Centre prioritises power, water, phones for cyclone-battered Bengal
Locusts reach Jhansi, officials on alert
  • Locusts reach Jhansi, officials on alert(09:48)
    Jhansi (UP), May 24 (IANS) A sudden movement of a swarm of locusts spotted on the outskirts of Jhansi district on Saturday evening, has put the district administration on alert.
Cyclone Amphan: Odisha sends 500-member team to assist Bengal
  • Large locust swarm from Africa headed to Gujarat(20:08)
    Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) A large swarm of locusts from Africa is headed towards Gujarat. According to the Jamnagar District Collector, the swarm may affect the Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka and Porbandar districts, the westernmost coastal districts of the state.
Army sends five columns to Bengal for Amphan relief operations
Post Amphan, 10 additional NDRF teams sent to Bengal
  • Post Amphan, 10 additional NDRF teams sent to Bengal(18:16)
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As cyclone Amphan's nine-hour march through seven south Bengal districts left over 70 casualties and a trail of devastation on Wednesday, the Centre on Saturday mobilized 10 additional NDRF teams in the state for restoration work.
PM Modi announces Rs 500 cr assistance for cyclone-hit Odisha (Lead)
PM Modi takes aerial survey of cyclone Amphan-affected Odisha
PM says country stands with Bengal, announces Rs 1K cr aid (Ld)
  • PM says country stands with Bengal, announces Rs 1K cr aid (Ld)(14:36)
    Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) After conducting an aerial survey of the cyclone-hit areas of West Bengal on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 1,000 crore relief package for the state, saying the nation stood with Bengal in this hour of crisis.
Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit Bengal, announces Rs 1K cr aid
  • Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit Bengal, announces Rs 1K cr aid(13:42)
    Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) West Bengal on Friday didn't see two political adversaries, but leaders working together. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Bengal to take stock of the trail of destruction left behind by severe cyclonic storm Amphan, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar came to receive him along with the senior state BJP leadership.
Odisha CM assures support to Amphan ravaged Bengal