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More than 23,000 trees to be axed for four-laning of Ropar-phagwara highway

Jalandhar, Punjab: More than 23,000 trees will be uprooted to make way for the proposed 82-km four- lane road connecting Ropar, Nawanshahr and Phagwara. The widening oft he Jalandhar-Chandigarh highway, ambitious project of the state government, will kill more than ...

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1,000 trees to be axed for four-laning project

Ferozepur, Punjab: The four-laning of the 10 km Hussainiwal a – Ferozepur road as part of ‘Destination Ferozepur’, a tourism development plan, would lead to axing of nearly 1,000 full grown trees, the permission regarding which had been granted by the ...

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Sheesham, kikar trees dying across Punjab

Muktsar/Bathinda, Punjab: Vanishing sheesham and kikar trees have become Punjab’s bane. Farmers see it a curse by some unhappy god.The sheesham is utilised as firewood and for shade and shelter while the kikar is known for its high medicinal value ...

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