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News  /  Published 11.05.22

DUK partners with UNEP and WHO to host workshop on disaster preparedness

The workshop, to be held from May 16 to May 27, is an effort towards capacity building in the use of modern technologies in disaster preparedness ...
By PTI

News  /  Published 13.04.22

IIT professor proposes audit of Kolkata tram routes to boost sustainable transport

While a range of key issues came up for discussion – from solar power to green housing to flooding – the issue of transport, particularly trams, dominated the discussion. “We are at...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Noise and air pollution triggering sleep disorders in Kolkatans, say doctors

Rajarshi Neogi, a psychiatrist, pointed out that insomnia has increased during Covid, particularly in people confined to their homes. “Work from home is completely destroying sleep discipline an...
By The Plurals News Network

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Work-life balance is a pipe dream for Indians

Different realities Sir — Belgium has announced that it will be offering employees a four-day workweek as part of the changes in its labour laws. Although employees will have to work for 10 hou...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.21

Kerala faces nature’s wrath due to human errors

‘God’s Own Country’ is certainly Kerala’s grandiose moniker coined by its vibrant tourism industry. The state’s picturesque landscape, salubrious climate, and relative im...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.20

Climate cloud: Paris pact and more

Five years are enough to compile a report card on global action to mitigate climate change. The legally binding climate pact in Paris was adopted by as many as 196 countries in December 2015; it is, t...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.20

Guardians of the environment

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has observed that supporting pastoralist systems would contribute directly to achieving several Sustainable Development Goals: elimination o...
By Aastha Maggu

Style  /  Published 27.02.20

Masaba Gupta to wear out single use plastic

Masaba Gupta has launched a clothing line called ‘I Will Wear Out Plastic’ featuring clothes with detachable bags that come with the garment. It is a part of a United Nations Environment Programme...
By The Telegraph


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