India  /  Published 03.11.19

Fani-hit Puri back on feet

Puri has overcome the effects of Fani, the severe cyclonic storm that hit the coastal belt of Odisha exactly six months back on May 3 and flattened the pilgrim town. The town is now gearing up to welc...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Didi prod for help to cyclone-hit

Mamata Banerjee has asked top government officials to initiate all required measures to ensure that none of the victims of Cyclone Amphan is deprived of benefits of various schemes announced by her to...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

Catholic centre helps Sunderbans storm-hit

More than 100 families in the Sunderbans whose houses were damaged by Cyclone Amphan and who hardly have anything to eat got essential items from members of the Kerala Catholic Social Service Centre o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

New Town help for Sunderbans

A group of residents of a New Town complex made a two-day trip to the Sunderbans to provide over 200 families with food.The group from PS Arham reached Raidighi last Saturday afternoon. But a low tide...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

Dangling cable snip begins

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation on Saturday snipped television and Internet cables in some places that were, at times, a risk to pedestrians and two-wheeler riders.Civic officials, however, could n...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.20

Spice price sting lies in tail

Difficulty in procuring pulses from other states owing to transportation problems and poor harvest because of shortage of agricultural labourers — both results of the lockdown — have together led ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.20

Bengal targets credit for 20 lakh farmers

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to infuse liquidity into the rural economy that is reeling from economic consequences of the lockdown and Cyclone Amphan to help cash-strapped farmers in the...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Opinion  /  Published 12.06.20

Lessons in the storm: Tress lost in Britain, 1987

From family members I hear of neighbourhood trees that fell during Cyclone Amphan. Quite apart from the human toll, it was also very sad to read about the countless birds that lost their homes or even...
By Amit Roy

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Students help Amphan-hit

A group of high school and college students have raised close to Rs 1 lakh to “do their bit” for people in South 24-Parganas and the Sunderbans hit by Cyclone Amphan.The group has been holding an ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Abhishek goal: 1 lakh for Bengal rebuilding

The youth wing of the Trinamul Congress on Thursday launched an “apolitical” programme called Bangla’r Jubo Shokti (Bengal’s Youth Power) to get one lakh people aged between 18 and 35 on a sin...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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