Thursday, December 9, 2021

Asia General

Singapore bans electric scooters

Singapore is serious about wrestling with the tide of electric scooters: The strict Southeast Asian city-state, which offers virtually no bike paths, banishes them from the sidewalks. Too high is the risk of injury to pedestrians due to the...

Australia: Two dead and 150 houses destroyed by forest fires

Authorities in Australia said on Saturday that two persons dead and that at least 150 houses had been destroyed by forest fires in the east of the country. Two people have died Kangawalla fire near Glen Innes. The ABC has...

China aims to tackle pollution by 2022

China launched an environmental campaign to tackle pollution issues on Wednesday, urging people to reduce waste, save water and grow more trees. The campaign aims to address the environmental damage that has occurred for decades. Although the report did not specify...

India: 2.4 meter python visits Taj Mahal

The beauty of the Taj Mahal not only attracts visitors but also the 2.74 meters python found at the construction parking lot on Saturday, causing panic among tourists. Presence of the reptile was noticed by a construction worker who was...

Seven killed in South Korean helicopter crash off disputed islands

South Korean fire department helicopter carrying seven people crashed into the sea off the disputed Dokdo Islands with Japan late Thursday, a fire official said. South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the South Korean Coast Guard and private boats were...

Tragic accident: 74 were killed in a gas cylinder explosion on a Pakistan train

At least 74 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a cooking gas cylinder explosion in a crowded train with passengers in central Pakistan Thursday, a regional minister said. Television footage shows firecrackers littering three cabins when a...

Worst pollution in Delhi: Doctors and residents urged authorities to shut the schools and sports events

A group of doctors and residents are urging New Delhi authorities to shut down schools and cancel sports events held in open areas after air pollution levels in the Indian capital have remained at an alarming rate for two...

Deadly earthquake hits southern Philippines, 10 injured

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit southern Philippines on Tuesday at the expense of a male student who escaped from a classroom, causing a building to crack and injuring many in the area,  just over a week since a strong...

Typhoon Hagibis swallows more than 20 people

Typhoon Hagibis victims has risen to over 20, local media reported Sunday, a day after the storm hit Japan with heavy rains and devastating floods. More than 100,000 rescue teams, including 31,000 troops, rushed through the night to search for...

Typhoon Hagibis likely to hit eastern Japan on Saturday

Typhoon Hagibis is expected to sweep eastern Japan on Saturday, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to large areas of the country, the Japan Meteorological Agency said on Thursday. Japanese Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) quoting the Japanese Meteorological Agency, that the...

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Breaking: Helicopter carrying Indian Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, wife crashes in Tamil Nadu

An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter with Indian Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on board crashes near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. Sources...
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