North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 7 Jun 2017/--/The state jail minister Ujjal Biswas made a verification of Bagrakote, Siliguri jail here this afternoon. He remarked that he found the management of the jail satisfactory on various grounds. He said: "The correction home has been freshly painted. The inmates are being...

NAXALBARI, 4 Jun 2017/--/Consulate General of Nepal for India (Kolkata) Ek Narayan Aryal said that there is no anti-India feeling among the people of Nepal. Aryal was the chief guest in the 2nd Indo-Nepal Friendship Meet at Dr Ambedkar Academy, Nepania under Naxalbari block on Sunday. Aryal...

NAXALBARI, 4 Jun 2017/--/Nine reputed social workers and organizations working along border areas of Nepal and India were felicitated to during 2nd Indo-Nepal Friendship Meet at Nepania under Naxalbari block on Sunday for their contribution to the society. From Nepal's Jhapa district Dehi Art,...

SILIGURI, 3 Jun 2017/--/Tension mounted at Fulbari Gram Panchayat area near Siliguri when local people detained four employees of Railway Police Force (RPF) who came to demolish a temple. Local residents alleged that around 12-15 RPF personnel went into the area and started breaking the boundary...

SILIGURI, 3 Jun 2017/--/A Three-day training programme on Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction funded by UNICEF in collaboration with the Disaster Management Department of West Bengal and State IAG and implemented by Anugyalaya Darjeeling Diocese Social Service Society concluded on Saturday at...

Jalpaiguri, 3 Jun 2017/--/Baazar Kolkata, one of the leading retail chains of Eastern India inaugurated their first showroom in Jalpaiguri. The showroom spread across three floors and bestowing a variety of garments in ladies’ wear, men’s wear, kids wear segment and accessories was inaugurated by...

LOHAGARH, 29 May 2017/--/The barter system which has remained only in the history books of school syllabus is still in trend at Lohagarh under Mirik block and along Indo-Nepal border among the people of Jhapa district of Nepal and Darjeeling district. Though the money has dominated the world...

SILIGURI, 29 May 2017/--/Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) former chief Subash Ghishing's close aide L B Rai who remained three times chairman of Mirik Municipality during Ghishing's regime was once again elected for the same post today. Rai became the first from Mirik to become fourth time...

MALDA, 28 May 2017/--/State wide factional feud of the Trinamool Congress affiliate labour-organization INTTUC (Indian National Trinamool Trade Union Congress) was reflected in Malda district also during a conference of motor-drivers today. While the INTTUC’s all India President Pradip Banerjee...

SILIGURI, 28 May 2017/--/The story might sound incredible to students residing in town and cities, but it isn’t uncommon for children from less privileged regions facing immense hardship on their way to the schools for seeking education. Yes this is the story of Chamakdangi and Laltoon villages...

MALDA, 28 May 2017/--/No consolation is enough for Sushanta Mandal and Priyabala Mandal of Gazole in Malda as their only daughter Subarna (16), who killed herself consuming poison only half an hour before the publication of results anticipating failure in Madhyamik examinations, has passed...

MALDA, 28 May 2017/--/A youth Trinamool Congress leader of English Bazaar was arrested on the charge duping an ex-serviceman by taking a large sum from him falsely promising him a ration dealership. District Trinamool Congress president Dr Moazzem Hossain, however, denied any connection between the...

MALDA, 27 May 2017/--/The 4th in state merit list of Madhyamik examination Swapnil Mishra, a student from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Vidyamandir has topped the list of successful candidates in Malda. The youngster has not only scored 687 out of 700 but also 100 out of 100 in Mathematics and...

SILIGURI, 27 May 2017/--/With the fashion business dominating culture, youths in Siliguri are attracted towards the glamorous fashion and film industry to make their career. Fashions shows and contests that needed to get permission from Siliguri Sub-Division Officer for the dress-code a decade ago...

SILIGURI, 27 May 2017/--/To promote Cross-Border Tourism Ecosystem through Conservation, Cultures and Creative Initiatives between India and Nepal, '2nd Indo-Nepal Friendship Meet' is slated on 4th June at Dr. Ambedkar Academy, Nepania Bazar under Naxalbari block along Indo-Nepal border. The meet...

SILIGURI, 27 May 2017/--/Two Siliguri's reputed government school students made Siliguri proud by securing highest marks in the Madhyamik examination that was declared on Saturday. Rachita Das of Siliguri Girls High School and Pritam Das of Siliguri Boys High school ranked top in Siliguri by...

MALDA, 27 May 2017/--/A major train accident was averted following the alertness of the villagers near Eklakhi station under Northeast Frontier railway today around 7.30 am. Guwahati bound Kamakhya express had a narrow-shave as the residents of Raisadighi village near Eklakhi stopped the passenger-...

SILIGURI, 26 May 2017/--/Bir Bahadur has switched his gun and baton with a broom after retiring as a CRPF man. Every morning this 65-year old man sweeps the 2 km road stretch of his village Chenga Busty under Mirik block of Darjeeling district. Bir Bahadur has been cleaning the road since the day...

SILIGURI, 26 May 2017/--/Four Girls who had gone missing from Siliguri, out of which three girls were rescued by the officers of Ashighar Police station. The three girls were found from Shantinagar area of Siliguri. Police is searching for the minor girl who is missing. It may be noted that on May...

SILIGURI, 26 May 2017/--/Locals of an area of Gosaipur, protested over an opening of a liquor shop in the area. The locals of the area submitted a memorandum to the District Magistrate. Locals alleged that since few days a businessman is trying to open a liquor shop in the area. Locals alleged...

SILIGURI, 25 May 2017/--/It is the little things in life that hold the potential to bring about drastic changes in our lives. When Laxmi Limbu Kaushal realized that even though women comprised 60 per cent of the workforce in tea plantations but not a single woman had ever held the position of...

SILIGURI, 25 May 2017/--/Renault India, one of the fastest growing automobile brands in India, has organized the first-ever international drive for its adventure driving community, Gang of Dusters (G.O.D). The 12-day international iconic passion drive which was flagged off from Agra successfully...

MALDA, 24 May 2017/--/State government has constituted a three-member enquiry committee to probe into bundle of allegations raised against a number of senior officials of the University of Gour Banga. Prof Malayendu Saha, chairman of state joint entrance board chairman would head the committee that...

SILIGURI, 24 May 2017/--/State tourism minister Gautam Deb on Wednesday met veteran Naxal leader Khokan Mazumdar who is presently admitted at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) after falling sick. Mazumdar is admitted at Critical Care Unit (CCU) of NBMCH after reported of illness...

MALDA, 24 May 2017/--/First board of councilors (BOC) meeting presided over by English Bazaar municipality (EBM) chairman Nihar Ghosh witnessed heated exchange between two factions of Trinamool Congress councilors today. Interestingly, the only CPM councilor reportedly stood by the allegations...