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North East  /  Published 12.11.18

Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4. It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.18

Noisy cities flout SC Diwali order

Diwali celebrations in the state capital and steel city crossed permissible noise levels this year in blatant violation of the order of the Supreme Court that had set a two-hour window for bursting cr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.19

Pollution glare on Muri plant, debris clearing on

The state pollution board has issued a showcause notice to Hindalco, seeking details of its Muri plant waste dump whose collapse on Tuesday led to a spill of bauxite sludge that spread across 35 acres...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

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

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India  /  Published 12.07.19

How India's biggest sewage treatment plant is different

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat on July 8 laid the foundation stone for the country's largest sewage treatment plant (STP) in Okhla, south Delhi.The STP...
in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.10.19

Tug-of-war for credit for cleaner air

Ahead of the anticipated Delhi Assembly polls, the Centre and the Delhi government have independently tabulated their multiple initiatives to curb air pollution over the National Capital Region (NCR),...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Calcutta Diwali air quality worst among metros

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By Jayanta Basu and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.03.19

Volkswagen to fight hefty green fine

German car maker Volkswagen on Thursday said it would challenge a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to impose a fine of Rs 500 crore on it for allegedly damaging the environment through the use of ‚...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.12.18

WHO seeks political pledge on pollution

Senior World Health Organisation officials speaking at the UN climate summit on Wednesday urged India to show ‚Äúvery strong political commitment‚ÄĚ to address air pollution and climate change, saying...
By Jayanta Basu in Katowice (Poland)


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