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Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

West Bengal

Last-mile gap in Bengal power tale

First published on 10-Dec-2017
Anita Soren, a 30-year-old tribal homemaker, has to walk 1.5km daily to charge her cellphone and watch her favourite soap operas on a Bengali television channel at a relative's home in the neighbouring Adkadanga because her village Doraidanga is y......   | Read..
 

Trinamul cub then, in BJP now

First published on 10-Dec-2017
Anisur Rahman, a former Trinamul youth wing chief of East Midnapore known for his proximity to 30B Harish Chatterjee Street earlier, joined the BJP on Saturday after months of tussle between him an......   | Read..
 

River heritage walk

First published on 10-Dec-2017
In a bid to rediscover and rebuild the cultural relationship between Bengal and the UK that developed over centuries along the banks of the Hooghly and the Thames, a group of contemporary artistes,......   | Read..
 

Rajasthan murder demonic: Mamata

First published on 09-Dec-2017
Mamata Banerjee said on Friday the footage of Afrajul Khan's "demonic" killing had made her "sick" and urged the Bengal human rights panel to examine whether proceedings could b......   | Read..
 

October loss for hill tea

First published on 09-Dec-2017
The production of Darjeeling Tea halved in October this year compared to the same month in 2016 as the sector couldn't grapple with cascading effect of the 104-day Gorkhaland shutdown that ended at......   | Read..
 

Ambulance collision kills four

First published on 09-Dec-2017
Four employees of a private hospital in Murshidabad's Behrampore, including an optometrist and a nurse, were charred to death when the ambulance they were travelling in collided with a truck on Nat......   | Read..
 

Cong pins hope on Priya prayer meet

First published on 09-Dec-2017
North Dinajpur Congress leaders hope to use a memorial meeting planned on Saturday for party veteran and former local MP Priya Ranjan Das Munshi as a comeback platform after a series of setbacks....   | Read..
 

Toy train on Xmas track

First published on 09-Dec-2017
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) conducted its first trial run of the Toy Train on Friday for the first time since the strike was withdrawn in the hills....   | Read..
 

Meet on wages on Dec 22

First published on 09-Dec-2017
The state labour department has convened a tripartite meeting to discuss the issue of tea workers' wages at Uttarkanya here on December 22....   | Read..
 

Mamata seeks more forces in Darjeeling

First published on 08-Dec-2017
Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday requested Union home minister Rajnath Singh to send more central forces to the Darjeeling hills, underscoring the strategic importance of the area ......   | Read..
 

Hill industry meet

First published on 08-Dec-2017
Darjeeling will for the first time host a meet of industrialists, with the GTA# and the Bengal government involving some potential investors to the December 28 event at a time the hill economy is i......   | Read..
 

Bangla border fence hits land wall

First published on 08-Dec-2017
The Bengal government's land policy cropped up as a major hurdle to the Centre's plan at a meeting to fence the borders with Bangladesh....   | Read..
 

Hacked worker wife cries for 'justice'

First published on 08-Dec-2017
Family members and relatives of contractual worker Afrajul Khan, who was hacked to death and set on fire in Rajasthan, said on Thursday they wanted justice....   | Read..
 

Toy train focus to pull tourists

First published on 08-Dec-2017
Senior railway officials said they were taking initiatives to promote two mountain railways in the country along with the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) to attract both domestic and internation......   | Read..
 

Varsity to probe result charge

First published on 08-Dec-2017
Authorities of the Gourbanga University in Malda have formed a seven-member committee to probe into the allegations by undergraduate students that there were gross anomalies in their results and th......   | Read..
 

Mukul claims BJP win in north

First published on 08-Dec-2017
BJP leader Mukul Roy claimed on Thursday that the party would perform well not only in the upcoming rural polls but will also secure six Parliament seats in north Bengal....   | Read..
 

Police help for homestay

First published on 08-Dec-2017
Tourists and jungle lovers will now be able to enjoy their stay at forest resorts of Lataguri, Chalsa, Dhupjhora or Murti with more safety as Jalpaiguri district police have engaged civic volunteer......   | Read..
 

Bengal is better than UP: Mamata

First published on 07-Dec-2017
Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that lives of people in Bengal were better than the Yogi Adityanath-ruled Uttar Pradesh in yet another scathing attack on the Sangh Parivar....   | Read..
 

Focus on Mukul for BJP plan in north

First published on 07-Dec-2017
Mukul Roy will step into north Bengal for the first time on Thursday after joining the BJP....   | Read..
 

5-year-old HIV positive

First published on 07-Dec-2017
A farm labourer from Birbhum's Nalhati on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the chief medical officer of health of Rampurhat, alleging that her five-year-old thalassemia-affected daughter had been ......   | Read..