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TOI Green Drive: Urban forests can clean up Delhi air
Times of India

TOI Green Drive: Urban forests can clean up Delhi air

Delhiā€™s green cover is below international standards, but experts say it can do better by planting right species. Times of India, 2 days ago

Ownership rights to be given soon to occupants

M. Madan Gopal, Principal Secretary of the Department of Forest and Environment, has said that the ownership rights of over 1,473 acres of forestland will soon be distributed among on the families...
 The Hindu1 week ago Forest department first to comply Right to Services Act  Times of India1 month ago Maha Forest dept to bring important services under RTS Act  Business Standard1 month ago Maharashtra Forest department to bring important services under RTS Act  Economic Times1 month ago
The Telegraph

'Escort' Don creates havoc

Dalma's terror tusker Don has started stamping his authority in right earnest. If chasing visitors and forest guards was not enough, the 50-plus elephant with a broken tusk is driving away counterparts from the sprawling 192sqkm Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary to ...
 The Telegraph1 week ago
MSN India

Are tribals really benefitting from the Forest Rights Act?

By: NC Saxena Over 70% of tribals reside in the central region of India, which though resource-rich, is home to the poorest. They have suffered due to the anti-tribal, market-oriented forest policies which depleted gatherable biomass, or due to displacement ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago Fears for tribes, forests as India eyes Andaman island expansion  Deccan Herald1 month ago Benefit of Forest Rights Act to Tribals  PIB1 month ago Centre directs nine states to immediately implement Forest Rights Act  News on Air2 months ago
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Will tribals be denied their rights due to the fast-paced PRAGATI initiative?

In their rush to settle the land rights of the tribal and forest dwelling people, some states like Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand could well end up denying these already marginalised communities their rights. NEW DELHI: In their rush to settle the land rights of ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago BJP-led Centre tells Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh governments to not rush on tribal land rights  Economic Times2 weeks ago

How community rights under the Forest Rights Act could transform the lives of millions of forest dwellers

man , ET Bureau | 9 Aug, 2015, 06.17AM IST Post a Comment JASHIPUR, ODISHA: Reaching Bilapaka in the buffer area of the Similipal Tiger Reserve in Mayurbhanj district of north-eastern Odisha is not easy even in the best of times. So a day after heavy rains ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago How to transform lives of millions of forest dwellers  Economic Times3 weeks ago

Criticism against meet for no-action plan against forest mafia

An animal rights group today alleged that the Forest Minister's conference of southern states held here today failed to chalk out any action plan to tackle the presence of "forest mafia" in the ranges of Western Ghats, a rare biodiversity hotspot in ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Centre asks states to review all cases where forest rights claims rejected

ishnoi , ET Bureau | 27 Jul, 2015, 03.56PM IST Post a Comment Indian forest workers watch as a rescued tigress leaps into the river Sundarikati on being released from a cage at Sunderbans, some 150 kms south of Kolkata. NEW DELHI: The tribal affairs ministry ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Leopard bites off forest staffer's 4 fingers

A leopard bit off four fingers of a Forest Department staffer's right hand when he tried to close the window of a schoolroom the beast was trapped in. The leopard had sneaked into the Town Mahila Samaja School located in the heart of Chikkamagaluru on ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Rights Act

The Ministry has also asked the states to set up special cells to monitor the implementation along with setting targets and timelines for the same.
 Economic Times2 months ago Nine states asked to immediately implement Forest Act  Business Standard2 months ago Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Act  Zee News2 months ago 9 states asked to "immediately" implement Forest Act  State Times2 months ago
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