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Rare varieties of trees at Ram Bagh face official neglect

Amritsar, Punjab: Even as the state government is spending quite significantly on landscaping and preserving the historic buildings at Ram Bagh, but no effort has been made to maintain the rare varieties of trees dating back to the nineteenth century. Many rare trees at Ram Bagh, where the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh is located, are dying due in ...

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Axing of trees, forest fires worry city environmentalists, residents

Amritsar, Punjab: Even as various city-based organisations observe World Environment Day tomorrow, the ongoing practise of burning crop residues in the rural belt, especially surrounding the holy city, coupled with occasional burning and removing of trees and shrubs within the town to pave way for development works or commercial purpose, is wreaking havoc on the flora and fauna here. Recently, ...

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