Cyclone Bulbul: Seven dead, 2.97 lakh affected in Bengal

Kolkata: Severe Cyclone Bulbul has left behind a trail of destruction in West Bengal, taking seven lives in three districts, affecting 2.97 lakh people and damaging over 28,000 houses, senior ministers said on Sunday. We are still awaiting information from some of the remote areas The storm also uprooted hundreds of trees and affected power supply in More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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One dead as severe cyclonic storm Bulbul lashes Bengal coast

Kolkata: One person died when a tree fell on him in Kolkata, as the very severe cyclonic storm Bulbul weakened into a severe cyclonic storm on Saturday evening and started its landfall near Sagar Island in West More...

By Agencies On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ creating havoc in Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar: With Cyclone Bulbul progressing towards West Bengal coast, it has triggered heavy rainfall coupled with strong wind in the coastal districts on Saturday. The SRC said that Dhamra in Bhadrak district More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Heavy snowfall in Kashmir cripples life, flights cancelled

Srinagar: Heavy snowfall over the past 36 hours has caused massive damage to apple trees as life was thrown out of gear in the Kashmir Valley for the second day on Friday. The valley remained cut off from the rest More...

By IANS On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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SC orders ban on construction work in NCR, imposes fine

New Delhi: As construction and demolition works are major contributors to air pollution, the Supreme Court on Monday ordered levy of a fine of Rs one lakh against those involved in such activities and Rs 5,000 against More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Air quality ‘very severe’ in Delhi due to stubble burning

New Delhi: The burning of stubble by the farmers in Punjab and Haryana continues despite the ban due to which the air quality in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) has deteriorated severely, officials said. Incidents More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Check flow of effluents into Punjab rivers: NGT panel

Chandigarh: Showing zero tolerance towards pollution, the monitoring committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday asked authorities in Punjab to check the flow of untreated industrial and domestic More...

By Agencies On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Delhi air quality becomes severe after Diwali night

New Delhi: The air quality in Delhi became severe on Monday for the first time this season after Diwali celebrations. Prashant Gargava, Member Secretary, CPCB had emphasised that the next few days will be challenging On More...

By Agencies On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Mass blackout in California amid raging wildfires

Los Angeles: More than two million experienced mass power outages across California as massive wildfires have continued to surge, it was reported on Sunday. The warning came as the company faced scrutiny over its More...

By Agencies On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Post-monsoon season in 2019 gets highest rain in 5 years

New Delhi: India has received the highest rainfall in the post-monsoon season beginning October 1 in 2019, as compared to the last five years. There has been heavy rainfall across many regions last week This, in More...