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16 January, 2019 8:33 AM Thousands of lightning strikes spark wildfires in Australia

Sydney: Around 2,500 lightning strikes have ignited dozens of fires across Australia`s island state of Tasmania, adding to a number of dangerous blazes, authorities said. We have identified several fires on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, however, due to the sheer amount of lightning strikes that made landfall across a broad area, more fires may be identified 1067

10 January, 2019 1:09 PM Varun Dhawan welcomes Nora Fatehi to ABCD 3

MUMBAI: Nora Fatehi, who made her Bollywood debut with Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans and earned immense fame last year for her dance performance in the recreated version of the song Dilbar from the film Satyameva Jayate, will be joining Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor in ABCD 3. Varun has welcomed her to the team. He took to social media and wrote 148

8 January, 2019 8:24 AM Donald Trump discusses Syria, economic issues with foreign leaders

President Donald Trump discussed the US strategy in Syria and the defeat of the ISIS with French President Emmanuel Macron, the White House said, amid global concern over America's early exit from the war-torn country. Trump's surprise announcement in December that appeared to signal a rapid withdrawal of the American forces from war-torn Syria, where 156

7 January, 2019 5:24 AM Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cancelled the January 28 Tiruvarur bypoll, necessitated by the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi, after political parties expressed reservation in holding the exercise in view of the ongoing relief measures following 179

5 January, 2019 3:29 PM Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues Orange alert for Andaman Islands

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued an Orange alert for the Andaman Islands as Cyclonic Storm Pabuk moved further west-northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph in the past six hours. The IMD has also warned fishermen against venturing out to sea. The storm is very likely to move west-northwestwards for some more time, it said. "Thereafter 152

5 January, 2019 7:28 AM Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues alert, recommends suspension of fishing operations in Andaman Sea

Cyclone 'Pabuk' had centred itself over the Gulf of Thailand on Friday and was likely to move northwestwards and emerge into the Andaman Sea by Saturday morning.  New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued an alert over the emergence of Cyclonic storm 'Pabuk' into the Andaman Islands, which made its landfall at 12.45 pm in Nakhon 158

4 January, 2019 6:55 AM Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

Bangkok: Thailand`s first tropical storm in three decades, packing winds of up to 80 kph (50 mph), is expected to make landfall on Friday evening, sending thousands of people flocking to shelter inland and shutting down two major airports. The winds accompanying tropical storm Pabuk churned up high waves and gusts in the Gulf of Thailand, ahead of its arrival 215

3 January, 2019 6:30 PM Thailand Cancels Flights To Holiday Island Koh Samui Over Storm Threats

Thailand cancelled flights to a popular tourist island, battened down beachside resorts and evacuated offshore oil rigs as the first tropical storm in nearly 30 years menaced its southern shores on Thursday. Tropical storm Pabuk approached southern Thailand with winds of up to 65 kph, bringing high waves and gusty winds ahead of its expected landfall 124

3 January, 2019 4:17 AM Bizarre Viral Pic Shows Toads 'Hitching A Ride' On Python's Back

"He was literally moving across the grass at full speed with the frogs hanging on," said Paul, who shot the photograph. A huge storm in Australia on Sunday night brought with it an unusual sight - 10 cane toads riding on the back of a python. According to BBC, Paul Mock, of Kununurra in the far north of Western Australia, was at home on Sunday night 139

31 December, 2018 12:31 PM Auckland ushers in New Year with celebratory fireworks at iconic Sky Tower

The first city in the world to usher in New year is Auckland in New Zealand. The city welcomed 2019 with celebratory fireworks. The iconic Sky Tower of Auckland, which gives a panoramic view of the city, was illuminated and decorative firework was carried out from its top to usher in the New Year. New Zealand is the first in the world to usher in New Year, with Australia 178