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

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Trains halted in Dooars

Train movement along the Dooars on the tracks that connect the Siliguri and Alipurduar junctions came to a halt early on Thursday after earth on both sides caved in and was washed away by the rain-swo...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

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)

India  /  Published 27.03.20

Bhutan note trouble hits Jaigaon trade

Over 50 traders who deal in grocery and medicines at Jaigaon in Alipurduar district are facing a currency crisis as they are in possession of Bhutan legal tender Ngultrum which cannot be exchanged wit...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Tea estates in north on toes

The novel coronavirus has rung alarm bells in the tea industry which employs over four lakh people in north Bengal.“Every day, hundreds of workers gather for joining duties and lunch. So, the risk o...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.20

Forest staff as bait for leopard

Legend has it that Kalidasa had once tried to saw off a branch he had been sitting on. None has accused the planners of naivety, but a group of men are being made to sit round the clock inside a cage ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.19

IPL Googly for poll candidates

Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Rishabh Pant and Yuzvendra Chahal are giving Lok Sabha election candidates tough competition.Sources in all the major political parties admitted that with the ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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