News  /  Published 25.07.22

Air pollution impact on teens and 50-plus in Kolkata, West Bengal towns

State transport minister and mayor of Kolkata Firhad Hakim spoke of the need to link air pollution control and countering climate change. “I consider that good air pollution practice and good c...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 02.07.22

Smoke detected in SpiceJet flight

SpiceJet said its flight heading to Jabalpur returned to Delhi on Saturday after crew members observed smoke in the cabin at around 5,000-feet altitude. There was oil leakage in one of the engines of...
By Our Web Desk

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

World  /  Published 10.09.21

Smoke alarm in International Space Station

A smoke alarm was activated in a Russian service module on the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Thursday, and Russian news agencies reported that cosmonaut...
By Reuters in Moscow

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Roads being repaired, but method in question

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has finally started repairing the potholed roads of Salt Lake but their archaic road-laying methods have got both residents and engineers of other government agen...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Drones to fight New Town fire menace

By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

New Town residents face fire menace

Grass and waste are being set on fire regularly on empty plots in New Town, forcing residents to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows shut as dense smoke engulfs entire blocks. On Wednesday,...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.20

Bokaro declared smoke-free

Bokaro was on Thursday declared the second smoke-free district in Jharkhand after Ranchi.  Bokaro achieved the smoke-free tag following a survey by the government in compliance with various sect...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.18

Smoke stalls Metro in tunnel

A two-decade-old Metro train spewed smoke from its undercarriage and stalled while pulling out of Mahatma Gandhi Road station on Monday evening, disrupting the transport lifeline’s peak-hour schedul...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.18

Finger at oil leak for aircraft smoke

The cause of the cockpit and cabin smoke that forced an IndiGo flight to make an emergency landing on Monday night has been identified as a bearing-oil leak from the engine that seeped into the aircra...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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