West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.21

Push for two new municipalities

The Mamata Banerjee government came up with notifications announcing constitution of two new civic bodies — at Maynaguri in Jalpaiguri district and Falakata in the neighbouring district of Alipu...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

Tea protest with Trinamul flag in Alipurduar

Around 300 jobless workers of the closed Madhu tea estate in Alipurduar district on Tuesday blocked the Kalchini-Hasimara road demanding immediate reopening of the garden. Carrying Trinamul flags, pr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.21

Tribal forum to skip CM event on February 2

A joint forum of five tribal communities in north Bengal has decided to skip the February 2 mass marriage organised by the Alipurduar district police to press for their demand for a separate developme...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

4kg pangolin scales seized

The forest department arrested an Alipurduar resident and seized around 4kg of pangolin scales from him at Matigara near here on Wednesday evening. The pangolin scales were kept in a school bag carri...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

TMC milks tea wage hike in north Bengal

Tea trade union leaders of Trinamul hit the streets in the brew belt of north Bengal on Thursday to reap political dividends from the state government’s decision on Wednesday of a 15 per cent in...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

Vulture saviours seek ban on 3 medicines

Carcass of a female adult wild elephant was found at the Damanpur forest range area of Buxa Tiger Reserve on Saturday. Foresters suspect poison or infectious disease and are awaiting post mortem repor...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Four PG courses in new varsity

Alipurduar University, recently constituted by the state government, has earned the approval of the state higher education department to introduce postgraduate courses in four subjects. These are phy...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

Mishaps kill 4 youths, injure 2 leopards in Bengal

Three youths, including a minor, died in an accident on NH512 at South Dinajpur on New Year night, while another was fatally gored by a gaur in Alipurduar. A night service bus from Balurghat heading ...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, South Dinajpur

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.20

Didir Diary campaign on heels of Duare Sarkar

Trinamul workers in Alipurduar will visit every home in over 1,200 booths spread across the district to find out whether any prospective beneficiary of the state-run welfare schemes have been left out...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.20

BDO works after hours to hand cards

A block development officer went beyond the call of duty to visit a primary health centre late on Wednesday to hand over Swasthya Sathi (free health insurance offered by the state government) cards to...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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