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DISASTER written on the wall

As a debate rages over the Rampal power plant and its impact on the Sundarbans, a substantive amount of information is available for us to reach some conclusion. The plant may have a far-reaching...

Concern Over Sundarbans: Govt to reply to Unesco in a week

The government will respond within a week to Unesco's concern over the Rampal power plant close to the Sundarbans and recommendation for cancellation of the project.

Rampal Plant: Construction to continue

The construction work on Rampal power plant will not be suspended despite the advice of Unesco, State Minister for Power

Construction starts late this month

Amid public criticism against the 1320 megawatt Rampal Coal Power Project, the Indo-Bangla friendship power company has nearly completed its financial arrangement to start the construction work...

Risk of losing Sundarbans

Sundarbans, a magnificent and unique ecosystem of the world, faces an existential question today with a coal power plant to

Shift it 10km away

Sundarbans, a magnificent and unique ecosystem of the world, faces an existential question today with a coal power plant

September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016

DISASTER written on the wall

As a debate rages over the Rampal power plant and its impact on the Sundarbans, a substantive amount of information is available for us to reach some conclusion. The plant may have a far-reaching...

September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016

Concern Over Sundarbans: Govt to reply to Unesco in a week

The government will respond within a week to Unesco's concern over the Rampal power plant close to the Sundarbans and recommendation for cancellation of the project.

September 25, 2016
September 25, 2016

Rampal Plant: Construction to continue

The construction work on Rampal power plant will not be suspended despite the advice of Unesco, State Minister for Power

September 22, 2016
September 22, 2016

Rampal would harm aquatic resources of Sundarbans

Hot water and chemicals to be discharged into water bodies from Rampal power plant would cause significant damage to aquatic life in the river and canal networks in the Sundarbans, said a Unesco...

September 21, 2016
September 21, 2016

Unesco calls for revised EIA

Expressing concern over the potential damages to the Sundarbans, the Unesco has requested the government to conduct a revised Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) before going ahead with the Rampal...

September 18, 2016
September 18, 2016

Keep close watch on Rampal

A number of experts yesterday called for forming an independent commission to monitor the implementation of the coal-

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

Concern rooted in lack of understanding

The soon to be built $1.49 billion Rampal coal-fired power plant has generated concern and controversy among the citizens,

September 7, 2016
September 7, 2016

Damage to Sundarbans obvious

Demanding the government scrap the Rampal power plant project, green activist Sultana Kamal yesterday said they were

September 7, 2016
September 7, 2016

10 questions: authorities answers, counter response

The National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) yesterday responded to the answers to “10 questions”

September 6, 2016
September 6, 2016

‘Rampal power plant for personal interest’

People in favour of Rampal power plant near the Sundarbans are driven by their own interests, alleges National Committee to Save the Sundarbans.