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West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Shelters: at least 12 in poor state

At least a dozen cyclone shelters out of 43 in East Midnapore, constructed by the district administration in 2009, are decrepit and unfit to be used in the lead-up to Cyclone Yaas that is set to make ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Yaas: Focus on satellite phones

The administration in South 24-Parganas has distributed two dozen satellite phones in the district’s remote islands and areas ahead of Cyclone Yaas, to ensure early transfer of information, the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.21

Spot the links

Sir — Going digital may be good for the current generation, but for a growing section of elderly and the underprivileged, digital transactions cause substantial stress (“Go digital”,...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Bengal races to face Cyclone Yaas

Administrations in three coastal districts of South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore have started search for more buildings to house people to be evacuated from vulnerable areas in th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Scurry to repair earthen dams before cyclone

The Bengal government has asked district administrative officials in North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore as well as the irrigation department to identify vulnerable stretches of ea...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

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India  /  Published 21.05.21

Miscalculation shadow on deaths in sea

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By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.05.21

Cyclone Tuktae likely to intensify: IMD

The depression in the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" on May 17 and cross the Gujarat coast a day later, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.21

Portraits of the present: 'Subway Series'

During the pandemic, using the subway and other forms of public transport has taken on a different meaning. People are generally apprehensive as they try to socially distance themselves from others on...
By Suhashini Sarkar

World  /  Published 18.02.21

US storm toll 21 as Texas freezes

Millions of people in Texas awoke on Wednesday without heat again following a historic winter storm that has killed 21 people so far, as icy conditions threatened to plague the country’s largest...
By Reuters in Lubbock, Texas

World  /  Published 16.02.21

Icy winter storm freezes America

A coast-to-coast winter storm swept from Oregon and Washington to the southeast on Sunday, part of a frigid weather pattern that created record low temperatures in Minnesota and a 100-vehicle traffic ...
By New York Times News Service in Nashville


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