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HC stays cutting of trees, summons contractors for next hearing 

When the matter came up, the government counsel submitted that the contractor was informed but he has failed to appear before the court.

published on : 13th November 2018

Kashmir's famed bat manufacturers are gasping for breath

Plagued by natuaral and man-made calamities, Kashmir's bat manufacturers fighting to keep their traditional industry running. Vishnu Prasad narrates the tale of the Kashmir blade...

published on : 10th November 2018

Drones to help detect pests, diseases in arecanut trees: ICAR-CPCRI Kasargod

Data about all forms of pests and diseases are fed into the system using artificial intelligence and the drone will help identify the problem.

published on : 4th November 2018

Tamil Nadu government asked to enact law to protect trees

A bench headed by Justice T S Sivagnanam gave the directive when the batch of writ petitions challenging the Chennai-Salem 8-way corridor came up for further hearing on Wednesday.

published on : 1st November 2018

Dwindling willow trees, net restrictions & violence leave Kashmir’s bat manufacturers struggling

Almost 90 per cent of cricket bats in India are made from Kashmir willow, according to manufacturers in the valley.

published on : 28th October 2018

Bengaluru tree activists go hammer and tongs over advertisements on trees

With around 7,400 trees in the park, activists said that advertisements and number plates on trees can prove to be harmful, especially after they are removed.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Task force to encourage young areca tree climbers in Karnataka

A scientific approach is being made to the traditional areca nut tree climbing and picking of nuts.

published on : 18th October 2018

MDMA seizures bring Sassafras trees to centrestage

MDMA, a party drug commonly known as ecstasy, safrole oil is the main ingredient and it is extracted from Sassafras tree.

published on : 11th October 2018

Bengaluru may lose 15,000 trees for road project

The project will not only involve felling of trees on a massive scale but also impact two protected areas, two elephant corridors and wildlife in an eco-sensitive zone.

published on : 4th October 2018

109 trees felled 30m off track, HC seeks report from district officials

The judges raised concern over felling of 109 trees which were 30 meters away from the alignment of the proposed Chennai-Salem highway.

published on : 15th September 2018

Minister OS Manian defends felling of palm trees

Even as activists are aghast at the felling of palm trees, Minister OS Manian defended the officials saying palm trees, which are considered.

published on : 29th August 2018

Endangered palm trees felled to plug breach

Nearly 100 trees cut to stop erosion along banks of Kollidam damaged by floods; officials say lives more important.

published on : 27th August 2018

Bengaluru: Indiranagar citizens conduct tree census to save rare species

Three organisations came together to record the impact on biodiversity if BDA cuts trees in its Indiranagar complex for a redevelopment project; BBMP says plan is not yet final.

published on : 18th August 2018

Viduthalai Chiruththaikal Katchi plans to plant one lakh palm saplings

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, he said, “Palm tree is our State tree. It has various uses and commercial values.

published on : 17th August 2018

Did you know of plants that can survive floods?

The World Vegetable Centre (WorldVeg for short) has been conducting research and development to improve home gardens for over 30 years in South Asia.

published on : 15th August 2018
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