News  /  Published 07.06.22

Rs 2-crore boost to restore part of East Kolkata Wetlands

The environment department in West Bengal has disbursed Rs 2 crore to Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to begin dredging work at Bongheri Bheri, a part of Ramsar-recognised site East Kolkata We...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 07.02.22

We see the world as a family: Nishank

Former Union minister of education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Saturday said India believes in “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (the world is one family) policy. Delivering his speech through virt...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 22.12.21

IAUA recommends 10 per cent increase in UG, PG seats in agricultural universities

At present, agricultural universities, totalling about 75, represent 9% of the country's public sector universities but intake capacity is only 1% ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Jharkhand Government urges scientists to minimise ill effects of chemical-based farming

The governor of Jharkhand addressed the 45th vice chancellors' convention of the Indian Agricultural Universities Association (IAUA) at Birsa Agricultural University (BAU)...
By Our Correspondent


News  /  Published 11.12.21

EM Bypass-New Town flyover plan spares core East Kolkata Wetlands area

Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) has drawn up a new project report for a proposed flyover connecting EM Bypass and New Town’s Biswa Bangla gate.  The flyover proposal prom...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.21

For a cleaner India

While observing ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ this year, the Central Vigilance Commission unveiled a pertinent theme — “Independent India @ 75: Self Reliance with Integrity”...
By Gautam Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.21

Marital woes

The prevalence of child marriage in India lays bare the twin failures of the State. The first is a low score on the Human Development Index. Pervasive child marriage leads to a high school drop-out ra...
By Sudip Chakraborty

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.21

Take charge of the climate problem

All of humanity contributes to the climate change problem. All of us alive at a given point in time consume, and our consumption has a carbon footprint. However, consumption is non-uniform — hig...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.21

Death knell: Climate change

The alarming frequency of natural calamities around the world caused in large part by global warming indicates the inevitability of climate change-induced disaster. The urgency of the threat, however,...
By The Editorial Board


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