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Inferno engulfs Victoria’s west, thousands flee for safety

Thousands of residents in the western regions of Victoria, Australia, are under mandatory evacuation orders as a bushfire continues to rage out of control. The State Emergency Service has urgently directed over 2,000 individuals residing in towns such as Raglan and Beaufort, along with those in surrounding areas, to immediately evacuate to the…
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Beijing hit by heavy snowfall, city braces for subzero week ahead

Authorities in Beijing took decisive action on Wednesday as heavier-than-expected snowfall blanketed the Chinese capital, leading to the closure of several highways. The occurrence is part of a widespread cold spell engulfing various regions across the country this week. With freezing rain and snow anticipated to persist until Monday, officials…
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UAE president warmly welcomes Indian PM Modi in Abu Dhabi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has arrived in Abu Dhabi for a significant visit to the UAE, where he will partake in the esteemed World Governments Summit 2024 in Dubai, with India assuming the role of guest of honor. Upon touchdown at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan extended a gracious…
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UAE president welcomes Congo-Brazzaville president

In a diplomatic encounter at Qasr Al Shati, Abu Dhabi, President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of Congo-Brazzaville, who embarked on a significant working visit to the UAE. Amidst discussions at the highest level, the leaders delved into avenues to fortify bilateral ties and explored opportunities for…
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Chile’s forest fires claim 64 lives, threaten urban areas

A grave crisis is unfolding in central Chile as deadly forest fires have already claimed the lives of 64 people, and local authorities anticipate the death toll will rise further. Emergency services are locked in a fierce battle to contain the fires, which pose an imminent threat to urban areas, as reported by Reuters. The Valparaiso region,…
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PM Modi inaugurates historic Ram Temple in Ayodhya ceremony

In a momentous event that marks the fulfillment of a 35-year-old promise by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi illuminated the ‘Ram Jyoti’ on Monday evening after presiding over the ‘pran pratishtha’ ceremony of the Ram Lalla idol within the newly-constructed Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called…
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Edge Group presents next-gen autonomous solutions

EDGE, a prominent global technology group specializing in unmanned and autonomous systems, unveiled three groundbreaking remotely piloted vehicles during the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX) and Simulation and Training Exhibition (SimTEX) 2024. As UMEX’s Strategic Partner for the sixth consecutive year, EDGE showcased its…
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Sharjah Light Festival to illuminate 12 iconic landmarks

The eagerly awaited 13th Sharjah Light Festival (SLF) is scheduled to illuminate the night skies from February 7th to 18th. Hosted by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), this grand event promises to transform Sharjah’s most iconic cultural and natural landmarks into breathtaking artistic canvases, courtesy of globally…
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India unveils G20-backed alliance for women-led development

India has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative known as the “Alliance for Global Good, Gender Equity, and Equality,” marking a significant step in the nation’s commitment to advancing women-led development. The initiative emerged as a result of the concluding Declaration of the Group of Twenty (G20) meeting in September, reaffirming India’s…
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Greenland’s ice sheet melting 20% faster, says study

In a comprehensive study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, scientists have unveiled alarming findings regarding Greenland’s ice sheet. This study, led by co-author Chad Greene and his team, provides a closer look at the accelerated melting of Greenland’s ice sheet, revealing that the situation is far more dire than previously estimated.…
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