North Bengal News

MALDA, 29 Aug 2018/--/Students, teachers and guardians of Akrurmoni Coronation Institution have reasons to rejoice as the school topped the list of secondary and higher secondary schools aided or sponsored by the state government,  according to a report published by the state secondary education...

SILIGURI, 27 Aug 2018/--/Inspired by Mother Teresa social worker Indu Subedi from Sikkim had left her private job to work for the betterment of the unwanted, uncared and unloved people of the society and make the state a better place to live in. Thirty-year-old Indu of Singtam have been helping...

MANIKCHAK (MALDA), 27 Aug 2018/--/Two persons were killed and three others including a minor injured as an alleged factional rift of Trinamool Congress relating to formation of board at Gopalpur gram panchayet turned violent today. Superintendent of police Arnab Ghosh had to rush to the spot with a...

SILIGURI, 27 Aug 2018/--/In a joint operation by SSB and state police the Naxalbari police arrested one person  with fake Nepali currency for Rs 8 lakh on Saturday night from Naxalbari’s Raipara. According to SSB officials four other people have fled after handing over the currency to one Manoj...

MALDA, 27 Aug 2018/--/Factional feud of BJP came to fore while constituting board at Gazole II gram panchayet. The supporters of two groups of BJP indulged in violence. Although local BJP leaders blamed disguised Trinamool Congress supporters for the unrest, Trinamool rubbished the allegation. Out...

SILIGURI, 27 Aug 2018/--/A new space has been carved out at 1st floor of Bhanubhakta Samiti building, Gurunbusti, for the book lovers of Siliguri – Sangri-La’ Book Café’. The café will run parallel with the book outlet where readers can get books in English, Nepali, Hindi and Bengali from various...

MALDA, 27 Aug 2018/--/Sance of district Congress to accord support to Trinamool Congress while forming rural boards has once again pricked the possibility of joining of two Congress MPs to Trinamool. Although Malda north Congress MP and district Congress president Mausam Noor claimed that the...

MALDA, 26 Aug 2018/--/Excitement gripped Jempur Colony area under Bamangola police station after a party office of Trinamool Congress was found ransacked today. Local Trinamool leaders blamed BJP backed goons for the incident. BJP, however, refuted the allegation and claimed that it was a...

MALDA/ NORTH DINAJPUR, 26 Aug 2018/--/Auspicious ‘Rakhi Bandhan’ festival was observed in unique ways across three districts of Gour Banga today. Political parties to charitable organizations conveyed the message of harmony and fraternity to people mostly overlooked by the elite society. Youth...

SILIGURI, 26 Aug 2018/--/The urn containing the ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reaches Siliguri from Kolkata on Saturday evening. BJP local leaders informed that the ashes will be immersed at River Mahananda on August 31. BJP top brass of Bengal are expected to be present on...

SILIGURI, 26 Aug 2018/--/Setting an example of harmony and brotherhood Panighatta police outpost on Sunday organised Raksha Bandhan where Hindu-Muslims, Christians and Buddhist brothers and sisters tied Rakhi to each other. Around 200 people including students, teachers, social workers, police...

MALDA, 24 Aug 2018/--/Reconstitution of boards at different panchayets in the district today remained by and large peaceful. However, the surprise came from Chowki Mirdadpur under Manikchak block where a BJP candidate was elected the pradhan although Trinamool Congress had majority. Even Trinamool’...

MALDA, 24 Aug 2018/--/Erosion scare is back to three villages under Ratua I block of the district. The local habitants are spending sleepless nights apprehending that the Ganga would swallow their immovable properties anytime. Although the block administration has kept the flood-centre ready to...

MALDA, 23 Aug 2018/--/Bringing the tribal community closer state government is now taking help of social communication media. As a part of the outreach programme leaders of tribal community were gifted with free mobile-phones by the superintendent of police Arnab Ghosh today. Chuniram Murmu, a...

MALDA, 23 Aug 2018/--/Excitement gripped Chanchal after a senior official of state electricity distribution company limited (SEDCL) today confined as many as 20 persons who went to the office to complain about low voltage and frequent power cut at different villages in Harischandrapur. The...

Jalpaiguri, 22 Aug 2018/--/Hefty fine has been proposed for use of plastic bags and other plastic products carried at forests and other nature parks under the state forest department. The decision was adopted with an eye to keep the forests free from pollution, said Binay Krishna Burman, minister...

Krishnanagar, 22 Aug 2018/--/Several arms and ammunition were recovered from a house during a raid at Atghara in Nadia district, the police said. Acting on an information, police raided the area under Kalyani police station and recovered two firearms and 36 cartridges of various weapons from the...

Jalpaiguri, 22 Aug 2018/--/A college girl here filed a complaint with the police today about an unknown caller who allegedly tried to incite her into participating in 'Momo Game' challenge, a new virtual suicide game. The 'Momo Game' is said to be a successor of the notorious 'Blue Whale Game' and...

COOCH BEHAR, 22 Aug 2018/--/The body of Siraj Alam, a graduate migrant labourer who died in flood-devastated Kerala was brought to his house at Kashimerhat village of Mekhliganj police station a little before the special religious prayer on occasion of Eid-ul-Azha offered by the villagers. A pall...

MALDA, 22 Aug 2018/--/Family members of a minor girl from Ronthol village under Harishchandrapur police station knocked the door of superintendent of police today urging him arrest a local youth who allegedly raped the minor repeatedly confining her for three days. According to her mother, the...

MALDA, 22 Aug 2018/--/Grace of the Almighty was sought for safety and welfare of residents of Kerala and migrant labourers from Malda working there during the special prayer offered by women of minority community on occasion of Eid-ul-Azha today. Hyderpur Muslim Mohila Janakalyan Samity arranged a...

Thiruvananthapuram, 20 Aug 2018/--/Heartbroken on finding his Class XII certificates destroyed in the devastation caused by the deadly monsoon in Kerala, a 19-year-old boy, committed suicide, police said on Monday. With his house fully waterlogged in the downpour, the boy, Kailash, and his parents...

Beijing, 20 Aug 2018/--/India has unveiled a major plan for the development of its North Eastern states by connecting them with Bangladesh's Chittagong port and invited for the first-time limited Chinese investments which were shunned till now due to security concerns in the border areas. Senior...

Guwahati, 20 Aug 2018/--/In a bid to encourage telecom companies to set up towers in remote areas close to the international border with Bangladesh, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has urged the Centre to remove penalties imposed on them if their signals reach the other side of the border...

Dharamshala, 20 Aug 2018/--/On the occasion of Independence Day, Lobsang Sangay, president of Tibetan-government-in-exile, said India has grown by leaps and bounds since 1947 and today it stands as a global power. After unfurling the Indian national flag at Kashag, the Tibetan secretariat in...