

    Australians protest as bushfire haze sparks health fears

    Sydney: Up to 20,000 protesters rallied in Sydney on Wednesday demanding urgent climate action from Australia’s government, as bushfire smoke choking the city caused health problems to spike. Sydney has endured weeks bathed in toxic smoke as…

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