North Bengal News

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...

SILIGURI, 22 Feb 2018/--/BJP leader Mukul Roy praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and compared with Indira Gandhi as far better Prime Minister of the nation till now. Roy who arrived in Siliguri this morning to receive Modi at Hasimara air force camp said, “Narendra Modi has done what Indira...

SILIGURI, 19 Feb 2018/--/Piyush Garg, Director, Powertek Engineering Pvt. Ltd., has been nominated as the Chair of Young Indians (Yi) Siliguri Chapter for the year 2018-19. Powertek Engineering Pvt. Ltd. has business interests in B2B strategic global sourcing operations. The company’s machinery and...

SILIGURI, 18 Feb 2018/--/The tripartite meeting between the tea garden owners, trade union leaders and four state ministers including state government representatives will decide the interim wage increment of the tea garden workers on February 22 at Uttarkanya in Siliguri. Joint Labour commissioner...

SILIGURI, 18 Feb 2018/--/A mother jumped from the running train after her minor daughter fell down from the door of Kanchankanya Express on Saturday night. Both of them have been admitted at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) but the condition of mother is said to critical. The...

BAGDOGRA, 18 Feb 2018/--/An Ex-Servicemen rally cum medical camp was held under the aegis of Trishakti Corps at Bengdubi today. The rally was attended by approximately 625 Ex-Servicemen from North Bengal and East Bihar and was supported by representatives from various banks, record office and of...

SILIGURI, 17 Feb 2018/--/“Misusing the power some people are hatching conspiracy to kill Bimal Gurung in an encounter, which I received the information, but I wanted to make it clear that it is not happen in democracy. BJP is the only ally of party leaded by Gurung that is why till I remain MP from...