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Pollution
Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

‘Poor’ or ‘very poor’: Calcutta’s recent air quality

Average air quality over 24 hours till 11am on the days mentioned Victoria Memorial  Poor: On December 1 and 2; November 26, 27 and 29  Moderate: On November 28 and 30  Ra...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

New Town residents face fire menace

Grass and waste are being set on fire regularly on empty plots in New Town, forcing residents to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows shut as dense smoke engulfs entire blocks. On Wednesday,...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.20

Pollution killing Dhanbad

None of these steps, however, were taken, he said. “People are compelled to inhale the polluted air and become victims of various breathing related diseases like bronchitis, tuberculosis, etc,&r...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

Township drive to kill engine at signal

At least five traffic signals have been chosen for the drive. They include the ones at College More and in front of Technopolis in Sector V. The other three are located on the Major Arterial Road in N...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

India  /  Published 29.11.20

Delhi’s air quality remains poor

Delhi’s air quality remained in the ‘poor’ category on Sunday and is expected to deteriorate further due to a fall in temperatures and calmer winds. The Air Quality Index of the nat...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.11.20

Supreme Court blow to VW

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to quash the criminal cases of cheating and breach of trust  against Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited and its officials for allegedly installing &...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.20

Delhi records ‘very poor’ air quality

Delhi on Thursday recorded an air quality of ‘very poor’ category but government agencies expected it to improve with the wind speed picking up. The Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9 am was 37...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Rs 20 lakh a month: Waste fine on CMC

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has to pay Rs 20 lakh a month as environmental compensation for failing to scientifically manage waste at a dumpsite in Garden Reach and segregate waste, the state p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Waste burning continues unabated

During winter, burning of dry leaves is common as most trees shed leaves during the season. Dry leaves are gathered on the corner of a road or a ground and burnt. The CMC is empowered to fine those f...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category

Delhi's overall air quality deteriorated on Tuesday but remained in the "very poor" category with six of the 38 stations recording "severe" air quality, government agencies sai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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