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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

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.10.21

State: crackers for 2 hours only

Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board has decided to allow bursting of crackers  only for two hours from 8pm during Diwali a day after the Hemant Soren government eased lockdown curbs for the f...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.21

Novel approach: Stubble burning

Credit must be given where it is due. In an innovative move, the Centre’s apex farm research body, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, has devised a scheme to encourage farmers to adopt...
By The Editorial Board


Jharkhand  /  Published 15.10.21

Puja platform for sanitation drive

An urban body of Jamshedpur, which was ranked the best among cities in Jharkhand in the Centre’s cleanliness survey in 2020, has taken up the cudgels to spread awareness on river pollution and w...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Rs 2 crore rap to state for dirty rivers

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has instructed the Mamata Banerjee government to pay an interim compensation of Rs 2 crore so that the sum can be used to reduce pollution in t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.21

NGT slams Ranchi over report delay

The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Jharkhand government and the state pollution control board for not submitting an action-taken report on the assessment of compensation for all constructions...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.21

Plan to widen Siliguri waste management

The Bengal urban development and municipal affairs department will improve the waste management system of Siliguri in collaboration with the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA). The anno...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

NGT seeks status of jheel eviction

The eastern zonal branch of the National Green Tribunal has asked the state chief secretary and the district magistrate of Howrah to state by August 27 what actions have been taken to evict encroacher...
By Jayanta Basu in Howrah


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