News  /  Published 27.05.22

Green tribunal order to lessen pollution in two Kolkata canals

The special bench of the National Green Tribunal has passed a series of directives on H.K. Dwivedi, the chief secretary of the West Bengal government, on minimising pollution in the Kestopur and Bagjo...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.05.22

South Kolkata set to get enhanced water supply from mid-June

Water supply to south Kolkata is likely to get a boost following an increase in the daily production capacity of the Garden Reach water treatment plant. Kolkata Municipal Corporation has augmented th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Bidhannagar civic body to install deep borewells at Rs 15 lakh each

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is going to install 15 deep borewells fitted with high-power pumps to solve the drinking water crisis in several places, including Sukantanagar, Rajarhat and Moh...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sukantanagar

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Delhi stares at severe water crisis

The production capacity at Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla water treatment plants has dipped further as the Yamuna has "almost dried up", compounding drinking water problems in several areas...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 13.05.22

How to keep your pet summer fit

6. Diet- The most frequent complain a veterinarian receives from pet parents in summer is that their companion fur ball is not taking meals properly. This is a genuine problem and we see its effect in...
By Abhiroop Chowdhury in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 09.05.22

IIT Madras to study wastewater, alert public on possible threats

The International Centre for Clean Water is funding the research centre ...
By Our Correspondent

Science Tech  /  Published 09.05.22

How semiconductors are fabricated

Chip Factories A piece of dust invisible to the human eye can ruin a chip. So fabs have to be cleaner than a hospital operating room and need complex systems to filter air and regulate temperature an...
By Don Clark

News  /  Published 30.04.22

Four arrested for attempted theft at Nicco Park

Two men and two women were arrested for allegedly trying to steal a smartphone and wallets kept inside a locker of Nicco Park’s Wet-o-Wild water park on Thursday. The locker was allotted to a c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 30.04.22

Local youth sets up community fridge to quell thirst of pedestrians

“Many local people have also been keeping their water bottles inside my fridge. They mark their bottles before putting them inside the fridge,” Rahman said. While drinking water taps and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.04.22

Community fridge on Alimuddin Street providing free and cold water to the thirsty

Rahman emphasised that this shouldn’t be a one-off case and people from other localities can easily replicate this model. “One can procure a second-hand fridge for Rs 4,000. If enough peop...
By Vedant Karia


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