Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicGreen cover

Topic: green cover

Calling the tree surgeon! Delhi civic body’s tree ambulances help greens survive pests, heat

Most crucial work undertaken by tree ambulances is 'surgery' to help trees recover from infestation by termites, or other pests, which results in the hollowing out of bark from inside.

Delhi Ridge: How it went from a colonial forest to murder scene to morning-walk garden

After Partition, refugees were resettled in Delhi by clearing the Central and Southern part of the Ridge. The Southern Ridge was further eaten into to establish JNU.

High crime rate, lost green cover: Gurugram has many problems, but it’s getting a makeover

Enthusiastic citizens have organised themselves under the banner ‘I AM GURGAON’, and the movement has succeeded in healing 550 acres of land.

Is Delhi being paranoid or realistic about the cutting of thousands of trees?

Experts weigh in on the felling of nearly 16,500 trees in Delhi as part of a housing plan.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

The Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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