West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.22

Sunderbans: DYFI plants saplings

The Democratic Youth Federation of India has started an endeavour to save the Sunderbans’ mangroves in the run-up to its 11th All India Conference scheduled to be held in Salt Lake, Calcutta, fr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

Sunderbans green shield against big cats

A community initiative led by 200-odd residents, mostly women, of Sunderbans’ Kumirmari island, have since January 12 planted more than 10,000 mangrove saplings along their riverbank habitation....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Culture  /  Published 05.12.21

An identity ticket to ride

We talked a lot more during the 10-minute walk. She lived in a joint family of three brothers, her own two sons were in the city, her father-in-law had also been a flower farmer. She asked me about my...
By Paromita Kar

Places  /  Published 11.09.21

Adding greenery to New Town CE Block pavements

About 300 saplings have been planted across the block over the last three years, he said. “We are covering the block with Amloki, Horitoki, Boyra, Jarul, Mahogani, Shisoo, Neem, Bakul, Krishnach...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 05.09.21

That fruit, you don’t say

There is an element of the ridiculous about the kathal or jackfruit. Bulbous, pimply, vomit green, all bunched up on low hanging branches like a gaggle of slothful cousins. Perhaps that is why the sou...
By Upala Sen


Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.21

Fruit orchard on empty plot offer to BMC

The food processing and horticulture department has requested the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation to earmark a plot where a fruit orchard can be set up. Subrata Saha, the minister of state, food pr...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Plants for Sarat Abasan

Residents of Sarat Abasan celebrated forest week by planting saplings of fruits and flowers in their pagoda park. The elongated block has three parks but Krishna Chakraborty, chairperson, board of adm...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Greening pledge to pay off carbon debt

“Last year,” he pointed out, “has made apparent this nexus between looking after the environment and climate change. Covid was almost certainly caused by abuse of nature, by breaking...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.21

Newly weds plant saplings in Bokaro village

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Deputy Commissioner Rajesh Singh made an appeal to people to plant saplings on all occasions whether big or small. “Whether it’s a birthday of yo...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Adopt a green verge in New Town

Community garden Hari Mitti promotes community garden. “It is being said that food is medicine. But the food we eat is full of pesticides and chemicals which are causing cancer. Our drive encou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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