Cricket: Rakesh Chhetri, student of Air Force School in Bagdogra, was declared as man of the fifth match and Mudashir Mallick, student of Woodridge International School secured man of the sixth match on the third day of the 9th Surendra Agarwal Memorial Inter School Cricket Tournament. Rakesh scored 106 runs in 50 balls and Mudashir scored 85 runs in 56 balls. The Air Force School won the match defeating DAV at Fulbari in Jalpaiguri by 32 runs. Woodridge International School won the match defeating Hebron High School by 156 runs.
Bus strike: The strike by private bus operators demanding fare hike saw all private buses staying off the roads in Raiganj and Islampur sub-divisions in North Dinajpur district on Monday.
Deb visits NBMCH: The north Bengal development minister, Mr Gautam Deb, on Monday visited the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital to inquire into the health condition of a six-year-old girl who was allegedly raped on 3 January.
Memo: Siliguri Junction unit of the National Federation of Rly. Porters & Vendors, an INTUC affiliate, served a memorandum to the North East Frontier Railway General Manger R S Virdi over seven points charter of demands at Siliguri Junction station.
Scuffle: Scuffle took place over a no-confidence motion brought by the TMC at Champasari gram panchayat on Monday. However, the TMC was defeated by 11-9 votes when it brought the no-confidence motion against the Champasari gram panchayat pradhan Ms Manika Singha of the Forward Bloc.
Strike:Commuters faced problems as 7,500 buses, mini buses and taxis stayed off roads in north Bengal on Monday.
Procession: Police arrested 13 supporters, including a woman, of the Youth Congress after they tried to take out a procession against the Madhyamgram rape and murder incident on GC Avenue on Monday. sns
Rape accused: Police had arrested Md Ayub on charges of molesting a woman on Mandir Street in Jorasanko on 4 January. Police said the accused would be produced before a city court on 7
Theft complaint: A complaint of theft was lodged against Sahabuddin Khan alias Sameer for stealing gold jewellery worth Rs 1.15 lakh and Rs 1.24 lakh in cash on 5 January. The accused worked as a shop assistant. sns
Poll preparedness: The deputy chief election commissioner Mr Vinod Zutshi is arriving in the city on 22 January to review the poll preparedness in the state Of West Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha election.