India  /  Published 06.08.20

Mumbai rains: life comes to a standstill

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Rooftop garden must in new New Town buildings

The New Town authorities are implementing yet another suggestion offered by experts in the aftermath of cyclone Amphan. After deciding to plant on empty plots, the administrative body is proposing to ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

State digest: Witch-hunt whiff behind death

A woman in her 60s, was found dead after being crushed by a stone near the boundary wall of Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Ben village in Jamtara, Ranchi on Wednesday. She went missing since Tuesday afterno...
By Our Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Tree branch crashes on moving vehicles

Occupants of two vehicles escaped unscathed as a large branch of a kadam tree fell on two moving vehicles metres from Dhakuria bridge on Monday. The accident highlighted the dangers posed by trees al...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Age: 200. Status: Back on feet

Human hands and the heavy metal of a crane have together tried to undo nature’s doing on two 200-year-old trees on the western bank of the Hooghly.On the IIEST Shibpur campus, two mahogany trees ove...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Drive to replace felled trees

Three trees that were uprooted by Cyclone Amphan at Bhowanipore’s Harish Park were replaced on Friday by five 10-year-old trees that were residents of a nursery for tall trees in New Town till the d...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.06.20

‘Peacock’ tree found in Sadar block

Independent researcher Mritunjay Sharma has discovered a unique tree near Hazaribagh town, which looks like peacocks. Talking to The Telegraph Online, Sharma, who is known for his various discoveries,...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Post storm, beware of hazards

Calcutta’s cyclone-scarred roads have dangers lurking in every corner.Perilously suspended electric poles, hanging tree branches, mesh of cables lying across a road or hanging close to the ground an...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Three sites identified to dump trees in Calcutta

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has identified three places where the 5,000-odd trees that fell across the city will be dumped, officials said on Tuesday.Trees that fell in south and west Calcutta ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.07.19

Tinsukia NGO links felling of trees to flood havoc

An NGO based in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on Saturday alleged that illegal felling of over 10,000 trees was one of the reasons for this year’s floods.Devajit Moran, secretary of Green Bud So...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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