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  • Security in place, Siliguri Police ready for festival

    Security in place, Siliguri Police ready for festival

    A digital map will also be introduced, which will have locations of puja pandals, police stations, hospitals, traffic restrictions, restaurants and others. Meanwhile, the SMP, in collaboration with the tourism department, unveiled the 'Puja Guide Map-2021' today.

    October 11, 2021
  • Siliguri ‘corridor’ for timber smuggling

    Siliguri ‘corridor’ for timber smuggling

    "The logs were hidden among old furniture so that no one doubted it when giving it a quick watch," the sources said. The forest range had seized Burmese teak worth Rs 40 lakh and arrested two Haryana residents from the same area on 1 October.

    October 9, 2021
  • Covid hits budget of big-ticket Siliguri Pujas, as subscriptions dry up

    Covid hits budget of big-ticket Siliguri Pujas, as subscriptions dry up

    "Durga Puja is not just a time of revelry. It is also a huge economic high point and is one of the largest employment generators in Bengal, providing jobs to a large number of dhakis, artisans, idol-makers, decoration workers and other casual workers, for nearly six months every year. But due to lack of work during the lockdown, many of these workers have changed their professions.

    October 4, 2021
  • Nine children with ARI, fever die at Siliguri hospital

    Nine children with ARI, fever die at Siliguri hospital

    Dr Sanjay Chakraborty, MSVP of NBMCH said, "In the paediatric department, within 24 hours, 27 children were admitted. Out of them, 10 patients were diagnosed with ARI. A total of 56 children have been admitted to the hospital."

    October 1, 2021
  • One more child dies in NBMCH

    One more child dies in NBMCH

    NBMCH authorities said a total of eight children suffering from fever and acute respiratory infections (ARI) have died there since 1 September. Sources said five children suffering from sepsis, preterm, low birth weight and other diseases died in the last 24 hours.

    September 30, 2021
  • Bandh evokes mixed response in Siliguri

    Bandh evokes mixed response in Siliguri

    "We reserve our stand on supporting or opposing any bandh generally called by political parties, but this time is different. The three laws will rob the farmers of their land and livelihood and allow corporate to take over the agriculture sector and the system will hit the common people..."

    September 28, 2021
  • Three more children die at NBMCH in Siliguri

    Three more children die at NBMCH in Siliguri

    Earlier, three children suffering from fever and respiratory infection had died there in the past four days-a three-month-old baby girl, who had been referred from the Kharibari hospital died on 22 September, while a four-month-old girl of Pradhannagar died on 23 September.

    September 27, 2021
  • Siliguri vaccine problems continue

    Siliguri vaccine problems continue

    More than 3,70,000 people have received the first dose, while sources said the population of people aged above 18 years in the SMC area is 372374.

    September 24, 2021
  • MLA dares agencies to prove his ‘guilt’

    MLA dares agencies to prove his ‘guilt’

    "I will see it to the end. TMC's nasty politics should be stopped. It is also humiliation of the womenfolk in Siliguri, as TMC has used a woman to lodge a false allegation against a political leader. I have informed the West Bengal Governor of the matter..."

    September 19, 2021
  • Kids continue to fall ill; Siliguri, Malda see 2 deaths

    Kids continue to fall ill; Siliguri, Malda see 2 deaths

    According to the superintendent of the NBMCH, Dr Sanjay Mallik, five more children with fever admitted in the paediatric ward had taken the cumulative number there to 22.

    September 19, 2021
  • On murder trail, cops find another body

    On murder trail, cops find another body

    The girl's mother, Ujjwala Mondal, had earlier filed a missing diary with the police, while she identified the body today on the basis of her daughter's clothes. She was buried near the railway tracks at Matigara near the home of the accused.

    September 14, 2021
  • Siliguri water crisis: Blame game begins

    Siliguri water crisis: Blame game begins

    "The state government had started discrimination with the Left-run elected board since the beginning. Despite several efforts, we did not get any desired results. We had sent the proposal to the state urban development and municipal affairs department to include the project under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation, but that did not happen due to political reasons,"

    September 8, 2021
  • PHE desiltation work leaves Siliguri taps dry

    PHE desiltation work leaves Siliguri taps dry

    The SMC supplies drinking water to more than 40,000 households in all 47 wards and there are around 1370 water taps under it

    September 6, 2021
  • Craters on Siliguri roads hit motorists; SMC forms assessment panel

    Craters on Siliguri roads hit motorists; SMC forms assessment panel

    "We have already formed a panel of engineers and they are conducting a detailed study of the condition of roads. The heavy downpour has made the condition of the roads worse. The survey will identify such roads and evaluate the nature of the damage. The repair work will be completed before the festive season,"

    August 24, 2021
  • Work on stalled Siliguri sewerage plants set to resume

    Work on stalled Siliguri sewerage plants set to resume

    According to the joint secretary of the state urban development and municipal affairs (UD&MA) department, Nandini Ghosh, Justice Saibal Dasgupta made a two-day visit to the town to take stock of the management of solid waste and liquid waste and how to make the process better.

    August 21, 2021
  • NBMCH readies for cancer hospital

    NBMCH readies for cancer hospital

    Doctors said it would be a major boost for the treatment of cancer patients of north Bengal. They said more government-run facilities are needed for cancer treatment. Another cancer hospital in the state will come up at the SSKM in association with the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, it is learnt.

    August 17, 2021
  • On I-Day, forum in Siliguri protests against NRC, CAA

    On I-Day, forum in Siliguri protests against NRC, CAA

    "Citizenship has been defined as the right to have rights. Citizenship in the country is based on the non-negotiable principles of equality and non-discrimination. It is unfortunate that after 75 years of India's independence people are living in fear, apprehending losing of citizenship with the CAA, NRC and the National Population Register,"

    August 17, 2021