The state Assembly’s Standing Committee on Forest & Environment, while inspecting the secondary steel units in and around Durgapur, caught one unit flouting the West Bengal Pollution Control Bo

The Mamata Banerjee government's handling of encephalitis in North Bengal came for a blistering attack from the CPI-M, the BJP and the Congress members in the Lok Sabha today even as the Union Heal

With encephalitis deaths being reported from South Bengal districts as well, the Union Health Ministry has decided to send a team to districts like Purulia, Bankura and Murshidabad to assess the cu

A team from Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital, Delhi, which visited North Bengal to ascertain the reasons behind the encephalitis deaths found that most patients suffering from high fever for quite

Tribal school has been exposed to chimney smoke, fly ash, factory waste

Siliguri, 21 July: The director of health services (DHS), Biswaranjan Satpathy, today said 102 persons have died of the acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in seven districts of north Bengal so far t

Four more persons died of 'acute encephalitis syndrome' at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) today, while the medical college authorities claimed that the number of patients suf

In a bid to control vector borne diseases like malaria and dengue, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has prepared a databank on potential mosquito breeding places in the city.

A team of officials from Sikkim’s East District Administration and the NHPC has found that 16 houses downstream of the Teesta Stage-V hydel project in Jang village in Lower Rakdong Tintek are at hi

The state government has submitted a proposal to the Centre for setting up the biggest solar power project with a capacity for 250MW near the Purulia Pumping Storage Project (PPSP) at Baghmundi for