North East  /  Published 28.06.19

First wave of floods hits 10000 in Assam

With the onset of the monsoon, nearly 10,000 people in five districts of Assam have been hit by the first wave of floods.The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said floods have hit Dhem...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.06.19

Barak tributary engulfs Tukergram

Large-scale soil erosion in different areas of Tukergram, a village under Katigorah constituency in south Assam’s Cachar district, has sparked panic among its residents.Tukergram is near the India-B...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

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

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Criminal indifference in Mumbai

Mumbai is often described as the city that never sleeps. One of the primary causes for the sleeplessness of India’s financial capital could be the monsoon that has now besieged the city. Each year, ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.07.19

12 feared dead in Mumbai wall collapse, public holiday today as heavy rain expected

At least 12 people were feared dead and six were injured after a compound wall collapsed in the Malad area in Mumbai on Tuesday after heavy rain.The cave-in happened around 2 am when the compound wall...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.19

Calcutta rain relief from scorcher

The first pre-monsoon showers of the season dragged the mercury down at least seven notches in the city, bringing relief from a swelter spell.The cooling effect was felt all over the city. The tempera...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Mercury at season’s highest

The Celsius soared to 39.6 degrees in Calcutta on Friday, the season’s highest so far, before a spell of rain and winds brought temporary relief in the evening.Before Friday, May 6 was the hottest d...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.09.19

17 killed in Pune rain

At least 17 people were killed in separate accidents triggered by heavy rain in Pune city and several other parts of the district in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.Nearly 16,000 people, incl...
By PTI in Pune


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