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Wildlife Conservation Day: Randeep Hooda urges everyone to protest against deforestation, says ‘we cannot replace a forest by planting trees, it’s a myth’

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Actor Randeep Hooda is against deforestation in the name of development, says he is not against development but things must happen in the right way.
A tree toppled over cars in Chandigarh’s Sector 21-B on Sunday.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
A tree toppled over cars in Chandigarh’s Sector 21-B on Sunday.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Cars, electricity poles damaged as tree falls in Sector 21-B

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 11:05 PM IST
Growing in a vacant plot close to house number 1052, the tree damaged power lines as it fell, leading to a day-long power outage
Divisional commissioner Chander Gaind (right) addressing media persons in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Divisional commissioner Chander Gaind (right) addressing media persons in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Ludhiana fourth Punjab district to launch Tree for Gun scheme

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
People to be encouraged to plant saplings besides increasing the green cover of the district by growing at least 54,000 plants annually
Students tie rakhis on trees with ‘Save Environment’ messages in Moradabad.(ANI)
Students tie rakhis on trees with ‘Save Environment’ messages in Moradabad.(ANI)

Students tie rakhis on trees with ‘Save Environment’ messages in Moradabad

Moradabad | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2020 12:56 PM IST
This was done by the students in an attempt to raise awareness about the environment.
Pune Municipal Corporation published the draft Environment status report for the year 2019-20 and highlighted the existing status of green cover, river, besides noise and air pollution.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Pune Municipal Corporation published the draft Environment status report for the year 2019-20 and highlighted the existing status of green cover, river, besides noise and air pollution.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

City’s trees overshadows its population

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 04:30 PM IST
The ratio of trees per person is 1.23 in the city
Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri in a still from Ramayan.
Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri in a still from Ramayan.

Ramayan’s Sunil Lahri shares anecdotes from show’s shoot, reveals how he got a co-star in trouble with Ramanand Sagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 08:46 PM IST
Sunil Lahri has revealed how the shooting for Ramayan was delayed due to various reasons during the filming of the Guru Vasishtha ashram sequence.
Earthen pots filled with the ashes of the deceased hang on a tree at the cremation ground in Chandigarh’s Sector 25, as no more lockers are available to store them.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Earthen pots filled with the ashes of the deceased hang on a tree at the cremation ground in Chandigarh’s Sector 25, as no more lockers are available to store them.(Keshav Singh/HT)

In absence of lockers, urns hang from trees at Chandigarh cremation ground

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 08:27 AM IST
Several people have requested the administration to issue special passes so they could immerse the ashes in the Ganges at Haridwar
Alia Bhatt, who has been shooting for Sadak 2 and Gangubai Kathiawadi, will be seen next in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra.(Instagram)
Alia Bhatt, who has been shooting for Sadak 2 and Gangubai Kathiawadi, will be seen next in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra.(Instagram)

Alia Bhatt wants a holiday with ‘extra sunshine and extra trees’. See pic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 11:05 AM IST
Alia Bhatt shared a new picture of herself on Instagram, saying that she is keen on a holiday with more sunshine and trees. See the picture here.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

The oldest trees in the world

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 06:34 PM IST
Dating as far back as 2500 B.C, these trees have endured and witnessed harsh climates and harsher civilisations. Here is a look at what trees they are....
Concrete stuffed around trees outside the office of the municipal corporation in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Concrete stuffed around trees outside the office of the municipal corporation in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)

Ludhiana MC putting concrete around trees, engineers’ council writes to NGT

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 10:56 PM IST
A member of the engineers’ council says they have requested the NGT to direct MC officials to remove the concrete and paver blocks fixed within one metre of trunks of trees to save them from perishing
There has been a 65% increase in the number of permissions issued for tree cutting in 2019 compared to the previous year .(HT PHOTO)
There has been a 65% increase in the number of permissions issued for tree cutting in 2019 compared to the previous year .(HT PHOTO)

Data on Mumbai’s trees is inconsistent and suspicious

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 06:31 AM IST
The BMC, which plants saplings along roads during the monsoon, has been planting fewer trees in the last few year
The UT forest department had approved the felling of 472 trees,(HT FILE)
The UT forest department had approved the felling of 472 trees,(HT FILE)

