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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 28.05.22

How to make roadside trees storm-ready in Kolkata

Where: Hazra Road What tree: Chhatim The problem: The tree is tilted in a manner that it is likely to topple. Improper trimming over the years has led to the tilt, experts said. The recourse: &ldqu...
By Subhajoy Roy 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

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 17.05.22

Moisture and storms keep Kolkata Celsius in check

The high moisture level behind the sweaty conditions in the city has kept the Celsius under check at a time northern parts of the country are being fried by the scorching sun. On Sunday, parts of Del...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 14.05.22

Rainy Rabindra Jayanti, Sourav Ganguly, Bowbazar tragedy and more...

By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Braving heat and rain in Tagore’s name in Salt Lake

Come rain, come shine Elsewhere, people tried to stay tuned despite the forces of nature. At New Town’s Rabindra Tirtha, the crowd had started pouring in from 6.30am, well before the harsh ray...
By Debasmita Bhattacharya, Rushil Sengupta, Satadipa Bhattacharya in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Weakened storm set to die at sea

Cyclone Asani lost strength rapidly between midnight and the early hours of Wednesday. The storm was a cyclone on the west-central Bay of Bengal on Wednesday afternoon and was tipped to dissipate ove...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Power supply to 9,000 trident lamps cut across Kolkata

Civic officials said electrical department engineers were assessing the condition of the wires supplying power to trident lamps since Sunday afternoon. “The engineers found that in some places ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Tide moderate in Hooghly river, water flows fast

On Monday morning, the water level of the river rose to 3 metres at the peak of high tide. “As a result we did not have to close the gates of the drainage channels, which open into the river, re...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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