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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

To celebrate Chhath and prevent pollution of river Mahananda, local people and municipal body of Siliguri district of West Bengal built a number of artificial ponds for the rituals ...
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State

The topmost priority in the five-step agenda, laid down by the West Bengal government and UNICEF to address malnutrition, is empowering families, children and young people to demand nutritious food by improving nutrition education ...
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Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres
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Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres

West Bengal’s Forest Range Officer Papan Mohanta's experiments have become an inspiration for locals as some schools have also created gardens using plastic waste ...
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Smile On Wheels Provides Access To Primary Healthcare To The Poor At Their Doorstep In 22 States
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Smile On Wheels Provides Access To Primary Healthcare To The Poor At Their Doorstep In 22 States

Smile on Wheels is a custom-tailored mobile medical unit van that provides free of cost door step consultation, basic medical tests medicines to underprivileged ...
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater

In a bid to conserve water, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will be working on identifying the best available and affordable technologies for wastewater treatment and to provide solutions to the challenges of water use in both rural and urban areas ...
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Plastic Free Siliguri: Get Free Food In Exchange Of 500 Gram Plastic
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Plastic Free Siliguri: Get Free Food In Exchange Of 500 Gram Plastic

The initiative of providing free food in favour of 500 gms of plastic waste has been started by the alumni of Goethals Memorial School and Nishkam Khalsa Sewa ...
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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
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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

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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