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
KOLKATA: A fire raging continually for at least five years at various locations in the city’s largest dump yard, Dhapa, has been identified as the biggest contributor to Kolkata’s spiking air-pollu
KOLKATA: The state environment department has proposed to set up an ambient air quality monitoring unit with LED scrolling machine in Salt Lake for the people to know the ambient air quality of the
KOLKATA: The city's air quality index became 'severe' on the New Year's Day on morning, 10 hours after the state pollution control board's computerised monitors showed it to be 'very poor' at midni
KOLKATA: A 63-year-old man from Dum Dum who tested positive to H1N1 died at AMRI Hospital Salt Lake on Tuesday. Asit Basu, resident of Dum Dum was admitted in the hospital on December 14.
KOLKATA: The city is experiencing its foulest spell of pollution in recent years with the air quality index considerably worse than previous years.
KOLKATA: Various government departments have shrugged off responsibility for the spike in the city’s air pollution and lack of demonstrative action to control it.
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