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The order was passed after the state government stated in an affidavit that out of 25 gram panchayats in the area, 13 have a forest area of 3,668.81 hectares and 22 gram panchayats are ready to dec

Among the 31 districts of Telangana, 26 have literacy rates below the State average of 66.54 percent. According to the ‘Telangana Socio-Economic Outlook 2018’ report released by the government, Hyderabad tops in literacy rate with 83.2 per cent, while Jogulamba Gadwal district stands at the bottom with 49.9 per cent literacy.

MUMBAI: As many as six forest fires were reported in Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Thane ranges since Tuesday evening.

Over 100 civil society organisations from 15 states highlight the loopholes in the Centre’s draft National Forest Policy 2018 and demand withdrawl of this draft National Forest Policy, 2018

First came the forest, followed by the people, and then the government. Does this chronology allow the newest entrant in the scheme to determine the relationship between the two older entities?

Populations of forests elephants, which play key roles in maintaining forest habitat, have declined 63 percent in Central Africa since 2001.

The TFS’s Director for Planning and Resource Utilisation, Mr Mohammed Kilongo, has said the Forest Agency, effectively last year, has scrapped-off the malpractice of issuing timber harvest permits

The world’s greatest forests could lose more than half of their plant species by the end of the century unless nations ramp up efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report on the imp

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Environment Awareness Forum Vs The State of Jammu & Kashmir dated 13/03/2018 regarding the annual felling of khair trees from the private land in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Supreme Court directs the State of Jammu & Kashmir to file an affidavit indicating the persons to whom licences have been granted, the date of the licences as well as the volume of felling of trees permitted.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/03/2018 regarding encroachment of Pachmarhi Cantonment, Madhya Pradesh. Supreme Court notes that the matter is being extremely casually by the Ministry of Defence. Court directs the Joint Secretary (Works) to hold a meeting within the month of March 2018 and one representative of Yuva Tarang who represents the civil residents of the area may also be permitted to participate in the meeting and place his point of view.

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