Students hurt in clash
Islampur, Aug. 17: Five students of Islampur College were injured after supporters of the SFI and the Chhatra Parishad clashed on the campus today over a case of alleged eve teasing.
The SFI supporters said they were beaten up as they had protested when Chhatra Parishad members passed lewd comments on a girl of BA first year. The Chhatra Parishad denied the charges. Police reached the spot and brought the situation under control. No one has been arrested so far.
Siliguri: North Bengal Science Centre celebrated its 12th anniversary on Monday. B.N. Chakraborty, the dean of science at North bengal University, was present on the occasion. As a part of the celebrations, programmes like sit-and -draw competitions, magic show, quiz and science dramas were held.
Islampur: Four persons were injured after two groups of villagers fought over the possession of a plot of land at Dolapara on Monday. Police said the injured have been admitted to Islampur Sub-divisional Hospital. No one has been arrested.
Jaigaon: Foresters of Madarihat range seized timber worth Rs 40,000 from a Maruti van at Gobinhat under Falakata block on Monday. Sunil Roy, the driver, has been arrested.
Siliguri: The deputy labour commissioner of Jalpaiguri has called a tripartite meeting to break the deadlock of Nowera Nuddy Tea Estate, one of the four gardens of Tata Tea in the Dooars, on August 19. The management had declared a lockout in the garden on August 11, following the assault and confinement of the garden medical officer.