Premature deaths rise as air quality drops in tropical cities

Study reveals huge annual rise in pollutants has proven to be a major health hazard in tropical cities

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Began in 1757, Kolkata Durga Puja is recognised as ‘intangible heritage’ by UNESCO

Kolkata’s Durga Puja, the second event from West Bengal to be recognised as 'intangible heritage' by UNESCO, was known as a rich man affair till the late 1700s.

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Bengal: Sovabazar Rajbari celebrates Janmasthami for almost 260 years

Sovabazar Rajbari’s Janmasthami celebrations began around 1758 and follow rituals mentioned in ‘Bhavishya Purana’ Kolkata, West Bengal, 31 Aug

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Kolkata Gets Its First CNG Bus To Reduce Cost And Pollution

Kolkata: In a bid to reduce pollution, West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) has launched CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) bus services in Kolkata. State Transpo


Amit Shah’s 2-day visit to West Bengal is cancelled

Amit Shah’s two-day Kolkata visit that was scheduled to begin on January 30 has been cancelled, party’s state president Dilip Ghosh informed on Frid


Mamata Banerjee reacts to ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans at a government event in Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee reacts to ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan during the event to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose West Bengal Chief


Amit Shah pays tribute to Swami Vivekanand in Kolkata

During a two-day visit to Kolkata Amit Shah paid tribute to Swami Vivekanand at Ramakrishna Ashram Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: Union Home Minister and B

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8 country-made firearms seized by STF in Kolkata, 2 arrested

The Special Task Force (STF) has seized eight country-made firearms allegedly from two arms dealers

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Vehicle Carrying 1000 kg explosives intercepted by Kolkata Police Special Task Force; 2 arrested

Both the driver and a helper of the matador carrying explosives have been arrested. They have been identified as Indrajit Bhui, 25, and Padmolochon Dey, 31. Kol

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