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West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

State allots cash aid for Kalimpong homestays

The Mamata Banerjee government, which has been putting impetus on the tourism sector that provides employment to around 10 lakh people in north Bengal, has sanctioned funds to assist over 300 homestay...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Durga returns in another form in north

Durga Puja may be over, but in several parts of north Bengal, the festivities continue. A day after Dashami, the Rajbanshi community of north Bengal celebrates Bhandani Puja. Bhandani is believed to ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

NBSTC introduces double-decker bus in Cooch Behar

The North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) introduced the double-decker bus in Cooch Behar town on Wednesday after a gap of six years. Sources in NBSTC said it has been decided at the board...
By Main Uddin Chisti

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Rijiju takes aim at state

Union minister Kiren Rijiju has alleged that successive governments in Bengal deprived north Bengal of development projects though the region is resourceful and strategically important. “Over d...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

New PG course launched at NBU

The North Bengal University, the oldest varsity in north Bengal, has introduced bioinformatics at the post-graduation level from the current academic year. Earlier, a diploma course was taught in bio...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Campus stations to monitor air quality

The campus of North Bengal University (NBU) at Rajarammohanpur, on the outskirts of Siliguri, has installed a continuous air quality monitoring station in collaboration with the West Bengal Pollution ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Bengal’s biggest oxygen plant opens

Bengal’s largest oxygen plant was opened on Monday at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in Susrutanagar, on the outskirts of Siliguri. The second wave of Covid-19 led to an ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

5 children contract Covid

Five children, aged between one and 12 years, tested positive for Covid-19 in different parts of Malda district in the past 48 hours. “All five children are in a stable condition and none has b...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

North Bengal: Boost for industry parks

A decision made by the Bengal cabinet earlier this month to allow setting up of private industrial parks on plots measuring five acres and above has come as an element of encouragement for a number of...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Plea to frame policy for homestays

Homestay owners in north Bengal have asked the Mamata Banerjee government to frame a comprehensive policy to ensure standard services at such hospitality facilities which mushroomed in the region in r...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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