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Tag: Similipal Forest Fire

Forest Fires
Forest Fires In Odisha: Just An Annual Phenomenon Or Forest Dept’s Apathy?

Odisha reported 51,968 forest fires between November 2020 and June 2021, which was the highest in the country during the period.

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Odisha PCCF Sashi Paul
Forest Fire Points Reduced In Similipal This Year: Odisha PCCF

The instances of forest fire in Similipal reserve forest has been reduced in 2022 as compared to the instances reported last year (2021), informed the Odisha Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Sashi Paul on Tuesday.

Wildfire Razes Odisha's Similipal Biosphere Again, Five Arrested
Wildfire Razes Odisha's Similipal Biosphere Again, Five Arrested

The outbreak of the blaze in the reserve has put the lives of a number of species of fauna and flora, many rare and richly medicinal in value, under serious risk of destruction in the period of last three days.

Wildfire Continues To Rage In Similipal Forest Park
Odisha: Wildfire Continues To Rage In Similipal Forest Park

Baripada: Forest fire again broke out in different ranges of Similipal National Park on Sunday resulting in the increase in temperature in the region. Smoke has enveloped the area triggering…

Odisha: Raging Forest Fire Engulfs Similipal Wildlife Sanctuary Again

Mayurbhanj: Following a brief two-week respite, wildfire erupted once again in the Similipal Tiger Reserve in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday, engulfing vast areas and affecting the endangered flora and fauna in the park. According to reports, the menacing forest fire has spread to over 47 different areas under the south zone of Similipal Forest range […]

No Ongoing Forest Fire In Odisha: Task Force Chief
No Ongoing Forest Fire In Odisha: Task Force Chief

Bhubaneswar: As per the Forest Survey of India (FSI) alerts information, there are no ongoing continuous fire at any point in the State as of now, said task force chief Sandeep Tripathi on Saturday. “The number of proactive steps taken by the State Government to check and control forest fire in the State has led […]

Similipal Forest Fire: Top Central Team Member Arrives In Odisha To Assess Situation
Odisha: BJP Demands Probe Into Similipal Forest Fire

Bhubaneswar: Opposition BJP on Friday demanded a detailed probe into the Similipal forest fire, while the Odisha government claimed that the inferno is now under control. Leader of the Opposition P K Naik of the BJP, expressing concern over the massive forest fire, wrote in a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, “It is a […]

Similipal Forest Fire: 9 Points Still In Grip Of Flames, Claims Task Force

Bhubaneswar: The Chief of Forest Fire Task Force on Friday informed that nine points in the Similipal tiger reserve are under forest fire with 700 fire points being already identified in the State so far. Sandeep Tripathy, who heads the task force constituted to tackle the inferno, claimed that the forest fire situation in the […]

Similipal Forest Fire: Top Central Team Member Arrives In Odisha To Assess Situation
Similipal Forest Fire: Top Central Team Member Arrives In Odisha To Assess Situation

Bhubaneswar: Alarmed over the wildfire devouring large tracts of forests in the Similipal biosphere reserve, a senior member of the three-member Central team arrived in Bhubaneswar on Thursday to assist the Odisha government in containing the unprecedented devastation in the National Park. Amit Mallick, Inspector General of Forests(IGF) of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) reached […]

Similipal fire: Centre rushes 3-member expert team to help Odisha govt
Royal Fighters: Mayurbhanj Queen, Princess Pitch In To Douse Similipal Wildfire; Watch Video

Baripada: Amid growing concern over the wildfire that devoured a large tract of forests in Similipal biosphere reserve, the erstwhile royal family of Mayurbhanj has stepped out of the comforts of the palace and accompanied villagers in fighting the raging forest blaze. Rasmi Rajyalaxmi Bhanj Deo, the queen of the erstwhile royal family and princess […]

Odisha: Poachers Set Forest In Keonjhar On Fire To Hunt Wild Animals, 3 Held

Bhubaneswar: Even as a devastating wildfire continues to devour the Similipal Tiger Reserve and Sanctuary in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, 140 km west in Keonjhar district poachers allegedly set the Jharabeda jungles on fire to hunt wild animals. As per reports, three poachers have been arrested on Friday for causing the fire that has spread […]

Odisha Govt Sends Team
Odisha Forest Fire: Similipal Tiger Reserve Burns As Fire Devours One Third Of The Park

Bhubaneswar: Even as more than 10 days have passed since a devastating fire broke out in the wilds of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR), India’s largest biosphere reserves in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, the State Forest Department is still to bring the situation under control. The raging flames continue to spread from one part to another devouring […]