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Opinion  /  Published 14.10.21

Fading green: Forest Act amendment

The Centre has read the message wrong, once again. Environmental activists have been urging the government to ‘go green’ by protecting India’s forests. But it seems more interested i...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 11.10.21

Civic body to set up Durga idol immersion tank to curb river pollution

Kolkata Municipal Corporation will set up a tank at Doi Ghat on Garden Reach Road where Durga Puja idols can be immersed, reducing chances of pollution of the Hooghly caused by colours on the idols. ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.10.21

Help pledge for green crusaders

An environmental outfit, Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE), has promised to help green crusaders of Jharkhand in their legal battle against violators of environment laws. During a wo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Places  /  Published 01.10.21

New Town body adopts green verge

Its inauguration took place on September 19, hours before torrential rains flooded the township Despite the heavy rains, a green verge that was adopted recently by Newtown Sanskritik Sangathan, is fl...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 01.10.21

No more plants, is a promise I can’t keep: Lady with green fingers

The entrance to Susmita Bhaduri’s home is so enchanting that one feels like settling right there for the tete-a-tete. Besides plants, she has cute toy birds hung up here and there and the walls ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

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Places  /  Published 01.10.21

Home gardeners meet and exchange plants in Salt Lake and New Town

More than 150 gardening enthusiasts met under the Axis Mall flyover on a recent Sunday to exchange plants. The event was organised by NTFN’s Home Greenery wing. Convenor Chaitali Srivastava sai...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Wednesday to be worse: Officials

Coastal South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore, along with parts of the Gangetic Bengal, saw mild to heavy rainfall on Tuesday owing to  low pressure over northwest Bay of Bengal. Around 8.30pm, m...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Kalyani

Events  /  Published 27.09.21

What we can do to save Earth

School students shared ideas that could be practised in everyday life for a sustainable future like using refillable pens instead of use-and-throw ones, carrying own bags when going out and more use o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 23.09.21

Great Indian sale of its wilderness

In a meeting held on August 2021, the Standing Committee of the National Board for Wildlife, chaired by the Union environment minister, Bhupender Yadav, took a decision to levy 2 per cent of the propo...
By Prerna Singh Bindra

Places  /  Published 17.09.21

Mission green: Turning Salt Lake litter dumps into organic farms

Ananda Paul, president of CF Block’s association, has heard of Chakraborty’s suggestion in CJ Block and is keen to take it up. “Our block has 13-14 empty plots which are an eye sore...
By Snehal Sengupta, Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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