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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once the Chief Minister of a State, ought to have noticed the mischief behind the campaign to sack an elected Government. He went by wrong advice from a set of insiders Has Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the ultimate ... New Delhi Pioneer, 5 days ago

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Uttarakhand disaster shows India is ill-prepared for forest fires

Half of India's rich forest cover spread in 7 lakh square kms is prone to fires and Uttarkhand is no exception but the burning hills has once again exposed the country's ill-preparedness to deal with this man-made disaster. Officially, India has ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago In Uttarakhand, Rain Brings Much-Needed Respite And Hopes Of Business  NDTV2 weeks ago Uttarakhand: 4 arrested for starting fires, policeman dies fighting flames  Equilibrio Informativo1 week ago Uttarakhand: Experts say raging forest fires could cause glaciers to melt faster  DNA3 weeks ago
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3 National Disaster Response Force teams have been deployed in Uttarakhand to tackle the raging forest fires. The fires have destroyed 1900 hectares of forest land in 13 districts More from this section 'No more ivory trade' say activists ahead ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago Uttarakhand forest fire: Choppers fly in to douse flames  Business Standard India3 weeks ago Uttarakhand wildfire claims 5 lives; NDRF deployed to control flames  Financial Express3 weeks ago 3 NDRF teams battling forest fires in Uttarakhand; 1,900 hectares land razed  International Business Times India3 weeks ago

Disastrous April

New Delhi, May 6 -- The forest fires in Uttarakhand rounded off a month dominated by a string of man-made disasters of gigantic proportions. Each of them was underpinned by failure of governance. April began with the collapse of an overbridge in ...
 HT Syndication2 weeks ago Countries have a memorial to the unknown warrior; we need a memorial to the victim of misgovernance  Livemint.com2 weeks ago
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Disaster response force deployed to control Uttarakhand forest fires

Three National Disaster Response Force deployed three teams on Saturday to control forest fires in Uttarakhand that have destroyed nearly 1900 hectares of forest land in 13 districts since February. Three teams of NDRF comprising 135 personnel ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago Forest fires sweep across north India  Equilibrio Informativo3 weeks ago Uttarakhand fire: Rajnath speaks to Governor, assures all assistance  Ani News3 weeks ago

Forest Fires Out But Not Down

Though the Uttarakhand forest fires have been doused, the tragedy could well be a national disaster, affecting millions of people not only in Uttarakhand but in neighbouring states as well. Over 6,000 fire-fighting personnel, and Indian Air Force ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Centre to study causes of forest fires in Uttarakhand

The Centre will study impacts of forest fires and will also outline reasons behind the unprecedented disaster that destroyed nearly 4,000 hectare forest cover across 13 districts in Uttarakhand, killing 9 people and injuring 17 others, officials ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Centre to study causes of U'khand forest fires  HT Syndication2 weeks ago

Forest fires completely under control in Uttarakhand: official

Executive director of the disaster mitigation centre Piyush Rautela says rain across Uttarakhand for the past few days has helped in firefighting Dehradun: Aided by widespread rainfall since Tuesday, the forest fires which ravaged thousands of ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

8 Men, 8 Hours: That's What It Took To Douse Fire On 1 Hill Of Uttarakhand

It is a 3-hour trek to the hill where fresh fire has broken out. The eight member team from National Disaster Response Force and 2 forest officials - who have been working through four days and nights -- set off. Chanting Jai Mata Di, they give each ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago

Uttarakhand fire roars over forest rights failure

The root cause behind one of the biggest ongoing environmental disasters in the country is still blurry, but what is evident is the unceremonious isolation of local communities from forests in Uttarakhand. The government has employed over 6,000 personnel to ...
 Business Line3 weeks ago
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