SILIGURI, 15 JUNE: Nearly 10,000 people of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts have been affected due torrential rains since yesterday.

KOLKATA, 12 JULY: Officials of the environment department of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) are planning to visit the municipal markets in the city next week to check whether the ban on plasti

KOLKATA, 11 JULY: After recent reports that the city is losing its greenery due to negligence by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), Rotary International has launched ‘Project Green Magic’, pl

KOLKATA, 10 JULY: The state government distributed only 12.7 per cent of the food grain "specially" allotted by the Centre for the 10 backward districts in the state in the last fiscal year, said M

KOLKATA, 10 JULY: Tribal people from West Bengal will visit their counterparts in Odisha, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh and vice-versa for cultural exchanges and to share best practices in agriculture,

TAMLUK, 6 JULY: The Karanjee Subhash Vidyabhaban at Balisai in East Midnapore will be the first school to implement a Central rainwater harvesting project.

KOLKATA, 6 JULY : The state government didn't draft the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act in undue haste as alleged by some quarters, chief minister Mamata Banerjee told the Assembly

BURDWAN, 6 JULY: At a time when the expert committee set up by the environment department has just released a draft policy on wetlands prohibiting filling up of water bodies, allegations of Burdwan

NEW DELHI, 6 JULY: State-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) will ink the final pact with Japan's Kobe Steel next week to set up a 0.5-million-ton (MT) capacity specialised steel plant at D

KOLKATA, 5 JULY : As the mercury soars is the water going down your throat sans any contamination or traces of arsenic ?