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News  /  Published 21.08.22

Air pollution responsible for 1.85 lakh deaths in Kolkata

The release of 11 rapists and murderers in Gujarat sends a message that criminals from the majority community will be given impunity, said a rights activist at a demonstration against the release on S...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Science Tech  /  Published 01.02.21

How safe are bluetooth devices?

Everybody is using Bluetooth these days, but fears about radiation persist. Is it safe? There are three ways in which wireless gadgets connect to one another: WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth. The chip in a d...
By Surit Doss

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Villagers want roads to be repaired

Irate villagers, mostly women, in Nadia’s Santipur blocked NH12 at a railway crossing in Govindapur in the town for an hour on Wednesday to protest the damaged road adjacent to tracks that conne...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Clean air is a fundamental right

The Union health minister has suggested, in all seriousness, that fellow Indians should consume carrot in greater quantities to survive pollution. Even though this is the time to wield not the carrot ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Noida, Greater Noida schools shut till Nov. 5

All government and private schools up till class 12 in Noida and Greater Noida will remain closed on November 4 and 5 in the wake of spike in the pollution level, officials said on Sunday.The Gautam B...
By PTI in Noida

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India  /  Published 23.02.20

Veil off doctors’ bid to stall e-cigarette ban

Dozens of doctors had joined coordinated and independent campaigns to stall the Narendra Modi government’s slow tilt towards a ban on electronic cigarettes legislated by Parliament in December 2019,...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.20

Coronavirus: 2 persons kept under watch in Mumbai

Two persons who returned from China were kept under medical observation in Mumbai for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus which has infected a large number of people in the neighbouring country...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 13.11.19

Delhi-NCR's air quality nears 'emergency' category

Delhi-NCR gasped for breath on Wednesday as the noxious smog resulting from raging farm fires and unfavourable weather pushed pollution levels in the region towards the 'emergency' zone for the second...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Delhi-NCR pollution level shoots up

The pollution level in Delhi and satellite towns shot up again on Sunday morning, with the air quality bordering the 'severe plus' category at several places.A slight increase in the wind speed and a ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Delhi's air quality in 'emergency' category

The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital's pollution levels increasing overnight by around 50 points, taking the overall air quality index to 459.A Central ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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