The Punjab and Haryana high court stays cutting and uprooting of trees for Tribune Flyover project

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 12:52 AM IST
The HC bench of chief justice RS Jha and justice Rajiv Sharma also directed the Chandigarh administration and governments of Punjab and Haryana to constitute a committee under the chairmanship of UT adviser, with members nominated by both the chief secretaries, to look for solutions to deal with the traffic problem of the city in general and the stretch between Tribune Chowk and Zirakpur in particular, so that trees could be saved.
Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district said on Thursday the situation was under control after at least 11 policemen were injured on Wednesday. (Representative Image)(PTI)
Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district said on Thursday the situation was under control after at least 11 policemen were injured on Wednesday. (Representative Image)(PTI)

Stopped from touching ‘sacred tree’, locals in MP village attack policemen

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Hoshangabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Hoshangabad’s additional superintendent of police, Ghanshyam Malviya, said the attack on Wednesday morning by the residents of Nayagaon village was unprovoked.
HT Image
HT Image

Build your own oxygen banks, plant seven trees each: Javadekar to students

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2019 11:11 PM IST
Javadekar, who holds the charge of information and broadcasting, was in Ludhiana as chief guest at the Sat Paul Mittal National Award
The transplanted trees (with white marking) which are now dead at Amaltas village in(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
The transplanted trees (with white marking) which are now dead at Amaltas village in(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Ferozepur Road elevated project: All 600 transplanted trees dead, green activists shocked

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 06:23 AM IST
The axing of trees had become a major issue last year after a city-based non governmental organisation approached the NGT and requested to put the construction work of Ferozepur Road-Samrala Chowk elevated road project on hold in order to save the green cover. 
Shireen Mody with daughter Saffron Wiehl outside their studio; Green Mansions, one of Mody’s canvasses.
Shireen Mody with daughter Saffron Wiehl outside their studio; Green Mansions, one of Mody’s canvasses.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Lovely as a tree

By Malavika Sangghvi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 06:55 AM IST
Described as ‘endlessly fun, wise, courageous, talented, funny and strong, strong like an ox’ and a woman with a ‘beautiful generous and sunny personality’, the 65-year-old, who’d given up the rat race to live and paint in Goa, almost 40 years ago, was a pioneer and icon of the Goa spirit
School kids plant 350 trees near Mumbai station. (Representational image)(HT file)
School kids plant 350 trees near Mumbai station. (Representational image)(HT file)

School kids plant 350 trees near Mumbai’s Jogeshwari station

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 06:10 PM IST
The children were accompanied by a favourite cartoon character, Nicktoon ‘Dora the Explorer’ and child actor Abhishek Sharma in the event organised by the WR, Nickelodeon and RGI to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Ever since the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) tree committee had passed the proposal to cut 2,185 trees and transplant 461 trees in Aarey colony on August 29, the city has witnessed several protests opposing the move.(HT Photo)
Ever since the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) tree committee had passed the proposal to cut 2,185 trees and transplant 461 trees in Aarey colony on August 29, the city has witnessed several protests opposing the move.(HT Photo)

Why outrage over cutting trees now and not between 2013-2017: MMRCL chief

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 12:44 AM IST
Ever since the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) tree committee had passed the proposal to cut 2,185 trees and transplant 461 trees in Aarey colony on August 29, the city has witnessed several protests opposing the move.
For the MTHL project, 1,004 trees are likely to be affected, of which the authorities plan to cut 454 trees and transplant around 550 trees.(HT Photo)
For the MTHL project, 1,004 trees are likely to be affected, of which the authorities plan to cut 454 trees and transplant around 550 trees.(HT Photo)

235 suggestions on hacking of 1,600 trees for infra projects in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Pillai
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:32 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) received around 235 suggestions and objections during a public hearing, over its plan to cut around 1,600 trees for two infrastructure projects – the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) and the Vakola-Kurla elevated road.
une Municipal Corporation workers.(HT PHOTO)
une Municipal Corporation workers.(HT PHOTO)

Trimming trees ahead of Ganeshotsav causes traffic snarls in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Pune Municipal Corporation has given orders to clear the procession route that has low-hanging branches as it can limit movement and visibility, causing a potential hazard to pedestrians and motorists.
The civic body’s garden department has also put forward a proposal to cut down 62 dead and dangerous trees across the city.(HT image)
The civic body’s garden department has also put forward a proposal to cut down 62 dead and dangerous trees across the city.(HT image)

