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Forest Fires

Three Dead As Wildfires Blaze On Southern Turkish Coast

Jul 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Wildfires are common in Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean regions during the arid summer months, although some previous forest fires have been blamed on arson.

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark


California Forest Fire: 200 Sq Miles Of Plumas National Forest Closed

Although there are no confirmed reports of building damage, the fire already prompted evacuation orders or warnings for hundreds of homes and several campgrounds in California

Smoke Engulfs Shimla As Raging Fire Spreads To Surrounding Forest

Apr 16, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Local residents setting fire to dry grassland in the hope of better crop next season could be a factor, say officials


Uttarakhand HC Tells Govt To Use Artificial Rain To Douse Forest Wildfires

According to forest officials, there are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions with Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri districts being the worst-hit.

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07 April, 2021

David Vs Goliath: Uttarakhand Forest Minister Tries To Douse A Forest Fire With A Shrub In Viral Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The video has gone viral on social media ever since it caught netizens’ attention.


07 April, 2021

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: IAF Battles Forest Blazes, 75 New Fires Reported

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: Forest fires were doused in Bariargadh and Sarkyana in Kirti Nagar range and Khirsu in Pauri district


06 April, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Gears Up After Forest Fires In Uttarakhand

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal's forest department has already activated a satellite-based Fire Tracking System.


05 April, 2021

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: 4 Dead, Centre Rushes Helicopters To Control Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

There are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions with Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri districts being the worst-hit, forest officials said.


24 March, 2021

The Lessons We Didn't Learn From The Simlipal Fire

Shruti Gupta

We Indians seem more concerned about fires in Australia and California than the ones ravaging our forests. And it'll cost us.


11 March, 2021

Woman Forest Guard Dances With Joy As Rain Graces Similipal National Park

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video, the woman can be seen dancing in joy and thanking the rain God.


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11 March, 2021

Fear Of Human-Wildlife Conflict, Poaching As Animals Fleeing Simlipal Forest Fire Left Vulnerable

Outlook Web Bureau

A massive fire ripped through vast tracts of Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district and other wildlife habitats nearby, raising concern among wildlife and environmental activists over its possible impact.


08 March, 2021

Odisha's Simlipal Forest Fire: Why It Is A Matter Of Concern

Outlook Web Bureau

The Simlipal Forest Fire: The sudden onset of summer from February acted as a perfect fuel for the rise in a wildfire.


07 March, 2021

Odisha's Simlipal Is Up In Flames. Why's No One Talking About It?

Outlook Web Bureau

Fires are a regular affair at Simlipal biosphere reserve. But there’s something different this time


07 March, 2021

Odisha Forest Fire: Local Outfit Calls For Bandh, Opposition Accuses Government Of Misleading People

Outlook Web Bureau

Simlipal National Park in Odisha has been ravaged by forest fires for the past two weeks. It is one of Asia's largest biosphere reserves


02 January, 2021

Nagaland's Dzukou Range Wildfire Under Control: Officials

PTI

The Dzukou range in which the majestic Dzukou valley, a tourist hot spot in Nagaland is located, caught fire on Tuesday afternoon.


07 January, 2020

Australia Firefighters Race To Contain Blazes As Heatwave Looms

AFP

Dozens of vast blazes continue to burn out of control across the east of the country and there are growing fears that two fires in New South Wales and Victoria could connect to form another uncontrollable megablaze.


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04 January, 2020

Australian PM Postpones India Visit Over Bushfires Crisis

PTI

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was scheduled to hold extensive bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit beginning January 13.


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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