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To Fight Plastic Menace, School Children In Siliguri Organise 'Unplastic Ploggers Run' On World Environment Day
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To Fight Plastic Menace, School Children In Siliguri Organise ‘Unplastic Ploggers Run’ On World Environment Day

More than 300 students collected discarded plastic items in the city as part of a cleanliness drive conducted to mark World Environment Day on June 5 ...
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Ahead Of World Environment Day Siliguri Locals Join Hands To Revive Mahananda - A dying River
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Ahead Of World Environment Day Siliguri Locals Join Hands To Revive Mahananda – A dying River

According to the Clean Mahananda Campaigners in Siliguri district of West Bengal human encroachment, illegal sand mining, construction of dams and barrages, sewage and waste dumping and deforestation has brought Mahananda River to the brink of death, terribly affecting the ecosystem of the water body ...
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Economic Growth Reducing Groundwater Faecal Pollution In North India, Finds A Study Conducted By IIT Kharagpur
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Economic Growth Reducing Groundwater Faecal Pollution In North India, Finds A Study Conducted By IIT Kharagpur

The study, which used satellite based assessments determined that economic development across 234 districts on the densely populated Indo-Ganges-Brahmaputra river basin has improved groundwater quality ...
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West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal
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West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal

Voicing dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the West Bengal government to clean the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the state to monitor the progress in the implementation of pollution laws ...
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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Kolkata To Have 5 More Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Stations By March

At present, there are eight automatic air quality monitoring stations and 75 manual stations in West Bengal, out of which 17 are in Kolkata ...
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Kolkata On Zero-Emission Pathway, CM Mamata Banerjee Flags Off 20 Electric Buses In The City, 60 More To Ply On Roads Soon
Electric Vehicles West Bengal

Kolkata On Zero-Emission Pathway, CM Mamata Banerjee Flags Off 20 Electric Buses In The City, 60 More To Ply On Roads Soon

Kolkata city gets 20 electric buses by Tata Motors, 60 more to ply on city’s roads soon which will make Kolkata lead the path for being one of the few Indian cities with heavy dependence on electric transportation ...
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More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months
Electric Vehicles News West Bengal

More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months

New Town Kolkata, which got gold certification for being eco-friendly last year plans to ply more electric vehicles to combat the rising air pollution, after receiving a positive response from the people for three electric buses deployed last year ...
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Menstrual Hygiene West Bengal

West Bengal’s Nadia Is Educating School Students About Menstrual Hygiene Management With One Of A Kind Initiative

Pink Flag movement in Nadia, West Bengal, teaches adolescent girls about menstruation through interactive activities like quiz, storytelling, essay competitions among others ...
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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Kolkata Firms Told To Cover Construction Areas To Prevent Air Pollution: West Bengal Environment Minister

In addition to covering construction areas, to curb the vehicular pollution, 15-year old commercial vehicles were denied entry in Kolkata ...
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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Air Pollution: Air Quality In North Kolkata Reaches ‘Severe’ Level

With the air quality index peaking at severe category in the residential areas of north Kolkata, Environmentalist S M Ghosh has blamed open waste burning for the situation ...
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Air Pollution West Bengal

Pollution Control Agency Not Proactive On Kolkata Air Quality: Activists

Kolkata has been observing air quality oscillating between ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ for several weeks as Environment activists hold WPCB accountable for inaction ...
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National Green Tribunal News West Bengal

Contempt Petition In NGT Over Pollution In Kolkata Lake During Chhath Puja

A Plea has been filed against the Chhath Devotees in Kolkata who defied the National Green Tribunal ban against polluting the Rabindra Sarobar lake as they offered prayers and burst crackers by the river to celebrate the festival ...
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