Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sailen Mishra Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding illegal operation of a large number of brick fields in the District of Purulia, West Bengal without obtaining the necessary statutory clearances.

KOLKATA: Warm winds singed the city on Monday and pushed the mercury up to 40.6°C — the highest maximum temperature of the season so far.

Necessary permissions related to construction of a planned pumped storage hydro power plant have been received from the Centre, power and renewable energy minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay said on Th

Tata Steel has received green clearance for mining of mineral sand, used in coal production, from the riverbed of Gowai in Purulia district, West Bengal with a proposed production capacity of 0.2 m

State-run generation utility NTPC is taking over the Raghunathpur project of DVC, once the powerhouse of the east with a capacity of 5,800 MW ,which has fallen into hard times and staring at financ

West Bengal plans to set up a 250-MW solar project in Purulia at an estimated cost of Rs.

With encephalitis deaths being reported from South Bengal districts as well, the Union Health Ministry has decided to send a team to districts like Purulia, Bankura and Murshidabad to assess the cu

The West Bengal government has undertaken a Rs 500-crore programme to convert 50,000 hectares of non–arable land into cultivable area in the State’s four drought-prone districts — Bankura, Birbhum,

The state government has submitted a proposal to the Centre for setting up the biggest solar power project with a capacity for 250MW near the Purulia Pumping Storage Project (PPSP) at Baghmundi for

Man-elephant conflict in seven forest divisions in three districts of south Bengal resulting in the loss of human lives and pachyderms is emerging as a major challenge for foresters and the distric

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