South 24 Parganas
West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Risky school to be shifted

The state government has decided to relocate a primary school in Ghoramara island of South 24-Parganas as its two-storey building cannot be used any further with erosion slowly devouring the structure...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Hogol river devours 29 homes

Around 200 persons were rendered homeless as 29 houses caved in owing to a sudden erosion of the Hogol river banks at Radhaballabhpur village of Basanti in South 24-Parganas since early on Friday. Lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Forced to be at home at a relief shelter

Flood-hit Panchali Mondal, 27, a homemaker from Mandirtala of Ghoramara Island, glumly sat on the floor of a school converted into a safe shelter at Bamankhali of Sagar in South 24-Parganas. As it ra...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sagar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Flooded coast faces worry

The possibility of a squall moving from the Bay of Bengal into land at Sagar and its adjoining areas in South 24-Parganas on Tuesday morning has forced the state government to embark on high-level pre...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Bolpur/ Tamluk

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.21

Bengal evacuations begin ahead of rain

The South 24-Parganas district administration on Friday began evacuating people to disaster shelters in preparation of fresh spells of rain accompanied by squall that are slated to begin on Saturday a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri , Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Kalyani


West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

4 helipads for quick response to crises

The state government will set up four permanent helipads in remote and strategic locations of the Sunderbans and coastal South 24-Parganas in a bid to reach out to these pockets during cyclones or flo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

10-foot column of wind strikes

Sources in the Indian Meteorological Department said on Monday evening that South 24-Parganas had experienced 75mm of rain in past 24 hours. However, the talking point in Sagar was the column of wind...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Care for babies at Duare camp

Sagar block administration in South 24-Parganas has gone out of its way to take care of kids who are accompanying their mothers to a Duare Sarkar camp that has been witnessing long queues and prolonge...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

46 new containment zones to arrest Covid

The spike in Covid-19 cases in the past two days across South 24-Parganas prompted the district administration on Sunday to announce fresh micro-containment zones, primarily in four municipalities and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.21

Mask up to keep Covid at bay: Women campaigners

District authorities in South 24-Parganas launched a renewed mask awareness drive on Friday apprehending complacency among those partially vaccinated against Covid-19 and a possible third wave of the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


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