The Centre's budget outlay for environment and forests for 2018-19 is exactly what it was last year to the second decimal point, and portends reduced funds for coastal management, environment prote

Howrah: The average air quality index (AQI) of Howrah, home to Bengal's administrative headquarters, during the week starting January 15 was found to be worse than Delhi's.

Calcutta: The state government stands accused of sitting for around a year and a half on recommendations on how to curb air pollution filed by an expert committee set up by the National Green Tribu

Calcutta: Calcutta's air is unbreathable in the current season, figures thrown up by the measuring stations of the state pollution control board reveal.

Environment ministry bats for real estate exemption

New Delhi: India is set to overtake China and become the world's largest emitter of sulphur dioxide, an air pollutant that is generated when coal is burnt and can lead to severe haze, acid rain and

Calcutta: A recent report by the United Nations Environment Programme has suggested that the Paris Agreement would fail to restrict the global temperature rise within 2°C, as agreed at the Paris cl

Cooch Behar: A solar plant that can generate 10 kilowatts of power was commissioned at the Sadar Government High School here on Wednesday.

The Centre's Bureau of Energy Efficiency has proposed rules for star labels on light emitting diode (LED) bulbs to help consumers pick the devices on the basis of energy consumption as possible now

The bouts of rainfall that battered Houston, Mumbai and Calcutta last week, albeit in vastly different amounts, may earn tags of extreme rain events that weather scientists say are becoming more co

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