June 12, 2021 10:58 am
Mt Nuptse was among four peaks including Mt Pumori (7,161 mts), Mt Lhotse (8,516 mts) and Mt Everest (8,848 mts), to be climbed as part of the one and half month long expedition. The remaining three peaks were scaled successfully.
June 12, 2021 4:56 am
Officials on Friday said East Midnapore, North and South 24 Parganas might see winds gusting up to 30-40 kmhr for the next three days.
June 10, 2021 4:24 am
The seven-member central team, which visited East Midnapore and South 24 Parganas districts over the last two days, went to some other affected places in the South 24-Parganas to assess the cyclone damage.
June 10, 2021 4:20 am
Banerjee had directed the district administration to evacuate residents of the two islands where embankments were ravaged by cyclone Yaas on May 26 and repairs would not be completed before June-end.
June 08, 2021 3:29 am
While one group visited Patharpratima, the second team went to Basanti by road and then travelled to Gosaba on a boat.
June 08, 2021 3:17 am
Mamata Banerjee also said that about 15 crore mangrove trees would be planted in districts of East Midnapore, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas.
June 07, 2021 4:33 am
The team is led by a Joint Secretary from the MHA and will stay in the state for three days.
June 05, 2021 1:28 pm
The inter-ministerial team headed by SK Shahi, joint secretary in the ministry of home affairs, will take stock of the situation in South 24 Parganas district upon its arrival on Sunday, and Purba Medinipur the day after, he said.
June 04, 2021 7:32 am
After Bandyopadhyay skipped the meeting, the 1987-batch IAS officer was recalled and was asked to report in Delhi on May 31. The state government refused to release Bandyopadhyay, and on May 31, he resigned from the services and within hours he was made adviser to the CM.
June 01, 2021 1:25 pm
Jana and Mondal are among thousands of people living in the Namkhana block -- one of the worst-affected in the Sunderbans region in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district who have lost their homes and livelihoods due to the cyclone.
May 28, 2021 9:21 pm
Cyclone 'Yaas' rampaged through parts of India's eastern coast on Wednesday, killing at least four people and forcing more than 21 lakh people to be evacuated to safe shelters in West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand.
May 26, 2021 4:38 pm
Cyclone Yaas pounded coastal areas in north Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal as it made landfall Wednesday morning with a wind speed of 130-140 kmph.