North East  /  Published 05.06.19

Assam will be made pollution-free: CM

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said his government has a “prudent vision” to make the state pollution-free and it would come up with initiatives to achieve the goal.Addressin...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

Air monitor at Fort William

The city got its sixth automatic air pollution monitoring station on the Fort William campus on Monday.The station has been built as a background facility, meaning it is located far away from the know...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.19

Kolhan units spurn clean-air deadline

As many as 20 industrial units, in addition to 10 railway establishments, have ignored the state pollution board’s directive to install devices to provide real-time ambient air quality data by May 3...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.20

Push for medical waste disposal

The regional office of Jharkhand State Pollution Board (JSPCB) on Friday held a meeting with representatives of around 200 private clinics, hospitals and laboratories in Dhanbad and Bokaro to apprise ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

When did the pope last visit a beauty salon?

Sir — Thou shalt not gossip, the pope recently told a group of beauticians who met him on a pilgrimage. But the pope seems to be speaking of the salons of yore, where customers had to spend hours to...
By in

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.20

Medical trash safety to bin epidemics

Biomedical waste can be one of the prime reasons for epidemics. That’s why, it should be tracked, monitored and safely disposed of.The Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) regional office...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.04.19

Arson, bullets over coal dust in Dhanbad

A man was shot at and a dozen trucks were set ablaze when a clash over pollution broke out at a coal excavation site of BCCL’s Bhowra colliery here on Monday morning. Over 300 Bhowra residents prote...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 25.02.20

Polluted capital city

Delhi topped the list of most polluted capital cities in the world in 2019, according to a report that also revealed that 21 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India. Ghaziabad is the mos...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.20

Illegal quarries cause pollution

Several unauthorised stone quarries are operating in two blocks of Purulia district close to Jharkhand border, triggering dust and sound pollution and damage to homes. Villagers said a section of loca...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

Opinion  /  Published 22.02.20

Hunted down

Sir — Scientists have found that food baits placed to draw out lions at the Gir National Park to please photo-hungry tourists is affecting the big cat’s predatory skills. This is worrying; it elim...
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