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Jaigaon
West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Barla prods Bhutan envoy on opening entry gate

Union minister of state for minority affairs and Alipurduar MP John Barla on Friday met V. Namgyel, the ambassador of Bhutan in India, in Delhi to know about the pandemic situation in that country. B...
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 04.09.21

4 more SIM boxes seized from Dooars

The Special Task Force (STF) of the state police seized four more SIM boxes from Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts on Friday. In the past 24 hours, this is the second raid in which the STF has made...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

Barla to flag closed Bhutan gate issue

Union minister of state for minority affairs John Barla, also the Alipurduar MP, on Sunday promised to urge Union external affairs minister S. Jaishankar to take up the issue of Bhutan gate in the mid...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.21

Stuck in Bhutan, Alipurduar trio back

Three youths from Madarihat of Alipurduar district, stranded in Bhutan and allegedly forced to work without pay for the past three months at a construction site,  crossed the India-Bhutan border ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

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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 05.05.21

Jaigaon traders hit by Bhutan Covid curbs

Over 2,000 traders from across India who ran their businesses at Jaigaon in Alipurduar — the town that shares borders with Bhutan and has Phuentsholing, its commercial capital on the other side ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.20

Lockdown in Bhutan, blow to border trade

Commercial activities in Jaigaon, the town in Alipurduar district that sits on the Bhutan border, came to a grinding halt on Wednesday as a countrywide lockdown was announced in the Himalayan country ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/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 29.12.19

Software to track Jaigaon boarders

Police have asked hotels, lodges and other commercial accommodations in Jaigaon that shares border with Bhutan to install a software in computers so that details of boarders can be uploaded and the sa...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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