Calcutta: Environment experts in the city have criticised the draft "national clean air plan" (NCAP), recently introduced by the environment ministry to combat air pollution as being "too Delhi-cen
Calcutta: The city had the highest rate of rise in the level of PM 2.5, an ultra-fine toxic pollutant, among the metros between 2014 and 2016, according to a World Health Organisation report.
Calcutta: The Atreyi, the Teesta and three other north Bengal rivers have been severely affected by human encroachments and waste dumping, affecting marine life and livelihoods of local fishermen,
Nabanna: The state government is working on ways to regulate the entry of non-BS IV vehicles into Howrah and Calcutta after being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal for its failure to do so.
Dalhousie: The National Green Tribunal has pulled up the state government for its failure to bring down the city's vehicular pollution level by restricting BS III vehicles and phasing out 15-year-o
Calcutta: The National Green Tribunal ordered the Bengal government on Thursday to allow the supply of the environment-friendly compressed natural gas to major parts of the Calcutta Metropolitan Ar
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East Calcutta Wetlands, a significant part of which falls within Salt Lake and Rajarhat, needs to be assessed immediately to finalise its roadmap for survival, observed a panel of experts during a
Ajoynagar: The mosquito that causes dengue is so undemanding when it comes to a breeding environment that a teaspoon of fresh water is enough for it to lay eggs, residents of a housing complex off
Salt Lake: The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has decided to divide the area under its control into three zones as part of its strategy to combat dengue this year.
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