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Pollution
Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

Panel to probe charges of fly ash pollution against BSL

The residents of three villages around Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) are protesting against the plying of dumpers carrying fly ash from the Ash Pond,  as they were a cause of air pollution in the area...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Covid waste of two months: 1 tonne

Hospitals, quarantine centres and diagnostic labs in Jharkhand have disposed around a tonne of Covid-19 biomedical waste in two months beginning April, figures compiled by the Jharkhand State Pollutio...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 07.06.20

Oil India wants blowout probe

Oil India Ltd on Saturday appealed to the Tinsukia administration to probe the reported death of four persons from a nearby village allegedly because of pollution caused by the May 27 oil well blowout...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Howrah the 2nd most polluted city

Howrah is the second most polluted city in the country in terms of nitrogen oxide emission, says a report by the Center for Science and Environment.Nitrogen oxide is mainly released by diesel-driven v...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.20

Lockdown gains: steel city Jamshedpur breathes easy

There has been an appreciable improvement in air quality in the three commercial hubs of Jamshedpur and the adjoining industrial belt of Adityapur, a recent survey has revealed, indicating how fewer v...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Calcutta stares at rise in pollution level: Environmentalists

Calcutta is staring at a rise in pollution levels post-lockdown due to uprooting of thousands of trees in the city by cyclone Amphan, environmentalists said.The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has...
By PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

Residents breathe uneasy

Rajendra Paswan, 48, a resident of the underground-fire-hit Mohri Bandh in Jharia has not been able to sleep after hearing Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement of allowing privat...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Dust major factor for pollution in Guwahati

Pre-monsoon showers have improved air quality in Guwahati, but there has been no impact of over a month’s lockdown on the city’s air. The Pollution Control Board Assam (PCBA) has attributed dust a...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Water sprinklers to fight dust demon

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has launched a road watering project in urban areas in and around Calcutta, including Salt Lake and Rajarhat, to suppress dust that has become the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.04.20

Over 10 Delhi, Mumbai pollution hotspots turn into green zones

With vehicles off the road and most industries shut for over a month due to the coronavirus lockdown, over 10 pollution hotspots in Mumbai and Delhi have turned into green zones recording minimal or n...
By PTI in New Delhi


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