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44th Eastern India Science Fair begins at BITM

Kolkata, Jan 8 (IBNS): 44th Eastern India Science Fair and 18th Engineering Fair were inaugurated by Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal at Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) here on Tuesday.

With worst AQI, Kolkata becomes India's most polluted metro

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IBNS): Surpassing Delhi, Kolkata has become the most polluted metropolitan in India, in last 72 hours, with a 'very poor' and 'hazardous' Air Quality Index (AQI), reports said.

Political party hoardings scarring Kolkata should be removed: Roopa Ganguly

Kolkata, Sep 6 (IBNS): Hoardings of political parties are part of the collective garbage that ails Kolkata, said actor and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly while speaking at the second Behtar India Go Green City summit, presented by DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance, at Birla High School.

Hyperloop gains traction worldwide

Transportation pioneers in the United States and India have converged on a sustainable, futuristic solution -- the hyperloop, a high-speed pod in a vacuum tube travelling at airplane speed. Yanqi Xu and Brooke Vaughan from USA and Souryaprokas Bhaduri and Maiyankini Bose from India report

Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan assured all types of cooperation to save wildlife and Mangrove forest of Sunderban

Kolkata, Apr 10 (IBNS): Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan have assured all types of cooperation to save wildlife and Mangrove forest of Sunderban. 

NASA scientist talks on 'Life beyond Earth'

Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): Senior Research Scientist from NASA, Goutam Chattopadhyay, recently delivered a popular lecture on 'Life beyond Earth' in Kolkata.  

March for preserving greenery and ecology in an around Rabindra Sarovar

Kolkata, Sept 9 (IBNS): In an unique effort, several hundreds of nature lovers, eco-enthusiasts and students from various rowing , swimming and other clubs in an around Rabindra Sarovar lake took part in an awareness march to highlight the necessity of preserving the greenery and maintaining the ecology of the precious water body in south Kolkata on Saturday.

Kolkata witness biggest 'supermoon' in last 68 years

Kolkata, Nov 14 (IBNS): The people, living in Kolkata, witnessed a glimpse of the 'supermoon' on Monday evening.

Heavy downpour lashes Kolkata, impede Navami celebrations

Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS): A heavy rainfall lashed Kolkata and its outskirts on Monday, impeding pandal hopping on the penultimate day of this year's Durga Puja.

Petroleum Minister to launch Pradhan Mantari Ujjawala Yojana in Kolkata on Sunday

Kolkata, Aug 11 (IBNS): Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will launch Pradhan Mantari Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) at Nazrul Manch in Kolkata on Aug 14, 2016, an official release stated.

Kolkata: Large Rock Python rescued from train at Sealdah station

Kolkata, Aug 10 (IBNS): The Government Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) on Wednesday rescued a rare species Rock Python from an express train at Sealdah Railway Station in Kolkata, reports said.

Danfoss Energy Efficiency Yatra arrives in Kolkata

Kolkata, July 11 (IBNS): 'Danfoss Energy Efficiency Yatra', a nationwide-campaign targeted at raising awareness about energy efficiency, by Danfoss, India, a Danish company that provides climate and energy solutions, recently arrived in Kolkata.

Heavy rains lash Kolkata

Kolkata, June 13 (IBNS): After reeling under intense heat and humidity for past few days, Kolkata and its adjacent areas, including several parts of Howrah, North and South 24 Parganas and Hooghly, received a heavy downpour with thunder squall on Monday.

Thundershower with strong wind hit Kolkata

Kolkata, May 25 (IBNS): As per the Regional Meteorological Centre's warning, Kolkata and its adjoining cities received heavy thundershower with squall and storm having a wind speed of 40-50 kmph on Wednesday afternoon.

Cyclone Roanu hits Bangladesh, rains stop in Kolkata

Kolkata/Dhaka, May 21 (IBNS): Touching the coastal areas of West Bengal, cyclonic storm Roanu, which was created on the Bay of Bengal, entered the terrain of Bangladesh through Cox's Bazar coast on Saturday afternoon.