Atulya Misra, principal secretary, the department of revenue and disaster management has been appointed as the inquiry officer and been tasked with submitting a report to the government within two.. DNA - Published
A 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said today.
Ten people -- seven women and.. DNA - Published
A weekend trekking expedition at the Kurangani reserve forest in Tamil Nadu’s Theni turned tragic with ten trekkers, including five women and one child, were killed in the massive forest fire in the.. DNA - Published
The death toll in a forest fire in Theni district of Tamil Nadu rose to 10 with a 30-year-old woman trekker who was admitted to Government Rajaji Hospital succumbing to her burn injuries on Monday.. IndiaTimes - Published
Various political parties, including opposition DMK expressed concern over the death of nine persons, part of a trekking expedition, in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu and called for steps to streamline.. Firstpost - Published
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said an advanced light helicopter (ALH) will be pressed into service due to the hostile terrain, for rescuing those trapped in the forest fire in Tamil Nadu. DNA - Published
A massive forest fire broke out suddenly in a hill in Tamil Nadu on Sunday trapping 36 trekkers (37 according to some reports), most of them women, with 15 being rescued till late tonight Firstpost - Published
Thirty six people including students and IT professionals were trapped in a massive forest fire in the hills above Kurangani, a tourist spot in the Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu’s Theni district on.. DNA - Published
Over 20 students were reportedly trapped in a massive forest fire that broke out in Tamil Nadu’s Theni district on Sunday.
In a series of tweets, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.. DNA - Published