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  • Ganga waters flood Bhutni island villages

    Ganga waters flood Bhutni island villages

    Around 50 meters of the ring embankment at the Bhutni island in Malda gave way around 11 pm yesterday, leading to waters from the swollen Ganga river gushing into the Kesharpur Colony area. The irrigation department is trying to build a temporary embankment of sandbags there to stop further losses, sources said. On the other …

    August 14, 2021
  • Ganga swells, Bhutni under threat

    Ganga swells, Bhutni under threat

    According to the executive engineer of the department, Pranab Kumar Samanta, a huge volume of water of the upper catchment areas like Uttar Pradesh where it had rained heavily is now coming down, thereby flooding the Ganga.

    August 28, 2019