India  /  Published 15.04.20

Normal monsoon forecast

India is likely to receive normal rainfall this monsoon, the national weather agency said on Wednesday, delivering its first long-range forecast for 2020 amid concerns about the impact of the coronavi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.07.19

Rain kills traffic lights in ‘smart city’

When it rains, traffic lights go kaput. If intermittent showers have come as a boon for the sweltering capital, they are a bane for traffic cops and commuters. Reason: only a little rain is enough for...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

Crop insurance for all in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to bring all 72-lakh-odd farmers in Bengal under the crop insurance scheme in the current kharif (monsoon) season, but the initiative could hit a roadblock a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

North East  /  Published 22.07.19

Assam flood toll mounts to 67, fresh rain alert

The toll in the Assam floods climbed to 67 on Monday with reports of two more deaths, one each in Dhemaji and Dhubri districts. Nearly 31 lakh people in 18 districts remained affected by floods in add...
By TT Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.07.19

Flood takes huge toll across region

Nearly 95 per cent of Kaziranga National Park has been submerged while National Highway 37 that runs through it is also under water at seven places — Majline, Hatikhuli, Haldhibari, Bagari, Kuthori,...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.19

Rain pain for veggie shopping bag

If the monsoon has dragged down temperatures in the capital and its adjacent areas, it has also made vegetable prices spurt owing to flooded farmlands. A rough survey of Ranchi’s vegetable markets s...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Rain wreaks havoc in Dooars tea gardens

Incessant rain and rivers in spate have flooded over 150 tea plantations in the Dooars, destroying leaves, eroding cultivated land, hampering growth of plants and affecting production in factories bec...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.19

Darjeeling couple buried under debris

The first major rain of the current monsoon triggered landslides across the Darjeeling hills, burying a couple under debris when their house was destroyed at Pubung Fatak early on Monday morning.Kumar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

66 per cent rain deficit, Met rules out heavy rain

The city has received more than 33mm of rain in the first five days of July but the seasonal monsoon deficit for the city stands at 66 per cent, according to the Met office.The deficit is mainly becau...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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


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