North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 9 Jan 2019/--/Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will visit Siliguri on January 21, where she will be inaugurating Uttar Banga Utsav. Mamata will also be attending Netaji Jayanti in Darjeeling. The chief minister will reach Siliguri on January 21and inaugurate the Uttar Banga Utsav at...

Jalpaiguri, 8 Jan 2019/--/Westside, India’s preferred fashion destination from the house of Tata’s, is offering its first ever End of the Season Sale (EOSS) in Jalpaiguri at its store in PRM Market City, with fantastic discounts on apparel, footwear, accessories and cosmetics. Westside offers a...

SILIGURI, MALDA, 8 Jan 2019/--/Except sporadic incidents of violence in a few regions the first day of nationwide industrial strike remained peaceful in Siliguri and its adjacent areas. As many as 10 central trade unions have called for the 48-hour nationwide strike to protest against the alleged...

SILIGURI, 7 Jan 2019/--/Wife of Bengal cadre IAS officer and District Magistrate (DM) of Alipurduar Nikhil Nirmal who thrashed a young man for allegedly sending objectionable posts on FB, inside a police station defended his act saying she was proud of her husband for the act. The wife Nandhani...

MALDA, 7 Jan 2019/--/Unrest seems to be back to the University of Gour Banga (UGB) as the students aggrieved with varsity authority’s allegedly confusing decision of revising the already published results for undergraduate (honours) examinations demonstrated in front of the gate this afternoon....

SILIGURI, 5 Jan 2019/--/Chairman of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Board of Administrators Binoy Tamang today slammed BJP government at the Centre for fooling Gorkhas on the issue of granting tribal status for 11 communities. Tamang had called an emergency press conference at Pintail...

SILIGURI, 4 Jan 2019/--/The leopard that escaped from a safari park here on New Year's Day was captured near it after four days on Friday, the park director said. After the leopard, named Sachin, fled, the authorities set up around a dozen traps near the park and the big cat was found in one of...

SILIGURI, 4 Jan 2019/--/The  Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) is going to set up two units in Delhi and Haryana, Benoy Tamang, party supremo today announced here. He made this comment during a media meet at the end of the Chintan Sabha organised by the party at Siliguri. ``We have emerged as a major...

SILIGURI, 3 Jan 2019/--/A  two-day long ‘Chintan Sabha’ of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) under the leadership of Binoy Tamang today began at Sukuna near Siliguri. Two hundred fifty-one leaders attended the meeting which started today afternoon. This is the first of its kind of gathering of GJM...

SILIGURI, 3 Jan 2019/--/The missing Leopard ‘Sachin’ could not be traced even today even after the authorities of the Safari Park where the animal escaped from used two drones for scanning  the dense forest and four well trained elephants were used to find it out. Authorities also used ten cages...

Jalpaiguri, 3 Jan 2019/--/Family members of a patient, who was injured in a motorcycle accident, have alleged that the person died at a state-run hospital in West Bengal after lying unattended for 10 hours on Wednesday. They alleged negligence on part of the doctors took place at the North Bengal...

SILIGURI, 2 Jan 2019/--/The adult leopard ‘Sachin’ that escaped from the enclosure of Bengal Safari, Siliguri yesterday could not have morning could not have been traced yet. A massive haunt by forest guards from Darjeeling, Baikanthapur, Gorumara, Malbazar has been launched to trace the leopard...

SILIGURI, 2 Jan 2019/--/Officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence recovered 16.962 kgs of tusks  today afternoon from Ghoshpukur in the outskirts of Siliguri. The ivory was found in a Tata container truck bearing Registration number WB-23E-5533 bound for Kolkata from Guwahati, Assam. The...

SILIGURI, 29 Dec 2018/--/Three people died while a dozen others were injured in three different road accidents since Friday night. A tourist from Ondal of Burdwan, Dhananjay Dutta, 47,  died while six others were injured in a road accident at Birpara Chowpathy along Asain Highway today around 9 am...

SILIGURI, 28 Dec 2018/--/Dooars’s Meena More near Bagrakote Tea Garden has become the popular watering hole for people who throng  there for their favourite breakfast with ‘Lachha Parotha’. Fifteen shops along highway are run by the same family and ‘Lachha Parotha is the popular menu in all the...

MALDA, 26 Dec 2018/--/BJP would follow the ‘Tripura model’ to oust Trinamool Congress from West Bengal, claimed party state president Dilip Ghosh in a public meeting in Old Malda today. However, law violation programme by district BJP in presence of Ghosh was concluded almost peacefully in front...

SILIGURI, 26 Dec 2018/--/Style Mantra family of Bagdogra celebrated Christmas with the old age people at Usha Old Age Home, Rohini under Kurseong block on Tuesday. Salim Pradhan social worker and MD of Style Mantra Salon & Academy took initiative to celebrate the sacred day with old age people...

SILIGURI, 26 Dec 2018/--/Eminent novelist Pushpa Rai has been nominated for Badrinarayan Pradhan Memorial Award. The award will be given on 20th January 2019 at Bagrakote in Dooars. Rai,  a teacher  and resident of Darjeeling had started contributing her articles and stories since 1970. Her first...

MALDA, 24 Dec 2018/--/Removal of former registrar on additional charge and assuming office by his successor took a dramatic turn as Sadhan Saha, who was removed by executive council (EC) of University of Gour Banga (UGB) on Dec 20, fell sick under alleged mental pressure during handing over of...

SILIGURI, 21 Dec 2018/--/“We have received an Expression of Interest for new investment which is worth Rs 2700.71 crores in the 6th North Bengal Conclave, which also includes SAIP. Apart from new investment so far, work that has been completed is Rs 823.95 crores and work in progress is Rs 971.98...

MALDA, 20 Dec 2018/--/Registrar on additional charge of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) Prof Sadhan Saha has been asked by the executive council (EC) to leave his office with immediate effect. The decision was adopted in a meeting of the EC in Kolkata today. Biplab Giri, an associate professor...

KOLKATA/SILIGURI, 13 Dec 2018/--/Visual impairment failed to stop Mohammed Asif Iqbal to participate in Tata Steel Kolkata 25K marathon two years in a row. This is his second year in Bengal’s biggest running carnival as he is going to run in the 10K race category this year in TSK 25K on December 16...

MALDA, 9 Dec 2018/--/A minor girl of Bhotbari area under Mekhliganj police station in Cooch Behar district, who had allegedly been abducted by three youths of Malda on Thursday, was rescued in an unconscious state by government railway police (GRP) personnel from down Saraighat Express and kept in...

Malda, 4 Dec 2018/--/District BJP leaders have identified two large fields in Old Malda as the venue of public meeting of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28. While one of the grounds is under possession of ministry of human resources development, the other adjacent to NH-34 is occupied by...

Siliguri, 4 Dec 2018/--/Sikkim’s sole tea garden Temi Tea Garden that produces some best quality of tea across the globe will be participating in this year’s Himalayan Orange Tourism Festival at Kolkata from December 7 to December 9 to promote Sikkim’s organic tea along with home stays nestled...