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Farakka
News  /  Published 25.11.21

Overnight state-run Volvo buses to Kolkata

State-run Volvo buses will now connect Purulia, Jhargram, Farakka and Asansol to Kolkata with most of the buses travelling overnight. Senior officers of the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.21

2 workers jump off train, hurt

Two migrant workers sustained serious injuries as they jumped off the Malda bound Farakka Express while it was moving through Malda town on Thursday in a bid to catch a bus for home. Both were rushed...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.21

Flow with the times

Five-sixth of the time has elapsed for the treaty between Bangladesh and India on sharing of the waters of the Ganges at Farakka. It will expire on December 12, 2026. The treaty was necessitated by th...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Malda homeless vent ire at officials

Angry residents of a village in Kaliachak-III block who lost their houses to erosion caused by the Ganga intercepted a vehicle of the Farakka Barrage Project Authority (FBPA) carrying a team of engine...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Former Cong MLA joins TMC

Former Congress MLA Moinul Haque joined the Trinamul Congress at Jangipur in Murshidabad district on Thursday in the presence of Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee. Haque was a five-time Farakka ML...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

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West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Minister check on erosion in Malda

Sabina Yeasmin, the minister of state for irrigation, waterways and north Bengal development, on Monday lashed out at the Farakka Barrage Project Authority (FBPA) for its failure to commence anti-eros...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.21

Ganga gulps health centre and homes

The rising Ganga gobbled up 40 houses in Malda district, including a concrete two-storey sub-health centre at Bhimagram in Kaliachak-III block on Friday night. Many families could salvage nothing but...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.21

Erosion below rail line hits trains

Incessant rain on Friday evening led to the sudden erosion of 70 metres of land below the railway line in Murshidabad’s Ahiran village on Saturday around dawn. The stretch from below the Azimga...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.21

River rider for children

Police in Jangipur have decided to prevent children from bathing in local rivers until the monsoon recedes in September to avert any untoward incident. Y. Raghuvamshi, the police chief of Jangipur in...
By Alamgir Hossain in Jangipur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

TMC MLA ‘attacked’ at toll plaza

A ruling TMC MLA in West Bengal filed a police complaint alleging that he was attacked by ‘goons’ associated with a toll plaza run by a central agency in Murshidabad district on Sunday for...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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