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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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Moderate cold wave condition in West, North Bengal

A moderate cold wave condition
is prevailing in entire north and some western districts of West Bengal.

Quake: Life limping back to normal in North Bengal

Life in quake-hit north Bengal is
limping back to normal following restoration of communication
links and power.

Govt probe into fund allocation for N Bengal

The West Bengal government
on Monday ordered an inquiry and special audit into the allocation
of funds for development of North Bengal by the previous Left
Front regime.

Tea workers` bandh affects life in North Bengal

Major shops, business establishments, markets, educational institutions and banks to be remain closed in view of bandh.