KOLKATA, 2 MARCH: In a significant step towards levying of water tax in the city, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) through the KMC will launch a pilot project to supply round-the-clock water to a w

KOLKATA: The Sunderbans, a world heritage site, is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change and government policies must take into account present and future climate impact to counter the

KOLKATA, 29 FEB: The curator of Victoria Memorial was directed by the Division Bench of Mr Justice Pinaki Ghosh and Mr Justice Mrinalkanti Choudhuri of Calcutta High Court today to make an inventor

KOLKATA, 22 FEB: A notice was directed to be sent by the Division Bench of Mr Justice Pinaki Ghosh and Mr Justice Mrinalkanti Choudhury to National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) headed by Pri

Only mass rapid transit solutions can provide India’s urban commuters with efficient mobility. Billions of man-hours are lost with people ‘stuck in traffic’.

KOLKATA, 6 FEB: Despite repeated attempts the Kolkata Environmental Improvement Project (KEIP) has failed to finish the dredging work of Tollygunge-Pachannagram canal (T-P canal) due to illegal set

Study predicts loss of Rs 10,800 crore in the city by 2050 because of a one-in-100-years flood coupled with climate change impacts. The eastern fringe of Kolkata, the fastest growing part of the city, is expected to be hit the hardest by climate change-induced impacts, and the poor will be affected the most, according to the findings of a World Bank study submitted recently to the West Bengal government.

KOLKATA, 29 JAN: Thousands of Kolkatans, including celebrities, today took part in a 10-km-long run to spread awareness for saving the Rabindra Sarobar lake.

KOLKATA, 23 JAN: At a time when the chief minister, Miss Mamata Banerjee, has assured to provide a cleaner and greener city, her party leaders are backing a wagon-manufacturing factory on Jamir Lan

KOLKATA, 23 JAN: To reduce consumption of electricity the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) plans to install solar power lights in all parks and gardens in the city.