Water Logging
World  /  Published 30.09.22

Hospital hit from above and below

Coolio, the rapper whose gritty and sometimes playful takes on West Coast rap and anthemic hits like Gangsta’s Paradise made him a hip-hop star in the 1990s, died on Wednesday in Los Angele...
By AP, PTI in New York

News  /  Published 18.09.22

Saturday morning’s rain floods Mukundapur hospitals

Several neighbourhoods in southeast Calcutta’s Mukundapur were flooded following Saturday morning’s rain, with the water inundating at least two hospitals in the area. The rain was short ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Calcutta: The story of an ageing city

When a city grows, its denizens seldom have reason to cheer. Because cities seldom grow. Leaning on actual and amplified demand, cheered on by corporators, administrators and ambassadors, cities overv...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 22.11.21

Rain fury in South India

North of Bengaluru and several pockets of northern Chennai's Manali area experienced heavy flooding as a result of torrential rain in parts of the South over the last few days, reports NDTV. Apart...
By Our Bureau in Chennai, Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Heavy rain lashes Calcutta

The city along with several districts of south Bengal experienced heavy rainfall on Tuesday owing to a depression that lay centred over Chhattisgarh and Odisha. The Met office said in a bulletin that...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Airport floats amid blame game

A Metro official said no drains were blocked because of Metro work. "We have diverted all utilities. The airport authorities would not have handed us the site had we not done so,” the offi...
By Sanjay Mandal, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

50-km-wide cloud mass triggers rain

An intense spell of thunderstorm hit the city on Wednesday afternoon, triggering heavy rain that flooded several areas. The downpour continued from 2pm to 4pm. Before it started raining, darkness des...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

Many areas flooded, vehicles break down

A few metres away, at the Golpark crossing, around one foot of water accumulated on the road. In Park Circus, Suhrawardy Avenue was under waist-deep water in front of Lady Brabourne College. By late ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.21

Cop clears waterlogged road

A young police officer in Dumka district of Jharkhand has gone the extra mile in resolving a civic problem beyond his mandated responsibilities. Shyamal Mandal, 26, officer-in-charge of Kathitund pol...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.21

Rain and high tide cripple drainage

“During high tide, the level of the water in the Hooghly is higher than the level of the drainage lines. If the sluice gates are kept open, water from the Hooghly will flow back into the drainag...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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