KOLKATA: The extension of the validity of pollution undercontrol certificate (PUC) from six months to a year for BS IV vehicles, which were registered after April 2010, evoked a mixed reaction in K

The issue is similar to a dispute between Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Reliance Industries over the latter drawing gas from the state-run company's block

Calcutta: The city's annual average air pollution level is more than double the national limit and still rising in most parts of the city, a recently published report of the West Bengal Pollution C

KOLKATA: With the first dengue in the city being reported this season, doctors across several private hospitals have started recommending NS1 and Elisa tests to patients with symptoms of the viral

In a bid to monitor the extent of air pollution on a real time basis, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) will set up 11 new automatic air quality monitoring stations in the state.

KOLKATA: With water now gushing into the holds of MV SSL Kolkata, experts have given up all hope of salvaging the ship. Oil spill is a concern for experts.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of West Bengal State Election Commission & Others Vs Communist Party of India (Marxist) & Others dated 03/07/2018 regarding Panchayat seats in West Bengal going uncontested. Apex Court takes serious note of the fact that out of 58,692 total seats at all the levels (Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samiti and Gram Panchayat), the uncontested seats are 20,159.

KOLKATA: Solar dome, an innovation developed by city based solar power expert Santi Pada Gonchaudhuri that instantly generates power by absorbing solar energy, has been adopted at the Prime Ministe

KOLKATA: The frequency of lightning in Kolkata has increased dramatically in recent years and will continue to rise, triggering fatal consequences unless the city manages to check air pollution, sc

Sources at state secretariat, Nabanna, said, they had a control room from where the chief minister would monitor the situation across the state.

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