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Air Pollution
West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

All for a happy, healthy and safe Diwali

“Green crackers” with a promise of zero pollution have flooded the Diwali market but scientists say they are only less-polluting.Diwali is round the corner and people have started stocking up on ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.10.19

Construction activities banned in Delhi-NCR between 6 pm and 6 am from October 26 to 30

A 10-member task force on the graded response action plan said on Thursday that construction activities in Delhi and satellite towns will be banned between 6 pm and 6 am from October 26 to October 30....
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.18

NGT fines Bengal Rs 5cr for air pollution

The eastern bench of the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday slapped a Rs 5-crore fine on the state government for “failing to comply” with its two-year-old directives to combat air pollution in Ca...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Wear masks to shield lungs from pollution: Doc

Morning walkers and those who go for runs in winter should wear surgical masks to reduce the entry of pollutants in the airways and keep lung ailments like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary dis...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Govt withdraws pool car notice

La Martiniere for Boys on Saturday cancelled its scheduled meetings with parents to discuss if they could pool cars after the state government revoked its recently-issued directive to private schools ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.20

Carpool notice from school

La Martiniere for Boys has asked parents of all students to arrange for carpools to drop their children to school and added that it would not take responsibility if anyone ignoring the advice was stop...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.03.19

Holika bonfire off roads, orders RMC

Capital’s civic guardian Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) will act against those who perform Holika Dahan on bituminous roads.In an advisory issued on Tuesday, RMC asked groups not to burn Holika ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.03.19

PIL links air pollution to birth defects

A senior paediatric surgeon has filed a public interest plea in the Supreme Court for directives to authorities to frame adequate guidelines that would prevent foetal deaths and abnormalities caused b...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.01.20

Meet on toxic air and dust

A group of Jharia residents, led by social activist and founder of social organisation Team Dhanbad Abhishek Singh, on Thursday met chairman-cum-managing director of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

World Bank help hope for toxic air

The World Bank is ready to help the Bengal government tackle air pollution in Calcutta, if the state makes it a priority, an official of the financial institution said.Sumila Gulyani, World Bank’s p...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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