A country-wide elephant census has pegged the number of pachyderms in the country at 27,000, of which 514 roam the forests of north Bengal.

The minister said that West Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, East Burdwan and Bankura have been worst affected in the floods, while districts such as South and North 24 Parganas, Purulia, Nadia, Birbhum

KOLKATA: Dengue on Wednesday claimed its fourth victim in south Dum Dum this year with the death a 43-year-old homemaker. Ranjita Mondal, the victim, had tested positive on July 15.

KOLKATA: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday allotted Rs 205 crore as compensation for farmers hit by unseasonal rain.

KOLKATA: Residents of Mominpur, South Kolkata have successfully put an end to sound pollution in the vicinity courtesy Imam Mohammad Ashraf Ali Qasmi (40) of the mosque adjacent to Hussein Shah Par

Kolkata: The Calcutta high court judge who was on the bench that barred the entry of cars into Rabindra Sarobar has questioned the necessity of a road through the Lake area that serve as the lungs

Is climate change affecting the quality of Darjeeling tea and its production process?

KOLKATA: When Aradhya Dhanuk lost her battle to swine flu early on Saturday, the world fell apart for the 18-month-old's parents.

Kolkata: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed the state pollution control board to carry out surprise checks on cruise vessels operating in the Sunderbans to find out whether the

KOLKATA: Alarmed by the uprooting of 23 full-grown trees in Saturday evening's 60-second squall, botanists, environmentalists and ecologists have called for a tree management plan to save the city'