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Falakata
West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.21

Homecoming for Alipurduar man after 25 years

Faridul Islam Mia, 47, returned home to Alipurduar after 25 years carrying a bagful of memories which seems surreal and straight out of a reel life. Faridul said that in the past 25 years, he was arr...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

Ransack and roadblocks to protest vaccine shortage

A rural hospital was ransacked and blockades were raised at two different locations in Alipurduar district on Thursday because of dearth of Covid-19 vaccines. Around 3am, over 200 people walked up to...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.21

2 new civic bodies for 2 north districts

The state urban development and municipal affairs department on Tuesday issued notifications to announce two new municipalities, one each in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts. In Alipurduar, the ne...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Falakata BJP MLA’s thank-you post raises brows

Deepak Barman, the BJP MLA of Falakata in Alipurduar district, put up a post on social media on Wednesday, thanking Mridul Goswami, the district Trinamul president, and Ganga Prasad Sharma, the immedi...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.20

Crash kills patient, wife and 3 in Alipurduar

Five persons, including a critical patient who was suffering from liver cirrhosis and his wife, died when the SUV they were travelling  in collided head on with a bus near Falakata in Alipurduar ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.20

Teacher takes quiz on virus & gives away prizes

A high school teacher at Falakata on Sunday took a quiz on the coronavirus among local people and provided cash awards to those who gave right answers. Avijit Roy of the Falakata High School conducted...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.20

BJP rally at Falakata

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh led a march in support of the Narendra Modi government’s citizenship drives at Falakata in Alipurduar district on Wednesday, the same day Mamata Banerjee took out a proc...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.20

Bhutan co-traveller in hospital

An Alipurduar resident who suspects he travelled to Bhutan in the same flight with a US national who has tested positive for the coronavirus got himself admitted to a hospital on Saturday after he dis...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

Bengal villagers beat to death tranquilised leopard

A leopard that had strayed into a village in Alipurduar’s Falakata on Thursday and injured five persons was bludgeoned to death by villagers after forest officials had darted the animal to capture i...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Bengal sends a DM on leave after assault video

The Bengal government on Monday sent Alipurduar district magistrate Nikhil Nirmal on leave for 10 days after a purported video of him and his wife allegedly beating up a youth inside a police station ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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