India  /  Published 02.08.20

Over 50 lakh people affected in Bihar flood

Over 50 lakh people reeled under unabated onslaught of water as the flood situation in Bihar worsened on Sunday after the embankment along the Tirhut canal in Muzaffarpur district subsided at two poin...
By Dev Raj in Patna

North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Trunk calls get jumbos food

“Elephants are good swimmers but this herd can’t forage for food because of their calves, which is why they are trumpeting so loudly. The food/fodder we supply will prevent the elephants f...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Deep water: Recent floods in India

The devil often lies in the details. A recent report by Unicef on floods in India bears testimony to this adage. Unicef has found that out of six million people adversely affected by the torrential ra...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Heavy monsoon hits tea production

Heavy monsoon in north Bengal has hit the tea belt hard, representatives of tea planters’ association said on Wednesday. “The unremitting rainfall in the region has affected production in...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Floods hit Malda, Jalpaiguri

Heavy monsoon rain in north Bengal made many rivers and streams swell and flood a number of areas. In Malda district, some 300 families were shifted to safer places from the banks of the Mahananda as...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Pilot asks people to extend support to flood-hit Assam, Bihar

Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot has appealed to the people of the country to extend support to those affected by floods in Assam and Bihar. Pilot's appeal comes amid the ragin...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Monsoon floods four north Bengal districts

Monsoon downpour has flooded at least four districts of north Bengal, affecting over 70,000 people. Large areas in Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Alipurduar and Malda are either flooded or waterlogged. In...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 13.07.20

Twin blows bring tea to knees: Industry

The Tea Association of India has said coronavirus pandemic and floods have brought the “tea industry to its knees”. According to P.K. Bhattacharjee, TAI secretary general, the industry is...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

10 wards in Alipurduar submerged

Ten wards of Alipurduar were inundated after the town received over 300mm rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning. Around 10,000 people were affected by the inundation and many of them were stuck at h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Landslides cut off vital link

The border with China in the Sikkim side has been cut off from the rest of the country after links at two places on the Mangan-Chungthang highway in North Sikkim were washed away in landslides followi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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