West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.21

Himalayan black bear rescued in Jalpaiguri

A Himalayan black bear that had strayed inside a village in Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Saturday morning was tranquillised and rescued by foresters after an effort of seven hours. In th...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

Deer skin, pangolin scales seized

Foresters of Baikunthapur forest division in the Dooars have recovered deer skin and pangolin scales from a resident of Assam on Sunday and arrested him. Bishnu Jain, from Tezpur of the neighbouring ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 17.11.21

Quality teas buck price downtrend

Tea gardens that focused on quality have managed to arrest a general decline in prices this year, partly mitigating a steep cost push because of wage hikes in poll bound Bengal and Assam. Tea prices ...
By Sambit Saha in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.21

Initiative to prevent trafficking in tea estates

The Dooars Branch of Indian Tea Association (DBITA) has launched a project in association with the Unicef to prevent human trafficking, especially of women and children, from the Dooars tea belt. The...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

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


West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

TMC speaks in tea belt tongues

Trinamul leaders in Alipurduar district have decided to bridge the “language gap” in the tea estates of the Dooars. Prakash Chik Baraik, the district Trinamul president who hails from a t...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

Vistadome coach ride 6 days a week for Puja

Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run the vistadome coach for six days a week, except Thursdays, instead of three days a week during the upcoming Puja period owing to an overwhelming res...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Rhino, jumbo thrills in Dooars

A rhinoceros and a herd of elephants turned out to be the points of attraction for tourists and residents in two different places in the Dooars on Thursday. Around 7am, residents of Ajgarpara, a loca...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

TMC starts fresh bid to woo tea workers

The Trinamul Congress has started fresh initiatives to woo people living in the tea gardens of the Dooars as panchayats polls are round the corner. The ruling party had performed miserably in the Doo...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

North Bengal: Astronomy outfit gifts remote hubs Covid aid

An organisation in north Bengal primarily engaged in amateur astronomy and promotion of science will provide Covid-19 patients in some remote parts of the state with sophisticated medical equipment th...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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