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West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Fields & fisheries flooded, prices rise

Inundation of vast swathes of south Bengal has led to a shortage in the supply of vegetables and fish in the market and the resultant price rise ahead of Durga puja. Sources said more than 1 lakh hec...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

CM flood case in PM’s court

Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging his immediate intervention to find out a permanent solution to the problem of regular deluge in Bengal because of “unc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

NBSTC introduces double-decker bus in Cooch Behar

The North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) introduced the double-decker bus in Cooch Behar town on Wednesday after a gap of six years. Sources in NBSTC said it has been decided at the board...
By Main Uddin Chisti

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Purulia’s Mahalaya gift to Covid orphans

Purulia district administration, with help from the state government, on Wednesday pledged long-term social and economic support to 46 minors who lost both parents to the pandemic, and to six other ch...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Rijiju takes aim at state

Union minister Kiren Rijiju has alleged that successive governments in Bengal deprived north Bengal of development projects though the region is resourceful and strategically important. “Over d...
By Our Bureau

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West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Funds to repair schools damaged in cyclones

The Bengal government has sanctioned Rs 109.42 crore to undertake immediate repair of 6,468 affiliated primary, secondary and higher secondary schools that suffered serious damage because of back-to-b...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Covid: 619 cases, 11 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded a fall in total active Covid-19 cases as the state logged 619 infections, 637 recoveries and 11 deaths. The total number of active cases fell by 29 to reach 7,575. This is ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Tiger drags away fisherman

In the third attack in four days, a royal Bengal tiger dragged away a fisherman inside the dense forest early on Tuesday, leading the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities to issue a ban on fishi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

New PG course launched at NBU

The North Bengal University, the oldest varsity in north Bengal, has introduced bioinformatics at the post-graduation level from the current academic year. Earlier, a diploma course was taught in bio...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Campus stations to monitor air quality

The campus of North Bengal University (NBU) at Rajarammohanpur, on the outskirts of Siliguri, has installed a continuous air quality monitoring station in collaboration with the West Bengal Pollution ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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