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Natural Calamity
Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Amphan-hit racecourse trees back on their feet

The Kadam and Krishnachura trees will be close to 30 years old, Basu Roy said. There is no count on the number of trees Calcutta lost to Amphan that had struck the city on May 20. Many had fallen but...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Amphan: Midnapore receives Rs 24 crore

The state government had transferred Rs 24.74 crore to West Midnapore authorities to clear pending compensation of those hit by Cyclone Amphan a day before chief minister Mamata Banerjee held an admin...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

Durga puja gift to Amphan-hit village

“Their situation made us determined to do something for them. When we brainstormed, it struck us that we would not be able to hold the community lunch for our neighbours anyway this year because...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Rivers swell, flood several Malda blocks

Areas under Mahanandapur gram panchayat in Chanchal-I block have been flooded by the Mahananda. Nearly 200 families are affected, said administrative sources. Also, nearly 500 families in two neighbou...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Four landslides block NH10

Road connectivity between Sikkim and Siliguri snapped on Wednesday when four landslides triggered by heavy rain struck NH10, the principal highway to the Himalayan state. As traffic to Sikkim and Kal...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

World  /  Published 13.09.20

800km apart, same fiery grave

They lived more than 800km from each other — one in the wooded foothills of the Sierra Nevada, northeast of California’s capital Sacramento, the other in a thickly forested canyon east of ...
By Thomas Fuller, Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio in San Francisco

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Amphan: Peanuts to fix cyclone scars

Authorities of 2,472 schools in East Midnapore, devastated by Cyclone Amphan, had asked the district administration for funds to repair the buildings. What they received from the state government fel...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

River’s fury or storm, students suffer

Nearly 3,000 students, their guardians and teachers are keeping fingers crossed as the swelling Ganga nears a high school and a primary school in Birnagar area of Malda’s Kaliachak-III block, go...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Digha: bar on sea bathing

A five-day bar on sea bathing as a precaution against the rough sea has been clamped in East Midnapore’s Digha where tourist rush has given lockdown-weary hoteliers a reason to smile. The ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Fresh erosion in Malda

The state irrigation department will send a separate letter to FBP authorities, said sources. Villagers said people who lost their houses on Thursday are mostly migrant workers at Durgaramtola villag...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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