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News  /  Published 15.03.22

Municipal workers burn dry leaves along Ballygunge road despite ban since 2016

Many residents of Ballygunge Circular Road woke up on Monday to a strong smell caused by burning of fallen leaves by waste collectors of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) along the thorough...
By Anasuya Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.22

Official confirms illegal mining

A deputy commissioner of a district in Jharkhand has admitted before the eastern zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) that illegal mining has taken place in Dhajwa Pahad (hills) as people&rsquo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 09.03.22

‘Zero-emission’ German technology mastic asphalt for Red Road

Red Road, which served as a British airstrip roughly for three years during World War II, will get its top cover re-laid with a layer of mastic asphalt which will be prepared using a ‘zero-emiss...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.03.22

Green tribunal forms expert committee for eco-friendly repair of Howrah bridge

The port trust further stated that due to the bad condition of the road and footpaths on the bridge, there has been a lot of water leakage and corrosion to its iron supports. In response, the bench, ...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 11.02.22

National Green Tribunal orders Bengal govt to clean up Kestopur and Bagjola canals fast

The eastern zonal bench of the tribunal comprising Justice R. Amit Sthalekar and expert member Saibal Dasgupta asked the chief secretary “to look into the matter personally and take necessary st...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.22

Bio-medical waste glare on state

The eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal has slammed the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) for not taking any actions against defaulting hospitals and healthcare facilities ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.22

Palamau’s illegal mining data sought

Jharkhand has been making headlines for its illegal stone mining for a long time now.  After the allegations of illegal stone mining in Dhajwa were raised by the villagers, circle officer Pandu ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Policies, awareness needed to help smokers quit

Up in smoke Sir — Where there is a will, there is a way. But for most smokers in India, it seems that their will to quit burns out faster than their cigarettes. What else explains the findings ...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 20.11.21

CNG project faces ‘stiff resistance’ in Bengal, mayor vows completion in 18 months

The possibility of CNG (compressed natural gas), the green transport fuel, reaching Kolkata through pipeline has received a jolt. The Bengal government has told the National Green Tribunal that there...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.11.21

Sealdah, Howrah stations get 2 weeks to reply on green measures

A two-member bench of the National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the Sealdah station authorities to inform it within two weeks about the setting up a of sewage treatment plant and finalise a solar in...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


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