West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.22

Love to eat in trains? Board a restaurant

For people who enjoy the feeling of having a meal in trains, here’s good news. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has taken an initiative to turn old train coaches into restaurants. One such ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.22

Bangla quartet held on border

Four Bangladeshi nationals — all women — were apprehended by troops of the 15 battalion of the Border Security Force(BSF) posted at Pathanpara border outpost in Jalpaiguri district on Frid...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.22

New DHR service to start on Monday

The Northeast FrontierRailway (NFR) will introduce a new tri-weekly toy train service of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR)between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling from Monday. “The new passen...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.22

Garage blast injures five

Five persons were injured when a carbide tank exploded in a car garage at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri on Wednesday morning. Four of the injured have been admitted to the super-specialty hospital. Police o...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.22

BJP ups ante on PF dues in tea gardens

The saffron camp has planned to exert pressure on the state police and on a section of tea planters of north Bengal over the issue of due provident fund of tea workers serving in the brew belt. John ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.22

Trio held with Rs 40-lakh Burmese teak

An illegal consignment of Burmese teak estimated at Rs 40 lakh was seized by foresters in Jalpaiguri district on Monday. Three persons have been arrested in this connection. Sources said a team of Be...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.22

Elephants garlanded on Vishwakarma Puja day

Pet elephants of the state forest department were venerated at their enclosure in Gorumara National Park, Jalpaiguri, on Vishwakarma Puja. “As the elephant is Lord Vishwakarma’s mount, th...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.22

Teesta water: Plan to revive unused canals

The state irrigation department will focus on unused and unfinished canals built years ago to channel water from the Teesta to farmland on both banks of the river. Partha Bhowmick, the irrigatio...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.22

Landlord’s son held for murder

A 51-year-old painter was murdered allegedly by the son of his landlord in Jalpaiguri on Wednesday night. Sources said Ashok Majhi, the victim, used to stay with his wife Laxmi as tenants at the hous...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.22

North gears up for animal & fishery sciences college

The Jalpaiguri district administration and the state PWD will draw up a detailed project report (DPR) for an animal and fishery sciences college — the first such institution in north Bengal &mda...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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