West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Malda, Siliguri scout for new Covid facilities

Administrative officials in Darjeeling and Malda are scouting for new facilities which can be used as hospitals for Covid-19 patients with the steady rise in infections in the two districts. While ar...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Girls shine in madarsa exam

Merit outshone poverty as most toppers of the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Examination (WBBME), whose Class X board results were announced on Thursday, proved their mettle by defying odds. The WBBME...
By Alamgir Hossain, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Monsoon floods four north Bengal districts

Monsoon downpour has flooded at least four districts of north Bengal, affecting over 70,000 people. Large areas in Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Alipurduar and Malda are either flooded or waterlogged. In...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

MLA tests positive in Malda

Malda district recorded 53 fresh infections and Darjeeling district 73 in the last 24 hours, 45 in Siliguri alone, the spike in figures proving to be a source of worry. BJP MLA from Baishnabnagar in ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Stricter lockdown in North Bengal

The steady rise in number of Covid-19 cases led to a lockdown across some locations of three north Bengal districts from Wednesday itself, a day ahead of the stricter lockdown announced by the Bengal ...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Raiganj/Alipurduar

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

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Covid-19: Eye on Malda, North Dinajpur & Siliguri

The rise in Covid19 cases in north Bengal’s Malda, North Dinajpur and Siliguri subdivision of Darjeeling district prompted two highlevel meetings in Siliguri on Saturday on fresh steps to contai...
By Bireswar Banerjee & Binita Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Strike hits Malda healthcare

Around 150 contractual employees and volunteers of Malda Medical College and Hospital continued their cease-work and fast-unto-death for the second day on Tuesday, disrupting services and inconve...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

Shopping hours cut in Malda

Rising Covid-19 cases prompted the Malda district administration to draw up fresh plans to prevent the infection from spreading in Malda town and across the district.In Malda, 25 new Covid-19 cases we...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

Bengal cash for weavers killed in UP

The Bengal government has handed Rs 2 lakh each to the families of nine Malda carpet weavers who died in a cracker blast in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi on Saturday.Minister Firhad Hakim and Malda (North...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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