Natural Calamity
West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

Before Yaas, winds and tides break dykes

Over two dozen earthen embankments in East Midnapore, South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas were breached, inundating adjacent villages with saline water...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri , Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.21

Yaas: Instal Plus Code for faster rescue

The residents will have to instal the Google application on their smartphones so that they can share their location if they get trapped during the storm...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.05.21

Evacuation on in Odisha

With many people reluctant to shift to the cyclone shelters for fear of catching Covid, CM Naveen Patnaik issued an appeal asking people to cooperate with the officials...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Yaas: Focus on satellite phones

Administration in South 24-Parganas has distributed two dozen satellite calling devices in the district’s remote islands and areas...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Evacuation: CM to be at control cell

Already two companies of the National Disaster Response Force have been pressed into service in East Midnapore...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Scurry to repair earthen dams before cyclone

The govt also directed district officials to arrange for relief equipment and material so that repair and restoration works can be commenced without delay...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Battered home witness to a year of govt neglect

Last year, allegations about irregularities in preparing the list of Amphan compensation beneficiaries had snowballed into a major controversy...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Bengal help rebuilds life

'I used the compensation to build my house but also had to borrow money'...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Hint of cyclone next week

State government has primed all arrangements like deploying teams to clear fallen trees, restore electricity and relocate people from vulnerable areas ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.04.21

Assam for Japan earthquake help

The idea was floated during a meeting with the officials of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority at Sonowal’s official residence...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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