North Bengal News

Kolkata, 7 Mar 2017/--/As chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s recent moves to ensure proper health services for the common people have earned applause from all walks of the society, father of a minor baby suffering from a rare kind of tumor is now desperately begging to earn the money for visiting...

MALDA, 7 Mar 2017/--/District police succeeded once again in seizing FICN (fake Indian currency notes) amounting 1 lakh and arrested three youths for allegedly peddling the counterfeit notes from Mohanpur village in Baishnabnagar police station on Monday late night. With this FICN amounting...

SILIGURI, 7 Mar 2017/--/Jan Andolan Party president Harka Bahadur Chhetri, who is believed to be close to Mamata Banerjee, today came down heavily on the Trinamool Congress accusing the party of playing dirty politics in the hills. Speaking at a press conference at the Siliguri Journalists' Club,...

SILIGURI, 7 Mar 2017/--/A man allegedly killed his daughter before hanging himself in Jaduvitta, Milan More on Monday evening. Sukra Hasda was a daily wage labourer while his daughter Soma Hasda (11) studied in Class 5 at Parmananda Nepali School. Sukra’s son Harish Chandra Hasda alerted the area...

SILIGURI, 7 Mar 2017/--/A school going girl was found hanging from the ceiling of her house at Gauranga Pally in Ward 40 of Haider Para, Siliguri late Monday night. Ankita Ghosh had appeared for the Madhyamik board exams this year and used to live with her mother Mukti Ghosh, a widow. Mukti said...

MALDA, 6 Mar 2017/--/Acting on a tip off a team of NIA (National investigation agency) jointly with English Bazaar police raided a hotel near Malda town station and seized FICN (fake Indian currency notes) amounting 4 lakh in denomination of 2000 and arrested two persons on Sunday late night. It...

SILIGURI, 6 Mar 2017/--/In a major breakthrough, the CID today arrested Jalpaiguri Child Protection Officer Sushmita Ghosh in connection with the recent child trafficking case and her alleged involvement in selling children, both within the country and abroad. Sushmita was picked up from the office...

SILIGURI, 6 Mar 2017/--/Two persons were killed and more than 50 injured when a Siliguri-bound bus from Shillong turned turtle after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The accident occurred around 3:30am at Glassmore near Nagrakatta under Jalpaiguri district. Police said the bus was carrying...

MALDA, 6 Mar 2017/--/Kaliachak police succeeded in seizing a large quantity of brown sugar after raiding Bamuntola village on Sunday night. A youth was arrested too. Additionally, Rs 7.5 lakh in denomination of 2000 was seized from the youth identified as Aminul Alam. Superintendent of police...

SILIGURI, 6 Mar 2017/--/With an aim to expand its network and increase its user base in India, Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd, a leader in technology and innovation, today conducted Tech-Fest for all its dealers in Siliguri, highlighting the company’s air-conditioner range. The dealer meet termed as Tech...

SILIGURI, 5 Mar 2017/--/Defence minister Manohar Parikkar today landed at Bagdogra airport en route to Darjeeling to inaugurate a model school set up by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration. Answering questions posed by journalists gathered at the airport, he said, "No regiment will be formed...

MALDA, 5 Mar 2017/--/Flow of FICN (fake Indian currency notes) continues in the district without any curb in fake currency peddling even after demonetization. English Bazaar police arrested a youth identified as Mokbul Mia, 35 last night from Rathbari area and seized FICN amounting 92000 in...

SILIGURI, 5 Mar 2017/--/North Bengal, which is endowed with nature's bounties, could emerge as one of the most preferred tourism hubs in the country, noted defence minister Manohar Parrikar today while interacting with representatives of the Confederation of Indian Industry. Parrikar was...

MALDA, 3 Mar 2017/--/Recovery of yet another newborn within a gap of 10 days aggravated speculations about activities baby-trafficking racket in Malda. This time the newborn male baby was rescued from the custody of one Deben Aheri of Jharpukhuria village under Malda police station yesterday when...

MALDA, 2 Mar 2017/--/Only a day before the state government tables the bill to strengthen the clinical establishment act further, the district administration met the representatives of 34 private nursing homes in the district to ensure proper treatment and transparent billing to the patients. The...

SILIGURI, 2 Mar 2017/--/An elderly woman was today freed from the confines of her tiny room in Road No. 3 of Shaktigarh where she had been allegedly living for 20 years. Area residents said Bahnishikha Ghatak had been confined to her room by family members for the last two decades so much so that...

MALDA, 2 Mar 2017/--/One hundred and fifty land donors from Samsi area in the district knocked the doors of the district administrations today alleging that they did not receive the compensation for the land acquisitioned for the expansion of National Highway – 81. While the additional district...

SILIGURI, 2 Mar 2017/--/Following its success in the mobile and television category, Micromax Informatics today announced the launch of its new Aura range of Air Conditioners. Combined with the already available Wave range of Air Conditioners, Micromax now offers eight products in the category...

SILIGURI, 1 Mar 2017/--/HTC Corporation, a leading innovator in mobile and virtual reality technology, today unveiled the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play smartphones in the Indian market. The Phones embody everything that is brilliant, unique, sophisticated and a reflection of everything that is...

SILIGURI, 28 Feb 2017/--/Ten persons were today arrested by the Bidhannagar police from Shantipara Motiya Setu of the region. The police recovered a locally manufactured pistol, live cartridges, four machetes and two large sticks from the group that included Mohammad Wajir, Njarul Islam, Mohammad...

SILIGURI, 27 Feb 2017/--/A two-day SAARC Law Conclave session concluded on Sunday evening at the Indian Institute of Legal Studies in Dagapur Siliguri. The issues discussed at the session were- improved connectivity between SAARC countries, various international issues and legal education. Notable...

SILIGURI, 27 Feb 2017/--/A school going student allegedly committed suicide on Sunday by hanging himself at his residence in the Samarnagar area of Siliguri. The Pradhan Nagar police took into custody the body of Biswajit Roy (19) from his house that falls under Ward 46 of the Siliguri Municipal...

SILIGURI, 27 Feb 2017/--/The Bagdogra police on Sunday arrested three persons following a tip-off in connection with the smuggling of a rare species of lizard. The arrested included a wildlife smuggler and two customers and they were nabbed near a petrol pump in lower Bagdogra. The lizard,...

SILIGURI, 26 Feb 2017/--/The Confederation of Indian Industry's North Bengal Zonal Council on Saturday held its annual general meeting at Montana Vista where Rajiv Lochan was nominated as the new chairman and Anand Kumar Mittal as the vice chairman for the year 2017-18. During the Public Session...

SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata continues to expand its pioneering offerings in the domain of oncology. Strengthening its ‘Precision Oncology’ focus, the hospital which pioneered the concept of comprehensive cancer care in the region, has expanded the ambit of its...