North Bengal
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


West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.21

Hills: BJP faces questions

Demand for a “permanent political solution” for the Darjeeling region, promised by the BJP in its 2019 Lok Sabha election manifesto, is gaining ground in the hills again after being on the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.21

Armed gang makes off with 12 kilos of gold

A gang of four armed robbers decamped with Rs 10 lakh in cash and 12kg of gold ornaments from the Asansol branch of a Kerala-based gold financing company on Saturday afternoon. Police said the value ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

BJP MLA lashes out at district party chief

Tension brewing in the saffron camp in north Bengal surfaced again on Sunday as Krishna Kalyani, the BJP MLA of Raiganj, announced he was severing ties with the North Dinajpur district party. His ass...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Tea board ‘last dates’ raise brows

A recent directive by the Tea Board of India for the brew belt of north Indian states, including the tea-producing north Bengal, where the board has stated various last dates in December for plucking ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

BSF boats for border vigil along Bangladesh border in north Bengal

The BSF has deployed boats in riparian stretches along the Bangladesh border in north Bengal to prevent smuggling and other crimes. The north Bengal frontier of the BSF guards around 936km of the Ind...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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