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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Joydeep Thakur

Joydeep Thakur


Joydeep Thakur is a Special Correspondent based in Kolkata. He focuses on science, environment, wildlife, agriculture and other related issues.

articles by Joydeep Thakur (469 results)
Jun 19, 2019 04:39
Now owners of even white category industries would have to pay a registration fee of \u20B910,000. read more
Jun 19, 2019 03:34
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has been asked to explore the idea by the National Green Tribunal (NGT)-appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee. read more
Jun 14, 2019 01:34
Overall, India is reeling from 42% rain deficiency this month, with Jammu and Kashmir, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep the only states or Union Territories with higher-than-average rain. read more
Jun 05, 2019 06:38
The park is surrounded by Jagatpur and Wazirabad villages on the one side and some newer settlements such as Baba Colony and Sangam Vihar. read more
Jun 05, 2019 06:32
A cave in the pit was buzzing with a community of fruit bats, with some of the deadliest snakes such as the cobra visiting it to prey upon the unsuspecting chiropteran. read more
May 31, 2019 04:36
On April 19, in another report, HT highlighted how conditions for environmental clearance of the bridge, essential for any project costing more than Rs 50 crore, had been violated. read more
May 26, 2019 02:47
As the mercury hovers above the 40 degree Celsius-mark, just like humans, they, too, reel under the adverse effects of the intense heat in Delhi — a city said to have the highest bird population in the world after Nairobi. read more
May 21, 2019 06:30
Although rare, this is, however, not the first time an animal has died in the Delhi zoo because of snake bite. In September 2007, a Rhino died of a snake bite. read more
May 19, 2019 04:43
Kunal filed a plea regarding these units in Beadon Pura area in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) read more
May 19, 2019 04:39
The area, according to local traders, has around 5,000 such units with over 20,000 employees. However, shops here have been under the lens of the government watchdog after complaints from people in the area of the alleged polluting nature of the work... read more
May 15, 2019 06:22
While in the past, there have been attempts at controlling what is put into the rivers during the festivities, this is the first time that the government is planning a co-ordinated action plan to this effect. read more
May 12, 2019 04:10
Monika Dhankhar is excited with her new assignment — she will be one of the four persons who would be officiating a polling station, Ambedkar Nagar in South Delhi, the only one in the capital where persons with disabilities will conduct the election. read more
Apr 26, 2019 05:35
“We have sent letters to DPCC, DTTDC and PWD seeking their responses. Necessary actions would be taken after the agencies file their responses,” said BS Sajwan one of the members of the two-member committee. read more
Apr 26, 2019 03:58
How much does it cost to hire an elephant or a horse in Delhi? Or get a priest, who would come with flowers to perform a puja? According to the rate fixed, it is Rs 5,000 for hiring an elephant, Rs 2,500 for a horse and Rs 552 to get a priest. read more
Apr 25, 2019 05:43
Letters have also been sent to the DTTDC, the government agency that built the bridge connecting north and northeast Delhi inaugurated in November, and the Public Works Department (PWD), which is managing it now, to submit similar reports. read more