May 29, 2024 01:31 (IST)
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WBSEDCL introduces electric vehicles to reduce air pollution

Kolkata/IBNS; To ensure zero emission and reduce air pollution, the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has introduced three electric vehicles (EVs) to be used as official transportation.

West Bengal readies to face Cyclone Amphan

Digha (East Midnapore)/UNI: A silent, sombre frothy Digha awaits with a palpitated heart the unwelcome lashing of Cyclone Amphan on the seashore.

West Bengal and the UK join hands to tackle degradation in the Sundarbans delta

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government's environment department  together with the British Deputy High Commission Kolkata and the Newcastle University, UK have joined hands as a ‘force for good’ to launch Living Deltas Transdisciplinary Research Hub funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) under the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF).

Cyclone Bulbul: CS holds meeting, flight operation shut till Sunday morning

second review meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), to monitor the situation and preparedness to deal with 'Very Severe Cyclone Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to the affect coastal districts of the state and Odisha.

After India, Cyclone Fani now moves towards Bangladesh

Kolkata, May 4 (UNI)The fast weakening cyclone Fani proved virtually harmless as it passed through West Bengal and headed towards north-east and Bangladesh early this morning.

After Odisha, cyclone Fani hits West Bengal

Kolkata, May 4 (IBNS/UNI): After destroying normal life in Odisiha, where it made a landfall on Friday, cyclone Fani hit neighbouring West Bengal on Saturday morning.

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha in morning, over 1 million evacuated

Bhuvneshwar/Kolkata, May 3 (IBNS/UNI): After making landfall impact in Odisha on Friday morning, cyclonic storm Fani is moving north northeastwards and cross Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali close to Puri with maximum sustained wind speed of 170-180 kmph gusting to 200 kmph.

Thunderstorm, downpour rock Bengal, 12 killed

Kolkata, May 13 (IBNS): At least 12 persons were killed and several others were injured in separate parts of West Bengal as a nor'wester thunderstorm lashed the state with heavy shower on Saturday evening, reports said.