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Teesta
West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Load bar on colonial-era bridge spells detour

The decision by the state PWD to bar vehicles weighing 10 tonnes or more over the Coronation Bridge in Sevoke along NH 31C has prompted residents of the Dooars to demand a second bridge on the Teesta ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.20

Race to ready rail projects

In north Bengal, it was a longstanding demand to have a second railway and road bridges over the Teesta. Last month, work on the road bridge — that is along NH27 near Jalpaiguri — was comp...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Forum slams Sikkim move on power project

The Affected Citizens of Teesta (ACT) has expressed “shock and disappointment” over the way the Sikkim government has sought to power NHPC’s proposed Teesta Stage IV project at Dzong...
By Rajeev Ravidas 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 22.07.20

Seven people missing in Teesta swim to safety

All seven persons who had gone missing in the swollen Teesta after a boat capsize on Monday evening swam safely to Mouamari, a dry portion of the riverbed close to the right bank, and took shelter the...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Hasina defends Delhi deals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday wagered her reputation against domestic insinuations of selling out to New Delhi during her recent trip, trying to assuage anti-India sentiments in...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

North Bengal rain fury continues

Several localities were submerged in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar towns because of continuous rain which swelled several rivers in north Bengal. In Jalpaiguri, a 42-year-old barber died after he had appa...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 03.02.20

NGO’s NRC-related work recognised

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a pan-India NGO, has won the eNGO Challenge 2019-2020 for extending help and support to the people of Assam during the NRC process.The Mumbai-based NGO, headed by...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

Bista plea for new Teesta bridge

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista has urged Union minister of surface transport and highways Nitin Gadkari to take an initiative for the construction of an alternative bridge over the Teesta river near Sevoke....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

CM finds Teesta counter

Mamata Banerjee has told the Bengal Assembly that people of South Dinajpur are suffering as Bangladesh dammed up the Atrayee river — her second reference to water disputes with the neighbouring coun...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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