Trees

BWF rankings: Lakshya Sen regains career-best sixth spot, Gayatri-Treesa breaks into top 20

Lakshya Sen, the 21-year-old from Almora who had a stellar run this season, has 75,024 points from 23 tournaments.

published on : 29th November 2022

Trees being felled in the blink of an eye in Tiruchy, activists express concern

Despite expert warnings for the reduction of carbon emissions, trees, particularly in cities, have limitlessly been chopped to the ground

published on : 22nd November 2022

ICRAF to extend greenery outside forest in seven states

Plan to create marketing of trees planted by farmers for revenue

published on : 19th November 2022

Trees chopped for Formula-E track in Hyderabad

Greens say it defeats very purpose with which the series was created — to work for cleaner future

published on : 4th November 2022

Case against former Uttarakhand DGP, seven others for illegal possession of forest land

A police officer said it was alleged that B S Sidhu in 2012 bought one and half hectares of land in Virgirwali village of the Mussoorie forest division and cut 25 "sal" trees.

published on : 26th October 2022

Man with Banyan blessings

Pronab Mondal meets a primary school teacher in West Bengal who plants the ‘sacred tree’ to save the environment.

published on : 23rd October 2022

DMRC gets permit to pull down 316 trees for metro corridor construction

The project will help connect west and central Delhi by linking Janakpuri West Station on the Magenta Line to RK Ashram Station on the Blue Line. 

published on : 21st 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

Forest Survey of India finds 6421 trees felled for Modi's dream Pakhro tiger safari project

The FSI has also discovered that apart from illegal tree felling, around 16.21 hectares of land in Corbett Tiger Reserve has also been cleared by forest officials of the Uttarakhand forest department.

published on : 1st October 2022

Trees in Perambalur left uncared for, dying; petitions fallen on deaf ears, rue activists

Over 2,884 trees near Perambalur-Ariyalur road were axed for the extension of Perambalur-Manamadurai National Highway 226, seven years ago.

published on : 29th September 2022

Shrikant Tyagi case: Palm trees at centre of controversy return in Noida society despite police presence

A group of protesters, led by Mange Ram Tyagi, remained outside the society on Tuesday night after an additional police force was called in to tackle the situation, officials said.

published on : 27th September 2022

Look Back in Anger: Percival Everett’s 'The Trees' provoke ideas of good and evil, crime and justice

The novel opens to set the stage for a crime-detective novel. Told through the voices of eerily hilarious characters, it paints a picture of a town that is marred with poor economic conditions.

published on : 25th September 2022

Chhattisgarh villagers sneak into Odisha, cut down 150 trees

The incident evoked sharp criticism from the tribal inhabitants of Kamarpalli who blamed the district administration for the trespass.

published on : 24th September 2022

Trees being cut at night to avoid protest by locals: Chennai residents

Residents say previously branches would be cut on the first day, and the following day, the whole tree would be cut and the debris cleared.

published on : 19th September 2022

300 trees saved during Executive Enclave work which will house Prime Minister’s Office

There are 5,575 trees present at the site of the AIIMS redevelopment project. While 2,934 trees will be retained, 1,910 will be transplanted. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Residents question axing of trees planted by kids in Bengaluru

The residents of Annaiah Reddy Layout in JP Nagar Sixth Phase are upset after three trees planted by local children were axed.

published on : 29th August 2022

1,000 sandalwood plants in Lutyens’ zone will get round-the-clock security 

According to the plan, besides extra care, security guards will be deployed to ensure that the sandalwood saplings are not stolen or damaged.

published on : 25th August 2022

Lt Governer VK Saxena writes to CM Kejriwal over delay in important infrastructure projects

"I would once again in larger public interest request you to look into these pending applications and ensure their disposal in accordance with the statutory provisions,” he said in the letter.

published on : 19th August 2022

Trees uprooted, roads waterlogged as heavy rain lashes Capital City

BMC drainage division engineer Goutam Das said apart from pump sets and manpower, around six fire services teams have been kept ready to deal effectively with the heavy showers in the city. 

published on : 15th August 2022

FIR filed against Karnataka JDS MLA for abusing foresters

In the FIR filed at 11.30 pm on Friday, Nagamangala RFO Sathisha B said that on August 4 when they were clearing encroachments in Halti forest land, MLA Gowda prevented them with threats.

published on : 7th August 2022
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