West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Monsoon floods four north Bengal districts

Monsoon downpour has flooded at least four districts of north Bengal, affecting over 70,000 people. Large areas in Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Alipurduar and Malda are either flooded or waterlogged. In...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

Cash aid for kin of slain soldiers

Benevolence has complemented valiance. A director of a tea estate in the Dooars and his friends have together raised funds for the families of two army men from Bengal who were killed in a violent fa...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Stricter lockdown in North Bengal

The steady rise in number of Covid-19 cases led to a lockdown across some locations of three north Bengal districts from Wednesday itself, a day ahead of the stricter lockdown announced by the Bengal ...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Raiganj/Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 07.07.20

Adani Transmission buys power asset in Bengal

Adani Transmission on Monday said it has entered into an agreement with Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) to acquire Alipurduar Transmission Ltd. The enterprise value for the project is ascribe...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

10 wards in Alipurduar submerged

Ten wards of Alipurduar were inundated after the town received over 300mm rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning. Around 10,000 people were affected by the inundation and many of them were stuck at h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Diwali sale damper in 2 Bengal districts

The Tinsukia massacre and its aftermath have marred pre-Diwali trade in Alipurduar and Cooch Behar as wholesalers and retailers from bordering Assam source their supplies from these two Bengal distric...
By Anirban Choudhury in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.20

Rhino hurt in infighting treated in Jaldapara

A rhino that had been roaming with injuries in the Jaldapara National Park of Alipurduar was sedated and treated by foresters under the supervision of a veterinary officer who had been posted recently...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

Birbhum, Alipurduar lose green tag

On a day the Centre released its contentious list that marked 10 Bengal districts in the red zone, Birbhum and Alipurduar lost their green-zone status as seven Covid positive cases were reported from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.20

Burial plan sparks attack

Residents of Pradhanpara near here attacked police who had arrived on Sunday night to select a spot to conduct the last rites of a patient with suspected symptoms of Covid-19.At least 20 policemen wer...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.20

Bison stray out of forest, rampage through village

Two gaurs (Indian bison) came out of the Chilapara Forest of Alipurduar district on Sunday and strayed into a village in the neighbouring district of Cooch Behar.The animals injured a resident, damage...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar


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