North Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.22

TMC leader kin held

The brother of a Trinamul leader was arrested on Friday night on charges of illegal extraction of minor minerals from rivers flowing through the Dooars region. Y. Raghuvamshi, SP, Alipurduar said tha...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.22

Plea to hike 14-year-old extra leaf wage

Tea estate workers in north Bengal have demanded a three-fold hike in the extra leaf price (ELP) that was last fixed around 14 years back. Trade unions sought the state labour department’s inte...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

News  /  Published 05.09.22

Hot and humid days ahead for Kolkatans

Heat and humidity have been tormenting Kolkatans for a few days and there is no immediate relief in sight, Met officials said. Sunday’s maximum temperature was 34.5 degrees Celsius, two notches...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.09.22

Vistadome coaches may run daily from festive season

Vistadome coaches between New Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar may be operated daily during Puja in October or November to meet the high demand. The service is at present available once a week sinc...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.22

Statehood cry irks BJP leaders

Senior national and state leaders of the BJP are displeased with a number of legislators and party leaders of north Bengal as the latter are overtly advocating in favour of separate statehood in publi...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.22

Golay and Thapa to join alumni event

St Joseph’s School (North Point), Darjeeling, will host a two-day alumni congress of the north zone of The Federation of Jesuit Associations of India (JAAI) this week where Sikkim chief minister...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.22

Malda gears up to woo tourists

The Malda district administration has drawn up a comprehensive plan to woo tourists in the district known for historical sites, deer park, mangoes and textiles. Earlier, chief minister Mamata Banerje...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.22

Array of new facilities for 2 Siliguri hospitals

Mayor Gautam Deb announced a slew of new ventures for the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) and Siliguri district hospital on Wednesday and Thursday. The patient welfare committee of ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

News  /  Published 25.08.22

CBI quizzes North Bengal University chief in school recruitment case

Sources in the central investigating agency said its officers wanted to know from the former SSC chairman the procedures that were followed in the recruitment process.  A 12-member CBI team reac...
By Kinsuk Basu , Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.22

SSC scam: CBI quizzes NBU VC

Subires Bhattacharyya, the vice-chancellor of North Bengal University (NBU), came under the scanner of the CBI on Wednesday as a 12-member team of the investigating agency reached varsity premises on ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


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