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CHENNAI: For The Bengal Association in T Nagar, the run-up to this year's Durga Puja has been exceptionally busy. And pricier.

At a time when global warming and high pollution levels have emerged as major challenges for policy planners worldwide, a number of community Durga Puja organisers in and around Kolkata have come u

Twelve Durga Puja committees from across the Millennium City have joined hands this year to start a large-scale eco-friendly idol immersion process after the puja concludes later this month.

The apex body of Durga Puja committees, Jamshedpur Kendriya Durga Puja Samiti (JKDPS) has decided to focus on environmental protection during this festive season.

KOLKATA: In 2017, more than 1,000 idols were immersed in the city ghats. But the remains of Durga idols along these ghats have caused heartache to environment activists.

KOLKATA: There is a fresh outbreak of dengue in parts of Garfa and Jadavpur with at least two deaths being reported from the areas in last three days.

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Tuesday , imposed a total ban on the use of loudspeakers without sound limiters.Civic bodies and panchayats have been ordered to s

A report on the pollution levels in the Yamuna before, during and after idol immersion during Durga Puja shows that pollution levels were highest during the time of immersion, but quick action and

PATNA: Even as hundreds of idols were immersed in the Ganga in Patna and neighbouring areas on Tuesday and Wednesday to mark the end of the Durga Puja festival, the district administration did not

Hundreds of Durga idols were immersed at around seven Yamuna ghats across the national capital today, with authorities trying to ensure that non-biodegradable items do not make it to the already po

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