West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Pig farm in Jalpaiguri eyes exports

The state government has started a piggery at Mohitnagar in Jalpaiguri on a public-private-partnership model and is looking at exports to Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim apart from Bengal districts...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Haldibari rail work over: Official

A senior official of the Northeast Frontier Railway has said work was almost complete on the Indian side to reconnect Haldibari in Cooch Behar district with Chilahati in Bangladesh. Sanjive Roy, the g...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Tea gardens welcome tourism plan

Stakeholders of Bengal’s tea industry have welcomed the state government’s decision to relax land rules to facilitate tourism and setting up of alternative businesses in estates that can also gene...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.19

Madhyamik paper norms tightened

Madhyamik question papers will be unpacked in front of the candidates, shortly before the start of the exam.Madhyamik 2019 begins on Tuesday with 10,64,940 students writing the examination. The West B...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

Jalpaiguri to host fish festival

Fish merchants in the town have decided to organise a three-day food festival here from January 24 with platters full of variety of fishes. The Jalpaiguri Wholesale Fish Merchants’ Association has d...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.20

Siliguri cold to CAA campaign

A door-to-door campaign planned by Jayanta Roy, the BJP MP of Jalpaiguri, in some localities of Siliguri on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act did not evoke the kind of response the party was expecting, ...
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

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Meet on Bidhan Market revamp

The chairman of the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority said on Monday that a meeting would be held next month to discuss the redevelopment of the Bidhan Market, the largest market in the city....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

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


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