West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Cable channels to telecast classes in Malda

Students of higher classes at the state-aided Bengali medium schools in Malda district can attend classes of some key subjects while sitting at their homes from August 1. All they have to do is to sw...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Antigen tests begin in Malda

The Malda district health department started conducting antigen tests among residents of containment zones from Friday as the number Covid-19 cases crossed 2,200. Bhusan Chakraborty, the chief medica...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.20

Cases rise, but tests fall at Malda lab

A sudden reduction in the number of tests on swab samples of suspected Covid-19 patients at the Malda Medical College & Hospital in the past one week led to questions over the efficacy of the lab ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Floods hit Malda, Jalpaiguri

Heavy monsoon rain in north Bengal made many rivers and streams swell and flood a number of areas. In Malda district, some 300 families were shifted to safer places from the banks of the Mahananda as...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

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


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