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Dooars
West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Bengal begins survey of ailing tea gardens

The Tea Directorate formed by the state has started a survey in 27 sick gardens of the Dooars to make an assessment of the problems.According to sources at the directorate, people who have been engage...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

Strife disrupts tourist flow

Violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the resultant cancellation of trains have taken a toll on tourism in Bengal, right from the Dooars to Digha.In north Bengal, several touris...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Trains halted in Dooars

Train movement along the Dooars on the tracks that connect the Siliguri and Alipurduar junctions came to a halt early on Thursday after earth on both sides caved in and was washed away by the rain-swo...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Tourists shun Dooars

The coronavirus scare has largely affected the tourism in the Dooars with cancellation of room bookings and a scurry by current visitors to return as early as possible. “We remain overbooked since H...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.20

Forest staff as bait for leopard

Legend has it that Kalidasa had once tried to saw off a branch he had been sitting on. None has accused the planners of naivety, but a group of men are being made to sit round the clock inside a cage ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Welcome tourists, Dooars residents told

Tourism industry stakeholders in the eastern Dooars have launched a confidence-building campaign among people in and around tourist spots and resorts to try and ensure that local people do not make gu...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.19

Leopards kill 3 kids in a month in Dooars

The mutilated body of a four-year-old girl taken away by a leopard from in front of her mother’s eyes from a tea estate in Alipurduar was found 500 metres from her home on Wednesday, the third time ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

On a rope and a prayer, escape from jumbos

Three night guards in a Dooars tea garden tied a rope to bamboo plants and clung on for over two hours, hanging above a 70ft-deep gorge, to escape from an elephant herd. Binod Baraik, Bishnu Oraon and...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Tea estate shut during peak harvesting season

The management of Debpara Tea Estate in the Dooars on Thursday announced suspension of work in the middle of the harvesting season for the first flush, which commands the highest price, stunning the g...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Big cat trapped in tea garden

A wild leopard has been trapped in a cage set up by foresters in a tea garden in the western Dooars, but the animal suffered injuries when onlookers poked it with sticks and rods. In another incident,...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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