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Rain Gods Kind On Bengal But Conservation Must Continue, Says Expert

Rain Gods Kind On Bengal But Conservation Must Continue, Says Expert
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board chairman, Kalyan Rudra stresses on the need for water conservation, saying that groundwater has limited resource and overexploitation will lead to depletion ...
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To Fight Plastic Menace, School Children In Siliguri Organise ‘Unplastic Ploggers Run’ On World Environment Day

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

Ahead Of World Environment Day Siliguri Locals Join Hands To Revive Mahananda - A dying River
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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

Economic Growth Reducing Groundwater Faecal Pollution In North India, Finds A Study Conducted By IIT Kharagpur
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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

West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal
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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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Kolkata To Have 5 More Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Stations By March

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Air Pollution News West Bengal
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

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

More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months
Electric Vehicles News West Bengal
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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West Bengal’s Nadia Is Educating School Students About Menstrual Hygiene Management With One Of A Kind Initiative

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

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Air Pollution News West Bengal
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: Kolkata’s Air Becomes ‘Severe’ On New Year’s Day, Says West Bengal Pollution Control Board

Air Pollution: Kolkata’s Air Becomes 'Severe' On New Year's Day, Says West Bengal Pollution Control Board
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According to an official from West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB), one of the key factors for Kolkata’s air quality to deteriorate to severe levels due to pollution caused by bursting of firecrackers to celebrate the New Year ...
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Air Pollution: Air Quality In North Kolkata Reaches ‘Severe’ Level

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Air Pollution News West Bengal
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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