North Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Infected youth in forest ride to hospital

A 24-year-old youth travelled through forests and tea estates of the Dooars on a motorcycle on Friday to reach a designated Covid hospital here after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, deci...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

Covid cases up in north Bengal

State health department officials said on Thursday that 21 new coronavirus cases had been reported in north Bengal in the past 24 hours.Most of the Covid-19 patients were from North Dinajpur district....
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 27.09.18

Dengue mosquito immune to insecticide

Scientists probing insecticide resistance in north Bengal have detected what they say is the first evidence from India that mosquitoes which spread dengue may be turning resistant to the chemicals cal...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

Protest at Covid hospital

Around 50 residents of Pradhannagar in Siliguri held a protest outside the Medica North Bengal Clinic on Friday, saying treatment of suspected Covid-19 patients at the private nursing home in the “d...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.20

NBU, colleges start online classes

The North Bengal University and some colleges in the region have started taking online classes during the lockdown.Surya Sen College and Munshi Premchand Mahavidyalaya in Siliguri and the Mald College...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Open test hubs, Tea Board urged

Tea industry representatives have requested the Tea Board of India to set up Covid-19 testing centres in the Dooars belt.Tea Association of India secretary (the Dooars branch) R.A. Sharma said they wa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

4 die, relief after tests show them negative

Four patients who were suspected to be infected with coronavirus and under treatment at a private nursing home at Kawakhali here died since Sunday night.Darjeeling district health officials, however, ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

North Bengal’s first Covid patient dies

The first Covid-19 patient of north Bengal died in the wee hours of Monday, taking the death toll from the disease in the state to two. The 44-year-old woman from Kalimpong breathed her last at the No...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Samaritan tag for NBSTC lost bag restorer

A man working on contract at the North Bengal State Transport Corporation’s (NBSTC) Ultadanga depot travelled 300km to Murshidabad to return a bag to a passenger who had left it on a bus almost thre...
By Alamgir Hossain in Farakka(Murshidabad)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

North Bengal monsoon misery

Heavy monsoon rains have lashed north Bengal since Tuesday night, leaving five farmers dead in lightning and one in landslides. The lightning deaths occurred in Malda where a group of people was worki...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


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