Cyclone Amphan
Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Amphan-hit racecourse trees back on their feet

The Kadam and Krishnachura trees will be close to 30 years old, Basu Roy said. There is no count on the number of trees Calcutta lost to Amphan that had struck the city on May 20. Many had fallen but...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Amphan: Midnapore receives Rs 24 crore

The state government had transferred Rs 24.74 crore to West Midnapore authorities to clear pending compensation of those hit by Cyclone Amphan a day before chief minister Mamata Banerjee held an admin...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Durga puja gift to Amphan-hit village

“Their situation made us determined to do something for them. When we brainstormed, it struck us that we would not be able to hold the community lunch for our neighbours anyway this year because...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Amphan ruins butterfly release target

“After honey bees, butterflies are the most effective pollinators in the eco-system. Butterflies are also eaten by spiders and lizards, hence butterfly conservation helps rear other insects whil...
By Showli Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

FIRs against duo usurping Amphan dole

District officials in East Midnapore’s Contai have lodged FIRs against at least two persons who had not responded to repeated notices issued since June asking them to return wrongfully received ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Puja scaled down to help cyclone-hit

Durga Puja celebration in the city may not be the boisterous extravaganza it usually is as most big puja organisers have had to slash their budgets. One puja committee has taken a conscious decision ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Marble slab theft nets four in Calcutta

Four men were arrested early on Monday in connection with a theft of marble slabs from a godown off the Bypass, police said. The owner of the company that has the godown in Kalikapur had lodged a com...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.09.20

Scars of Amphan yet to heal on banks of lake

A disaster was averted after the National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s on Thursday dismissed the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA)’s appeal to allow Chhath rituals in the Rabind...
By Jayanta Basu, Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Move to calm frayed nerves

Forest department officials have held meetings with panchayat pradhans, members of joint forest management committee members and villagers from the Sunderbans and asked them not to harm tigers if they...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Amphan: Peanuts to fix cyclone scars

Authorities of 2,472 schools in East Midnapore, devastated by Cyclone Amphan, had asked the district administration for funds to repair the buildings. What they received from the state government fel...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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