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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 

West Bengal

Phulia creates 3km-long alpana in 10 hours

First published on 30-Oct-2017
Over 800 people wielded brushes and paints of four hues and drew for around 10 hours to create a 3km-long alpana, which the organisers claim is the longest in the world....   | Read..
 

Visva to launch film course

First published on 30-Oct-2017
Officiating vice-chancellor of Visva-Bharati Swapan Kumar Datta said on Sunday that the university had decided to open a film study course for students of all streams from next year....   | Read..
 

Jawan detained with bullets

First published on 30-Oct-2017
A Sashastra Seema Bal jawan was detained with 60 live cartridges of Insas rifle while trying to board a flight at Bagdogra airport on Sunday....   | Read..
 

BJP put on panchayat election mode

First published on 30-Oct-2017
State BJP leaders on Sunday instructed party units in north Bengal to expedite political activities across the region keeping an eye on the panchayat polls scheduled for next year....   | Read..
 

Monument to neglect

First published on 30-Oct-2017
The descendants of the Cooch Behar royals want Mamata Banerjee's intervention to save a heritage property that fell into decay due to decades of disuse and disrepair....   | Read..
 

Official scan on boycott

First published on 30-Oct-2017
A team of administrative and police officials on Sunday met a family that was being ostracised by villagers for refusing to part with land for the construction of a panchayat road....   | Read..
 

Theft slur on TMCP leader

First published on 30-Oct-2017
A Trinamul Chhatra Parishad office-bearer of the students' union in Ananda Chandra College here has filed a police complaint, accusing another member of the body from the same organisation of snatc......   | Read..
 

Rise in minority scholarships

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The Bengal government has registered more than 32 lakh minority students under its scholarship schemes so far this year, up from 23 lakh last year....   | Read..
 

Bimal delays appearance

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung will not make a public appearance on October 30 as he had announced earlier....   | Read..
 

Dilip unite call to rivals

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday invited workers and leaders of Opposition parties in the state to join the BJP and fight the Trinamul Congress in the rural polls next year....   | Read..
 

Centre plan on talks

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The Centre is laying the groundwork to invite both the Bimal Gurung and Binay Tamang factions of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to the proposed tripartite talks in Delhi soon to discuss the Darjeeling ......   | Read..
 

Gurung flag returns to Morcha office

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters attending the funeral procession of a leader unfurled the party flag with Bimal Gurung's picture in the outfit's office in Kalimpong on Friday....   | Read..
 

RSS strategy meet begins

First published on 28-Oct-2017
A two-day closed door session of the RSS began here on Friday to work out a strategy to boost the Sang Parivar's support base in Bengal....   | Read..
 

Woman dies, in-laws vanish

First published on 28-Oct-2017
A 26-year-old housewife died under mysterious circumstances at Sahapur in Raiganj on Thursday night, around one year and 10 months after she had married a civic volunteer who had initially faked hi......   | Read..
 

Jumbo calf gets milk & companions

First published on 28-Oct-2017
An elephant calf that had strayed into the Hilla Tea Estate in Nagrakata turned out to be the attraction for locals on Friday....   | Read..
 

Plea to form task force in Bhutan

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Senior officials of the Bengal forest department on Friday said the government of Bhutan had been asked to form a task force to prevent smuggling of animal parts and animals across the border....   | Read..
 

Prey boost plan for Buxa tigers

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The forest department has decided to bring sambar and bison to the Buxa Tiger Reserve from other wildlife sanctuaries to boost the food chain ahead of the introduction of big cats in the BTR....   | Read..
 

Councillor off rolls

First published on 27-Oct-2017
The name of a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillor in Darjeeling was struck off the electoral rolls on Thursday after the administration found that she was a Nepalese citizen who had married in the hi......   | Read..
 

Glare on Visva hiring

First published on 27-Oct-2017
The appointment of five senior officials at Visva-Bharati has come under the scanner of the audit department, which has questioned if the officiating vice-chancellor, during whose tenure the decisi......   | Read..
 

Singer crew gheraoed

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Singer Lopamudra Mitra has alleged that a team of dozen-odd crewmembers, accompanying her on the way back from a concert in East Midnapore on Tuesday night, was gheraoed by villagers and could only......   | Read..