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News  /  Published 02.07.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation policy halves gap between hoardings in Kolkata

A new draft advertisement policy prepared by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has reduced the minimum distance required between two hoardings from 16ft, as is required now, to 8.2ft, raising ap...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.22

Pollution: State ranked 8th

Jharkhand is India’s eighth most polluted state with the concentration of fine particulate matter called PM2.5, used to grade air quality, at 61.6 micrograms per cubic metre, according to the Ai...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 30.06.22

Fine and reward to check plastic use in Kolkata, rest of West Bengal

The state government will slap a fine of Rs 500 for selling and stocking thin plastic carry bags and other banned plastic items and give a reward of Rs 500 for a valid complaint regarding any manufact...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.06.22

Green activists unsure about implementation of new plastic law effective from next month

Green experts remain doubtful about the implementation of the new plastic norm that will come into effect in West Bengal from Friday, citing the futility of such norms brought over the last two decade...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 15.06.22

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles found dead in East Midnapore

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles protected under the Wildlife Protection Act were found dead in the Balageria–Hatiari canal near Alua village of East Midnapore on June&...
By The Plurals News Network

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News  /  Published 14.06.22

West Bengal bans plastic bags below 75 microns of thickness from next month

The West Bengal government has decided to ban the use of plastic bags below 75 microns of thickness in the state from July 1.  Urban development and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim confi...
By PTI

News  /  Published 11.06.22

Amity Children Science Foundation signs MoU with IPCA

The MoU was signed for the funding and commercialization of a Science project, ‘Eco-Lution’ ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Kolkata students gain new perspective about world

Students of Ruby Park Public School celebrated Rabindra Jayanti with a cultural programme. The Pre-primary children immersed themselves in craft-making photo frames, colouring pictures of Rabindranath...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Kolkata

India  /  Published 08.06.22

Use of coal banned in Delhi-NCR from 2023

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has issued directions to ban the use of coal in industrial, domestic and other miscellaneous applications in the entire Delhi-NCR region from January 1...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Kolkata air was second worst among 4 metros in October to December 2021

The city’s air quality dropped from “good” to “very unhealthy” in the last three months of 2021, says a report released by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board on Sund...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


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