753 trees set to be axed for infrastructure; send objections soon

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 03:25 AM IST
The proposals have been made mainly for major infrastructure projects including the Mumbai Train Harbour Link (MTHL) at Sewri and the Kurla-Vakola elevated road at Vakola.
The incident took place near Mashnu village, 30 kilometres away from Rampur in Shimla district
The incident took place near Mashnu village, 30 kilometres away from Rampur in Shimla district

Two dead, 3 injured as tree falls over house in Rampur

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 10:01 PM IST
As many as nine people were present in the house when the mishap occurred.
Sudya Mahakud began staying atop the tree after his house was damaged by wild elephants three days ago.(Twitter/ANI)
Sudya Mahakud began staying atop the tree after his house was damaged by wild elephants three days ago.(Twitter/ANI)

This Odisha man lives atop a tree. Here’s why

Keonjhar | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 04:37 PM IST
Villagers in many districts of Odisha are disturbed by wild elephants that create havoc by destroying crops and houses.
A 45-year-old autorickshaw driver was killed and a 29-year-old passenger was injured after a tree fell on a moving auto.
A 45-year-old autorickshaw driver was killed and a 29-year-old passenger was injured after a tree fell on a moving auto.

Driver dies as tree falls on auto in Mumbai, one hurt

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 02:22 AM IST
This is the fourth tree-fall death this monsoon. On June 14, three people were killed in separate tree-fall incidents.
Students study under a tree at the state-run English medium in Bharatpur(HT)
Students study under a tree at the state-run English medium in Bharatpur(HT)

Teacher of Hindi teaches English in this Rajasthan government English school, students study under tree

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Not only does the school face shortage of rooms, furniture and other infrastructure, some of the handful of teachers available here are not qualified to teach in English. Some teachers were also transferred, from many parts of district on the basis of interview, to this school which has only nine rooms for 273 students.
The move has come after the department received complaints of concretised trees and plants in schools. (Image used for representational purpose).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO.)
The move has come after the department received complaints of concretised trees and plants in schools. (Image used for representational purpose).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO.)

Delhi govt warns city schools, asks them to de-concretise trees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:47 PM IST
Last month, the forest department had fined Bikaner House authorities near India Gate Rs 18.70 lakh for concretising the base of at least 187 trees on their campus.
In April, CR had written to the AMC, asking for permission to cut the trees which are on the station’s eastern side, so that it can add additional tracks and infrastructure.
In April, CR had written to the AMC, asking for permission to cut the trees which are on the station’s eastern side, so that it can add additional tracks and infrastructure.

Civic body permits CR to cut 16 trees at Ambernath station

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Ambernath
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 12:40 AM IST
Among the 16 trees, one was already cut last month after its branch had fallen on a parked autorickshaw and had killed the driver
Three vehicle were damaged after the tree collapse at Panchpakhadi on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Three vehicle were damaged after the tree collapse at Panchpakhadi on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Huge tree falls on parked vehicles; wall collapses on 3 houses in Thane

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Dhomse, Thane
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 12:42 AM IST
No injury or casualty was reported in any of the incidents
The three-acre area in Vasai, Palghar district, where mangrove trees have been destroyed.(HT Photo)
The three-acre area in Vasai, Palghar district, where mangrove trees have been destroyed.(HT Photo)

3,000 mangrove trees ruined: Vasai resident’s three-month probe gets 3 booked

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:25 PM IST
The HC has ruled that the destruction of mangrove forests across Maharashtra and construction within 50 metres (m) of mangrove areas is illega
Rajasthan’s technical education minister Dr Subhash Garg said tree plantation was among the four initiatives taken for eco-conservation on engineering campuses in the state.(HT PHOTO)
Rajasthan’s technical education minister Dr Subhash Garg said tree plantation was among the four initiatives taken for eco-conservation on engineering campuses in the state.(HT PHOTO)

Each new student in Rajasthan’s engineering colleges to plant a tree

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 10:20 AM IST
Each new student in government engineering colleges of Rajasthan will plant a tree in the campus this academic session and will look after the trees until they graduate.
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