Forest

At least Rs 5 lakh fine for damaging forest area or hills in Himachal Pradesh: NGT

At least Rs 5 lakh fine for damaging forest area or hills in Himachal Pradesh: NGT

Concerned with the depleting green cover, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday banned new construction in any part of 'green, forest and core areas' in Himachal Pradesh.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Researchers discover 260 million-year-old fossil forests in Antarctica

Researchers discover 260 million-year-old fossil forests in Antarctica

During Antarctica's summer, scientists from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM) in the US climbed the McIntyre Promontory's frozen slopes in the Transantarctic Mountains.

Nov 12, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

Conserving pandas can boost biodiversity, fight climate change

Pandas are leading us to even greater ways to care for nature and health of humans and the planet, Liu added.

Jun 27, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Rajasthan: Mount Abu forest fire spreads to new areas; IAF, Army continue operations

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Apr 17, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
UK scientists to track effects of increasing CO2 levels through 'sci-fi' forest!

UK scientists to track effects of increasing CO2 levels through 'sci-fi' forest!

Researchers believe that as levels of CO2 increase the trees will fix more of carbon into their trunks, roots and organic matter in the earth.

Apr 03, 2017, 22:24 PM IST

Watch - Chile's worst forest fires in decades

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Jan 31, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Tiger found dead in Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve

Tiger found dead in Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve

"The carcass of the tiger was found at Karondia in Panpatha range. It seems that the feline died around six days back and prima facie it appears to be a natural death," Deputy Director of Bandhavgarh Reserve, P Bangar, said.

Nov 04, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Two arrested with 12 kg explosives in Tamil Nadu's Erode

Two persons were arrested for alleged possession of 12 kilograms of explosive material in the district, police said on Sunday.

Oct 23, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Belgian police say Brussels hostage-taking over, no one injured

Belgian police said they detained a man who held about 15 people hostage in a supermarket on Tuesday evening in the Brussels suburb of Forest, adding that nobody was harmed.

Oct 19, 2016, 01:09 AM IST

Forest dept staff in sensitive areas can carry arms: HP govt

Forest personnel posted in sensitive areas adjoining Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir can carry pistols, guns, revolvers or rifles during raids to check illegal felling and smuggling of trees.

Jul 15, 2016, 02:18 AM IST
Court seeks CBI's reply on Peter's plea about secret witness

Court seeks CBI's reply on Peter's plea about secret witness

A special court here on Monday asked CBI to file its reply by July 7 on the plea of Peter Mukerjea, former media baron and a co-accused in Sheena Bora murder case, seeking the statement of a secret witness submitted to the court by the central agency.

Jul 04, 2016, 18:44 PM IST
Japanese boy, left alone in bear-inhabited forest by parents for being naughty, found alive

Japanese boy, left alone in bear-inhabited forest by parents for being naughty, found alive

Police are considering filing neglect charges against the seven-year-old boy's parents.

Jun 03, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

Two more days to put out forest fire in Uttarakhand, says Prakash Javadekar

Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, on Monday, said the fire which destroyed around 2,000 hectares of forest land in Uttarakhand would be put out in the next two days.

May 03, 2016, 02:31 AM IST
Police, forest dept officials in Chhattisgarh shoot bear which mauled three to death, activist condemns act

Police, forest dept officials in Chhattisgarh shoot bear which mauled three to death, activist condemns act

Social activist Kunal Shukla on Sunday condemned the police and the forest department officials for shooting dead a bear, which mauled three people to death in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh yesterday.

Mar 14, 2016, 00:05 AM IST
17,000 trees cut during Jat stir in Haryana

17,000 trees cut during Jat stir in Haryana

About 17,000 trees were cut during Jat agitation which were used to put blockades.

Feb 26, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

Delhi's forest area disappearing very fast, HC told

 Forest areas in capital was disappearing very fast due to rampant encroachment.

Feb 11, 2016, 00:36 AM IST

Special cell for forests, environment of Northeast states: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister of State Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said a "special cell" would soon be set up to ensure forest and environment are protected while sustainable development also takes place in eight north-eastern states.

Nov 17, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Afforestation programme crosses target in Mangaluru circle

The Mangaluru forest circle has a total geographical area of 8,64,563 hectares with 2,87,641.19 hectares of notified forest area.

Nov 06, 2015, 21:36 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

Wild elephants stray into Tezpur town

Wild elephants strayed into Tezpur town of Assam's Sonitpur district on Friday triggering panic among residents, a senior forest official said.

Sep 11, 2015, 22:47 PM IST