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Water Pollution
News  /  Published 15.06.22

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles found dead in East Midnapore

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles protected under the Wildlife Protection Act were found dead in the Balageria–Hatiari canal near Alua village of East Midnapore on June&...
By The Plurals News Network

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 21.04.22

Cowsheds back on the banks of Tolly's Nullah, river course as polluted as ever

“Kolkata seems to be wasting a great resource,” said an urban planner with whom this reporter shared a few photographs. ...
By Jayanta Basu

News  /  Published 13.04.22

National Green Tribunal panel to probe Saraswati river encroachment

State pollution control board has been asked to act as a nodal agency. Petitioner Datta has been directed to accompany the committee on its field visits. The committee will try to find out whether f...
By Jayanta Basu

News  /  Published 08.04.22

National Green Tribunal orders inquiry into the alleged filling up of Saraswati river

“I submitted during the hearing that though river Saraswati is polluting the Hooghly river at Tribeni in Hooghly and Sankrail in Howrah, it has not been included under the Union government&rsquo...
By The Plurals News Network

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News  /  Published 24.02.22

Kolkata school opens collection centre for e-waste

A school has launched an e-waste collection centre on its campus to create awareness about proper disposal of electronic waste. Parents, students and teachers can drop their old phones, batteries, LE...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 04.02.22

Tatas face Dutch probe

Dutch public prosecutors on Wednesday said they had launched a criminal investigation into the Dutch arm of Tata Steel and another company for alleged “intentional and unlawful” pollution ...
By Reuters in Brussels

India  /  Published 18.11.21

Six-point plan to clean Yamuna

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government has prepared a six-point plan to clean the Yamuna river to bathing standards by February 2025. He said the government is construct...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Rs 2 crore rap to state for dirty rivers

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has instructed the Mamata Banerjee government to pay an interim compensation of Rs 2 crore so that the sum can be used to reduce pollution in t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.08.21

Lake stand-in against invasion

Nearly 10 residents of Hazaribagh resorted to Jal Satyagraha agitation by standing inside the polluted Hazaribagh Lake for over five hours from 10am to protest against the encroachment of water bodies...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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