North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 18 Nov 2018/--/Acting on a specific intelligence, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Siliguri Regional Unit recovered and seized 9.296kgs of gold biscuits (56 pieces), smuggled from Myanmar to India through Indo-Myanmar border of Manipur, from the possession of one...

SILIGURI, 18 Nov 2018/--/G. D. Goenka Public School, Siliguri was declared winners of INSPIRIA Q the annual inter-school quiz contest organized by Inspiria Knowledge Campus on 17th November. BSF Kadamtala and North Point St. Joseph Darjeeling secured the second and third spot respectively. ...

Alipurduar, 18 Nov 2018/--/Enormous quantity of cannabis was seized from two spots of the district and four persons were arrested in connection with peddling the narcotic. Sunil Yadav, superintendent of police informed that altogether 699 kilogram of cannabis was seized from Pakriguri and Monojit...

MALDA, 17 Nov 2018/--/Factionalism in district BJP, already plagued by severe internal feud, turned for the worse soon after Sanjit Mishra, district BJP president announced new district committee four months after his appointment. Eighteen members of the previous committee including three district...

Guwahati, 11 Nov 2018/--/Growing public sentiment against the Centre's move to amend the Citizenship Act has given a "fresh lease of life" to the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which has recruited eights youths in the last two months, a senior officer of the Assam Police has said...

Guwahati, 11 Nov 2018/--/Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asserted that his government has initiated several initiatives for the tea tribe communities to solve their various problems to some extent. “People belonging to the tea tribe community have contributed immensely to the growth of...

Alipurduar, 11 Nov 2018/--/Linkmen of Kamtapur Liberation Organization (KLO) met Alipurduar MLA and chairman of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) Saurav Chakraborty with the appeal of getting financially support with the help of state government. Chakraborty received the memorandum...

MALDA, 11 Nov 2018/--/English Bazaar Municipality (EBM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an agency from Kolkata to produce organic fertilizer processing the solid-waste. The agency would be installing a modern machine at EBM’s under construction dumping ground at Mahadipur area...

Kolkata, 10 Nov 2018/--/Head of the Bhutanese monastic order, the Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choedra will preside over a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction  of a Bhutanese temple at Rajgir in Bihar, according to a report in Kuensel, the official newspaper of Bhutan. He would also preside over...

Itanagar, 10 Nov 2018/--/Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday said that steps were being taken to improve the relation between the Indian Army, local administration and the state police. Khandu's comments came in the backdrop of an incident last week when a few soldiers had...

Kohima, 10 Nov 2018/--/The ruling alliance partner Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) in Nagaland Thursday urged the Centre and the Naga groups to expedite the peace process and find an early solution to the decades-old Naga political issue. The ten-point resolution adopted during the...

Kolkata, 10 Nov 2018/--/A 38-member Myanmar delegation led by Major General Myat Kyaw, Commandant of National Defence College, Myanmar visited Eastern Command headquarters at Fort William on Saturday. The delegation was updated on operational environment of Eastern Command i initiatives of military...

DARIBHIT (NORTH DINAJPUR), 10 Nov 2018/--/The administration eventually succeeded in re-opening Daribhit high school after 50 days today after assuring the parents of deceased students and villagers that their demands would be sympathetically looked into. Incidentally it was recently resolved in...

MALDA, 3 Nov 2018/--/Senior Trinamool Congress leader and state minister Subrata Mukherjee  ignored the proposal of Congress-Trinamool alliance floated by Congress MP Mausam Noor on November 1. However, Mukherjee said that Noor and other descendants of late Ghani Khan Choudhury would be accorded...

Jalpaiguri, 31 Oct 2018/--/Accusing BJP of ‘falsely promising’ to adopt all teagardens under Duncan’s group Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a public meeting at Tia Bon near Gorumara sanctuary announced that daily wage of tea-garden workers would be hiked to Rs 176 from Rs 67 with...

ISLAMPUR, 27 Oct 2018/--/Trinamool Congress observer and state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari claimed that police were not responsible for death of Rajesh Sarkar and Tapas Barman, who died of bullet injuries after a clash between students and police over appointment of teachers at Daribhit...

SILIGURI, 27 Oct 2018/--/Siliguri is going to host first ever Mr. Miss and Mrs Global North East India fashion contest at city’s renowned shopping mall. The last round of audition will be held on October 28 and the grand finale is slated on 4th November where eminent personalities from fashion...

SILIGURI, 27 Oct 2018/--/Siliguri is considered the gateway to India’s Northeast, and gold smugglers in particular are using the town’s vantage position for their clandestine activities. On Saturday Directive Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Siliguri wing seized 55 kgs of gold and arrested two persons...

Alipurduar, 27 Oct 2018/--/A patient suffering from high fever and eventually diagnosed with both dengue and encephalitis was referred to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) reportedly after deterioration in health-condition. Finding of two deadly viruses in the same patient has...

MALDA, 27 Oct 2018/--/Excitement gripped Banshbari area under English Bazaar police station on Friday after a youth, who introduced himself as Jayanta Das, a habitant of Durgabari area was caught raid handed by locals with large quantity of suspected articles claimed to be narcotics by the mob....

MALDA, 25 Oct 2018/--/Taking note of the considerable growth in BJP’s organization in different parts in Malda north parliamentary constituency especially the tribal-dominated areas, Trinamool Congress is planning to go for special drive to win hearts of the voters keeping in view the upcoming Lok...

MALDA, 25 Oct 2018/--/In a shocking incident that occurred at Kadamtala village under Kaliachak police station in the district a retarded minor girl was set ablaze by her mother merely for having eaten rice without permission. The girl Sulekha Khatun, 15 who sustained major burn injuries is now...

Kolkata, 23 Oct 2018/--/In a curious turn of events, Congress and AIUDF have extended support to the 12-hour bandh call in Assam on Tuesday by 46 organizations in protest against the Centre's bid to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Winter Session of Parliament. Life in Assam was...

SILIGURI, 23 Oct 2018/--/The outbreak of an unknown fever has caused panic in Siliguri. The fever cases have started mounting after the pujas. A large number of people have been admitted in hospitals and nursing homes with fever. The number of patients is so high it has not been possible to arrange...

COOCH BEHAR, 23 Oct 2018/--/Unrest continues unabated in Dinhata although Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her last administrative meeting in the district asked police to take all steps to curb violence. The CM is coming to the district again to preside over a district level administrative...