The fragile ecology of the Sundarbans delta, which is home to four million people and the Royal Bengal Tiger, is now facing a fresh threat from large-scale construction of concrete embankments all
It's unlikely schools in the city will meet a deadline in the Right to Education Act for each to have a separate girls’ toilet by 31 March 2013, though it's debatable whether the problem is a lack
With the panchayat polls round the corner, the state government in collaboration with the Israel experts will set up two drinking water projects in South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore, where the r
The ongoing extension of the electric grid to the remote islands of Sundarbans will not only adversely affect the viability of existing renewable energy projects, but will also accelerate the proce
Rampant felling of trees from the age-old dense forest of Barmessya-Ramnagar under Manbazar, Block-1 has been reported for the past few years.
The state Cabinet today approved a policy for allotment of government land to private parties for urbanisation and industrial use.
The ambitious Sajal Dhara water project, catering to the needs of five villages, has fallen flat in Burdwan as the panchayat has failed to pay power bill worth Rs 1.10 lakh.
Despite the Mamata Banerjee led-government's thrust on development in the Maoist-hit Junglemahal areas, the state government's performance in granting forest rights to the tribals there is highly d
KOLKATA, 20 NOV: Apprehending a further hike in potato prices by creating an artificial demand, agriculture marketing minister Arup Roy today said the government has decided not to extend the deadl
KOLKATA, 19 NOV: State Commerce and Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee today said opinion of the chambers of commerce will be sought before finalising the new industrial policy.
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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