North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 22 Jun 2017/--/Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress government had to face another setback after opposition parties including development board members remained absent in the all party meeting called by the state government at Siliguri on Thursday to discuss the prevailing situation in...

NAXALBARI, 22 Jun 2017/--/“If our leaders betrays us this time the result will be more dangerous because we have sacrificed everything to achieve Gorkhaland,” youths of Nepania Busty warns the leaders of the hills during a massive rally carried out in the plains near Naxalbari where the peasant...

SILIGURI, 20 Jun 2017/--/After seizure of plastic peas, eggs and rice now a shocking complain has been raised by the tea garden workers of receiving plastic flour (Atta) by the management of the tea gardens of Dooars. Workers of Satali Tea Garden under Hasimara block on Tuesday came with the flour...

SILIGURI, 20 Jun 2017/--/Child specialist of repute, Dr. Biresh Kumar announced the opening of his clinic ‘ Dr Kumar’s Childcare and Polyclinic’ recently at Road No 3 Shaktigarh, Siliguri. This Clinic is centrally located and is within walking distance from Jalpai More, on Burdwan Road and has easy...

SILIGURI, 19 Jun 2017/--/Journalists from Darjeeling hills have started traveling to plains to file stories and pictures for their respective media houses after internet services in hills were disrupted since Saturday midnight following instructions allegedly issued by the state government. Binod...

SILIGURI, 19 Jun 2017/--/A herd of elephants created panic in the Kaluajot area of Naxalbari on Monday morning. Local eyewitnesses said around twenty wild elephants were seen in the village areas but did not cause any serious harm and damage properties. (EOIC)

SILIGURI, 18 Jun 2017/--/After hills’ continuous agitations demanding separate state of Gorkhaland today a joint party rally was organised in several parts of Terai and Dooars. The twelve hour Dooars bandh remained peaceful except some minor violence broke at foothills. Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (...

SILIGURI, 18 Jun 2017/--/Information is trickling in that Aparajita Rai the first Gorkha female IPS from Sikkim is to arrive to Darjeeling to control the ongoing Gorkhaland agitation. However, police and administration have not confirmed neither ruled out her arrival at Darjeeling. Media persons...

PANITANKI, 18 Jun 2017/--/The Nepal government has decided to close their checkpoints along Indo-Nepal border on June 28 following the second phase of their civic election. Check points along the borders of Sikkim, Bihar and West Bengal will remain closed for 48 hours. Chief District Officers (...

SILIGURI, 16 Jun 2017/--/Fire engulfed a restaurant situated at Yadav Samiti Building, Hill Cart Road, Siliguri today. According to the initial reports the fire broke at around 7 pm from the kitchen of the restaurant. Four engines from the fire brigade have already rushed to the spot and trying...

SILIGURI, 16 Jun 2017/--/Students of Surendra Institute of Engineering and Management have successfully designed an Intelligent Gesture Controlled Wireless Robotic Arm – (MYROB) that can heal the pain of physically challenged people, as MYROB can be easily controlled by an Android Mobile phone....

SILIGURI, 16 Jun 2017/--/A leopard was trapped in a cage from Kawakhali CRPF camp in Siliguri. As per reports, few days ago footprints of a leopard was detected in the Chhotepathuramjote area. A cage was installed by the Bagdogra Range Forest Department in the CRPF camp. The leopard got trapped in...

SILIGURI, 15 Jun 2017/--/Reactions kept coming in from the various political leaders after fresh agitation by the GJM. Dilip Ghosh, BJP West Bengal chief on Thursday said, “A tripartite meeting should be called immediately to tackle the situation of the hills instead of using forces. The situation...

SILIGURI, 15 Jun 2017/--/State tourism minister Gautam Deb on Thursday strongly condemned on the attack on media, police and damaging government property. He said, “Hurling stones, rocks and petrol bombs on police, burning vehicles of the media and setting fire of police stations by the GJM...

SILIGURI, 15 Jun 2017/--/A group of 22 Young Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs, part of CII’s Young Indians, will attend the G-20 Summit at Berlin on 15 & 16 June, 2017. The Summit will be attended by delegations from the following countries Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China,...

SILIGURI, 13 Jun 2017/--/Leadership of Joint Forum leaders gathered around Siliguri Court on Tuesday to show their solidarity with the tea workers and the arrestees who were arrested on Monday by police. Saman Pathak, former MP and general secretary of CPM affiliated trade union Centre for Indian...

SILIGURI, 13 Jun 2017/--/Phansidewa police on Tuesday arrested a man for allegedly raping a minor girl. Police informed that Mohammad Safir has been booked for allegedly raping an eight years old girl at Phansidewa under Siliguri Mahakuma. Local people thrashed Safir before handing over to police...

SILIGURI, 12 Jun 2017/--/Sikkim Legislative Assembly deputy speaker Sonam Gyastso Lepcha along with five others faced narrow escape when the government vehicle which they were riding overturned at Sevoke Road, Siliguri on Sunday night. At around 9 pm the government vehicle Fortuner bearing...

SILIGURI, 12 Jun 2017/--/Within a fortnight SSB and customs department officials seized an antique idol worth Rs 40 crore from Bagdogra area on Sunday night. This is the biggest seizure after 5th May where SSB’s 41 battalion seized Ganesh idol made out of magnetic stone and on 8th again SSB seized...

BAGDOGRA, 12 Jun 2017/--/Making travel even more hassle free for both business and leisure travellers, country’s most loved low-cost carrier IndiGo, today announced a Three-day Monsoon Special Sale across its 39 domestic destinations. In the Special sale starting June 12 till June 14, 2017,...

SILIGURI, 8 Jun 2017/--/Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani is slated to visit Siliguri on Friday afternoon. Eminent TV actress and BJP leader Irani will inaugurate Modi Fest organized by BJP at Shivmandir near Siliguri. BJP Darjeeling district president Praveen Agarwal confirmed the news...

SILIGURI, 8 Jun 2017/--/Amit Agarwal, a second Year BBA student of Inspiria Knowledge Campus, Matigara has been selected by the Government of India’s Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship as one of the Top Ten Young Entrepreneurs with a vision to change India. In recognition of this...

MALDA, 7 Jun 2017/--/Amid detection of several fake doctors statewide, chief medical officer of health (CMOH), Malda Dr Dilip Mandal busts a large racket deceiving people with promises of recruitment in the health department forging signature of Biswaranjan Satpati, director of health services (DHS...

MALDA, 7 Jun 2017/--/A Congress councilor and former chairman of English Bazaar municipality (EBM) Narendranath Tiwary has been appointed the leader of opposition in Trinamool Congress run civic body today. Tiwary has acknowledged the order and agreed to accept it. Dulal Sarkar, vice chairman of...

SILIGURI, 7 Jun 2017/--/After plastic eggs and peas now plastic rice has left residents of Siliguri shocked. Residents in Siliguri and adjacant areas is trying to find out the rice they are eating is really original or made of plastic. This fear psychosis gripped after Ramesh Sarkar of Siliguri...