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What is a tree? CPWD asks Delhi forest department to clarify

CPWD said going by definition, herbaceous “trees” like palm, plantain, and papaya would not be considered trees as their main trunk or branches are not “wood”.

CPWD said that going by the definition of the DPTA, herbaceous “trees” like plantain would not be considered trees given that their main trunk or branches are not “wood”. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 04:58 AM IST

Rohini trees damaged: Delhi HC asks PWD, cops for reply on contempt plea

Advocate Aditya N Prasad, appearing for the petitioner, said authorities had damaged and continue to damage trees while carrying out “deep trenching activity” and “streetscaping” on KN Katju Marg in Rohini.

The court noted that the photographs submitted by the petitioner showed concrete being poured on the roots of a tree. (HT File) (Representation purpose)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 04:16 AM IST

60 buried trees found during dig at rail body site in Dwarka: Delhi forest dept

In a report prepared after excavation on day one, the forest department said the ‘live’ trees found are mostly sheesham and desi kikar, which could be rehabilitated by taking suitable steps.

The forest department had in January received complaints of trees being felled in the area without permission. (Sourced)
Updated on May 29, 2022 03:11 AM IST
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