Sports  /  Published 19.10.20

Footballers die in hill mishap

Three footballers died and two suffered critical injuries when a van carrying 21 people failed to negotiate a steep climb, skidded backwards and plunged 30ft downhill near Kalimpong on Sunday evening....
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Rain triggers waterlogging in Bengal

Consistent bouts of monsoon rain in the sub-Himalayan region of Bengal for the second day on Wednesday led to flooding and waterlogging at several places in the plains and triggered major landslides i...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Four landslides block NH10

Road connectivity between Sikkim and Siliguri snapped on Wednesday when four landslides triggered by heavy rain struck NH10, the principal highway to the Himalayan state. As traffic to Sikkim and Kal...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Rs 114cr for safer power distribution

West Bengal Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) will spend around Rs 114 crore to introduce a safer power distribution system across Jalpaiguri district and two adjoining areas — ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

CM to visit Siliguri next week

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to be in Siliguri on September 21,  22 and 23 to hold review meetings for five north Bengal districts. The visit will be the first since Covid-19 broke ou...
By Pranesh Sarkar , Avijit Sinha in Calcutta, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Landslide debris cuts NH10 link for 18 hours

Road connectivity between Siliguri and Sikkim-Kalimpong was snapped for around 18 hours after a landslide on NH10 in the 29thMile area of Kalimpong, some 40km from here, in the wee hours of Thursday. ...
By Our Correspondent, Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Two murders in Kalimpong district

A farmer in his 40s allegedly killed his wife with a sharp weapon in Nimbong gram panchayat in Kalimpong district and inflicted injuries to himself.  Police said Pachyo Lepcha had been admitted ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.20

Rain & storm disrupt hills, boy swept away

A sudden storm accompanied by torrential downpour disrupted life across the hills from Wednesday afternoon to late Thursday morning. Sources at the Regional Meterological Office in Calcutta said that...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Kalimpong school relief for parents

St Augustine’s School, Kalimpong, has decided to waive the entire annual fees though majority of such ICSE schools in the Darjeeling hills are still undecided on providing relief to guardians am...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

4 more Covid cases in north

Four persons, including a child, who are family members of the Kalimpong woman who had died from Covid-19, were tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.Around 48 persons, including the ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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