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New Jalpaiguri
West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.22

Love to eat in trains? Board a restaurant

For people who enjoy the feeling of having a meal in trains, here’s good news. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has taken an initiative to turn old train coaches into restaurants. One such ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.22

New DHR service to start on Monday

The Northeast FrontierRailway (NFR) will introduce a new tri-weekly toy train service of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR)between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling from Monday. “The new passen...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.22

Resolution on origin of Darjeeling Mail

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Friday passed a resolution demanding revocation of a decision made by the railways that has changed the origin and terminus of Darjeeling Mail from New Jalp...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

Darjeeling Mail to go to Haldibari from I-Day

 Darjeeling Mail, one of the most popular passenger trains between Calcutta and New Jalpaiguri (NJP), will be extended to Haldibari station from August 15. Haldibari is in Cooch Behar district, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

Tourist cab fare hike ‘unofficial’

The steep surge in fares of reserved cabs travelling between Siliguri and the hills and Dooars has hit tourist budgets in the current season. It has also brought to surface the alleged indifference o...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.22

Train Mitali on debut run to Dhaka

A two-day international seminar on “Revisiting Partition: Social Cultural and Literary Context(s)” was organised by the english and sociology departments of North Bengal St Xavier’s ...
By Bireswar Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Woman & girls jump off railway bridge, die

A woman and two minor girls died when they jumped off a railway bridge apparently to escape from a moving goods train at Sahudangi near here on Thursday afternoon. Officers of New Jalpaiguri police s...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

New train to Dhaka from June 1

Mitali Express — the new passenger train between New Jalpaiguri and Dhaka — is all set to debut from June 1. The railway board under the Union ministry of railways has said that the servi...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.22

14 arrested for ‘shady’ land deals

Darjeeling district police have arrested 14 persons from different police station areas of Siliguri subdivision for suspected involvement in the encroachment of government and private land and for ill...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.22

Huge demand for toy train rides

Authorities of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) who run the heritage toy train in Darjeeling hills are facing a “pleasant problem” of shortage of locos for the first time in recent y...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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