West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.22

Jungle Mahal: 33% dip in LPG use

A survey conducted by a team of researchers on the use of LPG in Jungle Mahal, the poorest region of Bengal, has revealed that the use of 14.2kg domestic cylinders has come down by over 33 per cent in...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.22

LPG price: Women switch to firewood

The consistent surge in prices of LPG cylinders over the past few months has prompted many forest villagers of Alipurduar district to opt for firewood for cooking, which not only harms forests but als...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Boys injured in bomb explosion

Two minor boys suffered injuries after a crude bomb exploded while they were collecting firewood at a litchi plantation in Malda district’s Old Baburhat village on Tuesday. Sources said Nur Isl...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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