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Evacuation
India  /  Published 23.07.21

Around 1,000 homes damaged, hundreds evacuated in flood-hit Goa

One person died, around 1,000 houses were damaged and hundreds of people evacuated from low-lying parts inundated due to heavy rains and overflowing of rivers as Goa on Friday reeled under one of the ...
By PTI, Our Bureau in Panaji

World  /  Published 22.07.21

China floods: 33 dead, 8 missing

The death toll in central China's unprecedented flash floods triggered after the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years has reached 33 with eight people missing, while officials raced to evacuate patien...
By PTI, Our Bureau in Beijing

World  /  Published 22.07.21

China: 12 die in flooded subway

Local authorities said the rainfall had caused a 20-metre breach in the Yihetan dam in the city of Luoyang west of Zhengzhou, and that the dam could collapse at any time.  In Zhengzhou itself, w...
By Reuters in Beijing

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.21

Bengal: People asked to shift before high tide

The Bengal government has placed estimated damages of Rs 20,000 crore in Cyclone Yaas before the central team that visited the affected districts in the past three days. The team on Wednesday met the...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Basirhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.05.21

State witnesses largest evacuation in history

The Kharkai and Subernarekha river are in spate following opening of sluice gates of Bankabal and Silaipath dams in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha since Wednesday. Similarly, three important rivers in...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Army deploys 17 columns

Nine relief columns have also been kept on standby in Calcutta to undertake necessary rescue and relief operations. Besides, Eastern Air Command has mobilised its assets for quick response due to the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Evacuation: CM to be at control cell

The Mamata Banerjee government has nearly completed the planning to evacuate people in vulnerable areas, particularly coastal belts of East Midnapore, as the Met office has warned the state that cyclo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Bengal races to face Cyclone Yaas

Administrations in three coastal districts of South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore have started search for more buildings to house people to be evacuated from vulnerable areas in th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

NIT Durgapur decides to shut hostels

The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur, has decided to close the hostels and asked all residents to vacate hostels “immediately” to contain the spread of Covid-19. The insti...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

IIM Calcutta students vacate hostels early

Most first-year MBA students of IIM Calcutta, who had been set a deadline of April 18 to vacate the hostels, have already left the campus. On April 5, the institute had set the deadline for the stude...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka


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