Cities represent a challenge and an opportunity for climate change policy. As the hubs of economic activity, cities generate the bulk of GHG emissions and are thus important to mitigation strategies. Urban planning will shape future trends and the concentration of population, socio-economic activity, poverty

Swati Garg / Kolkata December 1, 2009, 1:47 IST

The economy might be recovering, but the small and medium (SME) auto parts industry in Kolkata is still looking for the green shoots that would end their struggle to keep their businesses afloat.

;Sulagna Sengupta
KOLKATA, 25 NOV: The Revised National Ambient Air Quality Standards issued by the Centre would come at a cost for the state government as they have to spend around Rs 20-22 lakh to upgrade its air monitoring units located at various places in and around the city to keep a check on the revised norms.


Ananya Dutta

KOLKATA: Kolkata has been ranked as the fourth most vulnerable among 11 major coastal cities in Asia that are threatened by climate change as it is

Rajiv Tikoo

Devjyot Ghoshal & Sharmistha Mukherjee / Kolkata/new Delhi November 03, 2009, 0:19 IST

Kolkata Metro still in red, but DMRC is making operating profits

Swati Garg / Kolkata October 20, 2009, 0:59 IST

The global economic downturn has had a greater impact on the unorganised segment of the timber industry in Kolkata than is at first visible. The crisis has served to further highlight the differences in the way the organised and unorganised segments of the timber industry in the city function.

KOLKATA, 18 OCT: City cops have been successful in their mission to enforce the cracker ban as 1069 people, including a doctor, were arrested for bursting banned firecrackers on Diwali.

A clinical trial okays an expensive vaccine for India typhoid is the fifth common disease in India; children are particularly vulnerable. But no vaccine to prevent this contagious disease has been part of the country