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IAF choppers douse major forest fire near Vaishno Devi

A major forest fire broke out in Trikuta hills, the abode of Mata Vaishno Devi, in Katra town of Reasi district following which the Air Force on Wendesday pressed into service two MI-17 helicopters......

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......

The devastating effects of the Uttarakhand fires

The forest fires in Uttarakhand, which have devastated acres of green cover in the hills, may have a lasting impact on the Himalayan glaciers and cause them to melt faster, say experts. In a......

Over 150 feared dead in Pak plane crash

A Pakistani passenger plane carrying 160 people on Wednesday crashed into the heavily forested Margalla Hills overlooking Islamabad due to bad weather. Many passengers were feared killed in the......

'The Sarasvati was more sacred than the Ganga'

At the edge of the Shola forest, at the foot of the Ayyasamy Hills, in western Tamil Nadu, near Coimbatore, lives a writer and scholar who traveled to India from northern France over three decades......

Navi Mumbai airport may miss 2019 deadline

Union ministry of home affairs changed its mind and gave bid clearance for Hiranandani Developers and its consortium partner, Zurich Airport   The Navi Mumbai international airport project......

India's first 'smart' city Lavasa failed to take off

In the concluding part of a five-part series, Shivani Shinde Nadhe finds out why Lavasa, a private initiative, is a long way from realising its potential. Part 1: How Surat will get a grand......

Peak tourism season in Uttarakhand hit by forest fire

Tourism to Corbett and Almora could be particularly hit as a result of the fire, which has destroyed 2,200 hectares of forest. The forest fires in Uttarakhand, not unexpectedly, are affecting......

Mining at Niyamgiri hills: Battle takes new turn

'As of now there are no mining activities,' but 'who knows the future?' IMAGE: Demonstrators, dressed as characters from the film Avatar, protest against British mining company Vedanta Resources.......

Indian rapper goes viral with toxic waste jibes at Unilever

Hindustan Unilever, the Indian subsidiary of the consumer goods company, has denied wrongdoing. An Indian rapper has gone viral with a music video calling on consumer products giant Unilever to......

'I don't want to play a hero all my life'

'I am a very confused and boring person in real life. I can't make quick decisions.' 'If I am in the company of someone, especially a female, then that person would run away from me due to......

The photographer who wanted revenge

'Mahesh Bhavana is a young man who is beaten up in the town's marketplace and who consequently pledges that he won't wear his slippers again, till he avenges the beating.' 'But Mahesh can't get his......

Sania through to second round

Sania Mirza breezed into the second round of the Forest Hills Women's Tennis Classic after defeating American wildcard Alexa Glatch 6-2, 6-3 in New York.After the facile victory, the Hyderabadi......

Sania loses in Forest Hills final

India's Sania Mirza's impressive run in the $ 75,000 Forest Hills Women's Tennis Classic championship came to an end Saturday as she lost the title clash to Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova. Third......

Sania marches into Forest Hills finals

India's Sania Mirza crushed the challenge of Alexa Glatch of the United States in the semi-final of the Forest Hills Women's Tennis Classic in New York to advance into her second WTA final on......

Sania cruises into quarters

India's tennis ace Sania Mirza beat Israel's Shahar Peer 7-6, 6-1 tomove intothe quarter-finals of the $75,000 Forest Hills Women's Classic in New York.Sania, whois ranked 50th in the WTA Tour......

Cycling: Fire threatens mountain bike course

A fire was threatening the course that will stage the Olympic mountain bike competition on Monday after a controlled rubbish burn spread out of control in high winds. Photographs posted on the......
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Quenching the thirst of wildlife

The air is already hot, the sun is scorching, the temperature is touching over 40 C and the watering holes are running dry. The script is running... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/608062/quenching-thirst-wildlife.html
Timely action by authorities averts major forest fire

A fire broke out in the Seminary hills area here today but it was doused in time, preventing its spread to a nearby forest, an official said. The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/timely-action-by-authorities-averts-major-forest-fire-117042100010_1.html
Tourists enjoy boat ride to Debtamura through rain forest

[India], Apr 19 (ANI): Tourists flocked to the hill range in South Tripura district, Debtamura, to witness archaeological site of rock sculptures,... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/tripura-tourists-enjoy-boat-ride-to-debtamura-through-rain-forest-news-national-retuP8fgbfddg.html
Dalmia Cement asked to close its factory at Umrangso

HAFLONG, April 16 - The NC Hills Autonomous Council has ordered stopping of all activities of the Dalmia cement factory at Umrangso with immediate... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=apr1717/state057
IAF copters poured 1.82 thousand ltr water to restrict Mt Abu

Two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters made 73 sorties and poured over 1,82,000 liters of water today to control the wildfire in Rajasthan's Mount... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/iaf-copters-poured-1-82-thousand-ltr-water-to-restrict-mt-abu-117041500712_1.html

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