Bengal is going solar this time to run generators that will pump water to a reservoir uphill in Purulia's Ayodhya Hills during off peak hours, 10 years after the successful installation of Purulia

The eastern zone branch of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed the Metro Railway authority to take adequate precautions while dumping or moving soil excavated from project sites so

KOLKATA: Regular complaints of wheezing, cough, cold, flu and bronchitis among residents could be blamed on the toxic air they breathe, given that Kolkata and Howrah have consistently been recordin

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to monitor the noise level in the city's silence zones.

Large tracts of land—vested or belonging to the municipality—in 14 urban pockets have been identified to develop landfill sites, where solid waste will be converted into compost or bio-gas.

Dengue menace has prompted the state higher education department to issue a circular and request institutions to adequate precaution.

KOLKATA: Increase road tax on cars, make parking expensive and entry into congested areas prohibitive, suggests environment research and advocacy group Centre for Science and Environment that succe

KOLKATA: A climate-sensitive Scania future bus that has almost zero-emission while travelling long distances with its AC on was flagged off in the city on Tuesday.

It is only February and monsoon is far away. But the Kolkata Municipal Corporation health department top brass have no respite.

KOLKATA: The East Kolkata Wetlands Bill, which is likely to be placed in the assembly this week, makes the state environment minister the chairperson of the East Kolkata Wetlands Development Author