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President of India condoles the loss of lives due to massive forest fires in Uttarakhand

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in Uttarakhand due to massive forest fires which have affected large areas of the State, causing air pollution as well as damage to environment. In his message to Dr. K.K. Paul, the Governor of Uttarakhand, the President has said

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As Uttarakhand silently burns, Javadekar says Government has taken the fire seriously

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Government has taken the forest fire in Uttarakhand seriously. Making a statement here today, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, said that Rs. 5 crore has been allotted for firefighting efforts and 6000 labourers have been deployed for firefighting efforts. The Centre

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