India  /  Published 16.06.19

Post-Cyclone Vayu hope for monsoon

The monsoon is expected to advance further up north as Cyclone Vayu loses intensity and paves the way for the wind to move towards the Arabian Sea, the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 16.03.20

Mira Nair is suitably happy

Mira Nair is very busy these days. Now that filming of A Suitable Boy with a cast of 113 is complete after five months of shooting in Lucknow, Maheshwar and Kanpur — more shortly about how she manag...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 15.05.19

Monsoon set to arrive 5 days late

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.20

Effect of rain deficiency

The Bengal environment secretary told a climate meeting on Monday that the state had a “15 per cent rain deficiency in the last two monsoons, which significantly affected our agriculture”.“There...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.03.19

Indian Ocean exploration mission makes historic broadcast

A British-led scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission from a two-person submersible.Monsoon sto...
By David Keyton And Jerry Harmer/AP in

People  /  Published 13.01.20

Not a Winter’s Tale

“New area, guys.” From beside the driver’s seat, a voice cuts through the late night stillness of a city in hibernation, as a mini van crosses Dalhousie Square and enters Lalbazar Street. The ca...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.20

Hopes rise for pre-monsoon showers in Jharkhand

Several districts of Jharkhand are feeling the humidity as the discomfort index went up as a result of sultry weather that is likely to continue for at least another 24 hours, warned weathermen.Howeve...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpdur

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.20

Relief and notice on monsoon

A hot and sultry day gave way to pre-monsoon showers on Monday afternoon, the second consecutive day the city received rain.The rain, which started around 3pm, was scattered. While Cossipore received ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Naidu, Birla discuss Parliament monsoon session

Preparations for holding the monsoon session of Parliament with coronavirus-induced norms like social distancing and exploring 'virtual Parliament' as on option in the long run were discussed by Rajya...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Calcutta to meet August rain target

The city is on track to meet its August rainfall target without a single day’s heavy rain. The reason: steady showers in the first half of the month.Both June and July were among the driest in recen...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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