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JS body for crash programme to recover grabbed forest land

JS body for crash programme to recover grabbed forest land

The parliamentary standing committee on Environment and Forest Ministry on Monday recommended taking a crash programme to recover the occupied land of the Forest Department.

The parliamentary watchdog also suggested the authorities concerned to give it a list of people and organisations... Read More

Recover 1.38 lakh acres of forestland

Recover 1.38 lakh acres of forestland

A parliamentary body has set March next year as the deadline for launching eviction drives to recover 138,000 acres of reserve forestland grabbed by 88,000 individuals and organisations across the country.

The decision came at a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on the env... Read More

4.58 lakh acres of Bangladesh forest disappear

4.58 lakh acres of Bangladesh forest disappear

Over 4.58 lakh acres of the country’s forestlands, as mentioned in the cadastral survey, have disappeared over the past 70 years due to the development of government projects or the occupation by more than 1,00,000 individuals and businesses.

Forest department officials said that... Read More

A Rallying Call for Nuclear Weapons Elimination By 2045

A Rallying Call for Nuclear Weapons Elimination By 2045

NEW YORK (IDN) – Kazakhstan's Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in New York has joined the call of civil society for achieving the global elimination of nuclear weapons at least by 2045. Setting the 2045 goal could provide a global rallying call to build a stronger movemen... Read More

Authorities must reclaim all illegally occupied forestland

Authorities must reclaim all illegally occupied forestland

We welcome the parliamentary standing committee on environment's decision to make public the names of 90,000 individuals and organisations who have illegally grabbed around 2.87 lakh acres of forestland of the forest department across the country. The decision was made after the environment,... Read More

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