Odisha Lokayukta orders recovery of govt funds from horticulture officials

The officials misappropriated the money meant to plant cashew trees. No foolproof measures were taken by the officials to safeguard the plantation from adverse external factors, Pani claimed. 

published on : 1st July 2022

Delhi's 15-day plantation drive to begin from July 15

The Delhi government will launch a 15-day mega plantation drive on July 11 to further increase the green cover in the capital, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday.

published on : 28th June 2022

Six-month deadline for govt to take policy decision on grant of ownership right for land: Orissa HC

The dispute over the land had reached the court in 2002 with six beneficiaries of the scheme seeking intervention against encroachment proceedings along with fine.

published on : 28th June 2022

Tamil Nadu's tea production dips, weather cited as reason

Because of the fall in Tamil Nadu, south India's production dipped to 67.74 mkg from 73.06 mkg in January-April 2021, marking a loss of 5.32 mkg or 10.35 per cent.

published on : 17th June 2022

CM Reddy to launch ‘Haritha Nagaralu’ in urban local bodies today

A total of 224 km length of Central Median plantation and shrubs and 1,276.46 km length of avenue plantation will be provided under the programme. 

published on : 7th June 2022

Mysterious fungus suspected to be behind coconut carnage in Kasaragod, Kannur

Infected palms die in four months, symptoms had stumped farmers for eight months in the two districts

published on : 30th May 2022

85,000 trees to be planted in Delhi as part of MCD drive

This apart, the civic body has developed ‘mini forests’ by planting about 8,000 additional trees at 17 places last year.

published on : 30th May 2022

Bamboo helps conserve ecology: APAM vice-chief

Nagi Reddy said bamboo plant is a crucial element in the balance of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Rain leaves pineapple rotting, Kerala farmers suffer Rs100-crore loss

4,000 tonnes of  fruit decaying in farms with no takers, pushing 80 per cent of growers into dept trap with no support from state govt

published on : 19th May 2022

SUM performs 1st stem cell transplantation using cryopreservation

Medical Superintendent of the hospital Prof Pusparaj Samantasinhar said the hospital is trying to extend cutting edge treatment to the people of the State at an affordable cost.

published on : 18th May 2022

New panel to suggest ways for tree plantations in Delhi: Gopal Rai

It also asked the government to bring down the number of saplings to be planted for every tree felled from 10 to 2.

published on : 14th May 2022

Tiruchy Corporation plants 3,000 saplings in Govindasamy Nagar; more in the offing, say officials

Senior civic body officials said that Minister KN Nehru has directed steps to increase the city's green cover, following which more plantation drives are being planned.

published on : 8th May 2022

Green revolution, self-reliance through efforts to fix firewood problem

Chami Murmu plants saplings and helps women earn a living using trees, by Mukesh Ranjan

published on : 1st May 2022

SMT opens Asia’s largest stent manufacturing facility in Hyderabad

Once it becomes fully operational, its Hyderabad facility will produce 1.2 million stents  and two million catheters per year. 

published on : 16th April 2022

Mega drive planned to plant 35.38 lakh trees: Minister Gopal Rai

Green agencies of all 19 depts concerned to be involved; process set to begin in July

published on : 13th April 2022
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