KOLKATA: Luscious litchis are usually a favourite with most, but it's not without its deadly side, literally.

KOLKATA: A much-awaited study to detect the source of air pollution and quantify the amount of contaminents in Kolkata and Howrah has finally been commissioned by the West Bengal Pollution Control

HOWRAH: Irrigation minister Rajib Banerjee and Howrah's mayor Rathin Chakraborty visited ward number one at Badhaghat Chara area under Howrah Municipal Corporation following reports that river Hoog

KOLKATA: New Delhi may be reeling under severe air pollution, but Kolkata has not only touched the country's capital city but have also surpassed the city quite a few days in terms of air pollution

Bengal health department has decided to handle cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE), a disease spread through mosquito bites, on an emergency war footing.

KOLKATA: The city's air was more toxic than Delhi's on four days last week.

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Tuesday, banned the use of music systems by tourists in the Sunderbans.

"With Donald Trump as the president-elect, there is now a big question mark on the survival of the Paris Agreement if the US chooses to opt out of it," added Chandra Bhushan.

KOLKATA: For several years now, pollution in Indian cities has reached levels that are genuinely hazardous, with the situation this year being particularly dire.

Kolkata traffic police — long criticized for carrying out a sham in the name of pollution checks — seem to be getting its act right.