The state irrigation minister has asked all officials of his department to monitor the rivers whose waters are touching the danger level.

- Partha to answer questions of industrialists at closed-door session today
Will private investors get the government’s help in getting land for industry?

KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: Today the season's death toll due to heatstroke rose higher, with five more dying as a result of persistent high temperature.

SURI, 29 FEB: In a major crackdown on illegal sawmills in the district, officials of the forest department have sealed at least 75 establishments in the past five days.

We studied the waterbird diversity and abundance in a newly constructed wetland in South Bengal for 14 years right from its establishment. Soon after its construction, the wetland began to attract a rich diversity of waterbirds and with the passage of time has proved its potentiality to achieve the status of a wetland of international importance. Since 2005, it continues to support Greylag Goose at populations exceeding 1% threshold, and from 2007 onwards harbours Ruddy Shelduck at populations exceeding 1% threshold.

The coal ministry will invite a fresh application from state-owned miner NMDC Ltd for the allocation of India’s largest thermal coal block, Deocha Pachami, in West Bengal’s Birbhum district.

KOLKATA, 15 JAN: The state government's decision to facilitate farming through watershed management in around 3.40 lakh hectares of land that has been lying barren due to water scarcity reinstates

RAMPURHAT, 4 DEC: The Birbhum Adivasi Gaonta (BAG) leaders have threatened to close down all crushing units in the Rampurhat area if the administration does not take steps against the illegal pract

RAMPURHAT, 23 NOV: The Birbhum Adivasi Gaonta (BAG) will go in for a fresh stir if the district administration does not take concrete steps against illegal mines and owners of stone crushing units.

ADMINISTRATION THREATENS TO SEAL UNITS IF OWNERS FAIL TO PRODUCE POLLUTION DOCUMENTS, TRIBAL BODY STICKS TO STAND

Pages