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

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

West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State
Malnutrition News Swasth India West Bengal
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

Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres
News Plastic Waste West Bengal
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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Clean Environment, Water And Plastic Waste Dominate Durga Puja Pandal Themes In Kolkata

Kolkata Set To Celebrate Durga Puja With A Green Twist
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Owing to the rising pollution and depleting water levels, Durga puja committees in Kolkata have come up with green themes for their marquees to raise awareness on environment conservation ...
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Plastic Free Siliguri: Get Free Food In Exchange Of 500 Gram Plastic

Plastic Free Siliguri: Get Free Food In Exchange Of 500 Gram Plastic
News West Bengal
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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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
News West Bengal 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

Ahead Of World Environment Day Siliguri Locals Join Hands To Revive Mahananda - A dying River
News Rivers Of India West Bengal
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
News West Bengal
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
News West Bengal
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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