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News  /  Published 12.01.23

Kolkata air more toxic this winter

The city’s average air quality index (AQI) in December 2022 was 254, about 26 per cent higher than the average AQI of December 2021...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.01.23

Level of PM2.5 in Kolkata’s air improves marginally over last four years

Report shows annual average concentration of PM2.5 in Kolkata reduced from 56 microgram per cubic metre of air in 2019 to 50 microgram...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 10.01.23

Delhi most polluted city in India in 2022

PM2.5 pollution in the national capital has reduced by over 7 per cent in four years, from 108 micrograms per cubic metre in 2019 to 99.71 micrograms per cubic metre in 2022...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.23

Delhi bans BS3 petrol, BS4 diesel cars

For now, the ban is likely to be in place till Friday. If the air quality improves, the ban could be lifted before Friday: Transport department official...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.23

GRAP stage III invoked in Delhi-NCR

The national capital's 24-hour average air quality index stood at 400 on Friday, just a notch below the severe category...
By PTI in New Delhi

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News  /  Published 06.01.23

Bursting of green crackers in Kolkata with 'poor AQI' violated apex court order: Experts

Pollution Control Board and Kolkata Police locked in blame game...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 05.01.23

Waste set on fire on New Town field

On Wednesday, dense black smoke billowed from a field opposite Eco Park...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.01.23

Delhi lifts construction ban

Capital's 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) stood at 343 at 4 pm, improving from 385 on Tuesday...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 04.01.23

Not enough KMC personnel to enforce plastic ban in Kolkata, says Firhad Hakim

Mayor to talk to West Bengal Pollution Control Board, considers empowering cops to fine violators...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.01.23

Availability, lack of action lead to plastic ban flout in Kolkata

Bags that are less than around 50 micron in thickness are loosely called single use plastic bags because they do not have any recycle value...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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