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Sunderbans goes hi-tech to keep infiltrators, smugglers at bay

The porous riverine border with Bangladesh at Sunderbans are shortly to be equipped with infra-ray pillars and smart sensors.

NGT orders ban on noise, solid waste pollution in Sundarbans

The Kolkata bench of NGT, comprising Justice (retd) S P Wangdi and Dr P C Mishra, taking up the matter suo motu, prohibited the use of mikes or loudspeakers blaring music, fancy decorative lights, release of solid waste and other material in river water.

Valentine special: Top weekend getaways in Kolkata!

Valentine special: Top weekend getaways in Kolkata!

Visit these weekend getaways near Kolkata this Valentine's Day.

World Wetlands Day: Govt mulls greater role for state govts in managing wetlands

World Wetlands Day: Govt mulls greater role for state govts in managing wetlands

World Wetlands Day marks the adopting of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on 2 February in 1971.