Health  /  Published 03.11.21

The dreaded warmth

Fever is a frightening symptom, especially today — on one side, there is the dreaded coronavirus lurking; on the other, there are infectious and parasitic diseases. It can also be part of the bo...
By Dr Gita Mathai

News  /  Published 19.10.21

Three arrested for arms smuggling near Dankuni toll plaza

Siliguri: A Himalayan black bear that had sneaked into the Darjeeling town, apparently a week ago, was rescued by foresters of Darjeeling wildlife division on Monday morning. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

Narcotics haul, 3 held in Jalpaiguri

The north Bengal unit of the special task force arrested three persons with 1kg of brown sugar, a derivative of heroin, worth around  Rs 1 crore from the Pankouri area of Jalpaiguri district on F...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

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 11.09.21

5 held with ammunition, Rs 13 crore venom seized in in Malda

Five persons were arrested with arms and ammunition and other sharp weapons from Mojampur area in Malda district early on Friday. According to sources, Safiqul Islam, Aktar Alam, Amirul Sheikh, Abrau...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

4 more SIM boxes seized from Dooars

The Special Task Force (STF) of the state police seized four more SIM boxes from Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts on Friday. In the past 24 hours, this is the second raid in which the STF has made...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.21

Narcotics haul in Malda

Six persons, including two residents of Bihar, have been arrested from different locations in Malda district in the past 24 hours with around one kilo of brown sugar — a derivative of heroin. M...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Youth held with guns and bullets

A youth was arrested with a haul of arms and ammunition here on Tuesday night. Police said three revolvers, three magazines and 20 rounds of live bullets were from Sourav Singha Roy, a resident of Di...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Aadhaar cards seized in Siliguri

Hundreds of Aadhaar cards were found dumped on a vacant land adjacent to Eastern Bypass in Siliguri on Tuesday. Police said the Aadhaar cards, wrapped in white envelopes, were strewn on the plot near...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

500 parakeets seized in Malda, one arrested

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) seized over 500 birds from a Calcuttabound train and arrested a person in this connection from Malda Town station on Tuesday night. V.B. Sharma, an inspector of the...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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