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West Bengal Pollution Control Board
West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Pous Mela showcause

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has asked Viswa-Bharati to explain why the university will not be charged Rs 10 lakh as compensation for its alleged failure to comply with several environment ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Rs 2 lakh fine slapped for hot mix plant pollution

West Bengal Pollution Control Board (PCB) has imposed ‘environment compensation’ to the tune of Rs 2,10,000 on A. Bhai Construction, the company that used hot mix plant in the open to repair road...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Jadavpur University dengue clean-up

Jadavpur University has written to a state pollution control board vendor to remove junked machinery and computers that pose a dengue threat from the campus.Metro had reported on September 7 that the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.20

Visva-Bharati faces pollution rap for Pous Mela

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has served a showcause notice on Visva-Bharati University authorities asking why the varsity should not be asked to pay Rs 10 lakh as environmental comp...
By Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Water sprinklers to fight dust demon

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has launched a road watering project in urban areas in and around Calcutta, including Salt Lake and Rajarhat, to suppress dust that has become the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

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Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Veronica and Betty have moved on

Sir — Rumour has it that Archie, the teenage heartthrob, is set to lose his crown. The two girls who have been vying for his attention have apparently moved on. Betty and Veronica, whose inimitable ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Twin ploys to tame decibel devil during Kali Puja and Diwali

On Sunday West Bengal Pollution Control Board and police announced the combination of awareness promotion and strict actions to counter noise pollution during ensuing Kali Puja and Diwali. The model w...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

The zero-waste lady

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By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Water sprinklers to fight dust demon

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has launched a road watering project in urban areas in and around Calcutta, including Salt Lake and Rajarhat, to suppress dust that has become the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Mauling of Sarobar worsens

If Saturday was bad, Sunday was worse at Rabindra Sarobar.Worshippers descended on the premises of the south Calcutta lake to perform Chhath Puja early on Sunday and placed oil-filled lamps on the wat...
By Subhajoy Roy and Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta


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