Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 57 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called “the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years.”
Jammu: Forest fires engulfed large areas in the Trikuta Hills of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, near the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, even as authorities used all possible means to douse the flames, officials said
New Delhi: Union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar today said that over 90 per cent of the forest fire that has engulfed large swathes of the state has now been controlled.
Dehradun: With 2,269 hectares of forested land already under blaze in Uttarakhand, the fire has now spread to sparsely populated remote hill areas as well. Out of the two MI-17 helicopters pressed into service by
Jammu: Raging forest fires have triggered over two dozen landmines along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said on Wednesday.Police told IANS in winter capital Jammu, "Forest fires raging
Washington: Two massive forest fires sweeping through America's northwest state of Idaho have forced the evacuation of 2,250 homes and 7,000 people, officials said.More than 1,000 firefighters have raced to the scene to contain the
Jammu, Jun 22: A heavy forest fire which has erupted several kilometers along the Indo-Pak border has triggered mine explosions in the area and damaged some communication lines in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.