Australia Orders Mass Evacuation of Fire-Ravaged Towns Before Heatwave
Thousands of tourists have been given less than 48 hours to evacuate fire-ravaged coastal communities as Australia braces for a heatwave on Saturday expected to fan deadly bushfires.
Catastrophic blazes ripped through swathes of the continent's south-east on New Year's Eve, killing at least eight people and stranding holidaymakers as seaside towns were ringed by flames.
21 Trains Running Late in Northern Railway Region
Twenty one trains running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.
Indian Army Retaliates After Pak Violates Ceasefire Along LoC
Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Krishna Ghati Sector in Poonch last night, following which the Indian Army retaliated.
Helicopter Crashes Carrying Taiwan’s Top Military Officer
The defense ministry says five people survived the crash of a military helicopter carrying 13 people but the fate of Taiwan’s top military official was unclear. Air force Gen. Shen Yi-ming was not immediately listed among the survivors.
As chief of the general staff, Shen is responsible for overseeing the island’s defense against China, which threatens to use military force to annex what it considers it own territory.
(Source: Associated Press)