West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.22

Dooars' tea estate offers blue pea green tea

South 24-Parganas district administration launched 11 decorated totos to use them as mobile units of Duare Sarkar facilitation counters at Sagar island on Wednesday. Since several areas in Sagar bloc...
By Anirban Choudhury, Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.22

Leopard carcass found in estate

The decomposed carcass of an adult wild leopard was recovered from the plantations of Kilkot tea estate, located in the Matialli block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday. Sources said a group of worker...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.22

Butterfly garden at biodiversity park

A butterfly garden was opened at the biodiversity park in Alipurduar district’s Madarihat on Saturday. Surendra Kumar Meena, the district magistrate, inaugurated the garden which consists of bu...
By Anirban Choudhury

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.22

Two stray leopards rescued

After the incident, a team of foresters went to the spot and installed a cage. On Sunday morning, the workers heard the animal’s growls and found it trapped in the cage. In a similar manner, a...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.22

Dooars: Drive to count tiger population

The state forest department on Thursday will commence estimation of population of tigers — the principal predator — and the herbivores — the prey base of tigers and co-predators like...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Resort bares land rights riddle

Plans to set up a resort at Jungpana tea garden in Kurseong has prised open the land rights issues for tea garden workers in the hills.  Anit Thapa, president of the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantri...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.22

Tea garden shuts

The management of the Carron tea estate in western Dooars under Jalpaiguri district announced suspension of work in the garden from Friday, citing lawlessness in the tea estate. The decision rendered...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.22

Contractor, aide shot dead in tea garden

Ribesh Thapa, Deewar Thapa, Amar Nayak and Shivraj Mahali — all associates of Thapa — suffered injuries. When the gunfight had started, Thapa’s wife, Sandhya Tamang, fled the house ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Double jab must for tea workers

Three associations of tea planters in the Dooars, which has the highest concentration of tea estates in the north, have ordered all their member gardens to ban workers who have not received both doses...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Curbs instantly hit tourism

The tourism industry, which has been forced to walk on eggshells by the Covid-19 pandemic, has been immediately hit by the partial lockdown announced by the Bengal government starting Monday. Cancell...
By Our Bureau in Darjeeling/Siliguri/Santiniketan/Tamluk


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