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Australia should expect ‘worse’ bushfires in future

Canberra, Aug 25 | An inquiry into the devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfires has found that the country should expect "worse" in the years to...

445 people died from Aus bushfires smoke: Experts

Canberra, May 26 | Smoke from Australia's devastating 2019-20 bushfires killed at least 445 people, health experts revealed on Tuesday. Fay Johnston, a public health...

Aus bushfires grew in size, frequency since 1990s

Canberra, May 19 | A landmark research from the Australian National University (ANU) revealed on Tuesday that bushfires have increased in size and frequency...

Australia launches inquiry into deadly bushfires

Canberra, April 16 | An inquiry into the devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfire season officially began on Thursday with an online ceremonial meeting.The fires, which...

Air pollution from bushfires need national response

Canberra, Feb 24 | A coalition of health experts have called on the Australian government to urgently establish an air pollution authority in response...

Aus PM announces national inquiry into bushfires

Canberra, Feb 20 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday announced a national inquiry into the the devastating bushfires that claimed the lives...

Vast majority of Australians affected by bushfires: Poll

Canberra, Feb 18 | More than three quarters of Australian adults were affected by the nation's bushfire crisis, according to the Australian National University...

Heavy rains could put out remaining bushfires in Aus stats

Sydney, Feb 11 | The heavy rains lashing New South Wales (NSW) state have led to hopes that all the bushfires in the...

Aus capital declares state of emergency over bushfires

Canberra, Jan 31 | Andrew Barr, the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), on Friday declared a state of emergency amid a...

Aus budget surplus threatened by bushfires: TreasureR

Canberra, Jan 21 | Australia's Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday warned that the government's promised budget surplus could be jeopardized by the bushfire crisis. Frydenberg...

Aus storms wreak damage, bushfires far from over

Sydney, Jan 20 | Storms have brought heavy rain to the fire-hit regions of eastern Australia, but authorities on Monday warned that the nation's...

Aus offers support for bushfire-affected businesses

Canberra, Jan 20 | The Australian government on Monday announced a support package for small businesses affected by the raging bushfires. rime Minister Scott...

Heavy rains lash some bushfires-hit Aus regions

Sydney, Jan 18 | Heavy rains and thunderstorms on Saturday lashed parts of Australia's east coast, dousing some of the raging bushfires but bringing...

Aus tourism industry suffers $690mn loss from bushfires

Sydney, Jan 16 | Australia's ongoing bushfire crisis has cost the nation's tourism industry A$1 billion ($690 million), official data revealed on Thursday. According to...

Facebook steps up Australia bushfires relief efforts

San Francisco, Jan 16 | Facebook has announced to match up to $1 million (Australian dollars) in donations made to non-profit organisation GlobalGiving and...

Flights delayed by smoke from Australian bushfires

Sydney, Jan 15 | Fifty flights in and out of the Melbourne airport were disrupted on Wednesday due to dense smoke arising from the...

Australia bushfires death toll reaches 28

Sydney, Jan 15 | The death toll in the bushfires ravaging Australia since September has officially reached 28 as the authorities in the southeastern...

Bezos roasted for donating pittance towards Aus bushfires relief

New Delhi, Jan 14 | Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who is worth $117 billion burnt his fingers when he pledged just $690,000...

Koalas could be endangered due to bushfires: Minister

Canberra, Jan 13 | Australian Minister of Environment Sussan Ley on Monday warned that koalas could be listed as an endangered species as a...

Cadbury to donate funds for animals rescued from bushfires

New Delhi, Jan 11 | The Cadbury company has promised to donate profits from the sale of Caramello Koala, Freddo Frog and Furry Friends...

Australia’s bushfires: US Firefighters welcomed at Airport

New Delhi, Jan 11 | As Australia continues to battle raging bushfires, a team of US firefighters got a rousing round of applause when...

Rain brings relief from South Australia bushfires

Sydney, Jan 10 | Rain on Friday brought much-needed relief for firefighters battling the raging bushfires in South Australia, after a night that authorities...

Warne’s Baggy Green fetches over A$1m for bushfires aid

Sydney, Jan 10 | Legendary Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne's baggy green, which he wore throughout the 145 Tests he played, has made more than...

Australian bushfires toll rises to 27

Canberra, Jan 9 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday said the death toll from the country's bushfire crisis has risen to 27. Morrison...

Australia bushfires toll increases to 26

Sydney, Jan 8 | Australian authorities on Wednesday confirmed that the death toll due to the raging bushfires that have ravaged the country since...

