India  /  Published 05.08.22

Downpour lash parts of Delhi

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital on Friday, bringing much-needed respite from the humid temperature, but led to waterlogging and traffic slowdown in some areas. Light to moderate rain...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 24.06.22

Monsoon here, Mukundapur canal dredging not over yet

Mukundapur had a large number of marshy plots and water bodies. As the population burgeoned, the water bodies and marshy plots, where excess water from the area would flow into, were filled up and bui...
By Subhajoy Roy

India  /  Published 15.06.22

Monsoon to hit Odisha in 48 hours

The southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Odisha during the next 48 hours, the IMD said. Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district and some other places in the southern part of Odisha have alrea...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata receives rain relief on Thursday evening, monsoon days away

A sudden bout of thunderstorm in and around Malda town in north Bengal, around 350km north of Kolkata, in the early hours of Thursday led to the death of a man and his teenage son who were struck by l...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Monsoon still a ‘week away’ from Kolkata, sluggish progress since arrival in north Bengal

The monsoon is unlikely to arrive in Kolkata in about a week, an official of the Alipore Met office said on Sunday. The southwest monsoon had advanced into north Bengal and the entire Northeast ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


India  /  Published 04.06.22

Heatwave after brief respite

After a brief respite, northwestern and central parts of the country were back in the grip of a heatwave, with temperatures settling above 45 degrees Celsius across several towns and cities, officials...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 04.06.22

Family of rower who died files FIR

The family of one of the two teenaged rowers who drowned at Rabindra Sarobar on May 21 has lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of the rowing club and the school for whose team th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.06.22

Monsoon at doorstep, Salt Lake road repairs yet to start

Cars, bikes and even buses were seen moving dangerously while trying to negotiate the 100m stretch. The worst stretch, however, is near the Salt Lake stadium where there is no sign of the blacktop on...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 01.06.22

‘Transition’ humidity to continue in Kolkata, says Met office

A day of very high humidity culminated in rain in parts of the city on Tuesday evening, bringing at least some momentary respite from the sticky heat of the past few days. The maximum temperature rec...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Close shave as part of building on Amherst Street collapses

The front portion of a two-storey building in a congested lane off Amherst Street in north Kolkata collapsed on a grocery shop on the ground floor of the building on Sunday morning. Police said the o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sealdah


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