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East Calcutta Wetlands
Opinion  /  Published 15.12.21

Letters to the Editor: The real Santa Claus

Gift of truth Sir — Antonio Stagliano, an Italian bishop, recently told a packed congregation that Father Christmas is not real, adding that Santa Claus was the brainchild of a Coca-Cola advert...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 07.11.21

NGT order on wetland border

The eastern zone bench of National Green Tribunal has directed the East Kolkata Wetlands Management Authority “to demarcate the boundary of the wetlands (with) pillars” within six months i...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Tender for wetlands flyover consultant

The CMDA has started the process of hiring a consultant who will prepare a report on the possible impact of a proposed flyover on the ecologically fragile East Calcutta Wetlands. A tender inviting ap...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.03.21

Save rivers meet urges political action

More than 1,000 people from all over Bengal assembled at the Ramlila Maidan in central Calcutta on Wednesday to demand appropriate action from political parties to save rivers, and wetlands and other ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Green bench seeks wetland damage report

The National Green Tribunal has asked an expert committee being set up by it to complete the assessment of environment damage within the East Calcutta Wetlands due to the “unauthorised and indis...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

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Science Tech  /  Published 23.08.20

Required Urgently: Kidney Flush

The East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) is a natural wastewater treatment plant that was designated to be of international importance under the Unesco’s Ramsar Convention held in Iran in 1971. This uniq...
By Dr Sasidulal Ghosh

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.20

Green body glare on garbage

The National Green Tribunal has recently warned Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), New Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and the environment...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

Sunday date with ultra run

An ultramarathon off the beaten track will attract more than 200 runners before sunrise on Sunday.The 60-km run, dubbed the city’s only ultramarathon, will traverse the expanse of the East Calcutta ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Green panel seeks wetland report

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the state environment department to submit a status report detailing the action taken or will be taken against persons violating wetland norms. The principa...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

After the rain stopped

The picture was taken a little after 5pm on Thursday.The rainbow appeared as the sun came out after a spell of rain. Social media was abuzz with pictures. “Life says often the brightest colours...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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