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Pakistan successfully conducts training launch of Ghaznavi missile

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army has successfully tested surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’ capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to a range of 290 kilometers.  According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the training launch was part of

Australian bushfires

While our attention has been diverted to the escalating tensions between Iran-US and the likely ramifications, there is total chaos in Australia as record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought have fueled massive bushfires across the country. The figures have

Nearly half billion animals killed in Australian wildfires

SYDNEY: Australia wildfires have taken a heavy toll on animal life. A study by the University of Sydney said close to half a billion animals and plants have been wiped out in the bush fires that erupted since September last

Leonardo DiCaprio denies accusation of link to Amazon fires

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has denied a claim by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he had helped fund groups allegedly linked to fires in the Amazon rain forest. “While worthy of support,” the 45-year-old DiCaprio said in a

Brazil’s president accuses DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires

SAO PAULO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro appeared to be commenting on social media postings claiming that the environmental organisation the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) had