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Central team to visit West Bengal today for ground assessment of Cyclone Amphan impact

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Almost 15 days after severe cyclonic storm Amphan devastated  large parts of the coastal districts of West Bengal, an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) will arriving on Thursday for making ground level assessment of the damages, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Wednesday late night.

Cyclone Nisarga to cross North Maharashtra, South Gujarat coasts on Jun 3; Met issues red alert

New Delhi/IBNS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that cyclone Nisarga will cross North Maharastra and South Gujarat coasts late in the evening on June 3, said reports.

Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury requests PM Modi to deploy more Army personnel in Amphan-hit Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deploy more Army personnel to manage the post-Cyclone Amphan situation in West Bengal, blaming the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government for the prevalent mismanagement in the state.

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in Bengal as state govt seeks support to restore normalcy

Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian Army on Saturday provided three columns to assist the Kolkata administration while two more columns were sent to North and South 24 Paraganas district to help the authorities in restoring normalcy in the wake of massive destruction inflicted by Cyclone Amphan, said reports.

West Bengal seeks Army support from Centre to manage post-Amphan situation

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal on Saturday sought the support of the Indian Army from the central government to mange the post-Cyclone Amphan situation in the state.

KMC Commissioner Khalil Ahmed removed

Kolkata/UNI: Trinamool Congress-run Kolkata Municipal Corporation's Commissioner Khalil Ahmed has been removed with an immediate effect from his post amid crisis of drinking water and disruption of power in this metropolis following Wednesday's super cyclone Amphan that uprooted scores of trees and lightposts.

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs. 500 crore as 'advance assistance' for Odisha

Bhubaneswar/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Rs. 500 crore as an "advance assistance" for the eastern state of Odisha which was hit by Cyclone Amphan along with West Bengal.

Modi announces advance Rs. 1,000 cr for Bengal to recover from Cyclone Amphan, praises Mamata govt

Kolkata/Basirhat/IBNS: To combat the devastating impact of Cyclone Amphan which hit southern parts of West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an advance Rs. 1,000 crore for the state after an administrative meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and some union ministers were also present.

Modi announces Rs 1000 crore immediate aid for Cyclone Amphan recovery in Bengal

Basirhat, West Bengal/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an immediate assistance of Rs 1000 crore for Cylcone Amphan relief in West Bengal at a press conference with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the dead and Rs 50,000 for the injured. 

Bengal: Modi, Mamata Banerjee reach Basirhat after survey of Amphan-hit areas

Kolkata/Basirhat/IBNS: After conducting an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan-hit areas in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached Basirhat for an administrative meeting on Friday.

Prime Minister Modi reaches Kolkata, Mamata receives him at airport, heads for Basirhat

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata a shortly before 11 am for a joint survey of Cyclone Amphan affected regions in south Bengal with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who received him at the airport along with the Governor. Also present were BJP leaders and lawmakers from West Bengal.   

Cyclone Amphan more than national disaster, challenge now is rescue of people: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Ahead of her survey of Cyclone Amphan-hit areas with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the calamity was more than "national disaster".

PM Modi to visit Amphan-affected Bengal today, to conduct chopper survey with Mamata

Kolkata/IBNS: Responding to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal to visit West Bengal which has been battered by Cyclone Amphan on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the state on Friday to take stock of the present situation.

Amphan weakens into cyclonic storm over Bangladesh

New Delhi/UNI: Super Cyclone Amphan weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred over Bangladesh.

'No stones will be left unturned in helping the affected by Amphan, nation stands with West Bengal': PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said no stones will be left unturned in helping the people of West Bengal and Odisha ravaged by super cyclone Amphan on Wednesday, which left a trail of destruction as it progressed towards Bangladesh.