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Link between children`s deaths in Bengal, Bihar being probed

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 17:15

Blood samples of victims of a purported viral infection in West Bengal`s Malda district that left seven children dead in a week are being sent for tests to ascertain if these are linked to deaths in Bihar, official sources said Wednesday.

Seven children die of viral infection in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 12:53

As many as seven children in West Bengal`s Malda district have died due to the litchi syndrome, a viral infection leading to sudden death, in the last five days, an official said on Saturday.

Slum fire kills two, guts over 100 huts in West Bengal`s Malda district

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 13:17

A raging fire charred to death a two-year-old toddler and a 65-year-old woman, besides reducing to ashes over 100 huts in a slum area of West Bengal`s Malda district.

Notification for six West Bengal seats on Saturday

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42

The Election Commission will issue notification for six Lok Sabha seats in four northern and southern West Bengal districts on Saturday, starting the process of filing nominations.

Two arrested for making threatening calls to West Bengal minister

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:01

Two persons were on Thursday arrested for allegedly making threatening calls to West Bengal Social Welfare Minister Sabitri Mitra in Malda district, a senior police officer said.

Seven detained over West Bengal bus firing

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 15:09

Seven people have been detained for questioning after gunshots were fired at a bus in West Bengal`s Malda district injuring at least three people.

Bengal government transfers top cop for arresting Malda DM

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 20:37

The West Bengal government on Sunday transferred a top cop who had arrested the District Magistrate of Malda on charges of misappropriation of funds.

Three persons drown, one missing in Malda floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 15:59

Three persons have drowned in the flood waters and one person is missing after a boat capsized in Malda district of West Bengal.

Two dead in Malda flood

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 18:50

Two persons drowned and another went missing in incidents of boat capsize in the Malda district of West Bengal on Monday.

Rescue operation in Malda boat capsize ends; toll 10

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 18:13

The search and rescue operation following the boat capsize in Malda district has ended with the recovery of one more body, taking the toll from the mishap to ten, official sources said on Sunday.

Three drown as boat capsizes in Bengal

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 15:18

At least three people drowned and over a dozen were reported missing after a boat carrying about 70 passengers capsized in West Bengal`s Malda district Friday, an official said.

Four children among 5 struck dead by lightning in Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 09:50

Five persons, including four children, died after being hit by lightning during a thundershower at Chancold in Malda district, the police said on Monday.