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  • N Bengal: Covid cases keep rising

    N Bengal: Covid cases keep rising

    Nine medical staff, including doctor, test positive in Siliguri.

    June 3, 2020
  • North Bengal sees spike in Covid-19 cases

    North Bengal sees spike in Covid-19 cases

    The health department has, meanwhile, demanded two new TrueNat machines for the district that will conduct primary Covid tests.

    June 1, 2020
  • Minister blames Centre for migrant issues, Covid spread

    Minister blames Centre for migrant issues, Covid spread

    Mr Bista also requested him to arrange a 200-bed shelter for boys and girls separately until they are capable to pay their room rent there.

    May 30, 2020
  • North Bengal sees a spike in Covid-19 cases

    North Bengal sees a spike in Covid-19 cases

    Alipurduar reports 4 cases, N Dinajpur 31, J'guri two.

    May 29, 2020
  • North Bengal marks Press Freedom Day through digital platforms

    North Bengal marks Press Freedom Day through digital platforms

    As Darjeeling Member of Parliament Raju Bista and some organisations appreciated the role of journalists, who are especially covering the Covid-19 situation in different parts of the region, including the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital and the Covid hospital in Siliguri, the Siliguri Journalists' Club (SJC) came up with a slogan that pleaded with people to stay at home and help contain the pandemic.

    May 4, 2020
  • Siliguri rivals work in joint corona fight

    Siliguri rivals work in joint corona fight

    The political scenario in Siliguri is no different at this moment of crisis.

    April 8, 2020
  • Mamata no to tea garden work; Bista lauds stand

    Mamata no to tea garden work; Bista lauds stand

    Though tea garden owners are virtually upset at the state government's decision, despite several reminders to the CM to continue operations and even other officials including state finance minister Amit Mitra, trade union leaders and other political leaders, including Darjeeling’s BJP MP, Raju Bista, welcomed the state government's stand.

    April 7, 2020
  • Frantic buying as North Bengal enters lockdown mode

    Frantic buying as North Bengal enters lockdown mode

    In Darjeeling town, the administration used loudspeakers to ask people to stay at homes.

    March 24, 2020
  • Greenwood Tree

    Greenwood Tree

    As a corollary, wildlife in general cries out for protection, not least the elephant that all too often gets flung to its death alongside the railway tracks that run through forests, and hideously so in North Bengal.

    January 1, 2020
  • N.Bengal planters hope for subsidy, govt aid

    N.Bengal planters hope for subsidy, govt aid

    Another senior planter in the region has written to state government officials on the matter in detail, also highlighting the plight of planters.

    November 22, 2019
  • Eklavya’s kinship with ancient North Bengal

    Eklavya’s kinship with ancient North Bengal

    Eklavya, a character from the longest recorded epic Mahabharata, who disparages the heroic greatness of Arjuna, the gallant conqueror of the great epic and gleams with his chivalry, his sacrifice, and his devotion to the preceptor, somehow had a kinship with the ruler of ancient North Bengal, which was famously known as Pundravardhana in the primordial period.

    October 25, 2019
  • Creating environmental awareness

    Creating environmental awareness

    A North Bengal-based environmental group is set to host a nature camp, which will engage around 100 underprivileged children in activities like trekking, camping and rock-climbing.

    October 16, 2019
  • Studying the barking deer

    Studying the barking deer

    The barking deer, though not an endangered animal, is a rare species which must be protected from poachers as well as local villagers who are known to consume their meat.

    October 10, 2019
  • Concerted effort to save rhinos

    Concerted effort to save rhinos

    An initiative was undertaken by several environmental organisations to help protect Indian rhinos, an endangered species, from poachers and smugglers.

    August 13, 2019
  • Light rainfall in city, north Bengal sees heavy downpour

    Light rainfall in city, north Bengal sees heavy downpour

    Heavy rainfall with thunderstorms was witnessed in Haldia and Kalimpong with 24 mm and 15 mm of rainfall respectively.

    July 28, 2019
  • Mahananda in Malda threatens English Bazar areas

    Mahananda in Malda threatens English Bazar areas

    According to sources, erosion has also started in some areas of Kaliachak, but no extensive damage has been done there so far.

    July 24, 2019
  • The PUJO SPIRIT begins

    The PUJO SPIRIT begins

    Like every year, organising committees of different pujas in North Bengal have enthralling ideas up their sleeves that are ready to lend every worshipper a great experience.

    July 20, 2019