The Bengal IT department has initiated the process of setting up an e-waste management and processing unit in an adjoining district of Calcutta.
Power plants producing 50,000 mw, or nearly a quarter of India’s total capacity, will have to cut tariffs as the Calcutta High Court has said regulators cannot fix provisional tariffs for new units
Dhaka has been ranked the top city in the world to face the highest climate change risks in the coming years.
Despite repeated requests, the central government is yet to lift the moratorium on the expansion of industrial projects, or new projects, in important factory clusters in West Bengal, the state's M
KOLKATA, 15 OCT: Two cyclists and a tableau covered 1,200 km in 10 days to create awareness about solar energy, rainwater harvesting and other issues related to sustainable development.
The civic spending on setting up pay-and-use toilets has come down by over 100 per cent, prompting officials and opposition leaders to allege corruption in the earlier projects and link the drop to
KOLKATA, 3 OCT: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation did not find arsenic contamination in the city.
KOLKATA, 3 OCT: The state government is considering a proposal to set up underground car park in the city for smooth flow of traffic.
KOLKATA, 2 OCT: The much-touted West Bengal Highway Development Corporation (WBHDCL) may end up as a non-starter due to the land-acquisition policy of the state government which has made the expans
KOLKATA, 2 OCT: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC)'s drive to set up community toilets in the city has received a major setback following objections from various quarters.
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