Construction, road dust biggest contributors to pollution: study

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

Communities are ‘far behind’ in terms of human development, says survey of 1,000 households by Professor Amartya Sen’s institute

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

State-run BHEL Monday said it has bagged an order worth Rs 3,500 crore for setting up a 660 MW supercritical thermal power plant in West Bengal.

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