North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 24 Apr 2018/--/Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief Binay Tamang will announce ‘Shiv Kumar Rai Smriti Puraskar’ on 26th April during the Satabarshik celebration of eminent literary figure, slated to be held at Rhenock in East Sikkim. The General secretary Nepali Sahitya Parishad...

SILIGURI, 24 Apr 2018/--/CID team on Monday late night busted fake document racket after conducting raid at Siddhidata Variety Stores and Cosmetics at Natun Bazar under Dabgram near Siliguri. The shop owner Goutam Sarkar (27) has been arrested and seized 35 numbers of forged mark-sheets,...

SILIGURI, 24 Apr 2018/--/The tri nation bus service between Bangladesh-India and Nepal will soon start after the positive feedback of the trial run of the two buses that reached Indian border Fulbari this evening. Two buses carrying 25 delegations from Bangladesh, 12 Indian, six Nepalese and one...

BAGDOGRA, 24 Apr 2018/--/Beauty and fashion go hand in hand. Make-up artist and hair dresser Anita Pradhan of Bagdogra is emerging as popular day-by-day after her innovative creations in make-up and fashion which has attracted women from various regions. Anita who is also a social worker has...

MADARIHAT, 24 Apr 2018/--/Salkia Shree Seba Foundation, a Howrah based charitable organization headed by an acclaimed yoga therapist and dietician Supriya Sinha to celebrate the Bengali new year in uniquely philanthropic ways. Meeting the underprivileged tribal kids and women from different tea-...

SILIGURI, 19 Apr 2018/--/Sikkim Yuva Shakti Front, a newly opened poiltical party on Wednesday informed that it has opened by the right commitment and determination of all the youths of Sikkim for the true security and the welfare of Sikkimese people and the beautiful Sikkim with the aims of...

SILIGURI, 18 Apr 2018/--/With the world celebrating World Heritage in the name of International Day of Monuments and Sites, government has neglected to preserve Siliguri’s oldest railway station Siliguri Town Station which gave birth to Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. As DHR is busy with the up-...

BAGDOGRA, 18 Apr 2018/--/District Industries Centre, Siliguri with the support of Bagdogra Paradrishti Society helped 25 underprivileged women to become self empowerment through government’s   Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Twenty-five women all residents under Naxalbari block on...

MALDA, 9 Apr 2018/--/Trinamool Congress bags all setas two gram panchayets and six seats of panchayet samity in Kaliachak I block of the district uncontested on the concluding day of nomination for the three-tire rural rolls. While Congress has cried foul over the uncontested victory of the ruling...

SILIGURI, 6 Apr 2018/--/The ban of non-organic fruits and vegetable by the government of Sikkim has drawn ire to the traders of Siliguri market as the items have started decaying due to lack of purchase. The entire traders of Siliguri Regulated Market are frustrated over the decision made by the...

SILIGURI, 6 Apr 2018/--/My Publicity a printing and advertisement agency was on Friday inaugurated at Uttarpan complex along Hill Cart Road, Siliguri. Pranay Ruchal, owner of My Publicity informed that its a one step shop for all the printing and advertisement requirements. The shop provides...

MALDA, 3 Apr 2018/--/Kaliachak is back to violence as the process for rural body elections has already been initiated. A youth identified as Mijanur Rahman, 26 was shot dead at Madrasah Para area of Jalakandi village under Bamangram-Mosinpur gram panchayet in Kaliachak police station on Monday...

SILIGURI, 27 Mar 2018/--/Worldwide Achievers, a market research company organised India Education Excellence Awards 2018, to felicitate India’s leading private and government educational institutions. Bright Academy of Siliguri was awarded the “Best Pre School with Excellent Faculty in West Bengal...

MALDA, 27 Mar 2018/--/Controversy erupted as copy of Bengali questions went viral through whatsapp after the higher secondary (HS) examinations commenced today. Although West Bengal council of higher secondary education (WBCHSE) officials and district inspector of scools – secondary education (DIS-...

MALDA, 27 Mar 2018/--/A person was handed over to police allegedly for having attempted to assault a lawyer at court compound in English Bazaar today. Bipul Dutta, an advocate and member of Malda bar association alleged that Ratan Sarkar, the accused was a dismissed assistant sub inspector of...

MALDA, 27 Mar 2018/--/Hundreds of employees of rural banks in the district joined three –day strike convened by All Bengal Gramin Bank Employees Federation (ABGBEF) to escalate their protests against alleged step-motherly attitude of the ministry of finance. The employees suspended their work and...

NAXALBARI, 26 Mar 2018/--/The building of Naxalbari Rural Hospital situated just adjacent to police station shows signs of the state government’s negligence as roofs of doctors and nursing staffs including emergency ward is in verge of collapse. Some rooms of the building are a dilapidated...

SILIGURI, 26 Mar 2018/--/As a part of Purple day, world Epilepsy awareness day, Rudraksh Superspeciality Care of Siliguri has observed the day with balloon rising in Airview More to raise awareness among people regarding the misperception & superstitions regarding epilepsy prevalent in our...

MALDA, 12 Mar 2018/--/A girl examinee was found gagged in a toilet at an examination venue little before the Bengali paper of Madhyamik examinations commenced today. The girl’s hands were reportedly tied with a piece of cloth. School authorities immediately rescued the girl-examinee named Nivedita...

SILIGURI, 9 Mar 2018/--/Fifteen women indulged in various social activities and self help group were felicitated on Thursday by Chenga Nari Sewa Samity (CNSS) a Darjeeling based NGO to mark International Women’s Day. Women from social organisations, human rights organisation, self help group,...

MALDA, 6 Mar 2018/--/Vice chancellor (VC) of University of Gour Banga (UGB) Prof Swagata Sen has constituted a 18-member enquiry committee to look into an allegation by Subhamoy Chowdhury, a teacher in the department of chemistry that he was threatened by an outsider to quit job and leave the...

MALDA, 26 Feb 2018/--/Following instructions from chief minister Mamata Banerjee the state municipal affairs & urban development department offered a land measuring 5 cottah at a prime place in Salt Lake for construction of Malda Bhawan. CM during her recent Malda tour was implored by Srabanti...

MALDA, 26 Feb 2018/--/Insecurity of solo women railway passengers came to fore again as an army personnel was accused of molesting a college-girl on board in NJP bound Up Kanchanjungha express today. The accused jawan identified as Pravat Singh was arrested by GRP (Government railway police) when...

SILIGURI, 25 Feb 2018/--/Forest officials of Belakoba range have seized 9 feet long Leopard skin and arrested two Bhutanese residents from Nagarkata National Highway under Jalpaiguri district. The consignment was being taken to Sikkim via Dooars region but apprehended by forest officials before...

SILIGURI, 22 Feb 2018/--/Time, Speed & Distance (TSD) rally is all set for a flag-off from Siliguri on Friday. The BISWA BANGLA JK TYRE HIMALAYAN DRIVE 6, which is into its sixth edition, will cover 1650 kilometres over five thrilling days and traverse through the Dooars and Darjeeling Hills in...