Howrah: The average air quality index (AQI) of Howrah, home to Bengal's administrative headquarters, during the week starting January 15 was found to be worse than Delhi's.

Calcutta: The state government stands accused of sitting for around a year and a half on recommendations on how to curb air pollution filed by an expert committee set up by the National Green Tribu

About 22 per cent Indian adults in urban areas suffer from constipation, a gut health survey by a multinational healthcare firm has suggested.

CHENNAI: The health of homeless people is worse than that of others, as indicated by a recent study.

KOLKATA: The persistent early morning fog — innocuous though it may seem — has left a trail of illnesses in Kolkata, including a drug-resistant cough that has been affecting children.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrato Mookherjee Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/01/2018 regarding waste management of hospitals in Kolkata, West Bengal. NGT makes it clear that establishment of ETPs in the hospitals is unavoidable which has been delayed inordinately because of the reluctant response of the concerned Departments.

Calcutta: Calcutta's air is unbreathable in the current season, figures thrown up by the measuring stations of the state pollution control board reveal.

KOLKATA: The city's air qual-ity index (AQI) finishing ab-ove 450 at 10am, when most of Kolkata's working popula-tion and students are out on the street, has prompted environmentalists and health e

KOLKATA: Air pollution levels shot off the charts in Kolkata early on Tuesday, earning for the city the unenviable distinction of having the most foul air in the world.

KOLKATA: Pollutants hung heavy in the ambient air of the city and refused to dissipate even in the evening when the ambient air tends to get cleaner.