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West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

SMC to spend Rs 13cr on road repair

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) has decided to execute multiple infrastructural development projects across Siliguri, ahead of the upcoming festive season. Gautam Deb, chairperson of the boa...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.21

Funds blow to road projects

The public works department may be forced to drop several road projects as the state development fund (SDF) is likely to be cut drastically in the backdrop of the government’s plan to reduce exp...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

6 new Covid hospitals for north in pipeline

The chief medical officer of health (CMOH) of Darjeeling has formed a two-member committee to look into allegations that some private labs in Siliguri are charging more for RT-PCR tests than the sum s...
By Binita Paul, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

PWD nixes prior land nod for MP

The state public works department (PWD) has written to the Jalpaiguri district magistrate that it had not given any land at the district’s Chamurchi More in Banarhat to John Barla, the BJP MP of...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Tea firm denies nod for MP’s house in garden

The company that owns the Lakhipara tea estate near Banarhat of Jalpaiguri district had not issued permission to Alipurduar MP and Union minister John Barla to build a house on the leased land of the ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Answers sought on MP properties

The district magistrate of Jalpaiguri has written to the state PWD department and a tea company that owns the tea estate in the Dooars, asking them how they allowed John Barla, the Union minister of s...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

Report: MP used government land

The plot on which Union minister of state for minority affairs John Barla is raising a commercial complex at Chamurchi More in Jalpaiguri district’s Banarhat belongs to the state PWD, senior off...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 27.05.21

Rs 1.86 crore to move 1,800 Central Vista trees

The central public works department has decided to transplant 1,838 trees from the compound of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, which is to be demolished for the con...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Rainwater enters SSKM Hospital

Several patients in the gynaecology section of SSKM Medical College and Hospital had to be shifted and many others moved to one side as rainwater flooded the department’s ground floor on Tuesday...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.21

State surpasses rural road repair target

The Mamata Banerjee government has reconstructed 14,416.25km of rural roads under Pathasree, the programme launched on October 1 last year by the chief minister, surpassing its initial target of 12,55...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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