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Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)

Farmers clear Bathinda-Zirakpur highway, protest march towards CM’s residence today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 11:45 PM IST
The farmers are demanding the release of farmer-activist Manjit Singh Dhaner, who was convicted on charges of murder sentenced to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court
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Dry trees seen in New Moti Bagh, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)
Dry trees seen in New Moti Bagh, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)

10% trees at Delhi’s ‘model colony’ have withered

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2018 12:17 PM IST
Senior officials said that at present, the New Moti Bagh complex has 7,075 trees, of which 896 are fruit-bearing ones. The problem, however, is that a lot of the varieties that have been planted are not native to the region. That, environment experts say, reduces the trees’ chances of survival.
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