Forest Fire
India  /  Published 18.05.22

Forest fire triggers landmine blasts

A forest fire triggered several landmine explosions along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said on Wednesday. The fire that started in a forest across the LoC...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jammu

India  /  Published 03.04.22

2nd fire breaks out in Sariska Tiger Reserve

Another wildfire broke out in forest area in the state's Sariska Tiger Reserve on Sunday evening, police said. Alwar Police Control Room said that the fire had broken out in Tehla area. "Tw...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jaipur

World  /  Published 22.03.22

Ukraine in Chernobyl radiation warning

Ukrainian state nuclear company Energoatom warned on Monday that radiation levels around the occupied Chernobyl nuclear plant risked rising because its radiation monitoring system and forest fire-figh...
By Reuters in Lviv, Ukraine

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

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

By The Editorial Board

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

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

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


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