Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 19:57
The IAF has deployed two of its helicopters equipped with large-size buckets to douse widespread fire in forests of Mount Japfu in Nagaland raging since January 31.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 22:22
For the first time in the country`s history, the Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday carried out at least five sorties to douse a devastating forest fire in Nagaland, a spokesman said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 09:32
Various parts of Australia are preparing for another round of heatwave with temperatures set to cross 40 degrees Celsius and fire alert has been sounded in a few states.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 05:51
The fire that affected the Argentine tourist region of Claromeco has been brought under control, although the blaze destroyed 90 percent of the forest reserve there, official said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 12:07
A wildfire raging at edge of Yosemite National Park is threatening power lines that provide electricity to San Francisco, prompting California Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 21:49
Haryana Forest Department is mapping forests damaged by fire using Global Positioning System (GPS) and plans to use satellite pictures to evaluate changes in forest and plantation areas.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 00:30
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Monday apologized to Singapore and Malaysia for record-setting pollution caused by forest fires in his country.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 20:59
A forest department official said the prolonged dry spell, particularly in the mid and low hills, has led to widespread forest fires.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 09:24
Nearly 30,000 hectares of jungle area in Uttarakhand have so far been affected by wild fire that caused a loss of forest wealth.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 12:59
Twenty one forest fires are burning on a total of 3,085 hectares including 2,600 hectares in Buryatia and 485.7 hectares in Khabarovsk territory, officials said.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 23:54
Several wild animals were feared killed after a major fire on Thursday broke out in Valmiki Nagar Tiger Project reserve in West Champaran.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 13:47
A forest fire has been raging in
the Dariya Hills in Arunachal Pradesh for the last three days.
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