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New panel to review findings in Goa’s Private forest lands

The Government of Goa has decided to establish a 3-member committee to review the findings of earlier high-level panels which had been formed to verify the identity of private forest lands in the state. What has happened? This recent move of the Goa Government comes on the heels of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order ..

Anthropologic effects on Himalayan Forests

The rapidly changing climate is just one of the many byproducts of increasing insensitive eco-activities of humans. The Himalayan forests are one of the most crucial biomes of the country and support a large amount of biomass and organisms in their range. What has happened? Human activity in Himalayan forests ranges from trekking, camping, slash ..

The first-ever joint Army exercise “Harimau Shakti 2018” started between India and Malaysia

The first-ever joint Army exercise “Harimau Shakti 2018” has started between the troops of the Indian and Malaysian armies at Wardieburn Camp in Kuala Lumpur on April 30. The focus will remain on tactical operations in jungle warfare.The aim of the two-week long exercise is to bolster cooperation and coordination between armed forces of both ..

News Today March 21, 2010

Events, Happenings & Observances:World Forest Day 2010World Forestry Day is celebrated on 21 March every year.Origin of the concept of World Forestry Day originated at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture in 1971.Read Here National Updates:Successful launch of BrahMosOn March 21, 2010, India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from ..