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40-year-old COVID Warrior From Kolkata Believes We Can Win COVID-19 Battle By Taking Precautions

40-year-old COVID Warrior From Kolkata Believes We Can Win COVID-19 Battle By Taking Precautions
India’s Coronavirus Warriors West Bengal
Dr Kundan Chaurasia, working as a medicine specialist in a COVID ward at Peerless Hospital, Kolkata, gives us a peek into the tough life of a COVID warrior ...
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Kolkata Firm Develops Coronavirus Test Kit Costing Rs. 500

Kolkata Firm Develops Coronavirus Test Kit Costing Rs. 500
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal
Kolkata based firm GCC Biotech India has developed a COVID-19 testing kit that costs only Rs. 500 and can tests 100 patients ...
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Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal

Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal
Swasth India West Bengal
Similar to government’s mid-day meal scheme, NGO Smile Foundation’s Mission Education program addresses the issue of health and nutrition through the medium of education ...
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Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela: Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims

Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims
News West Bengal
The inmates of Dum Dum Central Correctional Home and Presidency Correctional Home have made over 50,000 jute and cotton bags, an eco-friendly solution to single-use plastic bags for distribution among the pilgrims at Gangasagar Mela ...
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Smile On Wheels Provides Access To Primary Healthcare To The Poor At Their Doorstep In 22 States

Smile On Wheels Provides Access To Primary Healthcare To The Poor At Their Doorstep In 22 States
Swasth India West Bengal
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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Heroes Of Swachh India: Dr S.P. Gon Chaudhuri From Kolkata Is Solving The Problem Of Electricity, Sanitation And Drinking Water Using Solar Energy

Heroes Of Swachh India: Dr S.P. Gon Chaudhuri From Kolkata Is Solving The Problem Of Electricity, Sanitation And Drinking Water Using Solar Energy
Independence Day
S.P. Gon Chaudhuri, an International Expert in the field of renewable energy, is addressing the three basic needs of rural India - electricity, clean drinking water, and sanitation through solar energy ...
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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 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 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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Migratory Birds Return To Kolkata’s Santragachi Lake After Citizen Led Clean-Up Drive

Santragachi lake is spread over 33 acres of land and is one of the famous nestling places forbirds in West Bengal
Swachh Warriors
Close to 4,000 birds were spotted in January this year (as against 800 in 2018) after a citizen’s group scientifically cleaned the Santragachi lake in Kolkata ...
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Kolkata Takes A Waste Management Test Before Durga Puja Festivities

Kolkata Takes A Waste Management Test Before Durga Puja Festivities
News West Bengal
While many have taken up different measures to spread awareness about waste segregation, some believe people are negligent on the issue of waste management ...
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A Story Of Hope And Reform: Kolkata Prison Inmates Make Jute Bags To Beat Plastic Pollution

Swachh Warriors West Bengal
From exhibiting jute products in prestigious exhibitions to having an exclusive boat in Kolkata’s first floating market in Patuli, the jail inmates in the city are beating plastic pollution by manufacturing jute bags ...
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Air Pollution: Kolkata Has Least Overall Emission Levels Among Mega Cities, Says A Report

Air Pollution: Kolkata fared better than Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad in terms of vehicle emission levels
Air Pollution News
Among the 14 cities that were studied by Centre for Science and Environment for their vehicle emissions, Delhi fared the worst due to highest vehicle stock, large population and long trip distances ...
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Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s Waste Management Practices Come Under State Pollution Control Board’s Scanner

Kolkata's dependency on its sole landfill has the state's pollution control board worried
News Waste Management West Bengal
Despite generating over 4,500 tonnes of waste daily, Kolkata remains dependent on the sole landfill of Dhapa which has long exhausted its capacity ...
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