Lifestyle  /  Published 11.10.21

How to spruce up your greens for the festive season

There’s that happy vibe again and the fragrance of festivities is in the air. Streets are bustling with people lively and chirpy. With Ma Durga gracing our homes, the city prepares to welcome he...
By Monika Poddar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Cloud on cash earned by felling ‘shade trees’

A senior leader of the Cha Bagan Trinamul Congress Mazdoor Union, the tea trade union of the party, has written to the district magistrates of three major tea producing districts of Bengal — Dar...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 27.08.21

Babu’s false timber case on junior

A Kerala forest official conjured a false case of illegal felling to discredit a junior with jurisdiction over the area, and to kill a probe into a genuine timber scam the junior had unearthed elsewhe...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

State of the Salt Lake parks

At DB Park, a swing hangs lopsided as one of the chains snapped because of lack of maintenance, residents said. A rusted iron pole stands at the spot where a monkey-bar once stood. Sections of FD Par...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 23.07.21

Vista: 22 heritage trees moved

Only 22 heritage trees had to be relocated because of the Central Vista Avenue redevelopment project, the government informed Parliament on Friday. The redevelopment project of the Central Vista -- t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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

Education  /  Published 22.06.21

Green Devolution

Kehkashan’s NGO, Green Hope Foundation, has branches in 25 countries, including India. Managed mostly by student volunteers, it has been responsible in giving many a goal in the country. “...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.21

Trees shifted, not felled, for Metro project in New Town

Pictures courtesy: RVNL and by Sudeshna Banerjee ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Saplings distributed by two Murshidabad school teachers

Two teachers of government-run schools in Murshidabad have turned green crusaders and set for themselves the task of distributing one crore saplings free of cost. Humayun Kabir, 29, and Ardhendu Bisw...
By Alamgir Hossain in Beldanga

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

Wanted: tree-trimming stylist for city

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation is pruning trees along the city’s roads ahead of Durga Puja. But it is not being done on all sides, resulting in one side becoming heavier, naturalists and en...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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