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Environmental Engineering
Career  /  Published 12.01.22

Career in Environmental Engineering: Where to study, entrance exams and job prospects

Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology are mandatory subjects in Class XII for Environmental Engineering...
By Saikat Chakraborty

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.21

Uneven burden: air pollution

Breathing has become injurious to health. Two recent studies have identified the double burden of air pollution in India in different ways. A study published in Nature by researchers at the ...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Kolkata reflects water wastage and deficit, call for water meters ignored

Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharyya of the CPM, who was mayor from 2005 to 2010, did not go ahead with the proposal either. KMC engineers said that since the civic boards were not in favour of imposing water...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 16.12.21

Environment takes back seat in Kolkata civic elections

Cleaning Calcutta’s air Scrapping old smoke-belching vehicles Bringing clean fuel to the city Protecting the East Calcutta Wetlands Restoring network of canals Enforcing noise rules ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.21

History of firecrackers offers clues to silence them

The big bang began with the baozhu. Almost two hundred years before the birth of Christ, the Chinese — the progenitors of many human inventions — had committed the original sin: they ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

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Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Green bench seeks wetland damage report

The National Green Tribunal has asked an expert committee being set up by it to complete the assessment of environment damage within the East Calcutta Wetlands due to the “unauthorised and indis...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 31.12.20

Drive to cut ironing stall pollution

The West Bengal pollution control board (WBPCB) has started the process of distributing 10,000 free LPG-powered iron pressers among roadside laundry stalls in Calcutta, Bidhannagar and Howrah to reduc...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Worst air on BT Road

The air quality recorded on the BT Road campus of Rabindra Bharati University has been the worst while that of Rabindra Sarobar has been the best in the city, a study of the last fortnight’s res...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.20

Smoke screen: Vehicular pollution

Sometimes the real picture emerges even if the smoke has not quite cleared. That is what seems to have happened with regard to the findings of a study by the National Environmental Engineering Researc...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Report nails goods carrier pollution

Goods vehicles are responsible for the bulk of automobile pollution in Calcutta and Howrah and the proportionate share is more in Howrah, a study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Ins...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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