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Afforestation
India  /  Published 15.09.22

Delhi: Centre may allow compensatory afforestation

The Union environment ministry may allow compensatory afforestation (CA) for all developmental projects undertaken in Delhi in neighbouring states in view of the scarcity of land in the capital, sourc...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 12.08.22

Green drive by New Town residents

People from different parts of New Town have come together for planting saplings and flower plants on median dividers and parks. The group, comprising people from different walks of life, including d...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 28.07.22

Sports events keep Kolkata students busy after post-pandemic boredom

Principal Madhuparna Andrews gave away the trophy to Shruti Sarkar from North 24 Parganas. Shruti won the female category with 6.5 points. It was a great experience for everyone present on the occasi...
By Chandreyee Ghose

News  /  Published 25.07.22

Bid to protect 3,500 hectares of mangroves in Sunderbans delta

More than 3,500 hectares of mangrove plantation have been done in the Sunderbans by the forest department in order to protect the delta from soil erosion as well as storms and cyclones. Large swathes...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata


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News  /  Published 05.07.22

Six lakh mangrove saplings planted in Sunderbans

More than six lakh mangrove saplings have been planted in the Sunderbans over the past two years in a drive that aims to preserve the delta’s delicate ecosystem and generate income for women. T...
By Debraj Mitra

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Kolkata police commissioner flags off 17 electric vehicles

The city police will take 226 Tata Nexon electric vehicles on lease to gradually phase out 15-year-old  diesel-powered vehicles. The cars will be distributed among units of the force, an officer ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.06.22

Stress on nature-growth balance at The Bengal Club 11th Annual Panel Discussion

A balance between environment and development has to be struck, the secretary of Bengal’s environment department said at The Bengal Club 11th Annual Panel Discussion in association with The Tele...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.08.21

Rakhi pledge to protect trees in Jharkhand

Environmentalist Jamuna Tudu and members of the forest security committee formed by her tied rakhis to over 1,000 sal trees at Sunsunia forest in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand and took a pledge...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 01.08.21

Green drive to restore ‘fragile’ Sohra

Union home minister Amit Shah last week launched a mega afforestation drive to restore the ecology of Sohra, earlier known as Cherrapunjee, a tourist destination in Meghalaya which once had the distin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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