West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.22

Tea garden reopens after 9 years

Gates of the Bundapani tea estate in Madarihat block of Alipurduar district reopened after nine long years on Monday. Bulu Chik Baraik, the minister of state for backward classes’ welfare and t...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.22

Tourist in boat party feared drowned

“The accident occurred suddenly as the man lost control of himself and fell... We tried to find him. But rescuing him from the river was difficult in the darkness of the night,” said a per...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.22

Block-people direct connect via WhatsApp

The administration of Kalchini block in Alipurduar district has come up with a new facility for residents of the block so that they can get government benefits and administrative aid.“We have co...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.22

Social worker trains girls from tea gardens

Beauty is not always skin deep and Sukla Debnath, 35, from New Hasimara in Alipurduar’s Kalchini knows it. Debnath has taken up the task to help young girls who dwell in the tea estates of the ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.22

Tea estate to reopen

Gates of the closed Bundapani tea estate in Alipurduar will reopen after a gap of nine years on July 25. The decision was made at a tripartite meeting at the office of additional labour commissioner ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.22

Nasya Sheikhs demand cash

Representatives of the Nasya Sheikhs, a Muslim community of north Bengal, have urgently demanded an office of their development board and funds from the state government for the socio-economic uplift ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.22

'One and only Bengal'

Bengal on Tuesday reported 2,659 Covid-19 infections, 983 recoveries and five deaths. Case positivity rate was 18.46 per cent on a day 14,406 samples were tested. The state has currently 25,880 active...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.22

Disabled woman killed in Dooars, brother arrested

A mentally-challenged woman was killed allegedly by her brother in Alipurduar district on Monday night for relieving herself by mistake in her room. According to sources, Gulabi Kerketta, who was als...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Smoke from two wheels holds up train

The New Alipurduar-bound Padatik Express that left Sealdah on Monday night got delayed for over 30 minutes at Jalpaiguri Road station on Tuesday morning as gatemen spotted smoke  coming out of&nb...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Speeding wheels crush leopard cat

A wild adult leopard cat, an endangered species, was mowed down by a mini truck in Hasimara of Alipurduar district on Tuesday morning. Sources said that the mini truck was headed towards Assam along ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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