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Summer fires in Himachal Pradesh forests under control
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Summer fires in Himachal Pradesh forests under control

The summer fires in Himachal Pradesh's forests have been brought under control with rains in the lower hills dousing ground fires even as self-help groups comprising villagers have been formed in blaze-prone districts and 700 fire watchers deployed in the pine belt. HP's Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, S P Vasudeva said on Wednesday the fires have been doused and there is no need for any panic. "These were ground fires and were limited to some parts, mostly low-hills. The fires are ... Rediff.com, 36 minutes ago
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Why it's a wild summer in Uttarakhand

A below-average rain in winter, coupled with changes in the very nature of the forest of the region, is taking a toll on the state of Uttarakhand. Nitin Sethi reports. IMAGE: The Uttarakhand forest fires threatened lasting damage to the region. Photograph: PTI As rainfall in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh starts to have salutary effects on the raging forest fires, the National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the two hill states on the ...
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Deccan Chronicle

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: Natural Calamity or Foul Play?

88 days, 23,000 hectare of sweeping forests, 10,000 officials at work and 6 lives. This is what it took to put out the raving fires in the jungles of Uttarakhand. As the IAF choppers, loaded with water, cooled down Almora, Chamola and Pauri ...
 Daily Bhaskar11 minutes ago Forest fire in HP puts Haryana on high alert  HT Syndication8 hours ago 3,500-hectare forest area destroyed in HP  HT Syndication8 hours ago The Uttarakhand forest fire  The Echo Of India9 hours ago
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British couple roughed up at Mahesh Yogi's ashram in Rishikesh

A British couple was allegedly roughed up by forest department personnel in plain clothes when they visited Mahesh Yogi's ashram in Rishikesh. An official at Laxmanjhoola Police Station said today that the couple had come to visit the famous ashram ...
 Business Standard2 hours ago Rishikesh: British couple roughed up at Mahesh Yogi's ashram  DNA1 hour ago
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'All forest fires in Himachal doused'

Himachal Pradesh forest department chief says all forest fires in the state have been doused. Summer fires in Himachal Pradesh's grasslands and forests have so far led to 378 incidents, mainly in the low hills, and destroyed flora and fauna in over 3,000 hectares, a senior forest official had said on Monday. "The sudden rise in mercury and the prolonged dry spell are mainly the reasons for these forest fires. Most of the fire-related cases are from the Shivalik ranges in Bilaspur, ...
 Rediff.com2 hours ago Rain partly douses Shimla, and Himachal forest fire  The Freepress Journal8 hours ago Rain partly douses Himachal forest fire; 3,500 hectares ravaged  Nerve20 hours ago Forest fires ravage 3,000 hectares in Himachal, rains in store  Prokerala2 days ago
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Forest Fire

The forest fire that ravaged the Himalayan state Uttarakhand over a week had 100 fires in 13 district across the state destroying the forest cover over an estimated area of 2900 hectare of land. The fire is still there in subdued form but it has ...
 Central Chronicle35 minutes ago A man-made forest fire  Afternoon Despatch & Courier4 hours ago Everything you need to know about fire in Uttarakhand forests  ABP Live1 day ago U'khand fire: TMC gives adjournment notice in LS  Sify2 days ago
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Rally GB 2016 in doubt amid row over Welsh forest fees

Britain's round of the World Rally Championship has been cast into doubt along with the rest of Welsh rallying after a deal to use government-owned forests fell through. The Motor Sport Association and National Resource Wales have been in ...
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Forest fires: Show cause notices to U'khand, HP

New Delhi, May 3 (PTI) Voicing concern over the forest fires raging in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the National Green Tribunal today it was shocked that everybody was taking the issue "so casually" and issued show cause notices to both the ...
 Press Trust of India6 hours ago NGT raps green ministry on forest fires, sends show-cause notice to Uttarakhand, Himachal  DNA8 hours ago Shocking to see everyone taking forest fires so casually: NGT  Indian Express9 hours ago Forest fires: NGT raps Uttarakhand, Himachal  The Financial Chronicle16 hours ago
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PTI - FIRES - Rain spell brings relief to blazing forest fires in U'Khand

FIRES - Rain spell brings relief to blazing forest fires in U'Khand Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Dehradun, May 4 (PTI) A much awaited spell of rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand overnight supplementing ongoing fire dousing operations across ...
 Namibia Press Agency5 hours ago Uttarakhand forest fire: Rain brings relief, death toll reaches seven  Indian Express5 hours ago Mock disaster control exercise cancelled due to forest fires  Chandigarh Tribune13 hours ago Rain brings relief from forest fire  Chandigarh Tribune13 hours ago
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Forest guards held over poaching

The hunted: Forestry officials looking at the carcass of a one-horned rhinoceros which was killed by poachers in the Kaziranga National Park. — AFP GUWAHATI (India): Indian police said they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of ...
 TheStar.com.my9 hours ago India: Forest guards held over rhino poaching  Gulf News21 hours ago India's Himalayan forests are on fire due to high temperatures and low rains  Mashable1 day ago Indian police arrest forest guards over rhino poaching  Focus Bulgaria1 day ago
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