KOLKATA: The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has shot down Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s proposal to upgrade its two ageing hot mix plants in the city to make them emission compliant.

KOLKATA: The H1N1scenario in the state may not be as scary as that of Rajasthan, but with five deaths reported since January this year — four from a single hospital — and over 25 patients being tre

Nimli (Rajasthan): Bengal has the highest air pollution-related deaths among states in the mid socio-demographic index (SDI) segment, according to a report published by Centre for Science & Env

KOLKATA: The KMC health department on Wednesday decided to deploy drones to locate potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

National Green Tribunal (NGT) slaps fine of Rs50 lakh on Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC) on Monday for non-compliance in solid waste management and sewage treatment plant (STP) at its stable at Has

KOLKATA: Hundreds of citizens concerned about the environment took to the streets on Sunday to raise awareness on the alarming rise of air pollution in Kolkata.

KOLKATA: State environment minister Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday said he refrained from taking morning walks in Kolkata because of the “alarming” level of pollution in the city and promised to red

KOLKATA: A group of tram enthusiasts who came together through Facebook met on Sunday to chalk out a strategy to create awareness about the environment-friendly mode of transport to fight the city’

KOLKATA: The sudden slowdown of the chilly northwesterly wind has led to temperature fluctuation and a resultant spurt in viral infections across the city.

KOLKATA: For 10 years, the state transport department has allowed vehicles more than 15 years old to pollute the city, despite a 2008 order by the Calcutta High Court had banned plying of such vehi

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