Tag: Siliguri

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  • 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
  • Richa Ghosh now focuses on tri-nation series

    Richa Ghosh now focuses on tri-nation series

    The crucial tri-series involving India, England and Australia begins on 31 January prior to the World Cup.

    January 15, 2020
  • Gorkha cultural event kicks off in Siliguri

    Gorkha cultural event kicks off in Siliguri

    The three-day event jointly organised by the Gorkha Saheed Sewa Samiti, Siliguri- Jalpaiguri Gorkha Youth Parishad, Siliguri Gorkha Manch, Chinari Foundation, and the Darjeeling Rehabilitation Co-operative Society, will be held at Gandhi Maidan near Check Post in Siliguri.

    January 11, 2020
  • Centre has sent Hill talks proposal to state: Bista

    Centre has sent Hill talks proposal to state: Bista

    Asked to comment on a statement made by a GNLF leader on the possibility of holding such tripartite meeting within February, Mr Bista said: “The Union Home minister has sent a letter to the state for a tripartite meeting. I think the (GNLF) leader commented on the basis of that letter.”

    January 11, 2020
  • Bengal Yoga contest winners feted

    Bengal Yoga contest winners feted

    A total of 36 contestants from all over India, including 21 from West Bengal, had participated in the contest organised by the Purbanchal Yoga Physique and Sports Welfare Association at Birtamore, eastern Nepal, through 28-30 December.

    December 31, 2019
  • Amit Mitra claims state GDP growth highest in the country

    Amit Mitra claims state GDP growth highest in the country

    Mr Deb also assured participants at the Conclave that the state would resolve the land problems very shortly and that the Airports Authority of India can begin its Rs 500 crore project to expand Bagdogra Airport.

    December 29, 2019
  • SBI officials threaten stir against bank merger move

    SBI officials threaten stir against bank merger move

    The SBIOA Bengal circle general secretary Subhajyoti Chattopadhyay said they would hit the streets to protest against the policies of the Centre.

    December 23, 2019
  • Pro-CAA ABVP members detained

    Pro-CAA ABVP members detained

    According to the police, the activists were detained because they did not have any permission to carry out the rally.

    December 21, 2019
  • Train services resume; flight fares soar

    Train services resume; flight fares soar

    Railway authorities had to suspend several trains to ensure safety and security of passengers, following violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

    December 18, 2019
  • Left Front-run SMP seeks rail bridge at Rangapani

    Left Front-run SMP seeks rail bridge at Rangapani

    The situation is so bad that it triggers a massive traffic snarl, with people and vehicles, including ambulances, stranded on either sides of the crossing, SMP officials said.

    December 9, 2019
  • Siliguri water issue takes political shape ahead of SMC election

    Siliguri water issue takes political shape ahead of SMC election

    On the other hand, Mr Bhattacharya has hit back at Minister Deb and asked why he has raised the issue just ahead of the civic body elections.

    December 7, 2019