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North East  /  Published 06.08.20

Oil blowout noise inducing trauma

A youth organisation representing blowout-hit people at Baghjan in Assam has apprised the National Green Tribunal that the affected are experiencing “extreme mental agony and physical discomfort...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Emission, road dust to blame for air pollution

The final report of the air pollution source apportionment study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has found that roadside dust and vehicular emission form the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Divide and throw

Tapan Saha, retired senior scientist, Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management, shocked the audience by telling them that the world’s average virtual water consumption per person wa...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Naihati senior citizens seek curbs on festival noise nuisance

Over 200 elderly residents of Naihati have submitted a petition requesting the administration to ban high-decibel audio systems and loud firecrackers during Kali Puja this weekend.The signatories, who...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Green panel seeks wetland report

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the state environment department to submit a status report detailing the action taken or will be taken against persons violating wetland norms. The principa...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.07.19

SC sets terms for Meghalaya mining

The Supreme Court has set aside the ban on coal mining in Meghalaya imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) since April 2014, but ruled that the state would have to enforce mining laws.The apex c...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.06.19

Skill training for Meghalaya mining ban-hit

More than 100 people in Meghalaya’s East and West Jaiñtia Hills districts have come forward to register themselves for skill training programmes, to help them overcome the disastrous impact on the ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

High time wildlife conservation got its due

Sir — It is heartening that the National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to specify the boundary of the Hastinapur wildlife sanctuary within six months. The t...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Levy tax on plants for illegal coal use: Panel

A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recommended that royalty and taxes should be realised from cement and thermal power plants which utilised illegally mined coal after th...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.19

Better work hours make more sense than 'dating leave'

Sir — On the occasion of Lunar New Year, two Chinese firms are reportedly offering ‘dating leaves’ to single women above the age of 30. The age clause shows that society is discriminatory in alm...
By The Telegraph in


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