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  • Mamata meets families of flash flood victims, assures investigation

    Mamata meets families of flash flood victims, assures investigation

    Ms Banerjee also ensured families of the victims, who have lost their lives, after investigation guilty will be punished.

    October 18, 2022
  • CM to arrive today; may stay in private resort in Jalpaiguri

    CM to arrive today; may stay in private resort in Jalpaiguri

     Apart from political leaders, other individuals like recipients of state government awards like Banga Ratna and Shiksha Ratna, doctors and industrialists from the region, will also be invited to attend the Bijoya Sammilani, where a cultural programme will also be held, sources have said.

    October 17, 2022
  • Eight dead after flash floods during Durga Visarjan in Jalpaiguri

    Eight dead after flash floods during Durga Visarjan in Jalpaiguri

    Due to flash floods in the Mal river during Durga Visarjan on Wednesday night, eight people lost their lives and several were feared missing in West Bengal’s Malbazar in Jalpaiguri district. 

    October 6, 2022
  • Siliguri mega water project ‘announcement this month’

    Siliguri mega water project ‘announcement this month’

    The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) supplies 55 million litres of water per day (MLD), while the demand is 70 million litres.

    August 11, 2022
  • Demand for CBI, ED probe into alleged job scam in GTA

    Demand for CBI, ED probe into alleged job scam in GTA

    Asked to comment on the matter, Mr Deb admitted that Advocate Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, the former Mayor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, had filed the case and said that he has mentioned his name from North Bengal “politically.”

    August 9, 2022
  • Cong demands Siliguri district

    Cong demands Siliguri district

    We feel a separate Siliguri district should be created comprising all 47 wards, including 14 wards that fall in Jalpaiguri district, and Chopra.

    August 5, 2022
  • Three J’guri tea plantations to resume operations soon

    Three J’guri tea plantations to resume operations soon

    The Trinamool Cha Bagan Shramik Union finally took initiatives to reopen those abandoned tea plantations," a source said.

    July 29, 2022
  • Teesta Barrage counts 10K winged guests

    Teesta Barrage counts 10K winged guests

    The winged guests generally fly in from Tibet, China, Mangolia, eastern parts of Europe and Siberia. Many of these also come from Ladakh. Rasik Bill, Mahananda Barrage, Gazoldoba and Nararthali are some of the common places where thousands of migratory fowls of different species normally come in during the first or second week of December every year to spend the winter.

    January 29, 2022
  • 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