West Bengal to Get a New Sea Port

West Bengal is often neglected as a coastal state of India. While the shore length of West Bengal is long enough, most of it lies in the active delta region of Ganga-Brahmaputra, which is the largest in the world. Only a small part of the East Medinipur coast, around the beach resort town of Digha,Continue reading “West Bengal to Get a New Sea Port”

Cleaning the Ghats of Kolkata (Part 1)

The Bhagirathi-Hooghly river flows through one of the most densely populated regions in India. Starting from Berhampore in Murshidabad, Nabadwip-Mayapur in Nadia, along the Hooghly industrial region of Bandel-Naihati, Chandannagar, Chinasurah, Serampore-Barrackpore, culminating at Kolkata-Howrah, the most densely populated region in entire eastern India. It is thus a hectic task to keep the Bhagirathi-Hooghly riverContinue reading “Cleaning the Ghats of Kolkata (Part 1)”

ROLE OF SCIENCES FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT – TODAY AND TOMORROW

What exactly do peace and development refer to? Peace in today’s world can very well be described as a sort of abstract utopian concept longed for, ie a common goal and state of rest. This is clearly contradicted and humiliated in today’s world with the ongoing thirst and hunger for power, territory, and capital. AtContinue reading “ROLE OF SCIENCES FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT – TODAY AND TOMORROW”

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