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Kedarnath chopper service: NGT seeks reply from Centre, Uttarakhand

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST

Reacting to a plea on unregulated chopper operations causing disturbance in the eco-sensitive zones, especially in the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, the NGT on Tuesday sought responses from both centr

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In a first, Uttarakhand monitors forest fires with drones

New Delhi/Nainital |Monday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST

In a first, the Uttarakhand Forest Department has launched a drone for real-time monitoring of the forest fire and to take preventive measures, officials said here on Monday.

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NDMA conducts its first mock exercise on forest fire in Uttarakhand

New Delhi | Thursday, Apr 20 2017 IST

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a first-of-its-kind state-level mock exercise on forest fires in Uttarakhand today. The mock exercise, aimed at assessing the efficacy of i

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