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
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.
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.
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