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News  /  Published 28.10.22

New Town pets march to protest crackers

The six-month-old retriever, Jack Jr, has his own Facebook page ‘Juju The Biker’...
By Aranyak Mojumdar

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Firecracker deadline blown up in Kolkata on Diwali

Green activists say Diwali this year was noisier than 2021; violations reported on Tuesday, too...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Diwali cracker arrests cross 500 in Kolkata

Although, there were fewer arrests compared with last year, which was around 800, many Kolkatans complained that the noise pollution created by bursting of firecrackers this Diwali was more than last ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

500 Kali idols immersed in Hooghly on Day 1

There are several other water bodies, especially in the south and southeast parts of Kolkata, where immersion is allowed...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 25.10.22

Delhi flouts firecracker ban

Despite the legal deterrent in place, high-intensity crackers could be heard going off on the ground or mid-air...
By PTI in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 24.10.22

Hush now: Blanket ban on firecrackers in NCR

The prohibitory order on the production, storage, sale and bursting of all types of crackers, including green ones, backed up by punitive actions for violations, was put in place by the Delhi Pollutio...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.22

Darjeeling: Rs 5,000 fine for littering

Town generates around 35 to 40 metric tonnes of waste during non-tourist season and some 75 metric tonnes during the tourist season...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 22.10.22

Fish breeders worried over plastic menace in canals and wetlands in and around Kolkata

Plastic items choke the feeder canals which are narrow, leading to less water being discharged into our bheris...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.10.22

SC refuses to lift ban on firecrackers

Delhi high court rejects plea against absolute firecracker ban...
By Our Web Desk

India  /  Published 19.10.22

Jail for bursting firecrackers on Diwali

A public awareness campaign — Diye Jalao Patakhe Nahi (light diyas, not firecrackers) — will be launched on October 21...
By PTI in New Delhi


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