North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 23 Aug 2017/--/Darjeeling District Administration has warned of taking strict actions and start the campaign of arresting leaders who are involved in creating violence and attacking administration and police in the name of peaceful movement in hills.  District Magistrate Jayshree Dasgupta...

MALDA, 23 Aug 2017/--/Newer localities were inundated in last 24 hours keeping the flood situation unaltered in Malda. While three major rivers - Mahananda, Ganga and Fulhar remained steady, smaller rivers like Behula, Punarbhaba and Kalindri started flooding different parts of Old Malda, Bamangola...

SILIGURI, 23 Aug 2017/--/Kurseong Himalayan Cricket Association (KHCA) has come forward to lend financial support to a local body builder who met with an accident recently and now requires huge amount of money for recovery. Suren Pradhan (24) resident of Montivet, Kurseong met with a road accident...

MALDA, 22 Aug 2017/--/All patients kept under medical care left a government hospital in Old Malda after the ground floor was inundated by flood water from river Behula today. Children from the nourishment centre in the hospital were taken away by guardians too. Informing this, Dr Dilip Mandal,...

SILIGURI, 22 Aug 2017/--/Trinamool Congress and CPM have started locking horns over the spreading dengue in Siliguri since July this year in Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) areas. Trinamool congress has allegedly blamed the Left Front led SMC for failing to control the rising dengue cases in...

SILIGURI, 20 Aug 2017/--/The closure of the tea garden and affect after the hill strike this elderly woman take risk of wild animals and recognising poisonous mushrooms to fetch in the nearby jungle of Panighatta under Mirik. Panighatta tea garden was shut down on October 10, 2015 and now the...

SILIGURI, 20 Aug 2017/--/A free medical camp was organised on Sunday for the needy people of Khapril, Potong, Chota Tingling and other remote villages under Mirik block by social organisation called Chetnashil Sangarshrat Jamat Bagdogra (CSJB) in association with National Human Rights and Crime...

SILIGURI, 20 Aug 2017/--/Siva Kumaravel, Zonal Manager, Syndicate Bank Kolkata speaking on the occasion informed that the Regional Office at Siliguri has been opened by carving out branches out of Kolkata Region for administrative convenience and faster response to customer requirements. This would...

MALDA, 19 Aug 2017/--/Body of yet another minor missing from flood-hit North Malda was recovered at Hajratpur in Chanchal today. District administrations, however, have not confirmed any flood-death so far. Meanwhile, Mahananda in English Bazaar kept rising above extreme danger level (EDL). The...

SILIGURI, 19 Aug 2017/--/Tourism minister Gautam Deb on Saturday expressed worry over Darjeeling blast that took on Friday midnight which rocked the town. Deb said, “Thank God that the explosion took place in the night and did not cause much damage. Had it happened in the daylight, a major loss of...

SILIGURI, 19 Aug 2017/--/Khoribari police arrested a man along Indo-Nepal border at Panitanki along with 1.2 kilogram of hashish. Anand Tamang a resident of Kavarvitta, Nepal was arrested from Quarter More, Panitanki for possessing the drugs that was being smuggled from India to Nepal. Police...

SILIGURI, 19 Aug 2017/--/A man was publicly beaten, insulted and later paraded decked in a garland of shoes for allegedly raping a woman in Nandigram area near Siliguri. Police arrested Nitai Baraik on Saturday for allegedly raping a woman who resides in the same locality. Sources said that on...

SILIGURI, 19 Aug 2017/--/Tanishq, India’s largest and most-loved jewellery brand, has announced an exciting offer on its wide range of diamond jewellery across all its collections. Customers can avail up to 20% off on various diamond offerings from Tanishq. The more one purchases, the higher is the...

MALDA, 18 Aug 2017/--/Devastating flood in Malda has reportedly claimed two lives including a baby girl in Chanchal II and Gazole blocks of the district today. Kaushik Bhattacharya, DM, Malda said that the causes of both reported deaths were being probed into. According to local sources, Tashima...

SILIGURI, 18 Aug 2017/--/A suspected H1N1 virus also called Swine flu affected patient has been admitted at a private nursing home in Siliguri. Darjeeling district Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr Asit Biswas said, “The nursing home administration informed the district health office about...

MALDA, 18 Aug 2017/--/The district administration held a meeting to thwart black-marketing of kitchen-essentials following alarming flood condition in Malda. DM, Malda Kaushik Bhattacharya, who is virtually leading the war-room at district administrative headquarter round the clock, said that...

MALDA, 17 Aug 2017/--/Swelling water-level in the river Mahananda is now the prime concern of the state irrigation department as per last report published at 6 pm on Thursday. Two areas under English Bazaar municipality were freshly inundated during the quick inspection of the river by Rajib...

MALDA, 17 Aug 2017/--/Impatient to get the relief-materials the flood-victims at different areas of Malda North are getting hostile. Police allegedly resorted to lathi-charge while a section of people from badly inundated Harischandrapur II block reportedly tried to occupy relief materials today....

SILIGURI, 17 Aug 2017/--/After the disruption of the train services from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway station due to flood the management shuts down its ‘Jan Ahaar’ outlet leaving 15 workers jobless. The workers alleged that the management closed the NJP outlet without serving any notice. They...

SILIGURI, 17 Aug 2017/--/Dr. Bhoplaka’s Skin City, Siliguri, announced the launch of a multi-generational aesthetic technology. Harmony XL Pro by Alma Lasers is a powerful, all-inclusive treatment solution for a wide range of aesthetic needs treating a variety of indications, offering a spectrum of...

SILIGURI, 17 Aug 2017/--/New Light House has entered into Solar Business as Authorised Business Partner of Waaree Energies Ltd., Panel manufacturer  for  North Bengal, Sikkim & Bhutan and opened Waaree’s  First showroom in West Bengal. New Light House has proposed to take India’s solar mission...

MALDA, 16 Aug 2017/--/Flood situation worsens in Malda after neighbouring North and South Dinajpur districts as seven out of 15 blocks in Malda have been completely or partially inundated leaving nearly 3.5 lakh people affected till Wednesday evening. Irrigation minister Rajib Banerjee, who reached...

SILIGURI, 16 Aug 2017/--/Tourism Minister Gautam Deb slammed the statement made by GJM chief Bimal Gurung to carry on the movement for the separate state of Gorkhaland. Gurung suddenly appeared on the 71st Independence Day celebration at Lebong ground, Darjeeling and addressed the gathering. He...

MALDA, 16 Aug 2017/--/Train services between Malda and other parts of North Bengal and Northeast India continues to be paralyzed following grim flood situation. Road-services between Malda and other parts of North Bengal are almost collapsed too. However, considering the gravity of the situation...

MALDA, 16 Aug 2017/--/Acting on a tip off Malda police raided a large-scale illegal firearms manufacturing unit at Debipur village of Jadupur gram panchayet under Kaliachak police station on 14 August midnight. Nearly 50 firearms of 7mm and 9 mm were seized from the spot and seven persons including...