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Pollution
Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

NGT seeks CNG status report from Bengal

The eastern zonal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the state government to submit the status report on bringing the environment-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) to Calcu...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.07.21

Technical flaw fells Delhi govt's pollution plea

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain on technical grounds Delhi government’s plea for directing the closure of 10 coal-fired thermal power plants in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Prades...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.21

Jharia residents demand cleaner air

A group of over two dozen residents of Jharia on Thursday launched a series of agitations, titled Yuddh-pradushan ke viruddh (war against pollution) to protest against the dangerous levels o...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 17.06.21

PUC certificates now uniform across India

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification to make the PUC (Pollution Under Control) certificate for all vehicles uniform across the country and also to link the PUC databas...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.21

Tolly’s Nullah, now a sewage canal: Report

Tolly’s Nullah has turned into a sewage canal, devoid of living organisms, a state pollution control board report has pointed out. According to the report, based on water samples collected in F...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

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India  /  Published 11.06.21

Ganga samples collected for virus test in Bihar

A team of scientists from various central institutions has started collecting samples from the Ganga in Bihar to test the presence of coronavirus in the water. The move comes after the Centre initiat...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.21

The century of wars

The beginning of the year, 2000, had brought great excitement among people of all continents. That was the year marking the beginning of not just a new century but also a new millennium. Many names we...
By G.N. Devy

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Jheel not fit for wildlife: Report

The Santragachhi jheel, an abode of migratory birds, has become extremely polluted and is no longer fit to harbour any wildlife and fish, showed a recent West Bengal Pollution Control Board report. T...
By Jayanta Basu in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.21

E-buses to replace diesel-run fleet

The fleet of diesel-powered government buses in Calcutta will be replaced by electric buses to curb the rising levels of air pollution, transport minister Firhad Hakim said on Monday. “From now...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.06.21

Have we really gone Green?

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By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Lucknow, New Delhi, Nadia, Bikaner/Jaipur


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