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Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.22

Keeping steel city green

Jamshedpur is known to be an environment-friendly city with greenery everywhere, but not many do know exactly how is the lush greenery maintained here.  The green cover is intact despite industr...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.22

Youth lynched for ‘felling trees’

A youth was beaten and charred to death by villagers over allegation of felling trees in Jharkhand, which passed anti-mob lynching law in December last year. The incident took place at around 4.30pm ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 10.12.21

The green roots of civilization

Book: The Heartbeat of Trees Author: Peter Wohlleben, Publisher: Viking Price: Rs 499   Our first introduction to nature is usually through trees. A single tree is impressive, but a forest even ...
By Neha Sinha

Culture  /  Published 14.11.21

The Forgotten Tree

Monsoons bring out the Poet in us. Autumn turns Bengalis into Philosophers. The sight of kash phul, glimpses of white, wispy clouds in a sky of sea-blue, the fragrance of shiuli turn Bengalis towards ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

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

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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


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