Purba Medinipur
News  /  Published 14.07.22

Calcutta High Court seeks report on steps to stop hunting in West Bengal

The latest order came on June 29 this year, when the court was hearing a contempt petition filed by an NGO, Human and Environment Alliance League (HEAL). The petition alleged that hunting festivals co...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Effect felt a day before in the City of Joy

The storm is likely to start losing steam after May 10. By the time it comes close to the Bengal coast, on May 12, it is expected to have lost much of its strength. “The storm is likely to be a ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Districts to bear brunt of ‘weakened’ Asani, moderate rain likely in Kolkata

A much-depleted version of Cyclone Asani is tipped to come near the West Bengal coast around Thursday. It is likely to be too weak to have any considerable impact on Kolkata, said Met officials. The...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Clouds build up hope but rain eludes Kolkata

“The cyclonic circulation has started drawing moisture-laden winds from the Bay of Bengal. The conditions are becoming favourable for the formation of rain-bearing thunderclouds over Jharkhand a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.01.22

Hotel guard killed after explosion in Baguiati

A security guard was crushed to death when an explosion, possibly in an LPG cylinder, dislodged a fire panel on the roof of a wedding hall in Baguiati and it came crashing down. The guard was trapped...
By Snehal Sengupta in Baguiati

Places  /  Published 18.11.21

Experience a touch of Odisha near Contai

By Road: Drive to Contai via Uluberia, Bagnan, Kolaghat, Nandakumar, Bajkul, Henria and Nachinda. Marishda Bazar is just 2.5 km from Nachinda. Bahiri is 4 km from Marishda. One has to take the ...
By Amitabha Gupta


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