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UGC launches 'One Student, One Tree' campaign

In a bid to increase green cover on university and college campuses, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched 'One Student, One Tree' campaign asking every student to plant a sapling during his/her stay in an institution.

Obama to plant sapling at Rajghat

US President Barack Obama will plant a sapling after the wreath-laying ceremony at Rajghat Sunday, the external affairs ministry said Saturday.

Row over planting of Bodhi tree sapling by Indian envoy in Nepal

A controversy has erupted over the site where India's Ambassador to Nepal planted a sapling of the holy Bodhi tree in the premises of a temple in Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha, as the area is within the 'risk map' and not in the tree plantation zone.

Punjab govt encourages plantation of saplings in institutions

Punjab government today stressed on plantation of saplings on vacant land in the state`s 20,600 government educational institutions to create awareness among students on environment.

Instead of playing computer games, students can plant trees: HC to PMC

Bombay High Court suggested Pune Municipal Corporation to take help of school and college students for replanting trees which shall be cut for road widening project on Mumbai Bangalore highway.