Sandakphu, the highest point in Bengal at 10,000ft above sea level, received a rare spell of snowfall early on Friday. It started snowing around 5am and continued for about an hour. The area was covered in one-and-a-half inches of snow. Chandan Pradhan, secretary of the Land Rover Owners’ Welfare Association, said: “Snowfall is uncommon during this
St Xavier's School, Haldia, is changing hands after more than four decades as a Jesuit institution primarily because the two public sector companies that fund it have been opposing academic decisions, sources said.