West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Call for vigil on wildfires

Officials of the forest department said once a wildfire is reported, they send their teams to the location who try to arrest the fire by using water sprays or sometimes, cut down the fire line by clea...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.22

Flame alert: forest fires

The season of forest fires is upon India. Wildfires are most commonly reported in March, April and May owing to the presence of large quantities of dry wood, grass and dead leaves on the ground. Fores...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 05.03.22

Wildfire causes evacuation

A wildfire in an eastern coastal area of South Korea has forced the evacuation of moret than 6,000 people. The blaze temporarily threatened a nuclear power station, with the president issuing an alarm...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 13.09.21

Wildfire empties Spanish towns

People fled their homes in six more Andalusian towns and villages on Sunday as Spain sent in a military unit to help tackle blazes raging close to a Costa del Sol resort. A wildfire fanned by strong ...
By Reuters in Estepona

World  /  Published 12.08.21

65 killed as wildfires burn Algeria forests

Wildfires tearing through forested areas of northern Algeria have killed at least 65 people, state television reported on Wednesday, as some of the most destructive blazes in the country’s histo...
By Reuters in Algiers


World  /  Published 09.08.21

Wildfires engulf Greek island

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to ...
By Reuters in Greece

World  /  Published 08.08.21

Flames sweep into town near Athens

Flames swept through a town near Athens overnight and hundreds of people were evacuated by ferry from the island of Evia east of the capital as wildfires burned across Greece for a fifth day on Saturd...
By Reuters in Athens

World  /  Published 07.08.21

Wildfires threaten Athens suburbs

Thousands of people fled their homes on the outskirts of Athens on Friday as emergency crews struggled to stop wildfires from spreading to more towns while scorching winds fuelled blazes across Greece...
By Reuters in Athens

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.21

The century of wars

The beginning of the year, 2000, had brought great excitement among people of all continents. That was the year marking the beginning of not just a new century but also a new millennium. Many names we...
By G.N. Devy

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

Burning country: forest fires and more

By The Editorial Board


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