Authorities in Shanghai are contesting claims that the city is vulnerable to serious flooding, noting the city's work to build protective bulwarks in recent years and its capability of moving resid

Authorities in Shanghai are contesting claims that the city is vulnerable to serious flooding, noting the city's work to build protective bulwarks in recent years and its capability of moving resid

KOLKATA, 12 JULY: Officials of the environment department of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) are planning to visit the municipal markets in the city next week to check whether the ban on plasti

KOLKATA, 11 JULY: After recent reports that the city is losing its greenery due to negligence by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), Rotary International has launched ‘Project Green Magic’, pl

The Ganga today is more polluted than when the Ganga Action Plan was launched in 1985.

This new study of nine coastal cities around the world published in the latest edition of journal Natural Hazards, says that Kolkata is among the most flood vulnerable cities in world and could experience coastal flooding as the city is built on river delta.

KOLKATA, 11 SEPT: The “twin city” agreement between Naples and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), signed way back in 2003, is going to open a new chapter with an NGO coming up with an initiative

 

SILCHAR : Tripura was a princely state during the British-raj and gateway to Shillong and Calcutta through Sylhet and Commilla, now in Bangladesh. Tripura was annexed to India in 1949. During the pre-independent days, the Maharaja of Tripura did not permit the Britishers to open tea gardens in Tripura. JC Das, a prominent personality in the tea industry, said most of the tea gardens in Tripura were opened by the land lords of undivided Bengal and ICS officers of Bengal as well as professors of Murari Chand College, Sylhet.

Trinamool Congress doesn't think much of the apex court's order to redistribute the Singur land acquired for the Tata Nano project to farmers.

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