ICC urges cricket community to donate to Aus bushfires relief

Dubai, Jan 8 | The International Cricket Council (ICC) has urged the global cricket community to come forward and help the people affected by...

Australian teens praised for saving koalas from bushfires

Kangaroo Island (Australia), Jan 8 | A heartwarming footage in which two Australian teenagers drove around fire-ravaged places to rescue koalas has earned them...

Nearly 2,000 houses destroyed by Aus bushfires

Sydney, Jan 7 | Nearly 2,000 houses have been destroyed in Australia's months-long bushfire crisis, officials said on Tuesday, as crews prepare frantically for...

Aus bushfires smoke reaches Chile

Santiago, Jan 7 | Smoke from the raging bushfires in Australia, considered to be the worst of the past century having destroyed some 15...

Hundreds arrested for deliberately starting Aus bushfires

Canberra, Jan 7 | Hundreds of Australians have been arrested for deliberately starting the devastating bushfires since September, that have so far claimed the...

Arjun Rampal shares Australian bushfires photos taken from space

New Delhi, Jan 6 | Australia's bushfires are so intense that satellites thousands of miles above Earth can easily spot their flames and smoke...

Twitterati pray for respite from Australian bushfires

New Delhi, Jan 5 | As Australian authorities battle to tackle the bushfires raging across the country, reports of death of half a billion...

Australia assesses damage as bushfires claim another life

Sydney, Jan 5 | Australia on Sunday was assessing the damage caused by the destructive bushfires that were still blazing in the south of...

Australian Navy begins rescue of people trapped by bushfires

Sydney, Jan 3 | The Australian Navy on Friday began sea evacuations of thousands of people trapped by bushfires which have been burning out...

Bolsonaro pokes at Macron, Thunberg over Aus bushfires

Brasilia, Jan 3 | Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has poked at his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg over the...

Aus, NZ players to pay tribute to personnel fighting bushfires

Sydney, Jan 2 | The Australian and New Zealand cricket teams will wear black armbands and pay tribute to fire and emergency services and...

Fuel shortage halt tourists from leaving Aus bushfires

Sydney, Jan 2 | Fuel shortage is hampering an evacuation order for tourists to vacate a 250-km stretch of Australia's southeast coast before Saturday,...

16 dead as Australia struggles to contain raging bushfires

Sydney, Jan 2 | Three more people lost their lives in the raging Australian bushfires on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths since...

16 dead as Australia struggles to contain raging bushfires (Lead)

Canberra, Jan 1 | Three more people lost their lives in the raging Australian bushfires on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths since...

Thousands flee to beach to escape Aus bushfires (2nd Lead)

Sydney, Dec 31 | Thousands of people on Tuesday fled to a beach in Australia's Victoria state to escape the raging bushfires racing towards...

2 more confirmed dead, several missing in Aus bushfires (Lead)

Sydney, Dec 31 | Two more people were confirmed dead and several more remain missing in Australia on Tuesday as the result of severe...

Aussie military specialists deployed to help combat bushfires

Sydney, Dec 27 | Australian military specialists were being deployed to advise firefighters aimed at combating the blazing bushfires that have been wreaking havoc...

Sydney’s drinking water supply under threat from bushfires

Sydney, Dec 27 | Authorities on Friday raised concerns about severe bushfires near Sydney's main drinking water catchment, suggesting that a build of ash...

Thunberg’s comments linking bushfires with climate change rejected

Canberra, Dec 23 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday dismissed Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg's social media comments, where she linked the...

Aussie bushfires destroy 100 houses, decimate towns

Sydney, Dec 23 | Catastrophic bushfires destroyed some 100 houses in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) over the weekend, with one...

2 firefighters among 3 dead in Australia bushfires (Lead)

Sydney, Dec 20 | Australian authorities said on Friday that three people, including two volunteer firefighters, have died and about a dozen others were...

2 Aussie firefighters killed while battling bushfires

Sydney, Dec 20 | Two volunteer firefighters were killed and three others injured while working to contain one of the fires that was...

Australian state declares state of emergency over bushfires

Sydney, Dec 19 | Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state on Thursday declared a state of emergency, with bushfire conditions expected to worsen over...

More than 2,000 koalas killed in Australia bushfires

Sydney, Dec 9 | The massive bushfires that have been raging in eastern Australia since November have killed more than 2,000 koalas, a species...

Over hundred bushfires raging in Australia

Sydney, Dec 6 | More than a hundred fires were raging on Friday along Australia's east coast, several of them on the outskirts of...

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No change in petrol and diesel prices

New Delhi, Oct 23 | Retail prices of petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Friday as softer global crude and product prices prevented Indian...