Calcutta: Mosquito-control measures will get a boost if councillors join health workers in making door-to-door visits, mayoral council member Atin Ghosh said during a discussion on the Calcutta Mun

NEW DELHI: As part of its dedicated air pollution abatement programme for 100 polluting cities, the Centre has formulated a National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to fight the menace through a long-te

Calcutta: The air in the city is more toxic than in Delhi in February, data collected by pollution-monitoring bodies reveal.

KOLKATA: The diagnosis is out and it does not sound very pretty for the city as it heads for another season of vector-borne diseases.

Calcutta: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will preside over a meeting to discuss vector-control measures on Wednesday.

“Cow dung cakes are more environment-friendly. Secondly, there is a religious angle. Some people consider it holy to cremate in cow dung cakes. We have given them an option.

KOLKATA: After a brief respite, the PM2.5 count again rose above 300 g/m3 on Tuesday morning.

KOLKATA: The air that you inhale inside the warmth of your home could be as poisonous or even worse than the outdoor air, warns a study conducted by a group of city environmentalists and the Calcut

KOLKATA: City residents on Sunday hit the streets to spread awareness on the dangers of Kolkata's declining air quality index.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding air pollution in the cities of Kolkata and Howrah. NGT directs that a comprehensive study of the ambient air quality should be undertaken by a Committee which shall be headed by the Regional Officer of the CPCB, who shall monitor the work of the Committee and submit a regular report. The study shall be undertaken to cover whole of the two cities.