Mahananda River
West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.22

Social organisations flag river pollution issue

Representatives of an apex body of different social organisations, which have been working for conservation of nature and for reduction in pollution in north Bengal, have demanded immediate interventi...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.22

Siliguri mayor's bid to save Mahananda river

The newly formed civic board at Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) is all set to remove encroachments from the banks and embankments of the Mahananda river that flows across the city. On Wednesday,...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Bridge partially shut for repairs

The district administration decided to close one of the two bridges partially over Mahananda river in Siliguri from Tuesday to February 27 for repairs. The curb led to traffic congestion in the regio...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Idols recovered from river

Two idols of Hindu gods purportedly made with red sandstone hundreds of years ago were recovered from the Mahananda river in Malda on Friday morning. Police have collected the idols and have handed o...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Rs 2 crore rap to state for dirty rivers

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has instructed the Mamata Banerjee government to pay an interim compensation of Rs 2 crore so that the sum can be used to reduce pollution in t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

SMC plans new water intake point

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation has come up with a proposal for the installation of an alternative intake point through which water from the Mahananda canal can be routed to the treatment plant at ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.21

Mahananda floods Malda

The swollen Mahananda river flooded a number of wards in the twin municipalities of Englishbazar and Old Malda in Malda. The river that skirts these civic areas was flowing a little below the danger ...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.21

Plan to widen Siliguri waste management

The Bengal urban development and municipal affairs department will improve the waste management system of Siliguri in collaboration with the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA). The anno...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.20

Rivers swell, flood several Malda blocks

Areas under Mahanandapur gram panchayat in Chanchal-I block have been flooded by the Mahananda. Nearly 200 families are affected, said administrative sources. Also, nearly 500 families in two neighbou...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Swollen rivers inundate five Malda blocks

The rise in water levels of three major rivers has inundated unprotected areas on the banks in at least six blocks here this monsoon. In all, close to 10,000 families are affected in Malda district w...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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