Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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California wildfire threatens PG&E’s plan to raise $14bn

SAN FRANCISCO: A wildfire raging in California threatens to destroy more than homes and businesses – it could also undermine bankrupt PG&E Corp’s plan to raise $14 billion to finance the crisis-stricken utility’s turnaround plan. If the fire becomes large enough, investors could walk away from their commitment to finance ...

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Twin blazes form California’s largest ever wildfire

CLEARLAKE OAKS: Two fires mercilessly roaring through northern California have grown so rapidly that they are now the largest ever to ravage the state, authorities said. Collectively dubbed the Mendocino Complex, the wildfires have burned through 283,800 acres (114,850 hectares) – an area nearly the size of the sprawling city ...

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Nigerian fuel truck ‘wildfire’ kills 9

LAGOS: A fuel truck exploded in Nigeria’s commercial megacity Lagos killing nine people in a huge blaze, state emergency officials told AFP. Suleiman Yakubu of the National Emergency Management Agency said the death toll was “nine so far” but that “more people are coming to identify vehicles”. “Before the fire ...

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Bakhtawar plans legal action against Benazir’s biopic

LOLLYWOOD: In an  Instagram post, Mehwish had all but confirmed that she’s gearing up to play Benazir in the upcoming film. “I am privileged to have been given the opportunity to research and learn more about Benazir’s life and sitting here, I can only reflect on so much more that could ...

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Mallika Sherawat clears the air on Paris apartment

MUMBAI: Responding to the news about her eviction from an apartment in Paris, actor Mallika Sherawat has denied owning a flat or renting one in the French capital, according to a media report. “Some in the media think I hv an apartment in Paris !! It’s absolutely Not True , ...

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Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

MARSEILLE: Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France’s tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight. The blaze was the latest of several wind-whipped fires that are ravaging forest and scrubland on the hills and slopes that spill into the Mediterranean sea between the Marseilles and ...

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