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West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Amphan: scrutiny saves govt Rs 100 cr

Close scrutiny of lists of Amphan compensation beneficiaries in East Midnapore district has helped the government save around Rs 100 crore. The lists were vetted after protests had broken out over al...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

People  /  Published 13.07.20

‘The smile on people’s faces means more than anything'

Then, of course, Cyclone Amphan ravaged our state... Yes, it was a double blow to our efforts. But before it made landfall, we did a few things. We sent some tarpaulins and water, and dry stuff like ...
By in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Weather tweak makes hilsa scarce

Bengal’s quintessential monsoon romance with the hilsa is in for a rude shock this year. Shoals of hilsa have dwindled sharply, fishermen in coastal South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore aver. T...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Amphan: trees sprout leaves

The 81 trees on the Jadavpur University campus that were straightened after they fell during Cyclone Amphan have grown new leaves. The success has prompted the university to try and save another 20-od...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Amphan: relief review on

East Midnapore district officials have formed a block-level task force to monitor refund and verification of Amphan compensation in the midst of several concurrent initiatives to weed out alleged corr...
By in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.20

Amphan: govt vigil on relief

The East Midnapore district administration on Wednesday appointed 18 senior government officers to oversee Amphan relief verification efforts in 16 blocks and two municipalities. The move is a part o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Fish answer to tiger risk in Sunderbans

Altogether 1.5 tonnes of fish fingerlings will be released in over 500 ponds in villages bordering the Sunderban tiger reserve by the end of July. The fish farming will reduce the number of people en...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Amphan: FIR in Nandigram

East Midnapore’s Sutahata police on Wednesday started a probe into alleged misappropriation of Amphan aid by a panchayat pradhan after the block administration lodged an FIR, the first in the di...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Cyclone Amphan relief: CM blames Left ‘legacy of theft’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose party is facing people’s ire over alleged graft in the distribution of Amphan relief, on Wednesday blamed the Left Front’s legacy of “theft&rdqu...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Amphan: TMC bid to undo damage

Trinamul Congress leaders in Amphan-affected districts have embarked on a door-to-door campaign to undo the damage caused to the party’s image after several leaders of the ruling party were held...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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