Tag: Siliguri

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  • COVID Pandemic: WB woman narrates her ordeal with health workers, shares her story on Facebook

    COVID Pandemic: WB woman narrates her ordeal with health workers, shares her story on Facebook

    Shrishti Sitaria Singh, in her videos is telling that her paternal aunt had visited her from Chennai along with her daughter on 19 March for her (daughter's) laser operation and stayed at her place in Siliguri.

    March 30, 2020
  • At NBMCH, raincoats come as shocker

    At NBMCH, raincoats come as shocker

    It is learnt that north Bengal’s premier health institution has been reeling under an acute shortage of the personal protective equipment (PPE), which is crucial in treating suspected or novel coronavirus cases.

    March 30, 2020
  • CCPA wants tea gardens to remain open

    CCPA wants tea gardens to remain open

    In a letter to Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha, the Chairman of the CCPA, Vivek Goyenka, has urged the government to allow operations in tea estates, subject to adopting all safety and hygiene norms.

    March 28, 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
  • Quarantine centre comes up near Siliguri

    Quarantine centre comes up near Siliguri

    Meanwhile, a doctor of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in Siliguri, who was admitted in the isolation ward on Saturday after he caught cough and cold and ran fever upon returning to Siliguri from Spain via Kolkata, has tested negative for COVID-19.

    March 16, 2020
  • City’s tourist spots feel coronavirus heat

    City’s tourist spots feel coronavirus heat

    “Around two-third of the visitors enter the Memorial's museum,” informed an official of Victoria Memorial.

    March 16, 2020
  • Siliguri bid to sell masks at cheaper rates

    Siliguri bid to sell masks at cheaper rates

    Bengal Chemists and Druggists Association (BCDA) has taken initiatives to make masks available to the common people at reasonable rates in Siliguri.

    March 13, 2020
  • Tourism sector confused as corona fear persists

    Tourism sector confused as corona fear persists

    The Government of Bhutan has barred entry of tourists as a preventive measure against the virus after the country reported its first case in an American traveller.

    March 11, 2020
  • TMC for highlighting SMC ‘failures’

    TMC for highlighting SMC ‘failures’

    Party leaders have asked party workers to jump into the preparations for the upcoming civic body elections. On the other hand, party workers have demanded that the party contest the polls with a mayoral face.

    March 6, 2020
  • Terai planters slam tea board moves over subsidies

    Terai planters slam tea board moves over subsidies

    Significantly, the TIPA president Mahendra Bansal, at an interaction with the press in Siliguri today, appreciated the state government’s role on three points and blamed the TBI for the present crisis in the tea industry as he explained how the industry has been reeling under 'severe crisis'.

    February 23, 2020
  • Three-day sit-in against CAA/NRC begins in Siliguri

    Three-day sit-in against CAA/NRC begins in Siliguri

    Vigil starts with human chain; organisers call for inter-faith protest against discriminatory law

    February 14, 2020
  • NBMCH seeks ventilators for isolation ward

    NBMCH seeks ventilators for isolation ward

    There is a lone six-bed (four male and two female) isolation ward for north Bengal at the premier health institution, where preparations have been made for treatment to be led by a nodal officer.

    February 4, 2020
  • Tea industry not happy with budget

    Tea industry not happy with budget

    A Tea Association of India (TAI) representative said: “Though the withdrawal of 2 per cent TDS on withdrawal cash of more than Rs 1.00 crore is a major demand of the tea industry, there is no relief in the budget."

    February 2, 2020
  • CoV: Don’t panic, say experts

    CoV: Don’t panic, say experts

    “Corona has been a common virus. It was found in 2003, and resurfaced in 2012- 2013. It has now revived again. It infects the respiratory system and directly attacks the lungs. There are talks about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It is a more powerful strain that infects the lungs. The mortality rate increases in the case of elderly persons, children having preexisting diseases like diabetes and lung disease,” said Prof Sanjay Mallik of the department of microbiology, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in Siliguri.

    January 28, 2020
  • A march in Siliguri for a secular India on Bose’s 123rd birth anniversary

    A march in Siliguri for a secular India on Bose’s 123rd birth anniversary

    Academicians, theatre artistes, writers, art and literature enthusiasts, doctors, students, and social and rights activists joined the rally. They recited poems after the rally started near the statue of Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar at College Par

    January 24, 2020
  • SMC reservation: Left, Congress to file objections

    SMC reservation: Left, Congress to file objections

    The draft list was published on 17 January, while parties can file their ‘claims and objections’ within 31 January. Left Front and Congress leaders held a meeting in this regard here today.

    January 21, 2020
  • CM to open new SJC building

    CM to open new SJC building

    “On 20 January, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be inaugurating the new twostorey building of the SJC by means of a remote control. The event will take place during the evening tomorrow,” General Secretary of the Club, Angshuman Chakraborty said.

    January 20, 2020