Natural Calamity
West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Snow surprise in Sandakphu

A sudden storm, coupled with thundershowers, razed various parts of Siliguri subdivision and adjoining Jalpaiguri district on Thursday morning, damaging hutments, cars and houses, while untimely snowf...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

Burning country: forest fires and more

By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 12.03.21

Japan remembers Fukushima tsunami

With a moment of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear protests, Japan on Thursday mourned about 20,000 victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan 10 years ago, destroying towns and t...
By Reuters in Iwaki, Japan

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Amphan havoc worst in world this year

Cyclone Amphan, which had struck south Bengal on May 20, accounts for “the biggest displacement” in the world caused by a natural calamity this year, according to a report released in the ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Boat rallies for erosion fix in Nadia

Addressing a rally, which was attended by over 1,000 erosion victims, at Santipur’s Balagarh ghat, CPM MLA Rama Biswas said: “Erosion is merely not an election issue. It has become a perma...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


World  /  Published 30.10.20

Hurricane Zeta tears into south US states

Hurricane Zeta tore across southern US states on Thursday, leaving a trail of downed trees and damaged buildings and killing at least two people along its path. The storm brought 175kmph to the Louis...
By Reuters in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Amphan-hit racecourse trees back on their feet

Five trees outside the boundary of racecourse opposite the police training school that had tilted when Cyclone Amphan had struck in May were restored recently and made to stand straight again. Despit...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

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 05.10.20

Durga puja gift to Amphan-hit village

This year Dum Dum Tarun Dal, a popular puja in Dum Dum Park, will organise not one but three pujas. Two of them will be in a far-away village in Hinganlganj. The club had gone to Chhoto Sahebkhali in...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.20

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


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