North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata continues to expand its pioneering offerings in the domain of oncology. Strengthening its ‘Precision Oncology’ focus, the hospital which pioneered the concept of comprehensive cancer care in the region, has expanded the ambit of its...

SILIGURI, 24 Feb 2017/--/Jawans of the 41st Battalion of the Sashastra Seema Bal stationed in Ranidanga near Siliguri on Thursday seized 43.6gm of brown sugar valued at Rs22.20 lakh. SSB 41st Bn Offg. Commandant D.K. Singh, who led a special operation, confiscated the contraband from two men,...

MALDA, 23 Feb 2017/--/Scuffle between police and copy suppliers putside different examination venues marked the second day of Madhyamik examinations. Though the administrative officials claimed that mass copying could be prevented today, police had to resort to lathi charge to disperse the mob...

SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s consumer products brand Sri Sri Ayurveda, launched Ojasvita, a health drink, as it gears up to take on yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali and other multinational consumer goods giants. Ojasvita was unveiled by Olympic silver medalist PV...

SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/The program – which is organized by Colgate in partnership with the Indian Dental Association (IDA) – has provided free health check-ups to over 30 million Indians, since its inception in 2004. Colgate and Indian Dental Association (IDA) have successfully concluded their...

KOLKATA/SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Ensuring customer convenience in prepaid recharge offerings, Vodafone India has introduced yet another innovative service for their subscribers in West Bengal- Vodafone Private Recharge Mode - a free of cost service, which enables users to recharge their mobile...

Kolkata, 23 Feb 2017/--/“Safe Drive Save Life” project has been celebrated at Raipur Sabuj Bazaar, Bankura District under the supervision of “Tapsil Jati Adibasi Praktan Sainik Krishi Bikash Shilpa Kendra” Gentegory, Palashy, Dhaniakhali, Hooghly with the help of Raipur Block office. In this...

SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Growing in size and stature every year, the 5th edition of World Tea Coffee Expo comes back to Mumbai from 16th Nov – 18th Nov 2017 with a host of enhanced features and activities covering the entire gamut of the Hot Beverage sector. Globally recognized at a complete trade...

MALDA, 22 Feb 2017/--/Excitement rocked the University of Gour Bangs (UGB) today as the non-teaching employees, a section of teachers and officials started agitating claiming that a section of students was causing anarchy in the campus. They served a deputation to the VC Prof Gopalchandra Mishra...

MALDA, 22 Feb 2017/--/Mass copying could not be prevented in three venues of Madhyamik examinations despite strict security arrangements made by the district education department. However, the first day of the examination ended well except some negligible stray incidents as claimed by the district...

MALDA, 21 Feb 2017/--/A newborn baby boy, while allegedly being trafficked, was rescued from a Malda bound train by the passengers today.  However, the woman, who was reportedly carrying the baby, fled from the train leaving the baby behind while she was questioned by the passengers. The newborn...

SILIGURI, 21 Feb 2017/--/The Asian Rural Tourism Festival 2017 will be held from March 3-6 at Bahundangi in Nepal. The festival has been an annual event since 2012 and is aimed at raising awareness of the people living along the Mechi River in eastern Nepal and north Bengal about wild elephants....

SILIGURI, 21 Feb 2017/--/Members of the BJP Siliguri district committee today had an embarrassing after one of the party's key members abruptly left a press conference when she did not get a chair to sit. Malti Roy, councillor of Ward 1 of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation, did not get a place to...

MALDA, 19 Feb 2017/--/The two-day long agitation by the post-graduate students of Bengali departments of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) was withdrawn today after the district Trinamool leaders intervened into the matter. District Trinamool president Dr Moazzem Hossain, English Bazaar MLA and...

SILIGURI, 16 Feb 2017/--/More than 80 members of the All Bengal Buddhist Development Committee gathered at Bagdogra airport today to thank chief minister Mamata Banerjee for declaring Buddha Jayanti a public holiday. The banners and placards they were carrying read: Thank you chief minister Mamata...

SILIGURI, 16 Feb 2017/--/A student of Std VIII died and several others seriously injured in a bus accident on Thursday morning near Hansqua Tea Garden in the outskirts of Bagdogra. Megha Nagesia of Niskalanka Mata Hindi High School in Bagdogra died at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital...

SILIGURI, 16 Feb 2017/--/Amway India, direct selling FMCG Company, opened an express Pick & Pay store in Siliguri today. The new set-up is located at Roop Tower, 1st Floor, Sevoke Road, Siliguri-734001. The launch of this store is part of Amway India’s strategy to increase consumer outreach....

MALDA, 15 Feb 2017/--/The claim of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi about thwarting fake currency racket by demonetization and introduction of new currencies received a serious blow and counterfeit currencies in denomination of 2000 amounting 2.06 lakh were seized by BSF personnel from two separate...

MALDA, 15 Feb 2017/--/The claim of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi about thwarting fake currency racket by demonetization and introduction of new currencies received a serious blow and counterfeit currencies in denomination of 2000 amounting 2.06 lakh were seized by BSF personnel from two separate...

MALDA, 15 Feb 2017/--/Villages of Sultannagar gram panchayat under Harischandrapur police station went abuzz with recovery of two pots full of ancient silver coins while digging up soil for preparing hearth for cooking dishes for a marriage party at a house of Chhatrak village there. Local sources...

SILIGURI, 15 Feb 2017/--/As Toyota Motor Corporation announces its achievement of selling more than 10.05 million hybrid vehicles globally, Toyota Kirloskar Motor reiterates its commitment to hybridization in India by announcing the launch of its two hybrid models- the new Camry Hybrid and the...

MALDA, 14 Feb 2017/--/English Bazaar municipality (EBM) would supply arsenic free hygienic drinking water for more than lakh residents in six municipal wards by August this year. Informing this Dulal (Babla) Sarkar, vice chairman of the civic body said, residents of other 23 EBM wards are also...

SILIGURI, 14 Feb 2017/--/IndiGo, the low-cost carrier, has announced the expansion of its network by adding 20 new flights to cities with high demand and expanding potential. With growing demand from the Southern India region, IndiGo has reoriented its focus by introducing additional to and fro...

SILIGURI, 13 Feb 2017/--/A passenger died in a Purulia bound AC bus after it caught fire at the Bidhan Nagar area near Siliguri on Sunday afternoon. The fire spread rapidly and engulfed the bus in no time creating panic. In their scramble to get off the burning vehicle, 10 people got injured and...

SILIGURI, 13 Feb 2017/--/A youth was allegedly assaulted severely on Sunday at Debidanga near Siliguri where he and his friends had gone picnicking. Sachin Gupta (22) was admitted in a private hospital by his family, who said Sachin was found lying injured alongside the road. The doctors have said...