West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

North Bengal monsoon misery

Heavy monsoon rains have lashed north Bengal since Tuesday night, leaving five farmers dead in lightning and one in landslides. The lightning deaths occurred in Malda where a group of people was worki...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Monsoon enters Kerala, faces midway test

The 2019 monsoon set in over parts of Kerala on Saturday — a week after the average onset date — and could advance over parts of the Northeast over the next 48 hours, weather scientists said.The w...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.19

Are children watching too many soap operas?

Sir — I was recently happy to hear sounds of children from my apartment complex playing with one another. This is encouraging in an age when children are mostly glued to electronic devices. But my a...
By The Telegraph in

Travel  /  Published 14.09.19

Idyll bites in Goa

The Portuguese came to India well before the British or even the Mughals and left Goa in 1961, after 450 years of rule. They had a remarkable influence on this territory of 3,700sq km and what has eme...
By Karen Anand in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.20

Monsoon is here, two days early

The wait has finally ended. The southwest monsoon entered Jharkhand on Saturday, two days earlier than schedule.As per the new dates worked out by IMD from this year, the normal monsoon arrival date f...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.20

Monsoon arrives with a bang

The monsoon set foot in Calcutta on Friday, bringing formidable rain along with it, unlike the meek entries over the past few years.The strong monsoon currents were attributed to a low-pressure area o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Prized catch: hilsa bounty hope

The monsoon is near and the ilish is not far behind. Scientists who have been studying the migration of hilsa from the saline Bay of Bengal to the sweet waters of Bengal predicted a bountiful crop thi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.20

Monsoon countdown begins in Jharkhand

The southwest monsoon is expected to hit Jharkhand within the next 72 hours, the IMD’s Ranchi Meteorological Centre declared on Thursday afternoon.Weathermen said the monsoon currents had advanced i...
By Pinaki Majumdar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

Tata zoo gets monsoon ready

Tata Steel Zoological Park has drawn up an elaborate action plan to counter the challenges monsoon will pose in the days to come.The zoo authorities have created two separate disaster management teams...
By Jayesh Thaker in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Pressure belt to push monsoon to Bengal

A low-pressure area expected to form over the Bay of Bengal over the next couple of days is likely to push the monsoon to Calcutta and other parts of south Bengal next week.The usual date of the monso...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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