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  • Tourism stakeholders happy over move to resume hotel services

    Tourism stakeholders happy over move to resume hotel services

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has planned to appeal to the state government to change the dates of the lockdown in the interest of education tourism centering Siliguri.

    September 7, 2020
  • Bista urges CM to provide land rights to people

    Bista urges CM to provide land rights to people

    "I request all other political parties, including the Trinamul Congress, and their regional alliances to take up the matter with the state government and work towards ensuring that people from our region are not deprived of their legitimate rights to land," Mr Bista said in a release he issued on the eve of Independence Day

    August 15, 2020
  • Forest village notices not outright rejection, say Kalimpong officials

    Forest village notices not outright rejection, say Kalimpong officials

    It may be mentioned here that the Kalimpong Subdivisional Officer had recently handed down notices to at least 200 families living in forest areas, quashing their claims that they were forest dwellers.

    July 6, 2020
  • Kalimpong notice to forest villagers draws flak

    Kalimpong notice to forest villagers draws flak

    However, according to him, any development work in the area there necessitates 'No Objection Certificates' (NOC) from Gram Sabhas of the respective areas, which, they have not yet issued.

    July 4, 2020
  • GTA inaugurates Hills’ first Covid Level-II hospital

    GTA inaugurates Hills’ first Covid Level-II hospital

    The required staff and nurses have already been appointed there, along with medical officers, nursing officers and paramedics, a team of whom would work for seven days and go into seven days of quarantine, while the other team takes over.

    June 23, 2020
  • Covid back in K’pong, two women test positive

    Covid back in K’pong, two women test positive

    The 44- year-old woman died in the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) on 30 March.

    June 4, 2020
  • Highest single day spike of 371 cases in Bengal; 8 fresh deaths

    Highest single day spike of 371 cases in Bengal; 8 fresh deaths

    On 28 May, 344 people tested Covid-19 positive, which till today was the single-day highest for the state.

    June 1, 2020
  • Third Covid case in Malda; Woman dies in NBMCH

    Third Covid case in Malda; Woman dies in NBMCH

    Man kept at the quarantine centre at Manikchak College tests positive.

    May 8, 2020
  • NBMCH seeks doc details as one tests positive

    NBMCH seeks doc details as one tests positive

    One of the doctors in the bus, an eye specialist, has tested positive for Covid-19, while the remaining have tested negative. However, all the others in question are presently in quarantine.

    May 5, 2020
  • Health dept may act against NBMCH docs

    Health dept may act against NBMCH docs

    As patients from other districts and states are being admitted in Dr Chhang’s Hospital in Siliguri, Siliguri Mayor Asok Bhattacharya has said immediate steps should be taken to operationalise such facilities in other districts too.

    May 4, 2020
  • Siliguri residents seek better Covid info

    Siliguri residents seek better Covid info

    They have expressed concern as they said they do not have the exact information about fresh coronavirus affected persons and deaths. The concerns come at a time when an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) that touring the region and that today went to Kalimpong has alleged noncooperation from the state administration, including the police in north Bengal.

    April 26, 2020
  • Central team visits K’pong, sans state officials

    Central team visits K’pong, sans state officials

    The 44-year old woman died at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital on 30 March. Some of her relatives, including those in Siliguri, had also come in contact with her before her death. Some of them tested positive for Covid- 19 and have now gone home after being cured in a Covid hospital in Siliguri.

    April 26, 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
  • NBMCH nurse’s husband tests positive

    NBMCH nurse’s husband tests positive

    Meanwhile, the health department has started preparations to admit suspected Covid-19 patients in a private health facility following its takeover. The other patents of the nursing home have been shifted elsewhere, it is learnt. The nurse had come in contact with the first Covid-19 patient of Kalimpong during her treatment at the NBMCH.

    April 15, 2020
  • With 12 new cases, Bengal to seal off Covid hotspots

    With 12 new cases, Bengal to seal off Covid hotspots

    “A complete lockdown is being imposed in the hotspots and clusters or the areas adjoining the hotspots. We don’t want the infection to spread like wildfire. But the daily necessities of the people of these areas are being taken care of,” said chief secretary Rajiva Sinha in Nabanna today.

    April 11, 2020
  • Cases rise to 61, CM sets up Advisory Board

    Cases rise to 61, CM sets up Advisory Board

    To start with, the board will comprise Nobel laureate Dr Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and former regional director of WHO Dr Swaroop Sarkar while senior doctors namely Abhiit Choudhury and Dr Sukyumar Mukherjee, will coordinate with the board.

    April 7, 2020
  • GTA provides succour to gardens, frontline workers

    GTA provides succour to gardens, frontline workers

    “These thermal scanners would also be sent to all closed tea gardens under the GTA,” Mr Thapa said in a press release from Kalimpong where he is currently overseeing and coordinating preparations to fight the novel coronavirus.

    April 6, 2020