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Waste-to-wealth formula takes slumgirl to Lima

KOLKATA: At the East Kolkata Wetlands, Mrinmoyee Naskar has taught dozens of women how to churn out office stationery and 'papier mache' gift items from discarded papers. On Saturday, she will travel more than 18,000km to tell the world how to turn ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago

Wetlands area goes up, but only on paper

KOLKATA: Even as a powerful criminal-politician-builder-police nexus gnaws at the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW), eroding its character every passing day, its management authority has submitted a status report to the ministry of environment and forests ...
 Times of India1 month ago "Arabul suspension will check illegal encroachment"  The Statesman1 month ago Wetlands: Political intervention hobbles cops in stopping illegal construction  The Statesman2 months ago Promoters fill up land fenced illegally  The Statesman2 months ago

Greenery, wetlands face road-widening axe

KOLKATA: After the heart of the city, it's time for the trees in its buffer to experience the axe effect. Trees in large number are being felled along the Basanti Highway, the gateway to the Sunderbans for tourists from the city. Situated just on ...
 Times of India10 hours ago

Awards for solutions from India

IT began as an effort to provide dignity to some of the rag-pickers in Kolkata four years ago, and quickly developed into an effective urban waste collection and recycling model that is now helping avoid over 500 tonnes of CO2-equivalent emissions ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Connected all the way

Hidco to set up Wi-Fi corridor for Rajarhat-New Town Statesman news service Kolkata, 24 October A Wi-Fi corridor being set up by Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) is the latest feather in the cap for Rajarhat-New Town ...
 The Statesman2 months ago
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Book review: Ecosystem Management mocks 'runaway consumerism'

Ecosystem Management: Towards Merging Theory and Practice Dhrubajyoti Ghosh Nimby Books Rs 390, PP 270 This Dhrubajyoti Ghosh book touches on ecological theories and natural resource management projects. The fish farmers, who formulated ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Book review Ecosystem Management mocks runaway consumerism  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

India's 100 Smart City Program

Technology Planning and Analysis Posted by on November 26 2014 We have been hearing the term smart city ever since the Information Technology revolution hit India in the late 1990s. First it was Hyderabad, which was often referred to also ...
 IDG Connect1 month ago
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