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  • Rain leaves Siliguri areas water-logged

    Rain leaves Siliguri areas water-logged

    Many agricultural fields, including vast swathes of paddy land in the rural fringes, were also submerged under water, it is learnt.

    July 12, 2020
  • Two more die in Siliguri

    Two more die in Siliguri

    The Darjeeling district administration has notified that the Siliguri Town Market area covering the local bus stand and railway crossing at Bagrakot, which partly falls under Wards 18 and 20, and Nivedita Road (from Champasari Road to Gurung Busty market, then upto the road near Siliguri Model High School), have now been marked as containment zones.

    July 12, 2020
  • Nine Siliguri wards set for total lockdown

    Nine Siliguri wards set for total lockdown

    Strict lockdown was enforced in English Bazaar Municipality (EBM), Old Malda Municipality and Kaliachak- I in Malda in the administration's bid to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    July 9, 2020
  • After viral K’taka photos, Mirik residents claim black panther sightings

    After viral K’taka photos, Mirik residents claim black panther sightings

    "The recent sighting was some days ago. While they do not come near human settlements like the other normal leopards do, we see them either sleeping or resting on rocks or walking among the tea bushes or the hill slopes far away," Mr Rai said.

    July 8, 2020
  • Hill leaders counter Bista’s Centre moves, claims

    Hill leaders counter Bista’s Centre moves, claims

    "The issues come to the mind of our MP whenever there is an election. BJP's National President did not promise anything, but gave assurances... It is very clear no work has been done on the issues of our aspirations. For how long in the name of assurance will you keep duping the janta? How long should people believe in your false assurances?" Mr Tamang said.

    July 8, 2020
  • Tea Board to examine closed gardens’ takeover

    Tea Board to examine closed gardens’ takeover

    On this, Mr Bista said he has drawn the attention of the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), J Satyanarayan, on 14 January this year, and requested him to set up the Aadhar Registration and Correction Centre for the Darjeeling parliamentary area.

    July 6, 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
  • Covid cases continue to rise in north Bengal

    Covid cases continue to rise in north Bengal

    In Siliguri, a spike in the cases has prompted the Board of Administrators (BoA) of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) to stress on random Covid-19 testing to reach out to a maximum number of people.

    July 6, 2020
  • Siliguri dengue drive set to begin

    Siliguri dengue drive set to begin

    A dengue case was traced at Bagdogra under the Naxalbari block last month, while two other cases were detected in the Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) areas early this year, it is learnt.

    July 3, 2020
  • Two Covid patients die in Siliguri; 30 new cases found

    Two Covid patients die in Siliguri; 30 new cases found

    Meanwhile, around 30 persons under the Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) have been found to be infected with the virus in the past 24 hours.

    July 2, 2020
  • NBMCH to study coronavirus strains

    NBMCH to study coronavirus strains

    The head of the department, Prof Arunava Sarkar, meanwhile, said they had submitted a proposal for the research work on the virus.

    July 1, 2020
  • One more dies in Siliguri, 10 new cases detected

    One more dies in Siliguri, 10 new cases detected

    On the other hand, hundreds of migrant workers who returned home some days ago locked the Mokdumpore gram panchayat office in Chanchal this morning in protest against them not getting any benefits as announced by the government.

    July 1, 2020
  • Ready with action plan for Covid monitoring: Deb

    Ready with action plan for Covid monitoring: Deb

    There are around 154 notified slums under the SMC and more than 20 non-notified slums. Mr Deb said special focus had been laid on Wards 18, 28, and 46, that has seen a jump in Covid cases.

    June 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
  • More markets in Siliguri shut

    More markets in Siliguri shut

    Though the health department had advised him to remain in 14 days' home quarantine, local people had objected to the same, sources said.

    June 28, 2020
  • Siliguri finance firm robbery: One in CID net

    Siliguri finance firm robbery: One in CID net

    Police sources said the agency have arrested Ramesh Kumar after conducting a joint operation with the Bihar police in the Bidupur block in Vaishali district on 17 June.

    June 26, 2020