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Hooghly
West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.21

Baby falls off mom’s arms into river, missing

A 14-month-old girl  is feared drowned after allegedly slipping off her mother’s lap and falling into the Hooghly near Kalna Ghat while crossing the river on a ferry on Wednesday night. Tw...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Two bodies found in Hooghly

Bodies of a school girl and a 50-year-old man, who had gone missing in flood waters in Hooghly district, were found on Tuesday morning. Disha Maity, 14, a Class VII student, had slipped into a canal ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

On boat, auto & car to have a baby

Sabina Begum’s newborn son will have quite a story to tell of his birth when he grows up. The 24-year-old pregnant woman had to travel for over three-and-a-half hours on two boats, an autoricks...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Robbers raid gold loan firm

Police arrested two armed robbers of a four-member gang after they raided the office of a gold finance agency in Hooghly’s Chandernagore on Tuesday afternoon. The gang fled by firing a few roun...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

This month

Eastern India’s first passenger train ran from Howrah to Hooghly in 1854. ...
By Team Graphic

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West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

7 more homes eroded by Hooghly in Santipur

Erosion along a stretch of the Hooghly river bank claimed seven more homes in ward 16 of Nadia’s Santipur on Monday night, with victims demanding their immediate rehabilitation. With this, arou...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Hooghly river gulps 8 homes in 10 minutes

The spate of erosion along the banks of the Hooghly continued in Nadia’s Santipur with at least eight houses tumbling into the river “in 10 minutes” at the town’s ward 16 on Tu...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Ganga floods new areas

Floods in Malda have worsened with the Ganga rising above the extreme danger mark on Wednesday morning, inundating new areas in Manikchak and Ratua-1 blocks. Nearly 8,000 families are affected in Man...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

Flood finger at missing funds in Bengal

The Narendra Modi government’s “refusal” to grant a promised sum to implement the Ghatal master plan — a full-fledged anti-flood plan drawn up by the state government — i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Ghatal

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Drinking water scarce amid flood

The Bengal public health engineering department is struggling hard to combat severe scarcity of drinking water in three flood-affected districts — West Midnapore, Hooghly and Howrah — as a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Khanakul


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