North Bengal News

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...

SILIGURI, 9 Apr 2017/--/Parx, the premium fashion casual lifestyle brand, has launched its latest Spring Summer 2017 collection with theme SUMMER + BEYOND. The brand known to have a stylish range of apparels for the new age youth, unveils the collection which will help accentuate the summer delight...

SILIGURI, 5 Apr 2017/--/Franchisee Sri Salasar Interiors has opened a Mega Mobel Furniture store located at Roop Tower, Sevok Road, near Cosmos Mall, Siliguri. The store is covering more than 8400 sq.ft area. The store has a tasteful display of home furniture both in modern and classical designs....

SILIGURI, 4 Apr 2017/--/Have you ever wondered which ingredient makes a perfect cup of tea? Sugar, tea powder, spices which add that extra zing or milk…popular consumer choice across India statesthat milk is the key ingredient, especially Cow’s Milk. Britannia Industries Ltd recently re-launched...

SILIGURI, 3 Apr 2017/--/Following Kolkata's rub off with the fake egg scandal, it's Siliguri's turn to become paranoid over a dozen or so 'plastic' eggs that have found their way into a house at Ward 24 under the Siliguri Municipal Corporation. Debashish Moitro of Bharat Nagar had bought a dozen...

SILIGURI, 3 Apr 2017/--/Snake venom worth Rs6 crore was seized on Sunday night from the Indo-Bangladesh border at Bhimpur in South Dinajpur during a joint operation by the BSF and forest department. At a press conference today, the BSF and foresters said three people from Bangladesh had entered...

MALDA, 1 Apr 2017/--/A team of senior police officials headed by SP, Malda Arnab Ghosh visited roof of the market complex where the body of a minor girl was found. The locals alleged that the minor girl was gang raped before being brutally killed. Though no written complaint was lodged, police...

SILIGURI, 1 Apr 2017/--/Two persons were arrested on Friday evening with a Tokay (a rare species of lizard) from the Matigara area near City Centre, Siliguri by jawans of the Sashastra Seema Bal, 41 Battalion. A motorcycle and Rs 7,600 in cash were also seized from the two. The operation was led...

SILIGURI, 31 Mar 2017/--/Wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha, the local boy who plays for the national cricket team, is being made the brand ambassador of a clean Siliguri. Siliguri mayor Ashok Bhattacharya announced this today at a media briefing. He said Bhattacharya negotiations have already...

SILIGURI, 31 Mar 2017/--/A huge consignment of marijuana was seized late Thursday night by the Bhakti Nagar police in Siliguri. The packeted contraband, weighing 429kg and valued about Rs15 lakh, was found in a Rajasthan registered truck. Police sources said tea leaves had been loaded onto the...

SILIGURI, 31 Mar 2017/--/An elderly woman who had been living alone in a shed for the last six months near Siliguri was rescued today by local NGO Who Cares and taken to Shanta Bhawan, a charity run by missionaries, in Tindharay near Kurseong. Jogeshwari Devi (65) had been living in a shed near a...

SILIGURI, 30 Mar 2017/--/You know the old adage: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, that’s actually some sound advice. Taking the same thought further, Washington Apple Commission is set to organise a unique country wide roadshow titled 'The Apple Wagon Tour' in 89 cities. The core...

SILIGURI, 28 Mar 2017/--/Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL), the Flagship Company of Amara Raja Group was awarded the “India Most Promising Company of the Year 2016-2017”. This award was presented during the 12Th CNBC TV18 India Business Leader Awards that was held on 23rd March 2017 in New Delhi...

SILIGURI, 27 Mar 2017/--/With chief minister Mamata Banerjee visiting north Bengal, noted local athlete of yesteryear, Dipti Paul, is keen to meet her to demand an international standard sports academy for the region. Paul comes from a humble background and she overcame many an obstacle to make...

MALDA, 26 Mar 2017/--/Allegations of negligence in treatment and refusing to release an under-treatment patient, who died eventually, have been raised by a private nursing home under English Bazaar police station by relatives of the deceased. Interestingly, the name of the private nursing home is...

MALDA, 26 Mar 2017/--/Excitement rocked Pabnapara area under Malda police station after badly ripped body of baby was found on the bank of Mahananda river this morning. Although the shirt found on the dead baby’s body matched with that of a baby missing from March 21, Balaram Mandal, father of the...

SILIGURI, 26 Mar 2017/--/Directorate of Revenue intelligence sleuths today seized gold bars worth Rs1.5 crore and arrested three persons from a long distance train at New Jalpaiguri Railway station. Thirty-two pieces of gold biscuits weighing 5kg were recovered from the three persons on the Sampark...

MALDA, 26 Mar 2017/--/Death toll in cyclone that hit the district on Saturday morning rises to four today. District magistrate Tanmay Chakrabarty said that a person, namely Sudhir Dutta, 90  of Theenagar under Bamongola police station expired at Malda Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) today....

SILIGURI, 26 Mar 2017/--/Jet Airways has launched a Bagdogra-Mumbai flight service to become the first airline to connect the country's financial capital with Bagdogra, the gateway for visitors to eastern India. The nonstop service between Mumbai and Bagdogra started today with the first flight...

MALDA, 25 Mar 2017/--/Two persons including a kid were killed and another 25 injured as a pernicious storm hit the district around 6 am today. So far the primary report of the local administrations are concerned, almost all the areas in Malda sustained damage. But the squall caused havoc in...

MALDA, 25 Mar 2017/--/Cache of arms and ammunition were seized as extensive raids were conducted by police at different areas under Kaliachak and Baishnabnagar police stations for last four days. 12 persons were arrested with five pipe-guns, two automatic rifles and 15 live cartridges during the...

MALDA, 23 Mar 2017/--/At least six persons were injured as a fierce clash broke out between two factions of Trinamool Congress over collection of tender-papers at Maheshpur-Gobindapur gram panchayet under Bamangola police station yesterday.  Trinamool party office at the locality was ransacked by a...

MALDA, 23 Mar 2017/--/Police finally succeeded in cracking the bank robbery case and arrested two persons in connection with the robbery. Nasim Nabab and Mohammed Sariul Khan were arrested from School Para village under Kaliachak police station during an extensive police raid. A firearm and Rs...

BAGDOGRA, 23 Mar 2017/--/Upper Bagdogra residents today demanded police patrolling in the area after three shops were broken into on Wednesday night and several items stolen. The miscreants broke into a jewellery shop, a computer shop, an electronics shop and a garments store. The shops are...