KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) no-entry-to-Rabindra-Sarobar order for Chhath devotees has put the Mamata Banerjee government in a bind.
The city remained quieter than the last two previous years on Diwali night by around five decibels but the average noise level still soared to 98 decibels, substantially higher than the permissible
KOLKATA: If cops ensured that the city remains quiet on Kali Puja, it needed a divine intervention to neutralize the air pollution triggered by bursting of 'safe' firecrackers.
KOLKATA: Diwali turned out to be decidedly noisier than Kali Puja as the decibel count crept up steadily as the evening progressed on Sunday.
Kolkata: Two women in south Kolkata died of dengue on Tuesday and Wednesday, taking the city death toll above 50 since this July.
KOLKATA: After causing mayhem in north Kolkata, dengue may now turn out to be a menace in the south.
KOLKATA: The national-level entrepreneurship development programme that started in Kolkata last Tuesday -developing micro-solar domes conceptualised and invented by solar power expert S P Gon Chaud
KOLKATA: Environmentalists fear the ostensible flip-flop by West Bengal Pollution Control Board over permissible noise level of firecrackers this year will make the din unbearable on Kali Puja and
Kolkata: Panic over dengue has spread faster than the disease itself in the congested neighbourhood located 700m from Belgachhia Road, thanks to two deaths in the past three days there.
Brushing aside reports of the state pollution board granting clearance to 'chocolate bomb' and 'dodoma', environment minister Sovan Chatterjee on Thursday made it clear the government was not at al
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