Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

US consulate launches course for NE women

A woman from Assam counsels those in need of mental health support and provides them with a “non-judgemental platform” to share their stories and challenges. A woman from Arunachal Prades...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.20

North Bengal seeks local trains

Resumption of local train services on suburban routes of Calcutta and south Bengal spurred commuters of north Bengal to demand local train services to restart in the region. The Bengal government and...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.20

NFR plans to resume Toy Train services

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have started taken initiatives to resume toy train services of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), as tourists have started visiting the hills. T...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

NFR to run two trains to Calcutta

The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to introduce two more express trains between north Bengal and Calcutta from October 15. Only one train — Padatik Express — was running on the ro...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Rail plea for nod to run Toy Trains

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have written  to the Darjeeling district administration seeking their consent for resumption of Toy Train services.  The Toy Train services...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


North East  /  Published 29.09.20

Shah hardsells NE as tourist destination

Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday made a strong pitch for northeast as a must-see tourist destination while inaugurating the “Destination North East-2020”, an annual event of the Min...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

8 held for poultry theft in Malda

An interstate gang allegedly involved in stealing poultry from Malda district and sending those to the Northeast was nabbed by Englishbazar police early on Wednesday. Eight persons, seven from differ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Rumblings in Nagaland

The statement from the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) came as a shocker: the Nagas, it said, are ready to “fight another war” if their political rights and history are...
By Subir Bhaumik in

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Run more trains, plead north Bengal tourism stakeholders

Tourism industry stakeholders in north Bengal are urging senior railway officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to allow more trains to run in the region. Ever since regular train services ...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.20

Boost for railway infrastructure

The railways have taken up a slew of projects to improve infrastructure in New Jalpaiguri and Malda, the two most prominent stations of north Bengal, and to boost train connectivity in the region. Th...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri


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