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

India  /  Published 15.10.18

Early air quality warning launched in Delhi

The Union earth sciences ministry on Monday launched an air quality early warning system to caution the public in the National Capital Region about impending pollution up to three days in advance.The ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.19

Jamshedpur school wins plastic war

A steel city school’s efforts to curb the use of plastic on campus have borne fruit. All the 2,264 students from nursery to Class V of Jusco School South Park have stopped carrying plastic tiffin bo...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.19

Stop helipad work: Green tribunal

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Bengal government to stop constructing “until further orders” a helipad at Gajoldoba, close to the Teesta barrage near Siliguri, as part of a mega tour...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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