North Bengal News

MALDA, 12 Dec 2017/--/CPM MP and politburo member Mohammed Salim fired a salvo at BJP and Trinamool Congress together over the brutal killing of Afrazul Khan, a migrant labourer from Malda in Rajasthan. Salim accompanied by former state minister Anisur Rahman, party MLA Khagen Murmu, district LF...

MALDA, 12 Dec 2017/--/A lorry driver Karna Mandal, 31 of Behula Colony area at Naldulbi area under Malda police station, who was beaten up by eve-teasers for protesting against molestation of his wife, succumbed to his injuries at Malda medical college & hospital (MMCH) last night. Acting upon...

SILIGURI, 11 Dec 2017/--/A teenager from the Kalimpong hills have emerged for the first time to co-ordinate and groom the models participating in historical Indo-Nepal beauty pageant “Miss Indo-Nepal” slated on 3rd February at Naxalbari town. Bhumika Lohar, a nineteen years old fashion model and...

MALDA, 10 Dec 2017/--/For the first time three persons proud to be declare themselves as transgender acted successfully as the judges of ‘Lok Adalat’ of national level held in the district today. Debasish Acharya alias Debi, Jiya Das and Arindam Saha Gupta – three judges appointed by district legal...

SILIGURI, 10 Dec 2017/--/National Human Rights and Crime Control Organisation (NHRCCO) observed World Human Rights Day in Siliguri by disturbing blankets and fruits among prisoners at Siliguri Correctional Home. The rally started from 2nd Mile Check Post, beside Bhakti Nagar Thana and ending at...

SILIGURI, 8 Dec 2017/--/Hundreds of journalists hit the streets in Siliguri on Friday in protest against the attacked on Bidhan Nagar based TV journalist who was assaulted by a group of miscreants on Thursday. Pikai Ghosh, a TV journalist from Bidhan Nagar near Siliguri was injured when he had...

MALDA, 8 Dec 2017/--/District Congress gheraoed district primary school council (DPSC) and served a deputation to its chairman Asis Kundu demanding that all empanelled candidates of 2009-2010 had to be recruited teachers of primary schools in the district following a verdict reportedly passed by...

SILIGURI, 8 Dec 2017/--/Sabhyata, India’s premium ethnic wear brand is all geared up to launch its second store in Siliguri, West Bengal today at expanding the brand’s footsteps to the base of the Himalaya mountains in the plains of Darjeeling District by the side of River Mahananda. Sabhyata,...

SILIGURI, 5 Dec 2017/--/Investments coming to North Bengal through CII initiatives in the region since 2015 stand at Rs 2,345 crore, according to minister Amit Mitra. “We have received an Expression of Interest for new investment which is worth Rs 888 cr at the North Bengal Conclave.  During Agro...

MALDA, 5 Dec 2017/--/State education minister Partha Chatterjee has asked the newly appointed vice chancellor (V~C) Prof Swagata Sen to strongly deal with disruptive activities at University of Gour Banga (UGB) campus, A section of college students went on ransacking the assets of the varsity...

MALDA, 4 Dec 2017/--/Aggrieved with faulty score-cards the undergraduate examinees from five colleges ransacked the University of Gour Banga (UGB) campus today. The demonstrations occurred within 78 hours of joining of the new vice chancellor (VC) Prof Swagata Sen. The students alleged that their...

SILIGURI, 3 Dec 2017/--/Senior ministers, government officials and a series of meetings between industry members from Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and those from Darjeeling, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar Jalpaiguri, Kalimpong, Malda, Dakshin Dinajpur and Uttar Dinajpur, and a few investment announcements...

SILIGURI, 3 Dec 2017/--/Forty kilograms of hashish (ganja) was seized at New Jalpaiguri station from a lady who was travelling at Avadha Assam Express in a joint operation by SSB’s 41 battalion and Railway Police Force (RPF) this morning. On a tip- off SSB Jawan went to the station this morning and...

MALDA, 1 Dec 2017/--/New vice chancellor (V-C) of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) Prof Swagata Sen made it clear that restoring an ideal academic environment in the campus would be his top priority. Sen, a professor of commerce in the University of Calcutta with prior experience of working as...

SILIGURI, 1 Dec 2017/--/Introduce morning flights to and from Delhi and Kolkata, flights between Bagdogra and the Nepal capital of Katmandu, build an additional terminal at Bagdogra Airport, night landing facility and overhaul infrastructure at the airport. These were the demands Confederation of...

SILIGURI, 29 Nov 2017/--/A veteran Naxal leader Khudan Mallick (79) who played vital role in the peasant movement during 60's at Naxalbari passed away on Wednesday at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH). Mallick, close aide of Kanu Sanyal, was one of the daring leader during Naxalite...

SILIGURI, 26 Nov 2017/--/Dance Bagdogra Dance contest organised by a social organisation ‘Chetnashil Sangarashrat Jamat’ concluded with great enthusiasm at Gandhi School, Bagdogra on Sunday. There were 120 contestants in two Junion below 13 and Senior above 14 years. Pushpanjali Pradhan, Twinkle...

BAGDOGRA, 22 Nov 2017/--/The state government after the formation of GTA-2 under the chairmanship of Morcha leader Binay Tamang have now formed ‘Hill Area Development Committee’ (HADC) separately for the hills to monitor the development works of GTA. GNLF President Mann Ghising is the President...

MALDA/RAIGANJ, 22 Nov 2017/--/He showered affection upon Mamata Banerjee despite political differences till he suffered severe illness that choked his voice. And even after 24 hours of his cremation political legend, late Priyaranjan Dasmunsi keeps gluing Congress and Trinamool Congress subsiding...

MALDA, 22 Nov 2017/--/Council for Indian school certificate examinations (CISCE) has laid austere conditions before authorities of Malda St Xavier’s school for returning home centre to its ICSE & ISC examinees. In a meeting with the school’s resigned principal Abhijit Jha and teacher-in-charge...

BAGDOGRA, 22 Nov 2017/--/After failure of the local administration in keeping the area clean the social organisation named Chetnashil Sangrashrat Jamat (CSJ) of Bagdogra came forward to start the cleanliness drive and to stop spreading deadly diseases including dengue, malaria and others. CJS...

SILIGURI, 21 Nov 2017/--/Tourism stake holders from four districts of North Bengal have requested chief minister Mamata Banerjee to appeal tourists throughout the globe to visit North Bengal as the situation has become normal as before and also compensate village tourism through promotion from the...

SILIGURI, 21 Nov 2017/--/Trinamool Congress Youth wing of Bagdogra unit on Monday slammed Upper Bagdogra gram panchayat Pradhan and warned to launch a political movement if problems faced by people are not solved on an immediate basis. Youth wing members marched in a rally and gathered at the...

MALDA, 21 Nov 2017/--/Malda was ceremoniously declared the seventh ‘nirmal’ district of the state by panchayet and rural development minister Subrata Mukherjee in a programme at Gazole today. Sarala Murmu, sabhadhipati of Malda zilla parishad, her deputy Gourchandra Mandal, Dipali Biswas, MLA,...

SILIGURI, 21 Nov 2017/--/Baikunthapur forest division on Sunday arrested Sikkim resident Rabi Subba for allegedly smuggling leopard skin from Sikkim to Siliguri. Subba was arrested from Sahid Nagar near Champasari area along with 5.5’ length leopard skin. Subba is said to be a resident of Singtam...