West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.22

2025 target for Bagdogra airport revamp

The Centre has set a June 2025 target to finish the expansion work of Bagdogra airport, Union minister for civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia said at the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The minister, in repl...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

News  /  Published 05.07.22

Drukair resumes international flights from West Bengal's Bagdogra

After a pandemic-induced gap of almost two years, Bhutan-based Drukair has resumed its scheduled flight service between Paro, Bhutan, and Bangkok, Thailand, via Bagdogra in West Bengal, officials said...

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Bodies arrive

The coffins were taken to the army base hospital in Bengdubi, around 5km away. Officers of the Indian Army, the families of the deceased, representatives of different political parties and the general...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.22

Rain grounds 26 Bagdogra flights

The sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal and Sikkim experienced yet another bout of torrential downpour since Monday night which continued through much of Tuesday, courtesy the southwest monsoon. At Bag...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

Gun found in luggage at airport

A trader from Bihar was intercepted at Bagdogra airport on Sunday afternoon for carrying a firearm in his luggage. Mohammad Rahanuddin, who is from Katihar district of Bihar, was arrested. Sources s...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


News  /  Published 26.05.22

SpiceJet fliers sit in front of aircraft at Kolkata airport

Passengers of a SpiceJet flight from Bagdogra to Bangalore that landed in Kolkata for refuelling on Wednesday sat in front of the aircraft in the apron area of the city’s airport, protesting the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.22

Train cancellation affects tourism sector

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal on Wednesday pointed out that the cancellation of a number of trains which connect the region to Calcutta and some other parts of India for four da...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Green scan before airport expansion

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will conduct an environment impact assessment (EIA) of the new terminal building and ancillary infrastructure that will come up at Bagdogra airport, the second ma...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Two arrested with weapons & bombs

Two persons were arrested after firearms and crude bombs were seized from their possession at Panighata More area of Bagdogra, located on the outskirts of Siliguri, on Sunday evening. The special ope...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Bagdogra airport to operate from today

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under the Union ministry of defence, entrusted with re-carpeting the sole runway of the Bagdogra airport, confirmed on Monday that its work was over within deadline...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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