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2009-05-28 06:08:39

The search is on for endangered Bengal tigers in the world’s largest mangrove forest after a cyclone caused havoc there killing at least 180 people.

2005-10-24 08:05:53

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - At least one million people were marooned on Monday by flooding in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal after five days of torrential rains left 14 dead, officials said.

2005-10-24 02:20:04

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - At least one million people were marooned on Monday by flooding in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal after five days of torrential rains left 14 dead, officials said.

2005-10-22 02:18:58

By Krittivas Mukherjee KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people were marooned by flooding in eastern India on Saturday after three days of torrential rains that killed at least 10 people, officials said.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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