West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Science Day tribute to Periodic Table

Quiz, debate, skits — Salt Lake School celebrated National Science Day and World Environment Day together with all these activities and more. Prof Susanta Lahiri of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics...
By Shatadipa Bhattacharya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Delhi public health emergency

A Supreme Court-mandated panel on Friday declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned all construction activities till November 5.As pollution level in the region entered the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.18

Set to reach emission goal on time: India

India is on track to achieving its 2030 targets to curb its greenhouse gas emissions, environment minister Harsh Vardhan asserted at a global climate summit on Monday and asked developed countries to ...
By Jayanta Basu in Katowice (Poland)

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.10.19

Cracker curbs tough to enforce: cops

The state is ill-prepared in enforcing the Supreme Court fiat on cracker bursting for only two hours on Diwali night.While Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) prefers to pass the enforceme...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.11.18

Ranchi ponds cry for post-Chhath clean-up

By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.10.18

Goddess in green avatar

The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for, Ernest Hemingway had once observed.Bharatiya Yuvak Sangh, which has been organising Durga Puja in Bakri Bazaar for the past six decades, has decided t...
By A Correspondent in Ranchi

Odisha  /  Published 02.10.18

Ganjam collector seeks people’s help

The district administration and the civic authority had discussed the issue with polythene traders of Berhampur and officials of the Ganjam Chamber of Commerce and sought the traders’ co-operation t...
By Sunil Patnaik in Berhampur

Odisha  /  Published 02.10.18

Bhubaneswar targets malls, markets on polythene ban

The civic body has started making plans to impose the ban on single-use plastic in the city as enforcement of the prohibition began on Tuesday. The government has banned use of plastic in Cuttack, Bhu...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.19

Horrifying devastation of biodiversity

The doomsday clock continues to tick. A comprehensive, first-of-its kind report put together by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has come up with in...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Sunderban Tiger awareness gets a shot in the arm

On International Tiger Day, the US Consulate General of Calcutta, Nature, Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS) and Environ — Life in Wild, organised an interactive session titled ‘Sundarban Tig...
By Priyanka Roy in


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