Trees(Search results - 115)
India18, Jun 2020, 2:56 PM
Actresses join activists in hugging trees to save them from axe in Bengaluru
After chopping trees without a care for the complaint against them, officials of the BMRCL had to witness celebrities in Bengaluru join activists in hugging trees to save them from the axe.
India8, Jun 2020, 2:14 PM
BBMP, BMRCL axe 30 trees for underground metro despite police complaint
The BBMP and BMRCL that were held responsible for killing many trees in the past in the name of development, went ahead with its plan to axe 30 trees in Dairy Circle to make way for the Namma Metro underground line. Now, a lawyer has threatened to drag these two agencies to court.
Coronavirus India2, Jun 2020, 4:09 PM
Bracing for monsoon hit: Authorities clear drains in flood-prone areas, remove 400 uprooted trees in Bengaluru
An emergency meeting of top officials of the BBMP, BESCOM, BWSSB, Disaster Management Authority among others took place to brief minister R Ashoka about their preparedness to deal with the monsoon mayhem. The team has identified over 200 flood prone areas and cleared 468 uprooted trees and branches in the last five days.
India27, May 2020, 3:30 PM
Bengaluru: Police complaint against BMRCL and BBMP for picking up the axe
Angered by the BBMP and BMRCL for identifying 165 trees to cut in order to facilitate underground metro line between Bannerghatta Road to Shoolay Circle, a high court advocate has filed a complaint against these agencies and has asked them to translocate trees instead of chopping them.
India20, May 2020, 10:19 AM
Cyclone Amphan: Trees uprooted, electricity affected as heavy rains lash Odisha, Bengal
Forty teams of the NDRF have been deployed in West Bengal and Odisha to deal with any emergency situation.
WORLD18, Apr 2020, 2:10 PM
This country is recommending hugging during coronavirus crisis
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has prevented people from coming out of their homes. These are difficult times and people are advised to maintain social distancing. But in Iceland, hugging is recommended during the current health crisis
India10, Feb 2020, 3:44 PM
Another dump yard in Bengaluru turns into learning and recreation centre with Rs 2 crore budget
A place that scared the public, especially women in and around Domlur and Indiranagar area, has now been turned into a theme-based park. With a budget of Rs 2 crore, the land now has fruit-themed benches, life-size cartoon figures, avenue trees and an open auditorium for the public.
India1, Jan 2020, 6:23 PM
Bengaluru municipality makes heads turn on New Year with its initiative to save 83 trees
The Bengaluru municipality translocated 83 trees from Corps of Military Police - MG Road to Cubbon Park. The process was initiated a week ago nd the officials are monitoring them closely to ensure they survive
India27, Dec 2019, 2:18 PM
Bengaluru set to lose 3,559 trees in the name of development?
After shelving the controversial steel bridge project that involved axing of 1,800 trees between Basaveshwara Circle to Hebbal in Bengaluru, now the Karnataka government has sent a proposal to the tree expert committee for inspection, as it has identified 3,559 trees in Bengaluru and its surroundings for road widening and metro projects.
India29, Nov 2019, 7:08 PM
Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray stops work of Aarey metro car shed project
Newly sworn-in Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray ordered to stop the work on the Aarey metro car shed project. Over 2,185 trees were razed in the area in concurrence with the Bombay High Court's order.
India22, Nov 2019, 5:51 PM
Bengaluru: Private companies caught wired up on trees, BBMP yet to pull them down
The NGT order to remove hanging high tension wires on trees and buildings seems to have been taken lightly and the BBMP is yet to take action against private companies who have shown a lackadaisical attitude
India22, Oct 2019, 11:23 AM
Trees painted with colours as part of beautification drive in Lucknow
Many trees in Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow were painted with colours for beautification. It is ensured that the colours being used won't cause any harm to the trees.
India14, Oct 2019, 2:40 PM
Couple sells 16,000 eco-friendly pencils to reduce felling of trees
An Indian couple who left to Indonesia had bid the country goodbye years ago but returned to Bengaluru to help save trees. The duo has introduced paper and flower seed pencils to help reduce dependency on trees to make the product.
India6, Oct 2019, 12:39 PM
Aarey forest felling: Over 2,500 trees cut down for Mumbai metro car shed
Mumbai’s Aarey colony witnessed the felling of as many as 2,500 trees for the Metro car shed. The move has triggered protests with even celebrities joining in. About 29 people have been arrested while 38 have been booked.