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News  /  Published 25.11.22

NGT directs agencies to implement control pollution recommendations in Tolly’s Nullah

Apart from the KMC, the agencies include Metro Railway, Hidco, Kolkata police and Rajpur-Sonarpur Municipality...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.11.22

Kolkata air quality ‘severe’ to ‘very poor’

The sub-index value of PM2.5, fine particulates that can cause a host of critical ailments, shot up to 406 around 2am on November 24...
By Jayanta Basu and Subhajoy Roy

Gallery  /  Published 04.11.22

Delhi struggles to breathe

According to Central Pollution Control Board data, Delhi's overall Air Quality Index (AQI) stands at 426 at 9.30 am on Friday. An AQI of above 400 is considered 'Severe' and can affect healthy people ...
By Our Web Desk

News  /  Published 04.11.22

South Kolkata worse than north in Diwali noise norm violation

Study was carried out by the state board with help from IIT Delhi, on the basis of inputs from the remote sensing stations of the board...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

News  /  Published 31.10.22

Quieter start to Chhath in Kolkata, save a few pockets

Loud music was mostly absent in the processions leading to the ghats...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 29.10.22

KMDA panel gives conditional nod for rowing in Rabindra Sarobar

Rowing had been suspended in the Sarobar since May 21, when two teenage rowers drowned in the lake during a Nor’wester...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.22

First signs of toxic air season in Kolkata, ‘poor’ at two stations, ‘moderate’ at others

Primary pollutants at both Victoria Memorial and Rabindra Bharati University were PM2.5, fine particles that can mix with the blood...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Firecracker deadline blown up in Kolkata on Diwali

Green activists say Diwali this year was noisier than 2021; violations reported on Tuesday, too...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Rain, warm weather keep Kolkata air clean on Diwali and day after

The seven air quality monitoring stations that record data continuously reported ‘good’ and ‘satisfactory’ air quality on Monday and Tuesday...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Rampant noise norm violation in Kolkata on Diwali night

The Telegraph criss-crossed the city from 8pm to 2am between Monday and Tuesday with a team from the green platform, Sabuj Mancha, on the basis of whose petition Calcutta HC had recently passed an ord...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


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