KOLKATA, 20 JUNE: Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) will set up dams in Belpahari and Panchet for controlling floods in those areas.

New Delhi West Bengal has the highest number of red category industries causing high pollution, followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, while 43 industrial clusters have been identified as "critically polluted", the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Environment and Forest Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said during Question Hour that the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and IIT-Delhi had conducted a survey based on Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) for assessment of pollution load of industrial areas.

To move competition watchdog against Coal India’s ‘monopolistic’ rejection of liabilities for default

BARJORA, 4 APRIL: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is set to flag off coal production next week at a mine that supporters of her Trinamul have been opposing since 2004.

Nature serves well even when rivers run dry.

Dhanbad, Jan.

Ranchi, Jan.

BURDWAN, 6 NOV: Thirty lorries, loaded with illegally-extracted sand from the Ajoy riverbed, were seized by the Durgapur SDO yesterday evening.

The Supreme Court today said it would not favour interlinking of rivers if it causes huge financial burden on the Centre and asked for a report on its costs.

The coal ministry will award mining blocks to state-run NTPC for four of its upcoming projects and could also return licences that were revoked in June, putting the power plans of the company back

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