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Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

02 February, 2020 10:24 am 10:24 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Much of Australia’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks – officials warned of flash floods and landslides across New … Read More

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Australia’s bushfire-stricken east welcomes drenching rain

01 January, 2020 10:34 am 10:34 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains dampened bushfires on Australia’s east coast on Friday and brought relief to farmers battling years of drought, but the city of Melbourne braced for another wave of unhealthy air over the weekend. Australia, famous for its pristine beaches and wildlife, has been fighting bushfires since September, with … Read More

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Govt will fulfill promises made with farmers, says Punjab CM Buzdar

04 April, 2019 3:16 pm 3:16 pm

CHICHAWATNI (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Umsan Buzdar has said that the government will fulfill the promises made with the farmers. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the wheat harvesting drive on Tuesday, he said that the government will purchase each grain of wheat. He said that yesterday’s parliamentary meeting had expressed its confidence in … Read More

Ireland promises ‘substantial’ aid to farmers in no-deal Brexit

03 March, 2019 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

WEXFORD, Ireland (Reuters) – Ireland’s agriculture minister Michael Creed on Saturday promised farmers a “substantial” aid package if they suffer losses as a result of new UK tariffs under a no-deal Brexit. The Irish Farmers Association estimates that WTO tariffs on Ireland’s beef and livestock sector will impose a direct cost of 800 million euro … Read More

Farmers stage demo against water shortage in Dadu

11 November, 2018 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

DADU (92 News) – Farmers staged a demonstration against shortage of water in Johi tehsil, Dadu on Saturday. The protesters chanted slogans against the Irrigation Department administration and local members of the assembly. They said that thousands of acres have become barren due to brackish water. The protesters wearing chains also staged a sit-in. They … Read More

Pir of Sial supports PTI, Imran says not easy for winner to run country

07 July, 2018 9:10 pm 9:10 pm

SARGODHA (92 News) – PTI chairman Imran Khan visited the shrine of Sial Sharif on Monday. The Pir of Sial Sharif Hameeduddin Sialvi announced to support the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in the general elections and ordered his devotees to vote for the PTI. Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan said that it will not be easy … Read More