North Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Varsity applications hit a record

North Bengal University (NBU) has received over 28,000 applications for its 1,900 postgraduate seats for 35 subjects, a record in the varsity’s history. Usually, the varsity receives anywhere b...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

Narcotics haul, 3 held in Jalpaiguri

The north Bengal unit of the special task force arrested three persons with 1kg of brown sugar, a derivative of heroin, worth around  Rs 1 crore from the Pankouri area of Jalpaiguri district on F...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

North Bengal: Astronomy outfit gifts remote hubs Covid aid

An organisation in north Bengal primarily engaged in amateur astronomy and promotion of science will provide Covid-19 patients in some remote parts of the state with sophisticated medical equipment th...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Tourism's cry to junk entry rule

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal have threatened to launch a movement against alleged highhandedness of the Sikkim government over the entry of hundreds of youths who serve in diff...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 17.09.21

Dooars forests now open to tourists

The state government has decided to throw open the gates of reserve forests to tourists from Friday, causing tourism stakeholders of the Dooars to breathe a sigh of relief. Rajendra Jhakar, chief con...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Double-decker bus to hit Cooch Behar again

The North Bengal State Transport Corporation has decided to re-introduce double-decker bus service in Cooch Behar ahead of the festive season to attract tourists to the heritage town. “We have ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

2 more kids die of fever in Jalpaiguri

Another child and an infant died at Jalpaiguri district hospital on Wednesday with the suspected viral fever sweeping north Bengal districts. The exact illness has not been detected.  The decea...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Minister check on erosion in Malda

Sabina Yeasmin, the minister of state for irrigation, waterways and north Bengal development, on Monday lashed out at the Farakka Barrage Project Authority (FBPA) for its failure to commence anti-eros...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Medical team calls on kids with flu

A five-member team of doctors from the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) visited the Jalpaiguri district hospital on Monday to check on some 100 children suffering from influenza-like ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Tea transport by train mooted

A delegation of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) held a meeting with representatives of the tea industry here on Monday and proposed that tea from north Bengal and the Northeast could be exported ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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