You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

Forest fire breaks out near Film City

DNMUM270928 | 3/6/2013 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :357 | Mumbai

Fire rages through huge stretch of Sanjay Gandhi national park; no human or animal casualties

Mumbai: Brush fires broke out repeatedly in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) since Monday night, at three places together engulfing a huge stretch of forest ground. No casualty of any human or animal was reported, though.
Forest department officials said the fire broke out at Hathi Gate near the bungalow of the managing director of Film City around 7.30pm on Monday. After nine hours of work by over 60 people from the forest department, including 10 senior officials, the fire appeared to be under control around 4.30am on Tuesday, only to break out (at least two fresh fires) later elsewhere.
With over 300 fires reported in the past five years within the national park area, forest fires in summer have become an annual challen
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

Six killed in Kashmir violence
DNMUM402962 | 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :153

Srinagar: LeT suffered a setback on Monday when security forces killed three of its Pakistani cadres in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A 25-year-old mother of an eight-month-old girl was also allegedly killed in the crossfire.“During a search oper
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Inspired by movie, woman kills hubby, burns lover’s face
DNMUM402963 | 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :276

Mumbai: Some films have a lasting impact on our mind, while others inspire us. However, not everyone drawing inspiration from films have a success story to tell -- some may help ideate on probable crimes. Case in point would be a Telangana woman who
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Vice President Naidu warns unruly MPs of tough action
DNMUM402964 | 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :157

New Delhi: Three days before Parliament’s Winter Session starts, Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu gave ample indications on Monday that it will not be business as usual in the Upper House and he may act tough against unruly me
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

City police say no to PM, Rahul, Hardik rallies
DNAHM117385 | 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :247

Ahmedabad: Citing the Election Commission’s guidelines, the Ahmedabad Police have denied permission to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi and PAAS leader Hardik Patel to hold roadshows in the city.A K Singh, city poli
Add To LightboxCalculate Price