Covid surge: Forest department to rush 1000 tonnes of firewood to crematoriums in Telangana

After selling the wood to the paper mills, the Corporation will be left with 1,000 tonnes of wood and this will be provided to the cremation grounds.

published on : 4th May 2021

As dead bodies pile up, firewood for pyre runs out

The government has created three makeshift crematoria in and around Bengaluru, apart from the existing ones. To cremate a body, about oneand- half tons of firewood is required.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Steep prices smoke out LPG in rural Karnataka, villages shift back to traditional firewood

In rural parts of Karnataka, many households are using LPG only as an emergency option and have not got refills over the last many months.

published on : 15th March 2021