West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.20

Plan afoot to check Siliguri virus spread

In wards 18, 28 and 46 of Siliguri, |the lockdown would be stringently implemented. The three wards reported most Covid cases. As many |as 60 cases have been recorded in ward 46. The administration w...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

Caught between 2 districts? Here’s help

The state government on Tuesday decided to depute an officer of deputy magistrate rank as the nodal officer to monitor 14 extra wards of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) under Jalpaiguri district ...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Migrants hurt in bus crash

 At least 15 persons, including children, were injured when a bus carrying migrant workers and their families from Bihar to Cooch Behar turned its side in the Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri distric...
By TT Bureau in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.20

Prison protest

A group of inmates who have cases pending against them under the Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act protested at the central correctional home in Jalpaiguri on Saturday demanding immediate rele...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

Tea production resumes

The tea industry in north Bengal resumed its journey towards production on Monday as workers turned up in 70 per cent of plantations even as confusion prevailed on whether the estates could be operate...
By TT Bureau in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

Storm hits three districts in north

A Nor’wester or Kalbaisakhi cut a swathe through different areas of Cooch Behar, Alipurduar and Jalpaiguri districts on Thursday evening, damaged agricultural fields, houses and schools.Marichbari i...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.20

Community shopping to avoid crowding in Bengal

Jalpaiguri district magistrate Abhishek Kumar Tiwary has come up with the concept of “community shopping” under which volunteers will deliver goods to doorsteps in a bid to check overcrowding near...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

TMC leader seeks reopening of Jalpaiguri centre

There is a clamour for fresh initiatives to reopen the North Bengal Tea Auction Centre in Jalpaiguri that has been closed since 2015 because of less inflow of the produce. The demand has come ahead of...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Gautam Deb launches Siliguri projects

Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb on Wednesday inaugurated a number of infrastructure projects in different locations of Siliguri, a move that is being seen as a strategy of the Trinamul Congress to ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Tea official hit over denial of subscription

A group of youths allegedly assaulted a senior manager of a tea garden owned by the Goodricke Group and ransacked his vehicle near Chalsa in the Dooars on Sunday afternoon when the official refused to...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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