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Mamata Banerjee leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for North Bengal to discuss the current situation in Darjeeling hills with all political parties there tomorrow.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:31 AM IST
Flood situation remains grim in Assam, Bihar, North Bengal; death toll goes up, thousands affected

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, Bihar, North Bengal; death toll goes up, thousands affected

Floods claimed more lives in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal on Wednesday.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling backs Gorkhaland demand

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland to be carved out of North Bengal hills.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

West Bengal tea gardens shut on Day 2 of strike, production hit

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has also supported the tea workers` strike.
 

Jun 13, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Six more encephalitis deaths in north Bengal

At least six people died of encephalitis since Wednesday in northern West Bengal, to take the toll to 45, a health official said here Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 21:06 PM IST
Israeli firm to offer water harvesting solutions for tea gardens

Israeli firm to offer water harvesting solutions for tea gardens

With the average annual rainfall declining in the hills of north Bengal, Assam and major tea growing areas, an Israel-based firm is keen to offer water management solutions to tea growers.

Apr 07, 2015, 18:54 PM IST
Rhino census in north West Bengal begins today

Rhino census in north West Bengal begins today

The officials of West Bengal forest department will from Monday begin a four-day-long census to estimate rhino population in Jaldapara National Park and Gorumara National Park. 

Jan 19, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

Rhino census in north Bengal to begin Monday

A four-day-long census to ascertain rhino population in Jaldapara National Park and Gorumara National Park in north West Bengal will begin Monday, a forest official said.

Jan 18, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Assam violence: Bandh affects normal life in Dooars area of north Bengal

The bandh called by the Adivasi Vikash Parishad in protest against the killing of adivasis in Assam by NDFB(S) militants affected normal life in Dooars area of north Bengal on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 08:56 AM IST

Saradha scam: ED to issue fourth attachment order soon

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam, will issue the fourth attachment order for Saradha Group's properties by the end of this month, ED sources said.

Oct 26, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee announces Cooch Behar-Kolkata air services

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a slew of projects for development of North Bengal including air services between Cooch Behar and Kolkata via Durgapur, where a new airport is coming up in collaboration with Changi of Singapore.

Sep 01, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

BJP alleges patients harassed due to lack of infrastructure

BJP on Wednesday alleged that patients coming to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for treatment of encephalitis were harassed in the absence of infrastructure at the institution.

Jul 30, 2014, 18:09 PM IST

102 die due to encephalitis in north Bengal

Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till on Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to hold two rallies in Bengal on March 25

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would address two rallies on March 25, one in Alipurduar in north Bengal and another here at the Sahid Minar.

Mar 21, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

Eastern Army commander reviews preparedness at Sino-Indian border

Eastern Army Commander Tuesday reviewed the preparedness and security situation of the operational areas in the Sikkim and north Bengal sectors at the Sino-Indian border.

Jan 22, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

Young North Bengal girls thrash Mouma, Poulami in Natl TT

Star-studded Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) and North Bengal teams today stormed into the final of the Women`s category the 75th Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis team Championship.

Jan 08, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Four leopard cubs found in tea gardens in north Be

Four newborn leopard cubs were recovered from Moraghat Tea Gardens in Jalpaiguri district here today, forest officials said.

Apr 22, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

West Bengal: Water level of rivers receding

Flood situation in Jalpaiguri district of north Bengal improved with water level receding from most of the rivers after the incessant rains stopped.

Jul 17, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

Flood-like situation affects 40,000 in N Bengal

Nearly 40,000 people were affected due to incessant rains triggering a flood-like situation in the north Bengal region.

Jul 15, 2012, 20:41 PM IST

Mamata flags off 3 new trains in North Bengal

Three new trains were today flagged off by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who also announced a slew of development programmes for Cooch Behar district in north Bengal.

Jul 11, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

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