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Uttarakhand forest fire spreads; Centre takes stock
Times of India

PTI - FIRE-CENTRE - 3 IAF chopper, 6100 personnel deployed for...

FIRE-CENTRE - 3 IAF chopper, 6100 personnel deployed for fight forest fire Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) More than 6,100 personnel, three IAF choppers fitted with Bambi bucket to carry water have been deployed in ... Namibia Press Agency, 1 hour ago
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NDTV

Fire Began As They Ate Dinner: Uttarakhand Man Recalls Night He Lost Home

The fire came down from the hill, raging, uncontrollable, spreading over the ground littered with dry leaves and pine cones. The animals started running helter-skelter, houses turned into burning torches, lighting up the night. At Tirchakheet, one ...
 NDTV28 minutes ago

Rural job workers fire letter jibe at PMO

Around 300 workers in Latehar shot letters, each envelope containing a Rs 5 note, to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to mark Labour Day, voicing their protest against the measly increase - from Rs 162 to Rs 167 - in MGNREGS wage in Jharkhand announced ...
 The Telegraph44 minutes ago
Hindustan Times

Cong criticizes Centre over Uttarakhand fire, cites absence of govt

The raging Uttarakhand forest fire has given the Congress fodder to attack the BJP-led NDA government in the Centre for failing to contain the blaze that has destroyed acres of forestland and claimed several lives. Hitting out at the Centre, ...
 Hindustan Times1 hour ago Congress Attacks Centre Over Raging Forest Fires In Uttarakhand  NDTV2 hours ago Modi government 'miserably failed' to tackle Uttarakhand fire: Congress  Firstpost.com2 hours ago Congress targets Centre over Uttarakhand forest fires  The Statesman18 minutes ago
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Hindustan Times

IAF, rescuers fight Uttarakhand fire, low visibility poses problems

Hundreds of rescue workers backed by water-carrying helicopters are battling to control fires that have killed at least four people in Uttarakhand, officials said. Fires have swept through more than 1,900 hectares (4,700 acres) of forest but have ...
 Hindustan Times1 hour ago AFP - India-weather-fire  Namibia Press Agency4 hours ago Thousands battle deadly India forest fires  Gulf News1 hour ago Thousands battle deadly forest fires in India  Yahoo! India4 hours ago
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Indiatimes

Fire in Shimla forest areas, CM says nothing new

As IAF and NDRF team battle to douse the rising flames in Uttarakhand forestes, fire broke out at twelve places in Shimla's rural forest division on Sunday. Nearly 50 hectres of forest areas have been affected by the fire. Exact report of the ...
 Indian Express1 hour ago Now 50 Hectares Of Forest Area Has Caught Fire In Himachal Pradesh  Indiatimes3 hours ago Himachal fire: 50 hectares of forest land destroyed in Shimla  Ani News5 hours ago
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DNA

Uttarakhand forest fire: Poor visibility hinders IAF, NDRF work; 2270 hectares of jungle destroyed

The Home Ministry has already sent several teams of National Disaster Response Force to help the state government to douse the fire. Fighting poor visibility due to thick plumes of smoke, three Mi 17 choppers of the IAF today dumped loads of water ...
 Indian Express1 hour ago Uttarakhand forest fires spread to 13 districts; claims 5 lives  DNA1 day ago Centre sends three companies of NDRF to Uttarakhand for rescue work in forest fires  News on Air1 day ago
Deccan Chronicle

7 killed, 2,269 hectares of jungles destroyed as Uttarakhand fire rages

New Delhi : NDRF has deployed over 130 personnel as part of multiple fire fighting teams to combat the raging forest fire in the jungles of Uttarakhand that have destroyed about 2,269 hectares of jungles in several districts and claimed at least ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 hours ago Uttarakhand forest fire: Nearly 6000 people firefighting in state, 130 NDRF men join to combat blaze  DNA4 hours ago Over 130 NDRF men deployed to combat U'khand forest fire  Press Trust of India5 hours ago PTI - FIRE-NDRF - Over 130 NDRF men deployed to combat U'khand forest fire  Namibia Press Agency4 hours ago
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Channel NewsAsia

Turkish police fire tear gas in central Istanbul on May Day protesters

ISTANBUL, May 1 (Reuters) - Turkish police fired tear gas as clashes broke out on Sunday with dozens of protesters, several hundred of whom were trying to get to Istanbul's main Taksim square where celebrations have been banned on May Day. Several ...
 Sharenet8 hours ago Police fire in air in Assam, one injured  Business Standard2 days ago Police fire tear gas, detain 200, in Istanbul May Day scuffles  Reuters Africa15 minutes ago Turkish police fire tear gas in Istanbul on May Day protesters  SABC42 minutes ago
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Fire in apartment at Garden Reach in South Kolkata

Kolkata, May 1 (UNI) A mild fire that broke out today in an apartment at Garden Reach area in South Kolkata was brought under control. The fire broke out following a cylinder burst in the first floor of an apartment in Iron Gate Road in Garden ...
 United News of India57 minutes ago
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