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Siliguri
West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Going the extra mile, with books and pills

Malda’s Alam and Nasrin also started free health camps  for needy families during the pandemic for the same reason. “Healthcare for the poor gets hit the hardest when there’s a ...
By Binita Paul, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

Tea unions approach state, GTA to reopen Longview estate

Tea trade unions wrote to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and state officials on Monday, seeking intervention to reopen the Longview tea estate as workers continued their relay hunger ...
By Our Correpondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.20

Draft out on quota at Siliguri rural body

The state election commission issued a draft notification on Tuesday, mentioning the status of the seats at the Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad (SMP), the smallest third-tier rural body in the state. In t...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Hundreds bid their 'Ronaldo' goodbye

Residents of Siliguri are stunned by the deaths of five youths whose Independence Day joyride in a car ended in a 500-foot-deep gorge near Kurseong on Saturday night, and whose bodies were retrieved o...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Hill leaders prod CM on nurse training course quota

The West Bengal Nursing Council’s call for applications to auxiliary nursing and midwifery (ANM) and general nursing and midwifery (GNM) training courses has prompted a Rajya Sabha member of the...
By Avijit Sinha and Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Siliguri hospital fire sparks infants’ shift

A fire broke out at the Sick Neonatal Care Unit of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here on Tuesday early morning, triggering evacuation of 56 infants admitted there. The blaze that star...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.20

Deb warns action over illegal structures

An alleged attempt by some traders of Bidhan Market here to build new shops illegally has drawn criticism from state tourism minister Gautam Deb who has decided to take steps against them. Bidhan Mar...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Home stench bares skulls in Siliguri

Two human skulls and some bones, also suspected to be human, were recovered from a house in upscale Subhashpally of Siliguri on Wednesday, triggering sensation in the area. Subhashpally happens to be...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Quick fix for Dooars road

The NH division of the state public works department managed to restore connectivity between Siliguri and the Dooars along NH31C on Wednesday within 24 hours. The stretch on the highway that had cave...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Travel woes for 50,000 in Siliguri

A stream swollen in heavy overnight rain damaged a bridge connecting wards 1 and 47 of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation, inconveniencing more than 50,000 people.  “Water level of the Pan...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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