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Cyclone Fani
Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

Mumbai Indians deserved to win the IPL crown

Sir — The final match of the 2019 Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings turned out to be a thriller. Mumbai Indians won by the narrowest of margins — one run — whi...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Disaster response: How we can raise the bar

Cyclone Fani has passed, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The early warning system, effective disaster response plans, investments in disaster shelters and systematic deployment of volunteers on...
By Pinaki Roy in

India  /  Published 09.05.19

Fani sets Calcutta's generator shops whirring

A store on Ganesh Chandra Avenue selling portable generators usually closes by 7.30pm. For the past three days, it has remained open till midnight, and is still struggling to meet the demand.The power...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 06.05.19

Was monitoring Fani, couldn't take Modi's call: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she was unable to receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s calls made to her office as she was then camping at Kharagpur to closely monitor the possible advent of cyclon...
By PTI in Gopiballavpur(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Swelter back in Calcutta as Fani moves away

The passage of Cyclone Fani has resulted in a sharp rise in the Celsius and the discomfort level.The maximum temperature in Calcutta rose by 6.6 degrees Celsius in 24 hours to 35.7 on Sunday as the cl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

IIT Kharagpur professors behind life-saver shelters

Two IIT Kharagpur professors who have designed the shelters that saved thousands of lives after Cyclone Fani hit Odisha last Friday said the lessons of the 1999 supercyclone were the trigger behind th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

North East  /  Published 05.05.19

Cyclone Fani leaves trail of destruction

High-velocity winds and continuous rainfall triggered by Cyclone Fani on Saturday caused severe damages to electrical infrastructure in different parts of Assam.Many trees and electricity poles were u...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Modi cyclone calls to Mamata not returned: official

Narendra Modi had on Saturday tried to contact Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss cyclone Fani but could not do so as his calls were not returned, a top government official has said. Th...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.19

Fani arrives weak and harmless

Cyclone Fani fizzled out as it passed over the city early on Saturday. The sleeping city barely felt the light to moderate rain and 40kmph winds that the system triggered. The gusts sometimes went up ...
By G.S. Mudur in Calcutta


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