West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

15 acres reclaimed in bulldozer drive

The Alipurduar district administration on Saturday demolished illegal walls and fences put around government plots to retrieve parcels of government land which have been encroached by land mafias in d...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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 07.05.22

Buxa Fort renovation nears end

To reach the fort, one has to trek 3km from Santalabari through areas that form the fringes of the Buxa Tiger Reserve. There are a number of villages in the surroundings of the fort. Over the past fe...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

World  /  Published 29.04.22

Bhutan, India to strengthen ties

The visit is in keeping with the long-established tradition of regular exchange of high-level visits between Bhutan and India, the Bhutan foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. The visit w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thimpu

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.22

Travel enthusiasts welcome Bhutan curbs

The Bhutan government has decided to relax its quarantine requirements for foreign visitors with the decline in Covid-19 cases, a move that stakeholders of the tourism industry here have welcomed. A ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


India  /  Published 26.02.22

Biggest seizure of ethanol in Bihar

Bihar police seized a tanker carrying 35,000 litres of illicit ethyl alcohol in Kishanganj district on Friday. Ethyl alcohol is used in alcoholic beverages as a solvent. It is the biggest seizure in...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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


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