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News  /  Published 20.07.22

Kolkata among list of cities with improvement in air quality

Kolkata has witnessed an overall improvement in PM10 concentration in the air in the last four years.  Only 95 out of 132 non-attainment cities covered under the National Clean Air Programme (NC...
By My Kolkata & PTI

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Kolkata second most polluted metro city in India

But Kolkata’s rise in average PM 2.5 level during 2021 was highest among all Indian metros with Delhi rising about 15 per cent, Mumbai by 8 per cent while Chennai and Bangalore almost remaining ...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Most female PhD candidates are overlooked when it comes to grants

Grave imbalance Sir — A skewed gender representation in any field can cause a plethora of problems. A nationwide survey has found that women make up only 13 per cent of scientists or science fa...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.22

Still gasping: clean air mission

The fight against air pollution is long and arduous. Three years after the launch of the National Clean Air Programme — it aims to reduce air pollution by 20-30 per cent by 2024, particularly in...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.01.22

Clean air have-nots & a have

Reward for electing Prime Minister Narendra Modi a second time: breathing privileges. Varanasi city, which falls in Modi’s constituency, cut its toxic PM (particulate matter) 2.5 level by more ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


India  /  Published 26.12.21

Environment report on cards

Delhi will publish its first 'State of Environment Report' next year that will have data on all key areas, including sewage, water quality, waste collection and segregation etc., put together ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Clean air funds lie unused in Dhanbad

Hubban Mallick, Director of Pay and Clean service, which is looking after the operation and maintenance of the five dust sweeping machines, said that they have been operated for less than seven months...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.21

Mega green drive for Dhanbad

As per the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), Dhanbad gears up to control air pollution with a plantation drive planned by the forest department. The district forest department is carrying out inten...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.20

State left out of clean air initiative

The world is set to observe the first ever International Clean Air for Blue Skies Day on Monday, but at least five highly polluted cities of Jharkhand are yet to make it to the non-attainment list of ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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