Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021

Plants & Trees

Telangana To Turn Barren Lands To Forests By Dropping Seeds From Drones

Aug 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

TheTelangana government is set to launch a drone-based afforestation project named 'Hara Bahara.

Plant milk: The emerging recipe for sustainable staple diets

Jun 01, 2021 Humane Society International India

Demand of diary has paved the way for plant-based dairy products and other milk alternatives

This Anti-COVID Face Mask May Make Your Garden Bloom

A Dutch designer has created a face cover that, unlike surgical masks, can be buried after use and is said to bloom into flowers in some time

AquaVitals, Your Port-Of-Call For A healthy Underwater Space

Feb 18, 2021

From giving the most appropriate composts to assembling the actual items, that will give your aquarium a much-unrivalled look, AquaVitals will satisfy all the requirements.

Sushant Singh Rajput's Fans Are Planting Trees; #Plants4SSR Trending On Twitter

Television actor Ankita Lokhande also shared a picture in which she and her dog Hatchi are seen planting few saplings inside her Mumbai residence.

21 August, 2020

70 Trees Lopped Off, 170 More Could Face Axe For Road Widening Near Gandhi Ashram

Rosamma Thomas

Local people, among them several teachers and doctors, are agitating over the loss of tree cover and have formed a committee -- the Vriksh Bachao Samiti -- to protect the trees.

07 October, 2019

India's Green Cover Increased By 15K Sq Km: Prakash Javadekar On Aarey Forest Issue

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court on Monday restrained authorities from cutting anymore trees in Aarey Colony in Mumbai to build a Metro car shed.

04 October, 2019

Bombay HC Junks Pleas Seeking Forest Tag For Aarey, Refuses To Stop Tree Felling

Outlook Web Bureau

A division bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Bharati Dangre dismissed four petitions filed by NGOs and environmental activists on issues related to Aarey colony in Goregaon, a major green lung of the metropolis.

14 August, 2019

'Become Our Tree Brothers': Odisha Women Gift Saplings To Brahmagiri Villagers To Rebuild Green Cover

Aurko Mahapatra and Akash Baghar

In an age where people stuck in their ways and traditions are holding the world back by refusing to acknowledge changing climate and social norms, this was a refreshing instance of using an age-old tradition to move the world forward.

09 July, 2019

On Mahatma's Birth Anniversary, A 150-Km 'Padayatra'; PM Modi Urges BJP MPs

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked BJP lawmakers to visit constituencies where the BJP organisation was weak and reach out to the public seeking their feedback and gauging their expectations, while also discussing Gandhian thoughts with them.

06 April, 2019

Sikhs All Over The World To Plant A Million Trees To Celebrate 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak

Outlook Web Bureau

The Sikh diaspora, all over the world has taken on the challenge to plant a million tree across India, Malaysia, Pakistan, US, UK, and many other countries, to celebrate the 550th birthday of Baba Guru Nanak, who founded Sikhism.

15 January, 2019

Cotton Seed Planted By Chinese Lunar Lander Germinates On Moon

Outlook Web Bureau

A small green shoot is growing on the moon in an out-of-this-world first after a cotton seed germinated on board a Chinese lunar lander, scientists said on Tuesday.

12 July, 2018

Love In The Times Of 'Redevelopment'

Juhi Saklani

Not just anger against a destructive plan being forced on them, but also sheer love for trees, recently brought Delhiites together to save some 15,000 trees. Discreetly among them were government servants who were supposed to be the beneficiaries of the plan

04 July, 2018

Can't Leave The City To Die Like This: Delhi HC

Outlook Web Bureau

"Delhi government shall explain how a fully grown tree could be equated with 10 saplings? How long a sapling will take to grow as a tree. Delhi was earlier known for its bird population," the bench said.

29 June, 2018

Seven Colonies In South Delhi Safe For Now, Union Minister Says No Trees To Be Cut For Redevelopment

Outlook Web Bureau

The housing and urban affairs minister said the agencies have been asked to rework and redesign the plans to avoid cutting of trees.

25 June, 2018

Delhi High Court Stays Cutting Of 16,500 Trees For Development Projects Till July 2

Outlook Web Bureau

The court will hear the matter next on July 4, while the National Green Tribunal will hear the case on July 2.

30 August, 2017

How To Convert Tree Leaves Into Electronic Devices? These Scientists Have The Answer

Outlook Web Bureau

Researchers from Qilu University of Technology in China used a multi-step, yet simple, process to convert phoenix tree leaves into a form that could be incorporated into electrodes as active materials.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

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