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Friday, Jun 05, 2020
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Cyclone amphan

Jun 02, 2020 15:39
Western Maharashtra will be hit first by the cyclone Nisarga before it moves northwards and enters Gujarat, predicts the weather department. read more
May 30, 2020 22:13
The lawmakers have never witnessed this unnatural phenomenon before, even after the cyclone Aila that devastated large parts in and around the Sunderbans in 2009. read more
May 29, 2020 23:49
Amphan, which hit the Sunderbans at a speed of 155-165 kmph, carried the birds deep into the mainland with its sheer force, experts said. The phenomenon is called bird fallout. read more
May 29, 2020 19:08
The centre had earlier announced a relief package of Rs 1,000 crore for Bengal after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an aerial survey of the two worst hit districts on May 23. read more
May 29, 2020 18:31
The chief minister also announced a fund of Rs 6,250 crore to assist the affected people to build houses, help farmers, provide assistance for betel leaf plantations as well as construction and repair of tubewells. read more
May 29, 2020 17:02
According to estimates provided by the IICMA, there are around 30,000 outlets, including neighbourhood shops, in the city and another 500 distributors. Each outlet on an average keeps a stock of ice cream worth Rs 5000 while the distributors keep a stock of Rs 40,000 – Rs 50,000 on any given day. read more
May 29, 2020 15:24
Bird watchers and scientists say that it is rare for these Oceanic birds to venture deep into the mainland. read more
May 28, 2020 19:49
The two states were particularly hit by the storm that also affected neighbouring Bangladesh. Prince Charles addressed a similar message to the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina. read more
May 28, 2020 18:53
The Visva Bharati university authorities had in a notification on May 24 said that one day’s salary would be deducted from all permanent staff members for contribution to the CM’s relief fund to “stand by those who are in dire need of food and shelter”. read more
May 28, 2020 18:09
One person was killed and two others injured when a tree fell on them in Howrah. In another incident one person was killed and five others were injured when a wall collapsed during the squall that lasted about half an hour. read more
May 28, 2020 10:32
Banerjee, one of the most vocal critics of the BJP, hit out at the saffron party, saying, “They can disturb me politically, but why are they causing harm to the state? West Bengal is facing such a major disaster. It will lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases.” read more
May 28, 2020 09:32
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the list has been prepared in view of the present situation in West Bengal. read more
May 28, 2020 06:08
During a review meeting at the state secretariat, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said priority should be given to installing tube wells and rebuilding damaged embankments as the rainy season is approaching. read more
May 27, 2020 23:44
The government had, two days before, sounded an alarm about an approaching super cyclone and evacuated roughly 360,000 people from the delta. read more
May 27, 2020 23:16
Exactly a week ago, Cyclone Amphan, had battered the city with wind speed of 130 km per hour. The city is still limping back to normal with power supply yet to be restored in some pockets. read more