Central Pollution Control Board
Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Covid waste of two months: 1 tonne

Hospitals, quarantine centres and diagnostic labs in Jharkhand have disposed around a tonne of Covid-19 biomedical waste in two months beginning April, figures compiled by the Jharkhand State Pollutio...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Green board guidline on medical waste

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a revised guideline about management of biomedical waste linked to Covid-19, outlining roles of urban local bodies and state pollution control boards in ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.03.20

Over 90 cities record minimal air pollution

With a nationwide lockdown in place, over 90 cities, including Delhi, recorded minimal air pollution in the last few days.Welcoming the reduction in pollution, environmentalists urged the government t...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Board issues waste guideline

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a guideline to have dedicated vehicles and bi-layered collection bags for medical waste of corona patients or those suffering from symptoms.The guideline...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.20

Push for medical waste disposal

The regional office of Jharkhand State Pollution Board (JSPCB) on Friday held a meeting with representatives of around 200 private clinics, hospitals and laboratories in Dhanbad and Bokaro to apprise ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 16.02.20

NE has 60 polluted river stretches: Board

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified 60 polluted river stretches based on biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) in different northeastern states, a study published by Delhi-based Centre...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.20

Every breath you choke

Jharia in Dhanbad district is the most polluted town in the country followed by the Dhanbad district headquarters, according to a report by Greenpeace that was published on Tuesday.The report, “Airp...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

‘Rs 2-crore green fine’ on Salt Lake civic body

The National Green Tribunal on Monday fined the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation Rs 2 crore for failing to comply with its order to cordon off a dumping site near Sector V to prevent contamination of...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.11.19

Rohit’s ‘all’s well’ message for Sourav

Rohit Sharma, who will captain India in the T20I series against Bangladesh, has assured Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly that his team is ready to play Sunday’s ...
By Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

This Diwali, Bagbazar at noisy worst

Noise pollution on Diwali night was bad in several residential areas and hospitals but Bagbazar was by far the worst, according to the data generated by the automatic noise pollution measuring station...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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