Early blossoms worry Kodagu’s coffee growers  

“Nearly 70 per cent of the ripened coffee beans have been picked across my estate. However, we have now stopped the picking work as all the plants are blooming with next year’s crop.

published on : 6th February 2023

First tree transplantation carried out for Bengaluru suburban rail project

Apart from that, the Tree Committee appointed by the High Court has given K-RIDE the green signal to cut 268 trees, the official added.

published on : 26th January 2023

Experts spell out ways to improve oilseed production in Telangana

Stating that drip irrigation needs to be made compulsory for plantations, he said marginal and sub-marginal lands are needed for growing oil palms.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Godrej Agrovet to set up Rs 250-crore edible oil plant in Khammam

The factory will be self-sufficient in power requirement with a co-generation plant.

published on : 6th January 2023

Delhi govt allows post-mortem after sunset to encourage organ donation, transplant

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that due to the availability of postmortem facilities at night, people in the city will not have to wait long for the postmortem of the dead bodies.

published on : 28th December 2022

Abandoned by owner, Peermade tea workers show pluck

As employees can now work only the bushes allotted to them, plucking is carried out 15 days a month as it takes 20 days for the tender leaves to grow on shrubs.

published on : 25th December 2022

Udhayanidhi Stalin presides record-setting tree plantation drive

During inauguration, Udhayanidhi Stalin said former CM and his grandfather M Karunanidhi had suggested raising trees instead of religions to protect the humankind from arguments.

published on : 24th December 2022

Police weed out ganja farms in three villages in Coimbatore

Sources said the accused were planning to sell the contraband in Attapadi in Palakkad district. Preliminary inquiry revealed that they had already sold a few kilos of ganja.

published on : 16th December 2022

TN: Valparai Plantation workers to go on strike on Dec 17

However, now some estates allegedly announced the deduction of tax from the worker’s salary.

published on : 12th December 2022

CM promises financial aid to liver patient

The MLA made arrangements for the family to meet the chief minister during his visit to Kadapa.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Polio didn't stop this TN man from becoming a passionate environmentalist

The seeds of activism were sown early in the mind of Sathish Kumar, who lost both his legs before he turned one, to polio.

published on : 27th November 2022

Don’t transfer Tantea estates to forest dept, Edappadi K Palaniswami tells Tamil Nadu govt 

Tantea was established during former Chief Minister CN Annadurai’s tenure, in 1968, as a rehabilitation measure for Sri Lanka-returned Tamils. 

published on : 4th November 2022

Kerala: Fall in tea leaves’ price hits small-scale growers

The prices of green tea leaves had touched Rs 32 per kg last November-December.

published on : 29th October 2022

South Central Railway develops Miyawaki plantation in Secunderabad

Indian Railways has developed an urban forest in the twin city region by setting up a Miyawaki plantation at Shanti Nagar Railway Colony in North Lalaguda. 

published on : 16th October 2022

Tree transplantation audit begins in Delhi to check survival rate of saplings

The forest department is likely to publish the audit report on its website in November-end. 

published on : 14th October 2022

Fewer willows worry Kashmir’s cricket batmakers

“The trees are being cut in large numbers and no one is planting them again,” said Fawzul Kabeer, who owns a company that exports cricket bats.

published on : 11th October 2022

Tami Nadu: Ranipet sows 52 lakh palm seeds in 5 hours, reaps world record

A jury team from the Elite World Records, Asian Records Academy, India Records Academy, and Tamilan Book of Records witnessed the attempt.

published on : 4th October 2022

AIIMS-BBS successfully conducts first kidney transplantation

The transplanted kidney is also functioning well with a good urine output and normal blood creatinine levels.

published on : 21st September 2022

Karnataka rain fury ruins crops, dreams

Ron Tahsildar Vani Unki said, “We visited the flood-affected villages and I have instructed officials to do the needful. We have also warned people not to go near Bennehalla and Holealur river.”

published on : 19th September 2022

Delhi forest department asks city's green agencies to 'specify' sites to plant new saplings

While the CAQM had put the target for Delhi at 32 lakh saplings for this year, the government already announced a plantation target of 35 lakh saplings for the year.

published on : 14th September 2022
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