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News  /  Published 28.05.22

Brakes on rowing at Rabindra Sarobar, wait for standard operating procedure

Rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata, where two teenage rowers drowned during a storm last Saturday, will be suspended till police draw up a standard operating procedure in consultation wit...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Dark clouds bring scattered rain in city

Dark clouds gathered over the city on Thursday afternoon but the rain that followed was scattered. Parts of central Kolkata and Howrah received a spell of rain. South Kolkata was mostly dry. The Met...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 23.05.22

Delhi likely to receive more rain

Delhi is likely to witness another spell of thunderstorm and heavy rain on Monday night after the first bout early morning gave residents much-needed respite from the sweltering heat and brought down ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.05.22

Assam strives to reclaim lost glory

Landslides and flood have left a trail of destruction in Dima Hasao, a picturesque tourist hotspot in Assam, prompting a multi-agency effort to salvage the state's only hill station Haflong and it...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Haflong

India  /  Published 23.05.22

Delhi rains: 8 hurt as houses collapse

Eight people were injured as houses collapsed in different parts of Delhi following heavy rain and storm on Monday morning, officials said. The houses collapsed in the Jawalpuri, Gokalpuri, Shankar r...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 23.05.22

Flights hit after rain pelts Delhi

IMD also predicted thundershower with moderate intensity rain and gusty winds with speeds of 60-90 Km/h would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi and NCR during the next tw...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Saturday rowing tragedy will haunt me for life, says Rabindra Sarobar coxswain

Subha Das, 20, was the coxswain, or simply cox, on the boat with four schoolboy rowers that capsized in the Rabindra Sarobar during Saturday’s Nor’wester, killing two of the teens. A cox ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Clubs to resume rowing at Rabindra Sarobar, seek permission for speedboats

The deaths of two teenagers was an accident and rowing will resume soon at the Rabindra Sarobar, said officials of the rowing clubs around the lake. But before that, members of all three clubs &mdash...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Kolkata loses more than 50 trees to Saturday’s Nor’wester

“Uprooted trees as well as those that lost significant portions to the storm total 50, at least,” said a KMC official. Hundreds of trees fell in the city during Cyclone Amphan in May 2020...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.05.22

Heat and rain in Kolkata: Wish I was Someplace Else

Now some may accuse me of indulging in fancy word play without addressing any of the real issues. To which I can only return my recently won literature prize in protest. However, I request that you co...
By Vikram Poddar


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