The city remained quieter than the last two previous years on Diwali night by around five decibels but the average noise level still soared to 98 decibels, substantially higher than the permissible

KOLKATA: Even as dengue and malaria cases continue to spiral in Kolkata, an 'unclassified fever' is on the prowl as well.

Kolkata: The city is losing its waterbodies faster than any other metro in India, revealed a study by a green NGO, which also warned that if ponds and lakes are filled up at the current rate, all t

Kolkata: The extent of damage done by smoke-belching diesel vehicles remains unassessed in Kolkata.

KOLKATA: The real extent of pollution in the city remains undetected in the absence of enough monitoring devices, admits the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB).

KOLKATA: Organic vegetables at just 50 paise a kg: This may sound incredible at a time when veggies are burning a hole in the pocket but a Birbhum firm apparently has the key to it.

KOLKATA: Thanks to indiscriminate use of antibiotics, infection control may become a tough task in the city.

Nothing hurts him more than watching his beloved Sunderbans lose its mangrove cover.