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News  /  Published 14.09.22

Kolkata to join green pledge global list

Kolkata is going to be the first Indian city to join a global list of cities pledging to adopt a pathway for a future free of fossil fuel, a movement that was initiated in 2020 and has gained momentum...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.09.22

Mangrove plates from Sunderbans for Puja in the Netherlands

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By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.22

College near river seeks mangrove cover

 Students and teachers of Chandernagore College, with the help of a Sunderbans-based NGO, on Friday planted 250 mangrove saplings on the banks of the river Hooghly in a bid to stop soil erosion a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 08.09.22

Curb noise pollution: Green body places 11-point demand, PCB promises actions

The DJ menace “There may be several directives but the ground reality is completely different. There should be clear directives and communication from the PCB and environment ministry about ban...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 08.09.22

Hulladek Recycling hosted ‘Freedom from E-Waste’ Campaign in August

One is aware of biodegradable and non-bio-degradable wastes. But a third category of e-wastes has become more prevalent especially in the last two years. With heavy dependence on electronic devices, t...
By Subhadrika Sen

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News  /  Published 08.09.22

Manas Bhuiya bats for environment campaigns in vernacular languages

“We can frame rules, but the man on street should be made aware about the danger to his and everyone’s health if loud music is played without break from a close distance for hours,” ...
By PTI

News  /  Published 07.09.22

Despite lower level of PM2.5 in 2019, no room for complacency: Bhuiya

Quoting the state pollution control board, West Bengal’s environment minister, Manas Bhuiya, on Wednesday said Kolkata’s PM2.5 level in 2019 was lower than what was cited in a recent inter...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 07.09.22

Disc jockey music draws state environment minister Manas Bhuiya’s ire

West Bengal environment minister Manas Bhuiya on Tuesday asked the West Bengal State Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to be stringent with noise violators, especially those who play high-pitched music ...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.22

Decoding monsoons

Exiled to a desolate monastery, a love-sick yaksha in Kalidasa’s Meghadhuta urges a monsoon cloud to take a message to his lover. Arab sailors in the early eighth century would look up to the sk...
By Manimala Roy

News  /  Published 06.09.22

No rescue boat bar at Rabindra Sarobar, says National Green Tribunal

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has never “restrained” the use of rescue boats in the Rabindra Sarobar, the tribunal told the custodians of the lake, the KMDA, on Monday. The KMDA had a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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