Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 13/09/2017 regarding construction work being undertaken in the name of Ganga river bank development towards Kolkata and Howrah side thereby encroaching upon the river Hoogly.

The bouts of rainfall that battered Houston, Mumbai and Calcutta last week, albeit in vastly different amounts, may earn tags of extreme rain events that weather scientists say are becoming more co

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others regarding supply of natural gas to Kolkata, West Bengal dated 01/09/2017. The Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, has informed the Tribunal that the Ministry will also explore the possibility of meeting the demand of GAIL India Ltd. and the Greater Calcutta Gas Supply Corporation Ltd. for CBM (Coal Bed Methane) considering the public interest involved in the matter.

KOLKATA: An unholy nexus of shop owners, Puja organisers, cable operators, outdoor advertising agencies has wreaked havoc with the greenery in south Kolkata.

KOLKATA: Come October and a post-graduate course in solar energy will be launched here, as Amity University and the NB Institute for Rural Development (NBIRT) signed an MoU on Wednesday.

KOLKATA: The city that had been the first to combat sound pollution two decades ago, has emerged as the country's noise capital with silence zones falling prey to the deafening cacophony of honking

KOLKATA: Dengue on Wednesday claimed its fourth victim in south Dum Dum this year with the death a 43-year-old homemaker. Ranjita Mondal, the victim, had tested positive on July 15.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrato Mookherjee Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/07/2017 regarding bio-medical waste management of hospitals in Kolkata, West Bengal.

NGT grants the erring hospitals a final opportunity to comply with the pollution norms as recommended by the State PCB within three months. This shall include obtaining authorisations, consents to operate and completion of ETPS.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dwaipayan Sengupta Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change & Others dated 10/07/2017 regarding encroachment and filling up of a waterbody commonly known as Nayanjuli which extends from Ultadanga to Lake Town crossing on the southern side of VIP Road covering four wards under the South Dum Dum Municipality viz. Ward Nos. 29,30,34 and 35.

PWD issues set of rules to be followed at construction sites.

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