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Saturday, February 24, 2018
 

West Bengal

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 postgraduate courses....   | 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..
 

Nun case verdict on November 7

First published on 31-Oct-2017
The city sessions court on Monday ended the 17-month-long trial of the case in which a 74-year-old nun at a Roman Catholic school in Ranaghat town was raped by an armed gang that had broken into th......   | Read..
 

Hands that power amity

First published on 31-Oct-2017
Altaf Mian is fasting and at the end of the day, he is having vegetarian food....   | Read..
 

Cycles finally off ground

First published on 31-Oct-2017
Teachers and students of Maharaja Jagadishnath High School in Raiganj felt relieved on Monday as the administration finally distributed the 2,000-odd bicycles of "Sabuj Sathi" scheme amon......   | Read..
 

Jalpaiguri to generate power from rubbish

First published on 31-Oct-2017
Officials of Jalpaiguri municipality said on Monday that they would start generating electricity from the gas that would be obtained by recycling the garbage collected from the town every day and w......   | Read..
 

Plan to erect Marx bust

First published on 31-Oct-2017
The CPM-run municipal corporation has decided to install a bust of Karl Marx in the town, inviting objections from the opposition Trinamul Congress which said India and the world had many luminarie......   | Read..
 

Tea wage delay worries Trinamul

First published on 31-Oct-2017
Leaders of Trinamul-backed trade unions for tea plantation workers in the Dooars have warned the party leadership that the delay in fixing the wages of workers could jeopardise the prospects in the......   | Read..
 

Believe in reality: Binay camp

First published on 30-Oct-2017
Rebel Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Anit Thapa on Sunday called upon people of the Darjeeling hills to believe in "politics of reality" to achieve Gorkhaland and said those who had spearh......   | Read..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..