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Diarrhoea, skin disease stalk Aila victims

More than 50 days after Cyclone Aila tore through West Bengal causing deaths and devastation in a large swathe of the Sunderbans delta, the victims are still suffering from acute diarrhoea and skin......

The terrible aftermath of Aila in the Sunderbans

Indrani Roy Mitra and photographer Dipak Chakraborty travel to Cyclone Aila-ravaged Sunderbans and witness untold suffering and misery amidst an apathetic relief effort mired in red tape. "Didi,......

Thousands flee cyclone-hit Sundarbans

Exodus of people continued from the Cyclone Aila battered islands of Sundarbans, to escape inundation by full moon high tide 'Bhora Kotal', which is expected to hit the area on Sunday. Sundarbans......

Aila's terrible human toll in Sunderbans

Thousands of Villagers in Sunderbans have been displaced from their homes by a tidal wave caused by Cyclone...

Cyclone Aila exposes Left

When the end is near, nothing goes well. As is probably the case with the Left Front government in West Bengal. Even before the Left could come to terms with the disastrous results of the Lok Sabha......

New toilets aid crop productivity in Sundarbans

The newly-introduced ECOSAN toilets in the remote islands of Sundarbans are not only providing a hygienic sanitary option to villagers, most of whom used to defecate in the open, but are also......

Struck by Aila, this 12-year-old became a pauper

Twelve-year-old Dilip Mondal could never imagine, even in his wildest dreams, of cooking for his family. "Ma is a wonderful cook and Baba and I lapped up whatever she made for us," he said,......

Fast on some, stuck on others - Pranab's mixed bag

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had made 45 major announcements in his Budget speech for 2009-10. As he prepares to present his next Budget for the United Progressive Alliance government on......

From Copenhagen to Mexico: The cycle continues

After failing at Copenhagen, we pinned our hopes on Mexico City; in Mexico, we'll look for some place else, writes Barun Roy. Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. That's how the 2009 United......

Mukherjee a free man now

"So what!" quipped Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram when asked for a reaction to the Budget, which revoked most of the measures that he introduced as the finance minister. This was his only......
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Ominous signs in Kolkata's erratic rainfall

KOLKATA: A steady but unpredictable change in weather has rendered Kolkata vulnerable to natural calamities that could affect nearly half of its... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Ominous-signs-in-Kolkatas-erratic-rainfall/articleshow/46113819.cms
Risk management & adaptation to...

The Disaster Management Department, Government of West Bengal is organising a 3-day international workshop from January 28 on risk management and... ...

http://echoofindia.com/kolkata-risk-management-adaptation-climate-change-disaster-mgmt-dept-organize-intl-workshop-77024
Naming the wild winds

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Tsunamis do not have names. Ten years after the deadliest tsunami in recent times struck the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/open-page-naming-the-wild-winds/article6775666.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
MBA graduate held for supplying arms to naxals

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The city police chanced upon an MBA graduate allegedly manufacturing and supplying crude firearms to... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/mba-graduate-held-forsupplying-arms-to-naxals/article6713325.ece
From a victim of human trafficking to a global hero

The serene hinterlands of West Bengal hide within their vast expanse a secret so dark, so terrible, that people hesitate to talk about it. It... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/from-a-victim-of-human-trafficking-to-a-global-hero-114121900567_1.html

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