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  • Concern as several kids admitted in J’guri dist hospital

    Concern as several kids admitted in J’guri dist hospital

    "Rapid antigen tests have been conducted on almost 80- 90 per cent of the patients, while only one baby (among them) has been tested positive for Covid-19. The baby has been shifted to the sick newborn care unit in isolation. The paediatricians there are investigating any clustering or the outbreak of some different types of cases, but so far this seems to be the case of seasonal influenza-like illness,"

    September 13, 2021
  • 28 injured in Jalpaiguri vaccine camp stampede

    28 injured in Jalpaiguri vaccine camp stampede

    A blame game has started between the block administration and the police and they are passing the buck at each other. State administrative officials have come to know of the matter and have decided to introduce a new system to avoid such untoward incidents in the future"

    September 1, 2021
  • Black fungus: Two die in Siliguri

    Black fungus: Two die in Siliguri

    A multidisciplinary team of ophthalmology anesthesia and ENT surgeons performed the surgery on the 50 year old woman.

    June 3, 2021
  • Of Hill tea gardens and their name

    Of Hill tea gardens and their name

    Yet another popular tea plantation, Jungpana, also has a story behind it.

    May 16, 2021
  • PM Modi, CM Banerjee condole loss of lives due to road accident in Jalpaiguri, announce compensation

    PM Modi, CM Banerjee condole loss of lives due to road accident in Jalpaiguri, announce compensation

    The Prime Minister announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those who have lost their lives and Rs 50,000 each to those injured from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF).

    January 20, 2021
  • Covid death toll figures still confuse people

    Covid death toll figures still confuse people

    However, as the government report came last evening, several people expressed concerns over the figures, while they wondered what the actual figures could be for Siliguri that has areas under both Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts.

    August 18, 2020
  • Bengal case count hits 65,000

    Bengal case count hits 65,000

    Till now, 65,258 people have been detected Covid positive and 1,490 died in the state; currently, there are 19,652 active cases.

    July 30, 2020
  • One more death in Siliguri, 30 new cases

    One more death in Siliguri, 30 new cases

    The three local staff of the hospital today returned home amid a warm welcome after the hospital in Siliguri discharged them after their recovery,” a source said.

    June 30, 2020
  • One dies in Siliguri, cases up again

    One dies in Siliguri, cases up again

    The death comes at a time when the health department is upgrading the infrastructure of the hospital and has formed a team of experts in a bid to control the death rate, and to ensure that lives of co-morbid patients are saved.

    June 29, 2020
  • NBMCH clears Covid test backlog

    NBMCH clears Covid test backlog

    The VRDL at the NBMCH has been under immense pressure as it caters to Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar districts too, apart from Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

    June 2, 2020
  • Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri admin lift containment zone tag from Siliguri

    Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri admin lift containment zone tag from Siliguri

    The Jalpaiguri district administration yesterday issued an order, stating that the containment zones in Wards 40, 41, 42 and 43 under the SMC under the Ektiasal Sub-Centre under Dabgram- II gram panachayat have been lifted.

    May 16, 2020
  • Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri non-hotspot dists

    Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri non-hotspot dists

    Stricter containment measures to be first taken on an experimental basis in Darjeeling town area which will be applied in other places later.

    April 17, 2020
  • Migrants in tea gardens await tests

    Migrants in tea gardens await tests

    Chief medical officer of health for Jalpaiguri district, RN Pramanik, admitted that no proper test has been conducted among the migrant workers to see if they are carriers of the novel coronavirus.

    April 3, 2020
  • CM asks DMs to look after tea workers

    CM asks DMs to look after tea workers

    Miss Banerjee today held a review meeting to take stock of the present situation through video conferencing with all district officials and doctors of medical colleges and hospitals of the state.

    March 31, 2020
  • Suspected kidnapper lynched in Bengal

    Suspected kidnapper lynched in Bengal

    Videos of the lynching that has gone viral show locals, including some children, encircling and thrashing the victim.

    July 24, 2019
  • One lynched, three hurt over child-lift suspicion

    One lynched, three hurt over child-lift suspicion

    Deceased was a vagabond and used to beg on the streets of Sukhanti basti.

    July 23, 2019
  • Foresters rescue birds

    Foresters rescue birds

    Forest officers suspected that the accused persons had captured the birds from the forests with the intention smuggling them out and selling them for a good price.

    July 18, 2019