Natural Calamity
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

North East  /  Published 09.08.20

Assam flood waters recede

The flood in Assam maintained a  falling trend on Saturday with the waters ebbing from two districts and remaining in only four affecting 6,435 persons, an Assam State Disaster Management Authori...
By PTI in Guwahati

World  /  Published 25.07.20

Prince William, Kate Middleton on Kaziranga flood

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton expressed concern and distress over the devastation caused in Assam's Kaziranga National Park by flood which has killed many animals and affected livelih...
By PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Landslides in north Sikkim near border

Nonstop monsoon rain on Saturday led to fresh landslides in many places of Sikkim while swelling rivers led to flooding in some tea plantations in north Bengal.The worst hit is north Sikkim, the distr...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

In hot pursuit of power repairmen

If “CESC” has become the most sought after name in the city, desperation is driving Calcutta neighbourhoods to unparalleled lengths in their effort to catch hold of linesmen.At Suryanagar in Ban...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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