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Soon, felling of trees for NH-7 stretch to be completed

The notice asked the forest department to refrain from felling of trees on forest land failing which contempt proceedings will be initiated.

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Jumbo chase: 2 elephants, 6 owners turn up finally

“The owners have promised that all the 10 elephants will reach forest office for medical check-up on Tuesday as they will start for destination tonight itself to cover the distance,” official said.


In a first, Environment dept to recreate natural habitat to treat injured birds

Two rooms in the social forestry Kamatibaug office have been designed to comfort injured birds.


Despite reminders, revenue dept clings on to forest land

The forest department has not yet received any response to the letters it sends every two months.

NGT refuses to stay razing in Asola Bhatti

With the Forest department coming down heavily on all encroachments, the owners of the farmhouses in the area are crying foul.


In Asola Bhatti, farmhouse walls being razed for now

The department has put out a notice, giving details of khasra numbers of land it says fall under protected areas.

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Tirumala fire spreads, path to Tirupati temple closed as precaution

Governor E S L Narasimhan is also learnt to have sought the help of the Indian Air Force to douse the flames.


Leopard injures seven people, Meerut locks itself in

It had injured seven people by then, including Sadar police station house officer Gajendra Pal.

Gadchiroli: Former forest dept staffer held for Naxal links

Police seized 24 walkie-talkie sets that he was allegedly taking to a Naxal group camping in the jungles.

‘Geographical indicator can control smuggling,earn profits for India’

India is the only country in the world where red sandalwood is found.

Forest dept fails to procure plot selected for rescue camp

Man animal conflict z Month on,dept yet to take 1,000-sq-ft unoccupied chawl area from Aarey Dairy.


Infrasonic waves to keep tuskers away from tracks

The forest department would install devices,which generate infrasonic waves,to keep elephant herds away from rail tracks.

Whale shark found dead near Sarakhadi village

The exact cause of its death would be known only after receipt of the post-mortem report.

2 wildlife traders arrested in Delhi

In a joint operation by Maharashtra Forest Department,Wildlife Crime Control Bureau,Delhi and Delhi Police,two most wanted wildlife parts traders were nabbed in the national capital Saturday afternoon.

Cross-check land records for fake entries,DC orders depts

Close on the heels of the forest department discovering that 70 acres of its land in Mohali had been usurped,the Deputy Commissioner (DC) has asked all the government departments which have land in Mohali to crosscheck their land records for possible tampering and fake entries