India Bhutan Border
West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

‘Palanquin ambulance’ launched for patients

The Alipurduar district administration launched a “palanquin ambulance” service on Wednesday to ferry patients from the remote areas of Buxa hills. There are 13 villages in the Buxa hills...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Funds for town near Bhutan border

The state municipal affairs and urban development department has sanctioned a sum of Rs 12 crore for infrastructure development of Jaigaon, the town in Alipurduar district on the India-Bhutan border. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

Revamp plans for Jaigaon drawn up

The newly formed board of the Jaigaon Development Authority (JDA) held its first meeting on Thursday and drew up plans for infrastructure development of the town on the India-Bhutan border and nearby ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.21

Hills: cops to help students with Wi-Fi

By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Lockdown: Indian workers flee Bhutan

A group of 38 Indian labourers fled Bhutan under the cover of darkness early on Thursday morning as wages truncated because of Covid-19 and the resultant lockdown in the Himalayan kingdom were making ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

Note relief for traders in Jaigaon

Over 25 traders dealing in grocery and medicines in Jaigaon were relieved on Monday as they could deposit bundles of Ngultrum — the official currency of Bhutan — in a Bhutanese bank .Ever since th...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.20

Sisters facilitate King’s cargo

Two women from two sides of the border — both called sister by their followers — did their bit to ensure that a medical consignment for the elderly could reach the royal family in Bhutan from Dhak...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Elephant herd terror in Udalguri

A herd of 200 wild elephants, that came down from the India-Bhutan border hills here, have entered villages, including Orangajuli, Nonoipara, Segunbari and Bholatar over for the past fortnight, damagi...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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