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Ecology
News  /  Published 15.03.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation seeks private role in pond conservation

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is mulling over handing water bodies in the city at minimal cost to non-profit firms, clubs and other organisations against obligatory pisciculture. “Legal o...
By The Plurals News Network in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.22

A mountain of concern

Ecological concerns are getting overridden by political-economic gains. The Supreme Court judgment on the Char Dham highway development project is being criticized for this very reason. The Rs 12,000 ...
By Shruti Jain

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Burning dry leaves at Rabindra Sarobar raise eco concern

A heap of garbage containing mostly dry leaves was found burning on the Rabindra Sarobar premises on Thursday morning, raising suspicion among regular visitors that it was intentionally set on fire by...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.20

Fatal fashion

Sir — Sankarshan Thakur must be lauded for speaking the hard truth in his article, “Compliant and complicit” (Sep 2). Indeed the series of brutal and heartless incidents taking place...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Ranchi station to get eco-smart

The South Eastern Railway has started preparing an action plan to make the A-category Ranchi railway station eco-smart.Sources said besides Ranchi, Digha — an A-category station that falls under Kha...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

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Opinion  /  Published 15.06.20

The Elephant in the Room

Earlier this month, the death of a female pregnant elephant in Kerala’s Mannarkkad forest range in Palakkad evoked a public furore. Initial reports suggested a deliberate ploy to kill the elephant, ...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.20

From aid to gain

The Covid-19 crisis poses many challenges for India. One front that is almost taken for granted. Today, when the world faces the threat of a virus, India as of late April 2020 could declare a food gr...
By Mahesh Rangarajan

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

Fake meat will save us

I plopped down in the sports bar Thursday to watch World Cup soccer and eat my first fake meat burger. I don’t mean to slight the surging U.S. women’s team, but the plant-based protein slab made ...
By Timothy Egan / New York Times News Service

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.19

Romeo the frog found a Juliet, thanks to app

Never has there been a story of greater woe than that of Romeo and his Juliet. History, evidently, repeats itself — but not as tragedy: the Bolivian ‘Romeo’ has been united with his Juliet. So w...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 28.12.18

Govt eases coastal zone restrictions

The Union cabinet has approved changes in coastal zone rules that will expand the area available for activities, including the establishment of tourism infrastructure, along the country’s beaches.Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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