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Forest fire doubles summer woes for Kandhamal people

Kandhamal: Fire in different forests along with the scorching summer made life of the people of Kandhamal district.

Forest and environment
Govt incentives for villagers to tackle forest fire

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of Earth Day, the state government has decided to launch a program under which villagers living close to fire-prone forests will be given incentives for tackling forest fire in a bid to prevent major loss to forest cover. At a special program to mark the occasion of Earth Day, state government […]

Fire rages inside Chandaka forest

Bhubaneswar: Large tracts of the Chandaka forest went up in flames in a fire which continues to rage since Wednesday night. According to eye witnesses, they saw smoke billowing from the forest and followed it to find that a fire had broken out inside the forest. They said the forest department officials were informed about […]