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South Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Civic volunteer ‘beats up’ bus driver

A driver in the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) was allegedly assaulted by a civic volunteer on duty on a highway in North Dinajpur district on Monday morning. Prithwish Biswas, the ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Fresh attempt to revive Mishti Hub of Bardhaman from May 23

The Mishti Hub off National Highway 2 in Bardhaman will soon buzz back to life. Inaugurated in 2017 by chief minister Mamata Banerjee, it has been lying unused for several years. There are 25 shops ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.22

South sweats, north pleasant

Calcutta is sweating profusely along with most parts of Bengal, but Siliguri is enjoying a gentle breeze under an overcast sky. Some of Siliguri’s neighbouring towns are also enjoying a pleasan...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.22

Showers spoil flowers in south

Light to moderate rainfall coupled with thunderstorms triggered by the twin factors of moisture incursion from the Bay of Bengal and western disturbances lowered day temperature, damaged large cultiva...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Kalyani/Tamluk

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

New ticket system for Sagar

To tackle overcrowding at ticket counters for buses and vessels en route to Gangasagar amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, the West Bengal Transport Corporation has launched a combined ticketing system ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

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West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.21

Covid: Rules elude schools

Authorities at several high schools as well as local administrators in south Bengal are in a quandary about what measures they need to take as sections of teachers and students are diagnosed with Covi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.21

Jawad moves towards Bangladesh

In East Midnapore, rainfall stopped late on Monday morning, but the sky was cloudy. The administration relaxed curbs for tourists and allowed them to access areas close to the beaches. But the ban on ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/Tamluk

News  /  Published 25.11.21

Overnight state-run Volvo buses to Kolkata

State-run Volvo buses will now connect Purulia, Jhargram, Farakka and Asansol to Kolkata with most of the buses travelling overnight. Senior officers of the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

South Bengal braces for heavy rains

Inclement weather prevailed over most parts of south Bengal on Monday as continuous rain with one or two spells of heavy downpour caused by a low pressure system affected normal life in the city and s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.21

Three die in separate accidents

Three persons, including a five-year-old, died in separate mishaps in the past 24 hours in south Bengal. An electrician died because of electrocution when he was busy ensuring power supply to a micro...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum), Kalyani


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