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How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss
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How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss

In the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, a small island lying on the border of the Sundarbans tells the tale of the ecological and economic damage sustained by the mangrove forests guarding the east coast of the country.

In Odisha, touts have a field day as illiterate migrants scramble for documents to prove domicile status; activists condemn NRC, religion-based CAA
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In Odisha, touts have a field day as illiterate migrants scramble for documents to prove domicile status; activists condemn NRC, religion-based CAA

After the BJD lent support in the Parliament to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the party doesn’t support NRC. Following the President's assent to CAA, migrants went on an overdrive to procure as many documents possible to prove their domicile status

TMC gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over loss of lives and property due to Cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal
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TMC gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over loss of lives and property due to Cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal

Development comes day after Mamata Banerjee claimed that the state has not received any financial help from the Centre as was promised

'Yet to receive a single penny': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre, Narendra Modi over financial assistance for Cyclone Bulbul
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'Yet to receive a single penny': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre, Narendra Modi over financial assistance for Cyclone Bulbul

'State has suffered loss of Rs 23811.60 crore, six people lost their lives. Prime Minister had tweeted that financial help will be provided', said Mamata Banerjee while speaking in the Assembly

WBPCB provides Rs 6 crore to Kolkata Municipal Corporation for procurement of water sprinkling vehicles in view of rising pollution in city
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WBPCB provides Rs 6 crore to Kolkata Municipal Corporation for procurement of water sprinkling vehicles in view of rising pollution in city

AQI in the city had hovered between 200 and 350 in the first week of November, then it improved substantially as Cyclone Bulbul lashed the city

After Cyclone Fani, women in a migrant fishing community start resilience fund
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After Cyclone Fani, women in a migrant fishing community start resilience fund

Women in a migrant fishing community in Odisha have created a resilience fund to shield themselves from disasters in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. Mapping resilience of women-led households and learning from their behaviour can provide insights to prepare better for the future.

Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to release Rs 17,000 cr due to state for carrying out relief work in Cyclone Bulbul-affected areas
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Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to release Rs 17,000 cr due to state for carrying out relief work in Cyclone Bulbul-affected areas

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said around Rs 17,000 crore is due to the state from the Centre, which if provided, could have been used to carry out relief works in Cyclone Bulbul-affected areas

Cyclone Bulbul: Naveen Patnaik announces 'special package' ranging from Rs 6,800 to Rs 18,000 per hectare for affected farmers
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Cyclone Bulbul: Naveen Patnaik announces 'special package' ranging from Rs 6,800 to Rs 18,000 per hectare for affected farmers

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a special package for the people affected by the cyclone 'Bulbul' and asked officials to step up the restoration operation.

Cyclone Bulbul: Seven dead, one lakh houses damaged after storm lashes West Bengal; toll rises to 12 in Bangladesh
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Cyclone Bulbul: Seven dead, one lakh houses damaged after storm lashes West Bengal; toll rises to 12 in Bangladesh

The death toll from Cyclone Bulbul rose to 12 in Bangladesh and five fishermen are still missing, government officials said on Monday

'Include Bengali as a language for conducting JEE Main exams': Mamata Banerjee rallies against Centre over 'language bias'
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'Include Bengali as a language for conducting JEE Main exams': Mamata Banerjee rallies against Centre over 'language bias'

Mamata Banerjee last week had announced that her party would hold state-wide protests on this issue on 11 November

Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt; Odd-Even restrictions lifted in Delhi for Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt; Odd-Even restrictions lifted in Delhi for Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra Governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt after BJP expresses inability to muster up numbers; Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces; and more

Cyclone Bulbul: Two dead, NDRF official injured in Odisha; heavy downpour, gale winds damage crops, houses
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Cyclone Bulbul: Two dead, NDRF official injured in Odisha; heavy downpour, gale winds damage crops, houses

Though Cyclone Bulbul skipped Odisha and made landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts on Saturday, heavy downpour and gale-force winds left a trail of destruction, damaging hundreds of houses, uprooting trees, electric poles and affecting telecom towers in the state, officials said

Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas
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Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about the situation arising out of the cyclone Bulbul and assured the state of all assistance to deal with the calamity

Cyclone Bulbul makes landfall, weakens into deep depression over Bay of Bengal: IMD predicts heavy rains in Bengal, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Assam
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Cyclone Bulbul makes landfall, weakens into deep depression over Bay of Bengal: IMD predicts heavy rains in Bengal, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Assam

According to IMD's weather bulletin at 7 am, Bulbul weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred at 5.30 am over Bangladesh and adjoining coastal West Bengal. It is very likely to move North-Eastwards across Bangladesh and likely to weaken into a deep depression during next the six hours

Cyclone Bulbul LIVE Updates: NDRF teams help with rescue ops in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas; severe Cyclonic Storm weakens into cyclonic storm
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Cyclone Bulbul LIVE Updates: NDRF teams help with rescue ops in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas; severe Cyclonic Storm weakens into cyclonic storm

Cyclone Bulbul, Weather forecast Today LIVE Updates: NDRF teams stationed in West Bengal helped with road clearance work in South 24 Parganas. About 200 people have taken shelter at Sagar Pilot Station of Kolkata Port Trust. Villagers belonging to storm-stricken villages were served food by the Commander, pilots and staff, reported ANI.

Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra govt formation: BJP core meeting to be held today after Governor asks party to prove majority; India, Bangladesh face off in the T20I series showdown at Nagpur; and more

Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts
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Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts

Operations in Kolkata airport has been suspended till 6 am Sunday while the West Bengal government said that over 1.2 lakh people have been evacuated from coastal areas as the state braces for the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul to make landfall today evening.

Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit
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Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit

Authorities in Bangladesh put more than 50,000 volunteers on standby and readied about 5000 shelters as a strong cyclone in the Bay of Bengal is expected to hit the low-lying nation's vast southwestern and southern coast on Saturday evening

Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night
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Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind of up to 135 kilometres per hour along the coastline, the MeT department said

Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours
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Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours

IMD has issued 'yellow warning' (be aware) in Puri, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts over the next 24 hours and for Saturday, it has issued an 'orange warning' (be prepared) in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts