Natural Calamity
West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

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 14.09.20

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 11.09.20

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 11.09.20

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 04.09.20

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 04.09.20

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

India  /  Published 02.09.20

Landslide traps over 1,000 pilgrims

Over 1,000 people who had returned to their villages in Munsiyari of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand for a yearly religious ritual have got stranded for the past six days because of rain-triggered...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Mahanadi keeps rising in flood-hit Odisha

The Mahanadi river, the biggest in Odisha, is swelling by the hour, inundating more and more villages along its course. Hundreds of villages have been marooned as water from the river breached the em...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Landslide debris cuts NH10 link for 18 hours

Road connectivity between Siliguri and Sikkim-Kalimpong was snapped for around 18 hours after a landslide on NH10 in the 29thMile area of Kalimpong, some 40km from here, in the wee hours of Thursday. ...
By Our Correspondent, Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 11.08.20

Tsunami Ready tag on Odisha villages

Two coastal villages of Odisha, the first in the country, were on Friday declared “Tsunami Ready” by Unesco. With this India has become the first country in the Indian Ocean region to ach...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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