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Cyclone Amphan
Opinion  /  Published 21.05.20

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If there has been one thing that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has shown with increasing clarity every passing day, it is the almost total disconnect between the folks sitting on the thrones of power ...
By Samantak Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

72 killed, 'will rebuild from scratch'

At least 72 people have died in West Bengal due to cyclone Amphan, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the affected districts and provide help...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: We were scared to go near the window

Nitin Maheswari, 43, businessmanResident of Urbana, 33rd floor, Tower TwoThe entire day we were scared about the precarious condition of the window hinges, the construction of the sliding doors and wi...
By Nitin Maheswari in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Merciless, and monstrous

Cyclone Amphan blew in at 165kmph after its 2.35pm landfall over Sagar Island on Wednesday, claiming 10 to 12 lives and wreaking what chief minister Mamata Banerjee suggested was tenfold the devastati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.20

A dark reptile slithers through city

Calcutta's waterlogged roads looked like a dark and slithering reptile on Wednesday night as howling winds continued to haunt the city's deserted, Amphan-ravaged corridors.Snapped power lines left man...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Port, rail brace for cyclone

The Calcutta Port Trust on Tuesday asked 19 vessels that had anchored at Sandheads in the Bay of Bengal to proceed into deep sea to avoid the path of Cyclone Amphan.Vessels that were docked at Calcutt...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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