Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 22/07/2014 regarding environmental pollution caused due to discharge of chemical waste, waste water and air pollutants by some of the industrial units in West Bengal. The Applicant has stated that because of the continued emission of air pollutants to the
atmosphere and discharge of waste water to the canal called Noai canal, the health condition of the people residing in the area are adversely affected.

Of the 341 blocks in the State, 81 blocks have water with more arsenic than the permissible limit and 49 blocks with more fluoride than the standard value.

Calcutta, Sept.

Prawn and fish farming is an important source of income and employment for the local populace in the Sunderban region in West Bengal. These have led to a dynamism in the local economy in these areas. The results of this study suggest that the impact of this development has been skewed, whereby a small section of the population with access to capital has enjoyed substantial benefits and a large majority of the population was left out of the development trajectory.

DURGAPUR, 6 JUNE: Animals trapped inside a closed factory here must be rescued, former minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has told the Burdwan district administration.

KOLKATA, 11 APRIL: Tremors felt in several districts of the state due to an earthquake, measuring 8.5 on the Richer scale, that hit off the western coast of northern Sumatra, triggered panic in the

A tsunami watch was issued for countries across the Indian Ocean on Wednesday after a large earthquake hit waters off Indonesia, sending residents pouring from their homes in panic.

KOLKATA/PATNA, 30 JAN: The chief minister's proposed visit to the Aila-affected areas in the Sunderbans tomorrow is likely to be another gimmick as the state government has so far failed to acquire

KOLKATA, 1 JAN: The inefficiency of the state government to implement a land policy in the past seven months has meant it has failed to construct an inch of a planned embankment in South and North

Effect of the leaf extracts of Alstonia scholaris and Calotropis procera on infestation and damage of the fruit fly in bitter gourd was studied.

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