KMC INTENDS TO PLACE BIO TOILET ACROSS THE CITY

BY A STAFF REPORTER:   With Kolkata civic polls knocking at the door, Kolkata municipal Corporation has come up with a unique bio toilet. A more compressed and sophisticated version of the plastic bio toilet usually used as temporary structure for functions, the KMC produced toilets are structurally stronger with more room and complete with a basin. Revealing the design and prototype for the first time, member mayor in council of KMC, Tarak Singh claimed that the conventional civic body produced product is priced much lower than the conventional bio toilets. “We will showcase a few of these at selected places in Kolkata,” Singh said. The bio toilets were manufactured at the central stores of the KMC in Entally. Singh mentioned that the toilets can be placed at any place in the city. The KMC manufactured bio toilet is easily accessible and user friendly. 

SUDDEN SNOWFALL RAGE IN DUBLIN FEARED AS EFFECTS OF GLOBAL WARMING

Manju Dagar, Ireland: Dublin is experiencing a sudden spur of snowfall which has disrupted the daily lives of locals. Not only Dublin, but the whole of Ireland is reeling through the sudden weather change.  Local environmental activists and experts say that this drastic change of weather in Dublin is actually the result of global warming. Meanwhile, the Ciara storm continues to affect Ireland with wind gusts up to 80 mph.

STATUS YELLOW WARNING ISSUED IN IRELAND AMID STORM CIARA

Manju Dagar, Ireland: Met Éireann has issued two weather warnings for wind and rain as Storm Ciara sweeps across the Atlantic towards Ireland as the full force of its impact is set to be felt through the weekend.

A Status Yellow Wind warning for Ireland had been issued on February 8 & 9. 

Heavy rainfall and winds are continuing in Ireland and the government has issued warning to the public and shopping centres remain vacant.

SOAK IN THIS NATURAL WOODEN TREE HOUSE RESTAURANT

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, ANM News: ‘Natural Wooden Tree House Restaurant’- It may sound strange but ANM News is right here. Equipped with bamboo stairs, the restaurant is surrounded by a green, organic “hidden garden” and is on top of a tree. Situated 1 hour away from Bali in Indonesia, the restaurant has been completely constructed using wood and bamboo.

RARE BIRDS AND ANIMALS IN THIS CHINESE CITY

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, ANM News: There are various types of birds at Xishuangbanna in China. There’s even a talking Myna bird at the park in the city which greets with a ‘Hello’ in Chinese to the visitors. Several birds and peacocks are kept in the park as an initiative towards conservation and for tourists to come and have a look. Very specialised treatments are given for the conservation of these majestic birds.

VEHICLES BARRED FROM ENTERING THIS TOWN IN CHINA

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, ANM News: ANM News shows you the small town of Xizhou in China. We are at the centre of the town also known as the Central Courtyard and is the gathering point of locals. A massive pagoda dons the centre of the town as small traditional houses surround the location. Locals in Xizhou are well aware of environmental issue and take strict measures to prevent any harm to it. As a result, vehicles are not allowed to ply in the town and tourists have to walk atleast a kilometer to board the buses.

DALI- A HIDDEN PARADISE OF BUTTERFLIES

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, ANM News: ANM News is at the Butterfly Spring, a famous tourist spot at Dali in China. Local women can be seen in the area with their traditional attire. Small shops are spread around the area. The spring is surrounded by numerous bamboo trees. The Butterfly Spring is bubbling with tourist activity and is a beautiful spot for its scenic beauty and the home-grown butterflies.

2050: CHINA FOCUSES ON ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND TECHNOLOGY

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, ANM News: China has huge plans for 2050, mainly focusing on the conservation of environment. ANM News had the opportunity to interact with an expert to elaborate China’s technological and environmental plans in the upcoming years. Terming it to be an “idea” rather than a project, she said how measures are being taken to protect the wetlands and how travelling in bicycles are being encouraged for protection of the environment.

ROMANCING THE DIANCHI LAKE

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, ANM News: ANM News is at the banks of the beautiful Dianchi Lake in China. It’s a wetland and is a peaceful place where one can enjoy. The Dianchi Lake is a historic and iconic place and the entire Kunming city centers around it. There are a lot of seagulls here flying around the huge lake. The majestic West Mountains can be seen from lake banks. Houses near the lake are being brought down and the inhabitants will be resettled in a different location as a step for conservation of the wetland and protect the Dianchi Lake. China’s government also has special plans to clean up the lake as there are water treatment plants, especially for this purpose. It’s a beautiful ambience in Dianchi Lake and people of Kunming are very particular about it to conserve the lake and keep it clean.

MANALI GOES UNDER SNOW, ANM NEWS’S VIDEO GIVES A TREAT TO EYES

Rahul Mondal, ANM News:  Not only Kashmir, the white layers of snow in Manali will surely give a treat to your eyes too.

Our correspondent has captured the natural beauty and how the tourists are enjoying the arrival of winter over there. Every nook and corner is filled with thick layers of snow and the wide fields are filled with happy roars of children and elders throwing snowballs at each other.