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

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 12.09.19

Jamshedpur wakes up to waterlogged morning

The heavy rains which hit the city since Wednesday night have exposed the civic body’s claims of keeping drains clean to prevent waterlogged streets.Several residential pockets, including apartments...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.09.19

Jharkhand's August-end rain deficit at 28%

August did bring a few downpours but the rainfall was not enough to make up the monsoon deficit that stood at 28 per cent at the end of the month.According to data from the Ranchi centre of the India ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.06.19

July monsoon tonic hope

A low-pressure zone that formed over northeastern Bay of Bengal on Sunday morning is expected to activate the 2019 monsoon, which remained largely sluggish through June and left 82 per cent of India...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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