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Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

Impact Amphan this week

The India Meteorological Department’s Ranchi centre on Sunday afternoon issued a forecast of widespread rain in Jharkhand on May 20 and 21 (Wednesday and Thursday) from the impact of cyclonic storm ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Odisha  /  Published 19.10.18

Naveen seeks Rs 1000cr for Titli relief work

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide interim relief to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore immediately to the state for restoration and rehabilitation wor...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar

Odisha  /  Published 18.10.18

Dad treks 8km with dead child till cops help

The picture of a father carrying the body of his eight-year-old daughter for post-mortem in cyclone ravaged Gajapati district sent shockwaves across the state on Thursday. The incident at Atankpur vil...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar

Odisha  /  Published 13.10.18

Jajpur, Bhadrak on tenterhooks

Torrential rain triggered by cyclone Titli that hit the state coast on Thursday morning created a flood-like situation in north Odisha districts, including Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Baripada.The s...
By Amulya Pati and Sibdas Kundu in Jajpur

Odisha  /  Published 11.10.18

Titli uproots trees, triggers rain; people panic, traders profit

Severe cyclonic storm Titli that made a landfall on Thursday morning has left behind a trail of uprooted trees and waterlogging in several areas of the city. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

Odisha  /  Published 09.10.18

State braces for cyclone Titli

Cyclone Titli, which is likely to turn into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours, may cause havoc in the state’s southern and coastal belts, particularly in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsing...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Digha rough weather alert

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has shut Digha’s beaches for tourists and fishermen for two days since Friday night.Officials at the Digha Development Authority said weather officials had...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

How climate change is impacting the Sunderbans

This is a story of how data can bring to you a significant trend and yet tempt you into erroneous conclusions. Boys are dropping out of schools in the Sunderbans in distinct numbers. Girls are staying...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 12.06.19

Cyclone Vayu: People from Gujarat coast to be evacuated

The Gujarat administration is on high alert to deal with cyclone 'Vayu', which is likely to hit the state coast near Veraval on Thursday, officials said. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said pe...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.19

The river gives, the river takes

In tide country — the Sunderbans — the line separating land from water can blur, much like the border between fact and fiction. Nirmal, the idealist schoolteacher in The Hungry Tide, Amitav Ghosh...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in


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