Latest from tree felling
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.
ByJasjeev Gandhiok, New Delhi
The trees may not be marked in building plans approved by the corporations -- which means many of them can be cut down, usually without permission.
ByJasjeev Gandhiok, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The upcoming six-lane Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor will reduce the travel time from 6 hours to 2.5 hours.
The issue came to light after Stalin sent a letter to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday thanking him for permission to cut trees near the baby dam in Mullaperiyar reservoir.
ByRamesh Babu, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
City planners should keep the pedestrians, not cars, at the centre of road infrastructure.