The Telegraph
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
 

West Bengal

Musical fountain for lake

First published on 03-Nov-2017
A musical fountain will be launched at Bairagi Dighi, the waterbody located opposite to the famous Madanmohan temple, during the Raash Utsav that will commence tomorrow....   | Read..
 

TMC offer for hills' growth

First published on 03-Nov-2017
The Trinamul Congress has said the party will work together with the GTA for the development of the hills, a few days after Binay Thapa said politics shouldn't come in the way of Darjeeling's growth....   | Read..
 

Stage set for tiger count

First published on 03-Nov-2017
A senior Bengal forest officer said on Thursday that a nation-wide tiger consensus would be conducted across all 50 tiger reserves in India from January next year....   | Read..
 

Building with Morcha office sealed

First published on 02-Nov-2017
The Darjeeling district administration has sealed a five-storied building at Singamari, which housed the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's central committee office, after an inquiry reportedly revealed that......   | Read..
 

Pous Mela doubled to six days this year

First published on 02-Nov-2017
The national green tribunal has ruled that Pous Mela can be held for six days this year, instead of three that it had stipulated earlier....   | Read..
 

Rs 4000 crore for paddy procurement

First published on 02-Nov-2017
The Bengal government has allotted over Rs 4,000 crore to procure paddy and set up camps in the districts in the first week of November, when the harvesting of the monsoon crop starts....   | Read..
 

Teachers remain absent in tailor school

First published on 02-Nov-2017
Only one of the four teachers attended the Nadia school on Wednesday, a day after a tailor was found taking classes on behalf of the teachers for its 400 students....   | Read..
 

Three arrested for officer murder

First published on 02-Nov-2017
The Bengal CID has arrested three Alipurduar residents in connection with the murder of a police officer during a clash with suspected supporters of Bimal Gurung on October 13....   | Read..
 

GNLF flag in Morcha turf after a decade

First published on 02-Nov-2017
GNLF chief Mann Ghisingh led a cavalcade of more than 50 vehicles to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha stronghold of Tukvar and hoisted the party flag there after more than a decade....   | Read..
 

Tea association seeks Centre help on export

First published on 02-Nov-2017
Representatives of the Tea Association of India (TAI), one of the most prominent organisations of tea planters, have expressed concern over the stagnancy in export of Indian tea and sought the inte......   | Read..
 

JAP youths resign

First published on 02-Nov-2017
The top brass of the Jana Andolan Party's youth wing, including the president and secretary, resigned on Wednesday, citing differences with the leadership over the party's failure to live up to its......   | Read..
 

Boost for hill TMC

First published on 01-Nov-2017
The Binay Tamang camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Mocha on Tuesday stressed on the need for development in the hills and appealed to the Trinamul Congress to "keep aside" politics and join han......   | Read..
 

School vacation snip

First published on 01-Nov-2017
Schools in the Darjeeling hills have decided to cut short their winter vacation and hold special classes for Classes X and XII students to make up for the time lost to the three months of statehood......   | Read..
 

Archery unit 'lacks tools'

First published on 01-Nov-2017
The Sports Authority of India complex in Bolpur, where a 14-year-old girl had her neck pierced by a fellow trainee's arrow during a practice session in the absence of a coach, neither has a specifi......   | Read..
 

Hilsa hurrah in north Bengal

First published on 01-Nov-2017
For Hilsa lovers in north Bengal, the delicacy's distance from the river to the plate just got shorter....   | Read..
 

Cycle theft caught on camera

First published on 01-Nov-2017
A youth who was busy with his cellphone could not find the bicycle moments after he had parked it beside a road in Raiganj town on Tuesday afternoon....   | Read..
 

Malda varsity registrar resigns

First published on 01-Nov-2017
Sujit Mondal, the registrar of Gourbanga University in Malda, resigned from his post on Monday night after vice-chancellor Gopalchandra Misra had decided to stop spot counselling for admission to p......   | Read..
 

Bagdogra fights land, crowd woes

First published on 31-Oct-2017
An over 60 per cent surge in passenger traffic and lack of land to expand the terminal building have led to a chock-a-block situation at Bagdogra airport, with serpentine check-in queues spilling o......   | Read..
 

Photo pangs for Sister Day

First published on 31-Oct-2017
A sudden directive by the Bengal government asking schools to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita on Monday had landed teachers in Raiganj in a quandary....   | Read..
 

Glare on coach-less shooting

First published on 31-Oct-2017
Monday's archery accident that landed a girl trainee with an arrow in the neck has turned the spotlight on unsupervised practice by children at the Sports Authority of India complex here....   | Read..