North Bengal News

MALDA, 27 Apr 2017/--/The state government will include those BPL (below poverty line) families to rationing facility list who were eliminated before to ensure supply of subsidized rice at the rate of Rs 2 per kg. A notification about revising the list would be issued after the chief minister...

SILIGURI, 27 Apr 2017/--/SastaSundar.com is expanding its pan India operations in digital network of healthcare, managing efficient pharma & wellness products’ supply chain & connecting doctors, diagnostic services, healthcare clinics and health information services. SastaSundar.com offers...

SILIGURI, 26 Apr 2017/--/Jamaisashthi, one of the most awaited dear festivals of the Bengalis is on the way. One this occasion, the mother-in-laws try their best to woo the taste buds of the food connoisseur son-in-laws. But, equally the constantly keep worrying whether their effort will please the...

SILIGURI, 26 Apr 2017/--/Amway India has partnered with Turnstone Global, formerly known as National Association for the Blind to set up a Braille library for the visually impaired students in Siliguri today. Sunil Kumar Yadav, IPS, DG, (Traffic), Siliguri graced the occasion as the chief guest...

MALDA, 25 Apr 2017/--/Amid the ongoing religious debates leading to the throbbing of the country out of excitements, Seikhpura village of Enayetpur gram panchayet under Manikchak police station witnessed an altogether different show of harmony which the secular India can feel proud of. Cremation of...

NAXALBARI, 25 Apr 2017/--/Leaders of the Naxal movement and followers of the revolutionary, Kanu Sanyal, have urged Naxalite and Maoist leaders to drop their guns and choose the democratic way to fight for their demands. Post the Chhattisgarh ambush, Naxal leader Shanti Munda said, “I condemn the...

MALDA, 25 Apr 2017/--/Former minister and redoubtable Trinamool Congress leader Krishnendu Choudhury claims that he was asked by none other than the Chief Minister and party supremo Mamata Banerjee to take of the organizational lapses of the party in Malda. However, district Trinamool president Dr...

SILIGURI, 24 Apr 2017/--/Residents of Bagdogra welcomed the Style Mantra Unisex Salon and Academy in their area on a pleasant Saturday afternoon. The first unisex salon in the locality, it was jointly inaugurated by renowned athlete Deepti Paul, ABN channel director Reuben Gurung, Himalaya Darpan...

SILIGURI, 23 Apr 2017/--/Rallying behind the ‘Swachh Bharat’ initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Young Indians division of the Confederation of Indian Industry has launched its 'Mission –sanitising and sensitising India’. It is an initiative to work with institutions and companies on...

SILIGURI, 23 Apr 2017/--/The All Bengal Buddhist Development Committee has been renamed the All India Buddhist Forum. The decision was taken today at a meeting held at the Town Hall in Kalimpong. It was presided over by Jambu Lama (Sherpa) and a new committee was also formed. The chairmen of all...

SILIGURI, 21 Apr 2017/--/Two West African footballers were on Thursday arrested with fake visas near the Indo-Nepal border at the Panitanki Immigration outpost by the Khoribari police. Their visas had already expired but the two footballers had forged the expiry date to July 7, 2017. The Panitanki...

MALDA, 21 Apr 2017/--/Within 24 hours of nabbing the kingpin of fake currency circulating racket district police made yet another breakthrough by arresting the leader of a gold-robbery racket. Chandal Karmakar, 35 who was absconding for long was eventually arrested last night from his hideout...

SILIGURI, 21 Apr 2017/--/CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, who was in Siliguri today, said his party is ready to meet Trinamool supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the candidacy of the upcoming Presidential election. Speaking at a public meeting, the veteran leader said the...

MALDA, 20 Apr 2017/--/Baishnabnagar police after a relentless search arrested kingpin of FICN (fake Indian currency notes) circulation racket Aizul Sheikh from his hideout at Mohanpur village late last night. The 23-year old mastermind of FICN peddling racket was produced in court today. Police...

SILIGURI, 20 Apr 2017/--/BJP national president Amit Shah is slated to visit Siliguri on April 25 to boost the morale of party workers ahead of the municipality election. During his three day visit, Shah will first address a public rally at Pukaijote in Naxalbari. The BJP has started its campaign...

MALDA, 20 Apr 2017/--/In an unusual move the teachers’ council of Malda College adopted a unanimous proposal scorning the officiating controller of examinations (COE) of the University of Gour Banga Sanatan Das for his alleged ‘misbehaviour and use of unparliamentarily phrases’ during a telephonic...

SILIGURI, 20 Apr 2017/--/A sealed packet containing ganja was recovered from Jalpaiguri Road Station on Wednesday evening by the Railway Protection Force during routine patrolling. RPF inspector Aditya Kujmar Meena said the person carrying the contraband was possibly planning to smuggle it, but...

SILIGURI, 19 Apr 2017/--/Truck owners and drivers associations from Siliguri and Sikkim have come down heavily on trucks overloading. Speaking today at the Siliguri Journalists’ Club, Ningma Sherpa, president of Sikkim Truck Drivers’ Association, said the situation has resulted in other trucks...

SILIGURI, 19 Apr 2017/--/Venkatesh Regency, the new hospitality name in Siliguri, stands out from its predecessors by creating a bridge between modern living and Northeast culture. Venkatesh is the second project of the Swastik group of hotels in Siliguri, established after seven years of the...

SILIGURI, 18 Apr 2017/--/In its constant endeavour to offer the best value for money products and services to customers, Aircel announced free incoming calls on national roaming. Aircel customers will enjoy free incoming calls on roaming without any extra charges on Aircel network across the...

MALDA, 17 Apr 2017/--/Alleging huge embezzlement of funds received by the University of Gour Banga (UGB) under Rashtriya Uchchatara Siksha Aviyan (RUSA), BJP demanded a probe CBI probe today. Subrata Kundu, the district party chief and Manabendra Chakraborty, district BJP general secretary told the...

SILIGURI, 17 Apr 2017/--/Posters have been found stuck in several places of Siliguri demanding a separate state of Gorkha Pradesh, bewildering the authorities and the public. The writings read: 'We want separation from West Bengal' and 'We want a separate state of Gorkha Pradesh' and claim they...

MALDA, 14 Apr 2017/--/Announcing that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will keep his commitment regarding the proposed Teesta-water distribution treaty with Bangladesh, M J Akbar, the minister of state (MOS) for external affairs hoped that a consensus in this regard would soon be reached. Akbar met...

MALDA, 14 Apr 2017/--/Three persons were killed in a bid to collect poppy-skins from under a well-deep septic-tank where they had allegedly kept those hidden before selling in clandestine market. Two other persons reportedly fell ill while attempting to rescue them. The incident took place at...

KOLKATA/SILIGURI, 11 Apr 2017/--/Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, the market leader in oral care, today officially announced Bollywood star Anushka  Sharma as the new brand ambassador for Colgate Active Salt. Seen in the brand new TV ad, the actress with a beautiful smile will essay the role of...