The Telegraph
Thursday, January 18, 2018
 

West Bengal

Adani Group tests Kulpi port waters

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Adani Group has held exploratory talks with the Bengal government on reviving the Kulpi port project....   | Read..
 

Hill business interest claim

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Binay Tamang has said top industrialists from within India and abroad showed keen interest in the Darjeeling hills and confirmed their participation in a business meet that the Gorkhaland Territori......   | Read..
 

Strike threat for Calcutta HC judges

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Calcutta High Court Bar Association on Wednesday threatened an indefinite "cease-work" if the vacant judges' posts were not filled in a month....   | Read..
 

Poachers in Buxa battle

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Foresters and poachers exchanged fire at the Buxa Tiger Reserve on Wednesday amid suspicion the gang could be from the Northeast where shoot-on-site orders are in force against such elements....   | Read..
 

Teesta water test in dead fish probe

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Teesta river water was collected and tested from a Jalpaiguri pocket on Wednesday, days after shoals of dead fish were found floating along the stretch....   | Read..
 

Phones, weapons recovered from jail

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A number of smart phones, cannabis, sharp weapons and ropes were seized by authorities of the central correctional home in Jalpaiguri on Tuesday late evening as they conducted a surprise search in ......   | Read..
 

Phones, weapons recovered from jail

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A number of smart phones, cannabis, sharp weapons and ropes were seized by authorities of the central correctional home in Jalpaiguri on Tuesday late evening as they conducted a surprise search in ......   | Read..
 

Trip to gauge tour potential

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb said on Wednesday that over 50 travel industry representatives from different countries would undertake a familiarisation trip to north Bengal next week....   | Read..
 

Double-decker nostalgia brake

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A double-decker bus that was bought by North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) about 40 years back in Cooch Behar has been "silently" withdrawn by NBSTC from the streets of Cooch......   | Read..
 

Trinamul 17 meet Ghosh for ward funds

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Trinamul councillors at the Siliguri Municipal Corporation met north Bengal development minister Rabindranath Ghosh here on Wednesday to seek funds to carry out development works in their wards....   | Read..
 

Court seeks report on DA rule in Bengal

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked two employees' unions to submit a report stating rules under which they were claiming dearness allowances from the Bengal government and norms the state should ......   | Read..
 

Clash mars BJP bike rally

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The BJP alleged that the ongoing bike rally by its youth wing was waylaid and attacked by Trinamul supporters in Nadia's Plassey on Tuesday afternoon....   | Read..
 

Tiger count set to roar off the blocks

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The forest department will conduct a tiger census in all forests across north Bengal later this week....   | Read..
 

CPM speaks for Gurung

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Darjeeling CPM leaders on Tuesday backed Bimal Gurung, demanded tripartite talks to resolve the issues of Darjeeling hills and his inclusion in such parleys....   | Read..
 

Stretch of Teesta turns grave for fish trove

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Hundreds of dead fish have been seen floating in a stretch of the Teesta in Jalpaiguri over the past two days....   | Read..
 

Library ceiling portion falls

First published on 17-Jan-2018
A portion of ceiling at the North Bengal State Library whose collections include centuries old manuscripts of the Cooch Behar royal family has collapsed....   | Read..
 

Forest hurdle keeps Sikkim train waiting

First published on 17-Jan-2018
An ambitious project taken up nine years ago to link the Himalayan state of Sikkim by rail with the rest of the country has been caught in a tangle of no-objection certificates....   | Read..
 

Mamata cooperation appeal

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people who had parted with land for the Jindal group's cement factory in West Midnapore's Salboni to cooperate with the company for its smooth running so that more i......   | Read..
 

Poland scouts for coal opportunities

First published on 16-Jan-2018
A delegation from Poland will take part in the business summit to explore investment opportunities in mining, power and food processing sector in Bengal....   | Read..
 

Reality check daily: Eastern army chief

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Eastern Command chief Lt Gen. Abhay Krishna on Monday said the army did a "reality check" every day to prepare for any eventuality....   | Read..