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

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

New bridge over Teesta river ready

Road connectivity to the Northeast and parts of north Bengal became smoother and faster from Friday as traffic started moving on the second bridge on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town over the Teesta r...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.20

Wild elephants in Siliguri

Three wild elephants ambled into Siliguri from neighbouring Baikunthapur forest around 2am on Wednesday, strolled through some of the areas in the city and left for their habitat a couple of hours lat...
By in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Covid-19 helpline in Siliguri from Thursday

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation will launch a helpline on Thursday for citizens to get information about Covid-19 and to avail themselves of medical assistance from Thursday. The helpline (80162-7...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

Downpour waterlogs towns in north Bengal

Torrential downpour continued in north Bengal on Monday night and Tuesday, causing waterlogging in  Alipurduar and Cooch Behar towns. In Alipurduar, almost all the 20 wards got waterlogged as th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

Siliguri lockdown extended till July 29

The Darjeeling district task force on Covid-19 on Tuesday decided to extend the ongoing total lockdown in Siliguri till July 29. The decision was taken at a meeting of the task force. State tourism m...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.20

Rising infections extend lockdown in North Bengal

Senior administrative officials posted in at least three districts of north Bengal announced an extension of the ongoing lockdown for up to a week from Monday in the wake of a steady spike in Covid-19...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Siliguri wholesale hub locked down

The spike in Covid-19 cases across north Bengal, especially Siliguri subdivision in Darjeeling district and Malda district, despite the ongoing lockdown led to the closure of wholesale grocery in Sili...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Malda, Siliguri scout for new Covid facilities

Administrative officials in Darjeeling and Malda are scouting for new facilities which can be used as hospitals for Covid-19 patients with the steady rise in infections in the two districts. While ar...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.20

Lockdown begins in 4 towns

A complete lockdown came into effect in Raiganj, Malda, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar for five days from Wednesday evening because of rising Covid-19 cases. However, Siliguri will be placed on the total...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


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