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Opinion  /  Published 09.10.21

Letters to the editor: BJP axe on Varun and Maneka Gandhi

Firm stand Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party removed Varun and Maneka Gandhi from its national executive committee hours after the former tweeted that the police should identify those involved i...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Choked: Air pollution

Death is in the air. According to a recent study by the network, C40, among 61 global megacities, Calcutta recorded the highest number of premature deaths on account of air pollution caused by coal-fi...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Campus stations to monitor air quality

The campus of North Bengal University (NBU) at Rajarammohanpur, on the outskirts of Siliguri, has installed a continuous air quality monitoring station in collaboration with the West Bengal Pollution ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Clear the air of pollution

Times change; so do the challenges they bring with them. This is why India is set to update its national ambient air quality standards, which would consider more pollutants, including ultra-fine parti...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.09.21

Pollution blow on life expectancy

  India's air pollution levels have expanded geographically over time and increased so much in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh that an average person is now losing an additional 2.5 to 2.9 ye...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 27.08.21

Letters to the editor: National Monetisation Pipeline

Sold off Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party keeps saying that no development work was done by the Congress in 70 years. Yet, the finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has now identified State ass...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 25.08.21

Delhi: Minimum temp above normal

The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 27.4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, a notch above the normal, said the India Meteorological Department. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 64 p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

NGT seeks CNG status report from Bengal

The eastern zonal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the state government to submit the status report on bringing the environment-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) to Calcu...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.21

The century of wars

The beginning of the year, 2000, had brought great excitement among people of all continents. That was the year marking the beginning of not just a new century but also a new millennium. Many names we...
By G.N. Devy

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.21

E-buses to replace diesel-run fleet

The fleet of diesel-powered government buses in Calcutta will be replaced by electric buses to curb the rising levels of air pollution, transport minister Firhad Hakim said on Monday. “From now...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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