News  /  Published 12.08.22

Tree library spreads joy of reading in Alipurduar

Books placed on a tree in Alipurduar are not just driving out drug addicts from a 109-year-old club ground, but also spreading the joy of reading. Nimesh Lama, 25, an unemployed graduate from Kalchin...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Science Tech  /  Published 25.07.22

Amazing planet: Trees' underground internet

But beyond that, plants also use this extensive underground web of fungi to interact with each other, moving information, nutrients, sugar and water to other trees in the system that need it most...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 07.07.22

Jadavpur University’s ‘tree audit’ to complete 3 years next month

Jadavpur University’s ‘tree audit’ initiative will turn three early next month. As part of a ‘save green’ campaign, the varsity had set out to calculate the number of tr...

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Gardening addict picks plants from wherever she goes

The easiest excuse is to say you don’t have time. Sarmistha Sen Das admits that she could have spent much more time on her plants was she not running two organisations — one for artisans a...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 07.06.22

Green activists seek implementation of laws

Environment crusaders — young and old —walked through some hotspots of Kolkata on Friday seeking implementation of the laws that the government has promulgated to save the city’s nat...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.06.22

The force that drives the flower

Arun Ganguly has been photographing his garden for some time. These are lush images of plants and flowers, captioned meticulously, sent to his friends and acquantances. Ganguly, 83, has been well-kno...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

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 03.06.22

Long waiting period forces Salt Lake councillors plan tree trim

Several councillors have decided to stop waiting for the corporation’s tree-trimming hydraulic ladders and instead hire labourers themselves to climb up and do the needful before the imminent mo...
By Snehal Sengupta

India  /  Published 31.05.22

Lutyens' Delhi: Rains uproot 77 trees

Lutyens' Delhi lost at least 77 trees, some of them decades old, while 58 big branches broke off and fell in Monday's fierce thunderstorm and heavy rains in the national capital, NDMC official...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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