Environmental Impact
India  /  Published 06.06.21

Central Vista revamp to raise green cover

As many as 1,753 new trees will be transplanted and 2,000 tree saplings planted in the Central Vista area under the government's ambitious redevelopment plan, which will increase the overall green...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

More deaths by toxic air in Bengal

Bengal had the second highest percentage of deaths in India caused by air pollution in 2019, said a report by an environment think-tank. The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) report, which was...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 03.06.21

Damaged Lanka ship sinks, oil spill feared

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday said that it is getting ready to deal with a possible oil spill after the fire-stricken Singapore-flagged cargo ship laden with chemicals sank in the outer Colombo Har...
By PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.21

Bengal’s sorrow

Can geography become history? The query need not necessarily be looked at as a riddle. Geography — Bengal’s riverine geography, a fragile landscape threatened with imminent destruction &md...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.11.20

Marine Drive now a garbage dump

Municipal waste collected from different points was supposed to be processed at the treatment plant to generate biogas and produce fertilizers and construction bricks. But, the project was facing hind...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


North East  /  Published 23.09.20

NGT notice on OIL projects

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change to respond within six weeks to a plea challenging its April 9 approval to Oil India Ltd’...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Delhi HC extends time for giving suggestions to draft EIA 2020

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended till August 11 the period for giving suggestions to the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification of 2020, which provides for post facto approval ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

When greenery is harmful: Parthenium a breath hazard

The empty plots of New Town are getting encroached. Not by outsiders but by certain bushes growing at break-neck speed, harming the plants and people living around it: parthenium. “For my morning w...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

The plastic 'carpet-bombing' of India

As soon as the Rajdhani leaves Delhi, a man comes around with our bottles of Rail Neer and a small bottle of hard plastic containing a thimble of spicy lassi. A bit later he comes back with the tea se...
By Ruchir Joshi in


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