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Kolkata: Despite slight rise in temperature, city wilts under cold

Kolkata: It's bone-chilling cold in the entire state, although the mercury has risen slightly in 24 hours, the overall winter mood remains.

Cyclone Ashani gradually loses its strength, turns into deep depression in West Bengal

Kolkata/UNI: Cyclone Ashani gradually lost its strength and turned into a deep depression, the weather office forecast stated on Tuesday, adding that scattered rains will be received in the southern part of West Bengal including Kolkata, Howrah, Purba Medinipur, North and South 24 Parganas and Nadia districts.

'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm' Yaas to cross Odisha-West Bengal coast tomorrow: IMD

Met officials on Tuesday said severe cyclonic Storm‘Yaas’ is going to move north-north-westwards, intensify further into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 12 hours.

Cycles and other NMT will help reduce pollution and boost urban mobility in Kolkata, say experts

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengal Clean Air Network under SwitchON Foundation recently organised a stakeholder consultation on sustainable urban mobility in Kolkata.

Severe cyclonic storm Amphan to hit Bengal today, authorities alert

New Delhi/IBNS: Several areas of West Bengal and Odisha are experiencing heavy winds and rainfall as extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.

Kolkata ranks third in poor air quality, Dhaka stands in fourth place

Dhaka/Kolkata/UNI: Bangladesh’s capital city Dhaka has ranked fourth for poor air in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday.

Medicon International conference starts in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The two-day Medicon International conference started in Kolkata from Friday with the promise of promoting  high impact learning in the field of general broad-based medicine in India and the recent advances made in the sector by eminent medical professionals both from India and United Kingdom in their fields of expertise. 

Cyclone Bulbul: Flight operations from Kolkata International Airport suspended for 12 hours

Kolkata/IBNS: Flight operations from Kolkata International Airport will remain suspended from 6 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Sunday morning due to cyclone Bulbul, officials said.

Cyclone Bulbul likely to make landfall by tonight at West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS:  Very severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ is expected to make a landfall at West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Island (WB) and Khepupara (Bangladesh) across Sunderban delta late on Saturday night, officials said.

Kolkata all set to implement plastic and thermocol ban from Oct 2

Kolkata: The city administration has decided to strictly implement the plastic ban from Oct 2.

Kolkata: Heavy rains disrupt normal life in city

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS): Heavy rains have disrupted normal life in Kolkata as several streets across the city have been watrelogged.  

3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Kolkata, other parts of West Bengal

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit Kolkata on Saturday, officials said.

Rising salinity of Hooghly river helps regrowth of mangroves in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 3 (UNI) Rising salinity of the Hooghly river has helped the regrowth of mangroves in Kolkata.

West Bengal: Light tremors felt in Kolkata, other parts of south Bengal

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Light tremors were felt in West Bengal's capital city Kolkata on Saturday, reports said.

Light tremors felt in Kolkata, no casualty

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Light tremors were felt in Kolkata and other parts of south Bengal on Saturday, reports said.