North Bengal News

MALDA, 1 Jan 2017/--/With an eye to booting morale of the police officials the superintendent of police Arnab Ghosh felicitated five police officers of the district in a symposium organized by the district police at Malda College auditorium on the first day of the year. An introspection session was...

SILIGURI, 1 Jan 2017/--/The North Bengal Medical College and Hospital police outpost was inaugurated on Saturday in the presence of the Siliguri Police Commissioner, NBMCH Superintendent and other officials. With the new outpost now in place, the NBMCH campus is expected to become safer for...

SILIGURI, 1 Jan 2017/--/The Bengal Safari Park in Siliguri received two tigers on Friday evening – the first by the park. The male, Snehasish, and the tigress, Shila are about two years old and were shipped from Alipore Zoo in Kolkata. The park’s newest members will be able to roam freely in a...

SILIGURI, 31 Dec 2016/--/The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the only representative, national voluntary organisation of Doctors of Modern Scientific System of Medicine organised a pan India protest today to voice and demand prompt action to key issues impacting the medical community at large....

MALDA, 30 Dec 2016/--/A youth is on the verge of losing vision of his right eye following an attack by some miscreants as he had protested against abuse of his wife by those goons. His brother was seriously injured too in the attack. Two brothers are under treatment in Malda Medical College and...

SILIGURI, 30 Dec 2016/--/The West Bengal Police have made a number of changes to the posting and transfer of its personnel across the state. Faruque Mohammad Chowdhury, currently posted as the Assistant Commissioner of Police under the Siliguri Police Commissionerate, has been transferred to...

SILIGURI, 30 Dec 2016/--/The state's Criminal Investigation Department arrested three suspected human traffickers on Thursday night from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station with the assistance of the Government Railway Police. The trio is suspected to have trafficked a boy from the Dooars region. The...

SILIGURI, 29 Dec 2016/--/Tata Sky, India's leading content distribution platform providing Pay TV and OTT services, has launched its latest campaign ‘Shobcheye Beshe Bengali Channels’ with superstar Amitabh Bachchan. The campaign announced Tata Sky’s offering #MaxJingalala of 600 channels and...

MALDA, 28 Dec 2016/--/The district gets new feather on its cap as Malda administrative division commenced its journey formally with Subrata Biswas, the first divisional commissioner (DC) joining his office today. Malda Murshidabad, south Dinajpur and north Dinajpur districts would be under the new...

MALDA, 28 Dec 2016/--/Although it was an extended meeting of the district committee of ruling Trinamool Congress to chalk out roadmap for anti-demonetization movement, the speakers emphasized more on the importance of curbing factional feud. District party chief Dr Moazzem Hossain to Dulal (Babla)...

BINNAGURI, 28 Dec 2016/--/An ex-servicemen rally was organised by Kripan Division at Binnaguri today to reach out to the Ex-Servicemen and Veer Naries from the districts of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar.  More than 1000 Ex-Servicemen and Veer Naries attended the rally, which was...

SILIGURI, 27 Dec 2016/--/Sashastra Seema Bal jawans of the 41st Battalion based in Ranidanga, Siliguri arrested a person and seized a .22 revolver including four live rounds near Naxalbari on Monday evening. Led by 2nd IC D. K. Singh, the jawans arrested North Dinajpur resident Mohammed Tamim upon...

SILIGURI, 27 Dec 2016/--/Youth Congress committee members of Dabgram Fulbari Assembly today submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic), Siliguri to highlight the issues surrounding the current traffic situation in the assembly area. They also demanded an immediate...

BAHUDANGI (EASTERN NEPAL), 27 Dec 2016/--/A new tourist attraction named Elephant View Resort on the India-Nepal border in eastern Nepal's Bahundangi village will be inaugurated on Friday by officials of India and Nepal. The announcement was made on Tuesday during a press conference held with...

SILIGURI, 27 Dec 2016/--/Sashastra Seema Bal personnel of the 41st Battalion in Ranidanga, Siliguri rescued seven persons as well as two minors from a brick kiln in Mahottri district of Nepal on Monday. According to Commandant Rajiv Rana, an NGO called Tiny Hands and Steps helped the SSB who shared...

MALDA, 26 Dec 2016/--/Teachers belonging to Left affiliate ABTA (All Bengal teachers’ association) and BJP influenced BSS (Bangiya Shikshak-o-Shikhshakarmi Sangha) separately met the district inspector of schools (DIS) today with their grievances over an e-mail sent to different schools seeking the...

SILIGURI, 26 Dec 2016/--/A teenager died on the spot at Bagdogra Checkpost near Siliguri on Sunday after falling from a motorcycle. Tikiapara resident Rana Ghosh (19) and his friend Akbar Mohammad (25) were out on a bike ride with friends on Sunday. They had gone outside the Bagdogra area to spend...

SILIGURI, 26 Dec 2016/--/CPM activists on Sunday gheraoed the Pradhan Nagar Police Station demanding the arrest of those involved in vandalising the office of SMC Ward No. 3 Councillor’s office. The councillor’s office was vandalised on December 23 after the Siliguri Municipal Corporation...

MALDA, 25 Dec 2016/--/An expelled youth leader of ruling Trinamool Congress Biswajit Roy alias Bullet (31) was arrested last night for his alleged involvement in clash at University of Gour Banga (UGB) campus between two factions of Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) on December 5. He was produced...

MALDA, 25 Dec 2016/--/Two persons were killed and five others injured in a road accident on NH-34 near Sujapur under Kaliachak police station around 11.45 pm last night. They were going to Hazarduari in Murshidabad from south Dinajpur to hold a picnic today. The deceased are Gazimul Mia (28) and...

MALDA, 24 Dec 2016/--/The organizing committee of Manikchak College headed by Sabitri Mitra, a member of chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden cabinet has been dissolved within 24 hours of the former minister asked the teacher-in-charge (TIC) of the institution Prof Pradyot Ghosh to step down....

SILIGURI, 24 Dec 2016/--/The Matigara police arrested two persons on Friday night for allegedly running a sex racket at a massage parlour in a shopping mall in Siliguri. Diki Pradhan, the owner of Kims Unisex Salon, and a man named Kallol Bhaduri of Malbazar were arrested following a raid. A number...

MALDA, 24 Dec 2016/--/Asoke Bhattacharya, the mayor of Left Front run Siliguri municipal corporation (SMC) today lambasted at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee while addressing a public meeting of all Bengal municipal workers’ federation here today. Bhattacharya said...

SILIGURI, 24 Dec 2016/--/A fire gutted a confectionery shop early in the morning today at Mallaguri in Siliguri. Sources said the blaze started from a gas leakage when the cook was preparing breakfast at Sova Sweets at Tea Auction Road. The shop owner said the fire damaged two refrigerators, chairs...

SILIGURI, 24 Dec 2016/--/Like many airports of repute, Bagdogra Airport will now have a live art gallery, courtesy the International Travel Artists' Forum, showcasing the landscape, people, traditions and cultures of north Bengal, Sikkim, eastern Nepal and Bhutan. The gallery was inaugurated today...