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Now, extortion charge against TMC leader
The Hindu

Now, extortion charge against TMC leader

The livelihood of about 60 fishermen who cultivate fish in two bheris (ponds) in East Kolkata Wetland, protected under an international inter-governmental convention, is at stake. The fishermen were asked to leave the two ponds, about 100 acres in size, or ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
Environmentalists protest constructio... Siasat Daily, 1 month ago
Fighting for wetland on environment day The Hindu, 1 month ago
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Once-common fish varieties face extinction in Bengal

KOLKATA: When was the last time you dug into lata maach? Or, tasted a delicious curry of shol or pakal? Chances are, you haven't come across any of these varieties at your local market for years. For these are among more than 20 varieties of fish ...
 Times of India1 month ago IN BRIEF - Once-common fish varieties face extinction in Bengal  Fish Information & Services1 month ago

Save environment

Civilisations have come up beside rivers and have withered away when the water body changed its course. The wetlands in the eastern fringe of Kolkata are a boon the environment of the city. Recognised by the Ramsar Convention in 2002, it is the only ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Government plans zoo near Howrah

KOLKATA: The state forest department is planning to set up a zoo in Howrah's Garchumuk with an aim to attract tourists to Howrah. State forest minister Binay Burman said that the proposal has already received a nod from the Central Zoo Authority ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Kolkata celebrates World Environment Day, Victoria Memorial turns green

Home> News > west-bengal-news Kolkata, June 5 : The magnificent Victoria Memorial here was bathed in green light Thursday to mark World Environment Day as denizens of Kolkata pledged to do their bit - curbing wastage of water, planting more trees ...
 NewKerala.com1 month ago
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Heat Island Syndrome roasts concrete city

KOLKATA: It's 6.30pm. The sun is setting. But you still feel as if you were trapped in a microwave. Even at 8pm, there is no respite from the heat, indoors or outdoors. But drive into the suburbs, and you would rediscover the cool evening breeze ...
 Times of India2 months ago

BJP government has started stifling dissent

Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the BJP is showing all signs of "stifling dissent" within months after the party came to power. Referring to the Intelligence Bureau report that named Greenpeace India as an organisation that is ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

TMC strongman's aides postpone meeting with fishermen

A day after The Hindu published the news of Trinamool Congress (TMC) strongman Arabul Islam's associates allegedly threatening fishermen of two bheris (ponds) in East Kolkata Wetland with ouster from the area unless they pay Rs. 10,000 a month and ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago

IN BRIEF - Share option scheme for senior executives - Allocation of opcions 2014

Reference is made to the 2014 annual general meeting's approval of issuing 1.5m options under the Share Option Scheme for Senior Executives (scheme) with a strike price corresponding to 107.5% of the volume weighted average share price on OSE the ...
 Fish Information & Services1 month ago

Resolve Common Environmental Concerns between Bangla-Indo

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Bangladesh Poribesh Network (BEN) appeal to the Foreign Ministers of Bangladesh & India for resolve common environmental concerns between Bangladesh and India during the 25th June 2014 Meeting at Dhaka. The ...
 Energy Bangla1 month ago
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