North Bengal News

Jalpaiguri, 3 Jan 2019/--/Family members of a patient, who was injured in a motorcycle accident, have alleged that the person died at a state-run hospital in West Bengal after lying unattended for 10 hours on Wednesday. They alleged negligence on part of the doctors took place at the North Bengal...

SILIGURI, 2 Jan 2019/--/The adult leopard ‘Sachin’ that escaped from the enclosure of Bengal Safari, Siliguri yesterday could not have morning could not have been traced yet. A massive haunt by forest guards from Darjeeling, Baikanthapur, Gorumara, Malbazar has been launched to trace the leopard...

SILIGURI, 2 Jan 2019/--/Officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence recovered 16.962 kgs of tusks  today afternoon from Ghoshpukur in the outskirts of Siliguri. The ivory was found in a Tata container truck bearing Registration number WB-23E-5533 bound for Kolkata from Guwahati, Assam. The...

SILIGURI, 29 Dec 2018/--/Three people died while a dozen others were injured in three different road accidents since Friday night. A tourist from Ondal of Burdwan, Dhananjay Dutta, 47,  died while six others were injured in a road accident at Birpara Chowpathy along Asain Highway today around 9 am...

SILIGURI, 28 Dec 2018/--/Dooars’s Meena More near Bagrakote Tea Garden has become the popular watering hole for people who throng  there for their favourite breakfast with ‘Lachha Parotha’. Fifteen shops along highway are run by the same family and ‘Lachha Parotha is the popular menu in all the...

MALDA, 26 Dec 2018/--/BJP would follow the ‘Tripura model’ to oust Trinamool Congress from West Bengal, claimed party state president Dilip Ghosh in a public meeting in Old Malda today. However, law violation programme by district BJP in presence of Ghosh was concluded almost peacefully in front...

SILIGURI, 26 Dec 2018/--/Style Mantra family of Bagdogra celebrated Christmas with the old age people at Usha Old Age Home, Rohini under Kurseong block on Tuesday. Salim Pradhan social worker and MD of Style Mantra Salon & Academy took initiative to celebrate the sacred day with old age people...

SILIGURI, 26 Dec 2018/--/Eminent novelist Pushpa Rai has been nominated for Badrinarayan Pradhan Memorial Award. The award will be given on 20th January 2019 at Bagrakote in Dooars. Rai,  a teacher  and resident of Darjeeling had started contributing her articles and stories since 1970. Her first...

MALDA, 24 Dec 2018/--/Removal of former registrar on additional charge and assuming office by his successor took a dramatic turn as Sadhan Saha, who was removed by executive council (EC) of University of Gour Banga (UGB) on Dec 20, fell sick under alleged mental pressure during handing over of...

SILIGURI, 21 Dec 2018/--/“We have received an Expression of Interest for new investment which is worth Rs 2700.71 crores in the 6th North Bengal Conclave, which also includes SAIP. Apart from new investment so far, work that has been completed is Rs 823.95 crores and work in progress is Rs 971.98...

MALDA, 20 Dec 2018/--/Registrar on additional charge of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) Prof Sadhan Saha has been asked by the executive council (EC) to leave his office with immediate effect. The decision was adopted in a meeting of the EC in Kolkata today. Biplab Giri, an associate professor...

KOLKATA/SILIGURI, 13 Dec 2018/--/Visual impairment failed to stop Mohammed Asif Iqbal to participate in Tata Steel Kolkata 25K marathon two years in a row. This is his second year in Bengal’s biggest running carnival as he is going to run in the 10K race category this year in TSK 25K on December 16...

MALDA, 9 Dec 2018/--/A minor girl of Bhotbari area under Mekhliganj police station in Cooch Behar district, who had allegedly been abducted by three youths of Malda on Thursday, was rescued in an unconscious state by government railway police (GRP) personnel from down Saraighat Express and kept in...

Malda, 4 Dec 2018/--/District BJP leaders have identified two large fields in Old Malda as the venue of public meeting of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28. While one of the grounds is under possession of ministry of human resources development, the other adjacent to NH-34 is occupied by...

Siliguri, 4 Dec 2018/--/Sikkim’s sole tea garden Temi Tea Garden that produces some best quality of tea across the globe will be participating in this year’s Himalayan Orange Tourism Festival at Kolkata from December 7 to December 9 to promote Sikkim’s organic tea along with home stays nestled...

SILIGURI, 18 Nov 2018/--/Acting on a specific intelligence, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Siliguri Regional Unit recovered and seized 9.296kgs of gold biscuits (56 pieces), smuggled from Myanmar to India through Indo-Myanmar border of Manipur, from the possession of one...

SILIGURI, 18 Nov 2018/--/G. D. Goenka Public School, Siliguri was declared winners of INSPIRIA Q the annual inter-school quiz contest organized by Inspiria Knowledge Campus on 17th November. BSF Kadamtala and North Point St. Joseph Darjeeling secured the second and third spot respectively. ...

Alipurduar, 18 Nov 2018/--/Enormous quantity of cannabis was seized from two spots of the district and four persons were arrested in connection with peddling the narcotic. Sunil Yadav, superintendent of police informed that altogether 699 kilogram of cannabis was seized from Pakriguri and Monojit...

MALDA, 17 Nov 2018/--/Factionalism in district BJP, already plagued by severe internal feud, turned for the worse soon after Sanjit Mishra, district BJP president announced new district committee four months after his appointment. Eighteen members of the previous committee including three district...

Guwahati, 11 Nov 2018/--/Growing public sentiment against the Centre's move to amend the Citizenship Act has given a "fresh lease of life" to the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which has recruited eights youths in the last two months, a senior officer of the Assam Police has said...

Guwahati, 11 Nov 2018/--/Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asserted that his government has initiated several initiatives for the tea tribe communities to solve their various problems to some extent. “People belonging to the tea tribe community have contributed immensely to the growth of...

Alipurduar, 11 Nov 2018/--/Linkmen of Kamtapur Liberation Organization (KLO) met Alipurduar MLA and chairman of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) Saurav Chakraborty with the appeal of getting financially support with the help of state government. Chakraborty received the memorandum...

MALDA, 11 Nov 2018/--/English Bazaar Municipality (EBM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an agency from Kolkata to produce organic fertilizer processing the solid-waste. The agency would be installing a modern machine at EBM’s under construction dumping ground at Mahadipur area...

Kolkata, 10 Nov 2018/--/Head of the Bhutanese monastic order, the Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choedra will preside over a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction  of a Bhutanese temple at Rajgir in Bihar, according to a report in Kuensel, the official newspaper of Bhutan. He would also preside over...

Itanagar, 10 Nov 2018/--/Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday said that steps were being taken to improve the relation between the Indian Army, local administration and the state police. Khandu's comments came in the backdrop of an incident last week when a few soldiers had...