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  • B’ghat Left rally backs strike, seeks train service resumption

    B’ghat Left rally backs strike, seeks train service resumption

    The rally here was organised by the Left Front and its trade unions, along with the Congress-backed trade union, INTUC.

    November 25, 2020
  • Jackal on biting spree; leaves seven injured

    Jackal on biting spree; leaves seven injured

    According to one of the injured, Abir Pahan, he was standing in front of a ration shop, when the jackal attacked him from the back and bit him on his leg.

    November 21, 2020
  • Teenager shot dead in South Dinajpur

    Teenager shot dead in South Dinajpur

    While it was not immediately clear as to who fired the shot, police have recovered the boy's body from near his residence and sent it for postmortem.

    November 14, 2020
  • Five of South Dinajpur family found dead; kin claim murder

    Five of South Dinajpur family found dead; kin claim murder

    Police sources, on the other hand, said that preliminary investigations revealed that Anu Barman was suffering from cancer and he was depressed for the past some days.

    November 9, 2020
  • Balurghat traffic cop kills self

    Balurghat traffic cop kills self

    While sources said he had some "mental pressure," for which he needed sleeping pills, Das' wife Soma said today that he was in an illicit relationship with a civic volunteer.

    September 19, 2020
  • Special ‘rakhi’ for ‘Covid winners’

    Special ‘rakhi’ for ‘Covid winners’

    Some persons who had earlier contracted the novel coronavirus, but were cured, were invited to the ceremony attended by District Magistrate Nikhil Nirmal and municipality administrator Biswaranjan Mukherjee.

    August 4, 2020
  • S Dinajpur grapples with Covid cases

    S Dinajpur grapples with Covid cases

    "The construction work is complete, while electrical work is going on and finishing touches are being given. There will be 95+ beds and 15 beds with ICU facility. We can start the hospital here within four to five days. We will also accommodate safe house patients here," the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr Sukumar Dey, said.

    July 22, 2020
  • South Dinajpur sees highest single-day spike

    South Dinajpur sees highest single-day spike

    The total number of Covid cases in South Dinajpur has now gone up to 552, while 309 of them have already discharged after treatment, while there are presently 243 active cases, the sources said.

    July 18, 2020
  • TMC leaders, minister to remain in isolation

    TMC leaders, minister to remain in isolation

    Twelve more positive cases were detected this morning, including six from the Kushmandi Block and six from Gangarampur, while the others are two police personnel, two health staff, two politicians and others.

    June 28, 2020
  • Migrant worker dies of snakebite

    Migrant worker dies of snakebite

    As the villagers protested, they had no option but to take shelter in the abandoned market complex," a local source said.

    June 8, 2020
  • TMC’s IT cell video shows BJP MP using BPL card

    TMC’s IT cell video shows BJP MP using BPL card

    The MP has, however, denied the allegations that he had been using the BPL ration card, blaming the state government and its system for the “complex correction process.”

    May 14, 2020
  • Balurghat man thrashed for protesting gathering of youths

    Balurghat man thrashed for protesting gathering of youths

    Mr Dutta has been admitted in the Balurghat hospital where doctors had to apply five stitches on his head. Local people have demanded proper police action against the accused.

    April 27, 2020
  • Eight police stations to use one drone to check crowds

    Eight police stations to use one drone to check crowds

    “The government has made the use of masks mandatory for everyone at public places, but very few people are presently using the masks, even in municipality areas,” sources said. The district police has been claiming all along that a campaign is going on to make the people aware of the lockdown.

    April 16, 2020
  • People flout lockdown orders

    People flout lockdown orders

    However, the police and the administration started doing the needful after 11 am and asked people to follow the lockdown orders.

    March 25, 2020
  • Balurghat -Howrah train schedule to change

    Balurghat -Howrah train schedule to change

    The chief public relations officer of the Kathihar division of the Railways has said that rail minister Pijush Goyal is scheduled to flag off the train through a video conference tomorrow evening.

    February 13, 2020
  • After escape of eight juveniles, Balurghat Home security to be strengthened

    After escape of eight juveniles, Balurghat Home security to be strengthened

    The district magistrate has ordered to complete the work within seven days.

    January 3, 2020
  • Lipika Roy jumps ship, returns to TMC fold, BJP says it’s unfazed

    Lipika Roy jumps ship, returns to TMC fold, BJP says it’s unfazed

    They hoped that the joining would prompt ex-party leaders, who had deserted Trinamul Congress, to return to the Trinamul Congress. Roy was elected from Gangarampur area as Zilla Parisad member.

    December 23, 2019