Ex-Khmer Rouge official appeals genocide verdict in Cambodia

Khieu Samphan is the last living leader from the inner circle of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 and was responsible for close to 1.7 million deaths.

published on : 16th August 2021

Join hands to combat climate change

Scientists are urging immediate combat measures, including climate-proofing of our cities, to mitigate the impact of disasters.

published on : 31st May 2021

Amphan lessons learnt: West Bengal government to plug relief leakage for cyclone Yaas-affected

CM Mamata Banerjee has made it clear that separate task forces, set up at the state, district, sub-divisional and block levels, will work under the direct supervision of the chief secretary.

published on : 30th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas likely to be more severe than Amphan, may affect 20 Bengal districts: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said West Bengal is targeting to shift at least 10 lakh people to safer places in a bid to avoid any loss of life.

published on : 24th May 2021

Incoming cyclone Yaas: Low-pressure system set to form on Bay of Bengal; fishermen, mariners asked to return to shore

Regional Met director G K Das said several places in Bengal are likely to experience light to moderate rainfall from May 25, and isolated areas may encounter heavy showers.

published on : 20th May 2021

Cyclone Amphan of 2020 resulted in USD 14 billion economic losses in India: UN report

About 2.4 million people were displaced in India, mostly in West Bengal and Odisha, and 2.5 million were displaced in Bangladesh due to the cyclone, it added.

published on : 20th April 2021

Bhatija and co. swindled central funds worth Rs 10,000 sent for Cyclone Amphan: Amit Shah

"Didi is only interested in making his nephew the next chief minister. Do you want the nephew to be the CM? If not, then vote for the BJP," he said.

published on : 23rd March 2021