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Ferries halted, alarms triggered as Sydney choked by bushfire smoke

12 December, 2019 12:52 pm 12:52 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Smoke from Australia’s fierce bushfires settled over Sydney in still conditions on Tuesday, setting off fire alarms, and halting ferry services as famous landmarks disappeared behind some of the worst haze seen in the harbor city. A 60 km (37.2 miles) firefront is devastating tinder-dry areas northwest of Sydney, Australia’s largest city, … Read More


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Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical hitch

07 July, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

MUMBAI (Web Desk) – The launch of India’s second lunar mission has been halted less than an hour before the scheduled blast-off, due to a technical problem. The countdown stopped 56 minutes before the launch after a “technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system,” India’s space agency said. The satellite had been scheduled for … Read More