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Delhi to Bhimtal: Wind beneath my wings

Paragliding over the Kumaon hills in Uttarakhand is a test of courage The take-off itself wasn't particularly tough; it was the decision to board that took courage. It all happened on a recent whistle-stop tour of Kumaon's lake district, with ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago

At Rs 85/litre of water, Rs 50 lakh spent to fight forest fires

The fight against forest fires in Uttarakhand is turning out be highly expensive as the state will have to pay Rs 85 for a litre of water dropped by two air force Mi-17 helicopters on burning forestland. The helicopters, in operation since May 1, ...
 MSN News US8 hours ago Forest fires: Uttarakhand govt pays Rs 85 for a litre of water dropped  Hindustan Times13 hours ago

Dousing fire to burn a big hole in state coffers

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Dehradun, May 4 -- The fight against forest fires in Uttarakhand is turning out be highly expensive as the state will have to pay ' 85 for a litre of water ...
 HT Syndication8 hours ago

Air Force Copters Douse Massive Forest Fires in North India

According to reports nearly 900 hectares of forests have been reduced to cinders in Garhwal division alone, while in the Kumaon division about 515 hectares has been sdersely affected. Intervening into the Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Home Minister ...
 Equilibrio Informativo11 hours ago Uttarakhand Fire: Over 70% of affected areas contained, says NDRF  Equilibrio Informativo20 hours ago IAF helicopters join fight to douse Uttarakhand forest fires  The Hindu2 days ago Fire Out In 70 Per Cent Of Affected Areas In Uttarakhand: 10 Developments  NDTV2 days ago
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Growing back our broadleaf forests

Forest fires highlight a larger cycle of threats in the western Himalaya. Increasing the area under broadleaf forests throughout is the only way forward Forest fires have become a regular feature during summer in the western Himalaya. Over the ...
 The Hindu13 hours ago Forests fire may frighten summer tourism in Uttarakhand and Himachal  Travel and Tour World1 day ago Nature is under siege from Uttarakhand's forest fires  Rediff.com1 day ago Uttarakhand forest fires: Centre d..  Samaylive2 days ago

Top 10 Places to Visit this May

India has been reeling under the scorching heat this summer as temperatures have soared over 40 degrees. With school vacations around the corner, it is the ideal time to explore and take comfort in the relatively cooler nooks and corner of our ...
 MapsofIndia18 hours ago

News Flash: NEET exam- MCI to reply to SC on May 5

Bengaluru, May 3: President Pranab Mukherjee to give away the Film Awards at the 63rd National Film Awards Function today. Get all the latest news updates of the day: 3.31 pm: The Human Rights commission has also registered a suo moto in ...
 Oneindia1 day ago

Govt says U'khand fire under control; Centre, state working in tandem

The minister also said that police had arrested four men over the weekend accused of starting the forest fire. He said, "The Government and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have taken the forest fire of Uttarakhand very ...
 Equilibrio Informativo1 day ago Uttarkhand forest fire: Director of Delhi's Fire Department to visit hill state today, govt to press MI-17 choppers; at least 6 dead  ZeeNews.com3 days ago Uttarakhand forest fire: Director of Delhi's Fire Dept to visit hill state today, govt to press MI-17 choppers; at least 6 dead  ZeeNews.com3 days ago

Understanding a burning issue for India'sforests

How bad are the forest fires in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh? How much area is affected and where? Over 4,500 hectares have been affected in Himachal Pradesh, some 40% more than the 3,185 hectares in Uttarakhand. The latter state has seen ...
 Yahoo! India1 day ago
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