Vata foundation is keen on translocating the trees but has yet received a response from the government yet.

Ujjain: Haritma Abhiyan, a plantation drive along the banks of the Kshipra took off on Tuesday.

Thousands of years after the epic Kurukshetra battle, National Green Tribunal (NGT) did an Arjuna act recently to protect the mythological banyan tree under which Lord Krishna is believed to have d

Going back to being the city of banyan trees might help Vadodara counter the rising air pollution levels in the city.

Ficuscutulata, locally known as chhotabargad located at RariGhat road of Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh is the last surviving endemic tree of ficus species in the state.

Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has set up an oxygen factory on Sun Pharma Road in the city. The factory, however, is no industrial plant, but a plantation of trees – including the banyan tree after which the city is named – that generate high amounts of oxygen.

In the first experiment of its kind, VMC has planted 236 banyan trees and 70 peepal trees in the one hectare land besides the main road. These include 32 banyan trees that were planted about six years ago. The remaining trees were planted two years ago.

BHOPAL: Urban Administration and Development minister, Babulal Gaur has said that Bhopal's Shahpura hillock will be developed as beautiful city forest.

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Rajkot: After the successful

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government is considering declaring banyan and peepal (Ficus Religiosa) trees as reserved trees as an attempt to conserve environment, stated, principal secretary, forest & environment department, SK Nanda during a seminar on

KOLKATA: The 230-year-old Indian Botanical Gardens are going to be renamed as Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanical Gardens.

Announcing this here, Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh described the move as