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Telangana IT minister calls for development of forest area in Hyderabad

Telangana IT minister calls for development of forest area in Hyderabad

KT Rama Rao on Tuesday called for the development of forest block area located on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Feb 07, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Private companies to get degraded land for forest harvesting

Private companies to get degraded land for forest harvesting

The government Tuesday said it has decided to give degraded land, which is about one-third of the total forest area, to private industries on lease for commercial forest harvesting to boost employment and generate revenue.

Sep 15, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

Five held for sodomising, murdering two kids in Delhi

Five people were arrested for sodomising and murdering two children who had gone to collect sticks from a forest area in the capital, police said Thursday.

Dec 26, 2014, 00:51 AM IST

India`s forest cover up: Report

India`s overall forest cover has increased by 5,871 sq km since 2011 and the maximum rise has been witnessed in West Bengal (3,810 sq km) followed by Odisha (1,444 sq km) and Kerala (622 sq km), a report released Tuesday said.

Jul 09, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Maoist presence in forest area in Kerala: Chennithala

Presence of Maoist in the forest areas of certain parts of Kerala has been noticed since February 2013, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala told the assembly on Monday.

Jun 30, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

`200,000 hectares forest land diverted in four years`

Over 8,000 projects, involving a diversion of 200,000 hectares of forest land, have been cleared by the central government in four years and this was double the clearances given in three decades, environmentalist Sunita Narain said here Friday.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

NGT prohibits dumping of rubble in ridge area

National Green Tribunal today prohibited dumping of debris in reserved forest area of the ridge here and directed the DDA and the Public Works Department (PWD) to remove the rubble thrown there.

May 15, 2013, 21:12 PM IST

Tribunal stops Himachal project in forests

In a setback to hydropower project in HP, a judicial panel hearing environment-related cases has stopped authorities from utilising forest area.

Nov 25, 2012, 21:35 PM IST

Cuba plans to increase forest area

Cuba is developing a National Forest Programme to increase the nation`s freen cover, the Granma official daily reported.

Aug 08, 2012, 12:22 PM IST

Skeleton found in Maoist-hit forest area

A skeleton was unearthed from a jungle at Salbani in Maoist-hit West Midnapore
district, police said.

Aug 07, 2011, 20:52 PM IST