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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

India  /  Published 06.06.21

Have we really gone Green?

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By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Lucknow, New Delhi, Nadia, Bikaner/Jaipur

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

More deaths by toxic air in Bengal

Bengal had the second highest percentage of deaths in India caused by air pollution in 2019, said a report by an environment think-tank. The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) report, which was...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 31.03.21

Pollution alert in Nepal

Nepal has ordered schools to close for four days after air pollution climbed to hazardous levels, forcing millions of students to stay home across the country. Air pollution is a chronic problem in t...
By Reuters in Kathmandu

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Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.21

Ward-wise data to fight air pollution

Calcutta, like Delhi, will soon start generating ward-wise air pollution data that will make it easier to manage local pollution, an air pollution expert from IIT Delhi said. “Based on our sugg...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.03.21

Clean air: state signs up BIT, IIT

The state government has roped in two premier institutes for consultancy and advisory activities in a bid to reduce air pollution in key towns of Jharkhand under centrally sponsored National Clean Air...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

NGT prod on New Town crop burn

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed chief secretary of West Bengal, Alapan Bandopadhyay, to look into the issue of burning of crop residue in various parts of West Be...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.03.21

City's 'unhealthy' air footprint spreads

Winter is gone but the air quality of the city and its fringes continues to be “unhealthy”, according to data generated by West Bengal Pollution Control Board as well as by a consortium le...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Clean air funds lie unused in Dhanbad

Hubban Mallick, Director of Pay and Clean service, which is looking after the operation and maintenance of the five dust sweeping machines, said that they have been operated for less than seven months...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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