Calcutta: Environment experts in the city have criticised the draft "national clean air plan" (NCAP), recently introduced by the environment ministry to combat air pollution as being "too Delhi-cen
The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has set up 75 air quality monitoring stations in the state to check air quality level and combat pollution, a top official said today.
Calcutta: The city had the highest rate of rise in the level of PM 2.5, an ultra-fine toxic pollutant, among the metros between 2014 and 2016, according to a World Health Organisation report.
KOLKATA: A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally confirmed that Kolkata is the second-most polluted metropolis in the country, next only to Delhi.
Nabanna: The state government is working on ways to regulate the entry of non-BS IV vehicles into Howrah and Calcutta after being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal for its failure to do so.
Dalhousie: The National Green Tribunal has pulled up the state government for its failure to bring down the city's vehicular pollution level by restricting BS III vehicles and phasing out 15-year-o
Calcutta: The National Green Tribunal ordered the Bengal government on Thursday to allow the supply of the environment-friendly compressed natural gas to major parts of the Calcutta Metropolitan Ar
KOLKATA: A squall lashed Kolkata with a wind speed of 98km an hour — the third fastest to hit the city since Aila — and brought life to a halt at the end of a scorching Tuesday.
KOLKATA: A 28 year old IT employee was recently rushed to a private hospital near city's EM bypass road.
KOLKATA: It has been suspected ever since dengue outbreaks started turning frequent earlier this decade. Now, it’s official.
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