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Landslide
West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Landslide rips family apart, one killed

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized over 33kg gold worth over Rs 17 crore from a truck in Siliguri on Friday. Sources said 202 gold bars smuggled through the Indo-Myanmar border of Manipur ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

North Bengal rain score: 120 days out of 150

Weather experts have linked excessive rainfall this monsoon in most of the north Bengal districts to recurring landslides in the hills, and waterlogging and inundation in the plains over the last five...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Traffic back on road to Sikkim

On Thursday, though it did not rain much in the sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal, districts like North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur reported rainfall and also waterlogging at some locations. While th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Four landslides block NH10

Road connectivity between Sikkim and Siliguri snapped on Wednesday when four landslides triggered by heavy rain struck NH10, the principal highway to the Himalayan state. As traffic to Sikkim and Kal...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Rain causes slides, halts traffic

Southwest monsoon active over Bengal and neighbouring Sikkim brought in fresh bouts of downpour in most districts of north Bengal on Monday night and continued till Tuesday afternoon, triggering lands...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Rain racks Mirik

A number of localities at Mirik in Darjeeling district were waterlogged and minor landslides occurred after a sudden bout of heavy rain on Monday. A road that connects the town from Alley Ground &mda...
By Bireswar Banerjee in

India  /  Published 06.09.20

East Sikkim officials help defence aspirants

Pandemic protocol coupled with a landslide could have barred scores of candidates from north Bengal from appearing in the entrance tests of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy in Gangtok...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Landslide traps over 1,000 pilgrims

Over 1,000 people who had returned to their villages in Munsiyari of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand for a yearly religious ritual have got stranded for the past six days because of rain-triggered...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Landslide debris cuts NH10 link for 18 hours

Road connectivity between Siliguri and Sikkim-Kalimpong was snapped for around 18 hours after a landslide on NH10 in the 29thMile area of Kalimpong, some 40km from here, in the wee hours of Thursday. ...
By Our Correspondent, Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Agonising wait for the remains of loved ones

"My people are buried under the soil. Can you give them back, Sir?" asked a wailing 70-year-old woman,looking at rescue workers in the hope of getting some information about the members of h...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Idukki


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