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    Lightning strikes kill 27 in India monsoon storm

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 03:56pm on June 08, 2021

    Lightning strikes killed 27 people and four passengers on a flight were hospitalised after severe turbulence during monsoon storms in eastern India, officials said Tuesday....

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    Two West Bengal ministers get bail in cash-for-favours scam

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 06:08pm on May 28, 2021

    A higher court in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Friday granted bail to two senior ministers in the West Bengal government and two...

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    Cyclone Yaas kills 5 in India

    Agence France-Presse . Digha, India | Updated at 09:19pm on May 26, 2021

    At least five people were killed on Wednesday after cyclonic storm Yaas hit the coastal area of the eastern Indian states of West Bengal and...

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    Two people reportedly killed so far as Cyclone Yaas batters India

    Agence France-Presse . Digha, India | Updated at 10:54am on May 26, 2021

    At least two people died on Wednesday as howling winds and huge waves slammed eastern India in the Covid-stricken country’s second cyclone in as many...

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    2m rushed to shelters as India braces for Yaas

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 04:38pm on May 25, 2021

    A powerful cyclone headed for eastern India Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of nearly two million people just a week after another huge storm claimed at...

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    India to evacuate 5lakh as new cyclone emerges

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 05:50pm on May 24, 2021

    Indian authorities on Monday ordered the evacuation of nearly half a million people out of the path of a new cyclone heading towards eastern India...

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    Government must make effective Yaas preparedness

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2021

    A LOW has formed over the north Andaman Sea and the adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal, which could intensify into a cyclonic storm and may...

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    Mamata set to contest from Bhawanipore

    New Age Online | Updated at 04:25pm on May 21, 2021

    All India Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is set to return to the seat she gave up in favour of challenging her former aide Suvendu...

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    Ex-West Bengal CM Buddhadeb tests positive for Covid-19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / PTI . Kolkata | Updated at 02:34pm on May 19, 2021

    Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya has tested positive for Covid-19 and doctors have advised him to be in home isolation, health department sources...

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    2 West Bengal ministers, MLA, TMC leader sent to jail

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:31pm on May 18, 2021

    Two arrested Mamata Banarjee’s Trinamool Congress ministers, an MLA and a former party leader, who were arrested by CBI in the Narada sting tape case,...