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Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Rotten gram blot on midday meal

The East Midnapore district administration this week directed the food and supplies department to replace nearly 530 quintals rotten chhola (gram) that it had supplied for distribution for the midday ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Ailing road to Contai hospital sparks protest

Over 1,000 villagers in East Midnapore’s Deshapran block on Tuesday morning blocked a part of a 5km-long metal road to protest the delay in repairing the stretch lying damaged for the last two y...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Death spurs no-test uproar in Midnapore

The death of an 80-year-old woman at East Midnapore's Tamluk district hospital last Friday and allegations by her family that hospital authorities “refused” her a rapid antigen test de...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Farmers: loss of Rs 138cr

A report by the agriculture department has revealed that heavy rainfall that lashed 226 mouzas spread across three subdivisions in West Midnapore over a period of 10 days in August caused irreparable ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Ghatal

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Fresh breaches in dykes, glare on repairs

A survey on fresh breaches on embankments in North 24-Parganas recently repaired under the 100 days’ job scheme has prised open an old debate over the quality of assets created under the scheme....
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Amphan: Peanuts to fix cyclone scars

Authorities of 2,472 schools in East Midnapore, devastated by Cyclone Amphan, had asked the district administration for funds to repair the buildings. What they received from the state government fel...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

Govt begins repair of damaged dyke

The irrigation department has finally taken up the job to fix the damaged dyke in East Midnapore’s Sankarpur with black stones since Thursday, the move coming a week after villagers joined hands...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Rain-fed rivers flood 50 Bengal villages

Over 50 villages in West Midnapore’s Ghatal were inundated since Tuesday night after rivers Parang and Shilabati overflowed in the wake of heavy rainfall in the region. Over 40,000 persons in t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Ghatal

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

Bridges swept away, villages cut off

Twelve bamboo bridges over the Kangsabati river for a stretch of 15km in East Midnapore have been washed away because of rising water level and discharge of water from a barrage at Mukutmanipur in Ban...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Negative Covid report twist after death

The RT-PCR test results of the 65-year-old man’s swab sample collected at East Midnapore’s Tamluk district hospital on Saturday night came back negative on Tuesday from Calcutta, three day...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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