KOLKATA: Regular complaints of wheezing, cough, cold, flu and bronchitis among residents could be blamed on the toxic air they breathe, given that Kolkata and Howrah have consistently been recordin

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 25/04/2017 regarding Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC) ground in Hastings area of Kolkata which houses a stable consisting of about 500 horses and the area falls within the Kolkata Maidan. It is alleged by the applicant that considerable amount of effluents without treatment are being discharged and the veterinary hospital maintained by the club for treatment of the horses also releases biomedical wastes.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to monitor the noise level in the city's silence zones.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of People United for Better Living in Calcutta & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/03/2017 regarding preservation and development of the water bodies in the State of West Bengal, more specifically, in Dankuni at Mollarber and Panchghara.

NGT directs the State Government more particularly the Deptt. of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal, to place on record as to whether rule 6 of the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules 2010, has been complied with.

KOLKATA: A climate-sensitive Scania future bus that has almost zero-emission while travelling long distances with its AC on was flagged off in the city on Tuesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sunit Kumar Mallick Chowdhury Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 07/02/2017 regarding filling up of a waterbody (Ukil Bheri) by a housing society in Kolkata to construct a building.

NGT directs the Additional District Magistrate (LR) South 24 Parganas and Officer-in-Charge, Pragati Maidan P.S. to inspect the area and ascertain as to whether the allegations are correct or not. If any construction is going on in the manner alleged, it shall be stopped forthwith.

Breathing is injurious to health: this should be the statutory warning to party animals out to claim the night.

KOLKATA: New Delhi may be reeling under severe air pollution, but Kolkata has not only touched the country's capital city but have also surpassed the city quite a few days in terms of air pollution