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Forest Fire
Opinion  /  Published 30.04.21

Think again: Mizoram forest fire

Sir — Yet another forest fire has broken out — this time in Mizoram. The wildfire has affected at least eight forest areas, and threatens to spread to nearby settlements. As usual, hashtag...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 27.04.21

Wildfire in Mizoram spreads to 6 districts

“No flame was reported. Only smoke was observed at two places for which Bambi bucket ops has begun,” he said. Apart from local volunteers, the Assam Rifles and Border Security Force (BSF...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

Burning country: forest fires and more

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By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.21

Start young: appeal to lower vaccination age

Sir — The appeal sent by the Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, to the Central government to lower the age of Covid-19 vaccination for Indians to 25 should be paid heed to by the prim...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.21

Dalma forest fires under control

Fires are raging in some parts of the scenic Dalma wildlife sanctuary,  but foresters are working tirelessly to prevent the flames from spreading across the elephant abode. The authorities ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.21

Forest fires in Dalma sanctuary

Forest fires are raging across some pockets of the sprawling Dalma wildlife sanctuary but foresters are trying their best to prevent the flames from spreading across the jumbo abod...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.21

Taming hill firefighting minus water

Around a hundred youths from Purulia have come together to douse fire raging on Ayodhya hills “without water” since the past few days after the district administration and forest departmen...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

India  /  Published 11.03.21

Team to help Odisha curb forest fire

The Centre will send an expert team to Odisha to help the state government effectively tackle the devastating fire raging in Similipal National Park, the second-largest biosphere in Asia. The team is...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Satellite help to douse forest fires

Foresters are using satellite images to locate forest fires and douse them before they can cause major damage to flora and fauna,  officials said on Wednesday, a day after two seven-mem...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.21

Man-made forest fires a serious threat

Forest fires lit by villagers to collect mahua – a wild flower used for making country liquor – is posing to be a threat to the flora and fauna in Jharkhand jungles, claim forest...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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