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Trees Uprooted
Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Tree branch crashes on moving vehicles

The Telegraph had WhatsApped the pictures of the fallen branches to Basu Roy. The branches must have become heavier because of the rain and the simultaneous wind created a thrust that ...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

26 trees at IIEST ‘straightened’

A team of horticulturists has been able to save 26 of the 250-odd trees that had fallen on the Shibpur-campus of IIEST after Cyclone Amphan had hit the city, officials said on Sunday.The institute inv...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

New leaf: Tree plantation drive

The cycle of life goes on — this is the message that this World Environment Day brought to West Bengal. Plantation drives organized by both the government and non-governmental organizations held out...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.20

JU puts trees back on feet

Jadavpur University, which lost one in 10 trees on its campus to Cylcone Amphan, has constituted a committee to try and save some from the uprooted 181.Giants like mahogany, banyan, peepal were ripped...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Tree makeover for New Town

Palm, coconut, cherry blossom, pine and casuarina will be planted across New Town where more than 4,600 trees were damaged by Cyclone Amphan.The New Town authorities have decided to change the way it ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 03.06.20

... Amphan chair? Possible

The civic body will auction logs and branches of trees felled by Cyclone Amphan and has started segregating timber from firewood, officials said.The chopped-off trees and their branches are now being ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

250 IIEST trees fall, 50 can be saved

Cyclone Amphan uprooted more than 250 trees on the IIEST Shibpur campus but about a fifth can be saved, a group of horticulturists said after inspecting the damage on Monday.An official of the institu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Cyclone ravages pollution shield

Industrialists in Haldia are concerned about the possible environmental impact of the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan in the near future because of the loss of a large number of trees that had be...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

India  /  Published 27.05.20

‘Misled’ fireman killed

A young fireman was electrocuted in Belur, Howrah, while sawing branches off a partially uprooted tree that had got entangled in electrical wires, allegedly after power utility CESC told his team that...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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