Trees Uprooted
India  /  Published 06.08.20

Mumbai rains: life comes to a standstill

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.19

Bulbul fells 45 trees in city, Salt Lake

At least 40 trees were uprooted in Calcutta and branches fell at around 40 other places on Saturday and Sunday under the impact of Cyclone Bulbul, which made landfall on Saturday evening around 150km ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.20

... 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

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

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


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