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Cyclone
Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Mapping disaster

The Sunderbans in West Bengal, along with several districts in Odisha and Tamil Nadu, are the most vulnerable to high storm surges induced by cyclones, according to the Climate Hazards and Vulnerabili...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 22.01.22

Clean-up drive at Indian Botanic Garden after Amphan wreckage

The carcasses of three fishing cats, allegedly poisoned to death, were found at a village in Bagnan, Howrah district, on Thursday afternoon. The carcasses were found dumped in an open area off a road...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

News  /  Published 20.01.22

South 24-Parganas in Bengal most cyclone-affected district in India

The weekend is likely to be overcast and rainy in Kolkata and the rest of Bengal. A westernd disturbance over northwest and central India will bring about the overcast condition, the Met office has s...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

Cover up: insuring weather

Climate change is a phenomenon that no longer belongs to a speculative future. Its effects are being felt in terms of fluctuating and extreme weather events in many parts of the world, including India...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.12.21

Odisha aid for cyclone-hit farmers

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a special package of Rs 507 crore for  farmers who had been hit by the cyclone Jawad that struck the state on December 4 and 5.  One ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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India  /  Published 13.12.21

Cyclone Jawad: Central team in Odisha

A central team arrived in Odisha on Sunday to assess losses caused due to cyclone Jawad. The team met the special relief commissioner P.K. Jena and discussed the losses incurred by the state in the wa...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.21

Call for beach zone dykes

Delay in repairing a semi-finished 3km stretch of mud embankment between Sankharpur and Tajpur in East Midnapore’s coastal zone has prompted some villagers to demand a “concrete” dyk...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Winter rain makes vegetable prices soar in Salt Lake

Prices of vegetables had shot up following heavy rain earlier this week with many customers being forced to cut down on the quantity they bought in a bid to avoid a pinch in their pockets. “Wha...
By Brinda Sarkar, Debasmita Bhattacharjee

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Rain in tail end of Cyclone Jawad beats December chill in Kolkata

Nine days into December, umbrellas and raincoats are spotted more often than woollens.  Thursday was dark, gloomy and rainy in Kolkata, not much different from Sunday and Monday, when the remnan...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Wet December blow to dry fish trade

Around one lakh fishermen and businessmen involved in the trade of dry fish in the coastal districts of South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore are staring at huge losses owing to the untimely December d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Bolpur(Birbhum)


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