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Contain zones back on table

The Bengal government has decided to emphasise on setting up containment zones again as Covid-19 cases have sh...

Bailey bridge to Balason’s rescue

The Bailey bridge installed at Majerhat in Calcutta after the old one collapsed in 2018 will now be installed ...
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Mamata tweets maiden Goa agenda

Trinamul chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday took to Twitter to formally announce her maiden trip to Goa later t...

Diesel hits a ton in six Bengal districts

Diesel prices broke the psychological barrier of Rs 100 a litre in at least six Bengal districts, the hike tri...

Howrah trader killed at Burdwan home

A 44-year-old trader from Howrah’s Shibpur, who used to deal in tarpaulins in Calcutta’s Burrabaza...

Call for early weather warning system in hills

Torrential rain and landslides in North Bengal have swivelled the spotlight on the need to augment early warni...

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West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Protest against assault on tribal teacher in Malda

Hundreds of people under the banner of eight tribal outfits hit the streets in Malda on Friday protesting the alleged assault of a tribal schoolteacher by a local Trinamul leader after accusing him of...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

TMC slams CM Biplab for Sushmita attack

Trinamul Congress on Friday accused Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb and the BJP of “political terrorism” in the northeastern state, alleging that Rajya Sabha member Sushmita Dev ha...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Quartet held with narcotics in Siliguri

The special operation group (SOG) of the Siliguri Metropolitan Police and a team of Bhaktinagar police, arrested five persons with narcotics in two separate raids in Siliguri on Wednesday night. Poli...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Bisons found dead in riverbed in Jalpaiguri

The carcasses of two gaurs (Indian bison) were found lying in the bed of the Jaldhaka river in Maynaguri block of Jalpaiguri district on Friday. After being informed by some locals, a team of the wil...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Funds plea to Brahmaputra river board

The Bengal irrigation department has submitted project proposals worth Rs 110 crore to the Brahmaputra Board for carrying out flood-protection and anti-erosion works along the banks of five prominent ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Bridge glare on Centre

“For almost a decade, most of the heavy vehicles (weighing above 10 tonnes), be it trucks carrying consignments of teas from the Dooars or vehicles of defence forces (there are a number of defen...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Covid: Puja effect begins to show

Bengal on Friday reported 846 new Covid-19 infections, 792 recoveries and 12 deaths. Active cases rose by 42 to 7,577. A Bengal minister said the new cases reported now is indicative of people who go...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Sikkim landslide: NH10 repairs continue

National Highway 10, the principal highway that connects Sikkim and Kalimpong with the rest of the country, remained closed for traffic even on Friday. Officials of the state PWD (NH X division) enga...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Nabanna phone tower shift

The PWD has started relocating mobile phone towers of two private telecom service providers from the rooftop of Nabanna, the 14- storey state secretariat, considering these could be a security hazard ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Land grab, says Baul maestro

Baul maestro Purna Das Baul and his sons on Friday alleged that 1.3 acres the musician had purchased in late 1970s on the outskirts of Santiniketan have allegedly been encroached upon by a few lo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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