West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

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 12.07.20

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 08.07.20

Stricter lockdown in North Bengal

The district administrations of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri announced complete lockdown in nine wards of Siliguri for “complete lockdown” from Thursday 5pm. These are wards 2, 4, 5, 28, 37,...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Raiganj/Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 06.07.20

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 02.07.20

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 15.06.20

Welcome tourists, Dooars residents told

Tourism industry stakeholders in the eastern Dooars have launched a confidence-building campaign among people in and around tourist spots and resorts to try and ensure that local people do not make gu...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Bhutan women killed, youth held

A Jaigaon youth has allegedly killed two Bhutanese women as he was facing pressure to pay them money so that one of them didn’t file a rape complaint against him.The women were aged 25 and 26 and ha...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Two more Covid-19 hospitals in Bengal

The Bengal government has decided to open Covid-19 hospitals in Cooch Behar and Alipurduar as the two districts have recorded a large number of cases and there is pressure on the facility to treat cor...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Hornbill count begins in Buxa

The Bengal forest department has started a survey of hornbills in the Buxa Tiger Reserve and will count the bird in other forests of north Bengal.The census has been taken up in association with the C...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Migrants ferried to Assam border in ambulances

A group of migrant workers who had been walking to Assam from Siliguri was provided with ambulances to reach the border by medical officials of Alipurduar 1 block on Monday night.Bhaskar Sen, the bloc...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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