News  /  Published 21.01.22

Work starts on pumping station, sewer network in Mukundapur, Nayabad and Purbalok

Residents of the Kolkata municipal area can now give a self-declaration to get their new properties assessed and get a mutation certificate, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Thursday. The owners of new pro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 25.10.21

Southwest monsoon retreats

The southwest monsoon withdrew from the entire country on Monday, making it the seventh-most delayed retreat since 1975, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). In view of a significa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

JCBs are political tools

In this season of rains and landslides, earthmovers have become the most sought-after equipment for politicians to win over hearts in the hills. Ajoy Edwards, who has publicly announced his decision ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 20.10.21

SW monsoon likely to retreat in a week

The southwest monsoon will withdraw completely from the entire country around October 26, paving the way for the commencement of the northeast monsoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.10.21

Kerala toll 27, more rain forecast

Kerala is bracing for more heavy rains from Wednesday even as rescue workers retrieved more bodies of landslide victims in Kottayam and Idukki, taking the official death toll to 27. Although many aff...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.10.21

Threat of rain on Navami, Dashami

  The first three festive days of Durga Puja beginning with Shasthi on Monday will be bright and sunny. But Navami and Dashami (October 14 and 15) are likely to be cloudy with light to moderate...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.21

State: monsoon pullout begins

The southwest monsoon started pulling out of Jharkhand on Sunday with weathermen saying a  complete withdrawal was expected in another 48 hours. "Conditions are becoming favourable for furt...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 02.10.21

Monsoon to recede late, wait for Durga Puja forecast

A delayed start to the withdrawal of the southwest monsoon does not bode well for the Durga Puja weather in Kolkata, though Met officials said it is too early to predict the weather on the festive day...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.21

Heavy rain marks monsoon ‘end’ in Jharkhand

The monsoon “officially” ended in Jharkhand on Thursday with the state receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall at some places. “The monsoon was very active in the state during the pa...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Wednesday to be worse: Officials

Coastal South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore, along with parts of the Gangetic Bengal, saw mild to heavy rainfall on Tuesday owing to  low pressure over northwest Bay of Bengal. Around 8.30pm, m...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Kalyani


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