West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

Bhutan lockdown hurdle to home

Family members of two girls who are originally from Mechapara tea estate in Alipurduar district have sought help from the district administration to get their daughters back home from Bhutan. The gir...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Lockdown on Bhutan border hampers trade

The surge in community Covid-19 cases in and around Phuentsholing, the commercial capital of Bhutan, prompted the Bhutan government to announce a seven-day lockdown in the town, and in the neighbourin...
By AVIJIT SINHA and ANIRBAN CHOUDHURY in Siliguri/Alipurduar

India  /  Published 13.01.22

China active on Bhutan border

China has accelerated settlement-building along its disputed border with Bhutan, with more than 200 structures, including two-storey buildings, under construction in six locations, according to a sate...
By Devjyot Ghoshal and Anand Katakam in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.22

Bhutan halts goods movement

The Bhutan government on Friday halted movement of goods vehicles into the country through all entry points after a 37-year-old woman had tested positive for Covid 19 at Phuentsholing, the commercial ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

World  /  Published 17.12.21

Bhutan honour for Modi

"I have been privileged to receive the utmost love and affection from our Bhutanese brother and sisters, and take this occasion to convey my greetings to all of them on the auspicious occasion of...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thimphu


West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.21

Focus to protect Buxa tiger

The state forest department on Sunday said it had started taking steps to protect nature and wildlife at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) after a Royal Bengal tiger was sighted at the reserve after around thr...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

‘Palanquin ambulance’ launched for patients

The Alipurduar district administration launched a “palanquin ambulance” service on Wednesday to ferry patients from the remote areas of Buxa hills. There are 13 villages in the Buxa hills...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.21

Road widening on track

The Bengal government and the Centre have come together to take up the task of widening a stretch of a national highway that is a lifeline for the Northeast and passes through the strategic Siliguri c...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 19.11.21

Alarm on China steps in Bhutan

The Congress on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why he was compromising on India’s territorial integrity as reports emerged about Chinese villages coming up in Bhutan in keeping with...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.21

Tourist hub at India-Bhutan border

Come Diwali, and tourists intending to travel to the Dooars — particularly the eastern parts of the region that fall in Alipurduar district — will have the option to enjoy the enchanting l...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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