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  • In his book, Bhattacharya looks back at past three decades

    In his book, Bhattacharya looks back at past three decades

    Illustrating the last three decades, Mr Bhattacharya has penned his experiences as the Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs for 10 years under the leadership of Jyoti Basu and the next 10 years under Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.

    January 23, 2022
  • SMC rolls out ‘duare vaccine’ drive

    SMC rolls out ‘duare vaccine’ drive

    The survey is going on in all 47 wards, and it has found 165 residents in 11 wards who have not received the jabs. Fifteen persons were listed for the vaccination in ward 4 today. The highest number of such persons have been reported at the UPHC 1-80. The inability of elderly and ailing people to travel to jab centres, and who are immobile due to their advanced age, will be vaccinated through this drive

    November 24, 2021
  • SMC polls: Rumblings over Trinamul panel

    SMC polls: Rumblings over Trinamul panel

    Taking a reversal on the recorded statements of party leaders in a press conference yesterday, Mrs Ghosh said the committee was not set up for election purposes.

    October 31, 2021
  • Saving endangered vultures in Siliguri, SMC urged to act

    Saving endangered vultures in Siliguri, SMC urged to act

    In Siliguri, the vulture population has faced a serious threat due to the rapid construction, power lines, mobile towers and other anthropogenic disturbances, conservationists say.

    October 2, 2021
  • Left signature drive for SMC polls

    Left signature drive for SMC polls

    The Left Front has launched a mass signature campaign drive from today and it will go on till Durga Puja. Left activists will visit houses to collect the signatures. We will send them, along with the demand for polls, to the chief minister," said Darjeeling district Left Front convener Jibesh Sarkar.

    October 1, 2021
  • SMC to identify unvaccinated adults

    SMC to identify unvaccinated adults

    "There is a team of 201 health workers, and each team has two members. Therefore, 402 health workers are carrying out the survey to identify those people. Primarily, health workers who conduct the fever survey for dengue cases by visiting the houses have been engaged in the programme..."

    September 30, 2021
  • SMC polio vax drive: 46,000 kids targeted

    SMC polio vax drive: 46,000 kids targeted

    "The polio vaccines will be administered during the house-to-house visits and at transit points too. The target is to vaccinate around 46000 children aged under five years in the SMC area.

    September 27, 2021
  • Deb tables Rs 158 cr SMC budget

    Deb tables Rs 158 cr SMC budget

    Terming today's budget as a "realistic one," Mr Deb said Rs 43 crore was spent for development in the SMC area in 2020-2021. SMC received Rs 22 crore from the state government out of the Rs 43 crore, in which Rs 6 crore was a deficit.

    September 25, 2021
  • SMC plans coupons for Covid vax

    SMC plans coupons for Covid vax

    “People will be given the coupons, which will be signed by the health officer around 48 hours earlier for the concerned vaccination camp. The coupons will be given based on the valid identity proof of citizens. Two hundred people will be vaccinated on a first-come-first-serve basis,"

    September 7, 2021
  • MoS for 100 pc vaccination for SMC residents

    MoS for 100 pc vaccination for SMC residents

    According to health department officials, 8,08,098 people in the Darjeeling district had received their first dose, while 2,97,300 people had received both doses as of 26 August.

    August 28, 2021
  • SMC to appoint former ward councillors as coordinators

    SMC to appoint former ward councillors as coordinators

    The opposition parties have been vocal about the councillors not being reinstated in Siliguri like in other civic bodies in the state. Local residents have also been facing day-to-day problems in their absence.

    August 22, 2021
  • Left march to SMC seeks civic elections

    Left march to SMC seeks civic elections

    "The state government fears holding the polls as they do not believe in democracy. They won the Assembly elections and there were many factors that worked behind the results. It was not because of their performance. We will continue our movement to press for our demand,"

    August 18, 2021
  • SMC march a test of strength for the CPI-M

    SMC march a test of strength for the CPI-M

    The Darjeeling district Left Front has called the march to press for its demand for immediate elections to the civic body. The party also plans to highlight the alleged narrow politics of the Trinamul Congress-led board of administrators (BoA) of the corporation when it came to the Covid-19 vaccination process.

    August 14, 2021
  • To tame dengue, SMC releases guppy fish in water bodies

    To tame dengue, SMC releases guppy fish in water bodies

    Corporation officials said that around 2 lakh fish of the total 3.25 lakh had been released in more than 40 water bodies today. Fifty thousand fish each were distributed to borough-I and II, 70,000 to borough-III, 50,000 to borough IV and 1.10 lakh to borough V.

    August 12, 2021
  • SMC reinforces poly bag ban

    SMC reinforces poly bag ban

    Officials seize 49 kg of plastic carry bags; they warn traders of penal action. "Plastic carry bags are considered environmental hazards. Traders should use cloth and jute bags instead of plastic bags. We conducted a drive against the plastic bags at Bidhan Market today. More drives will be conducted in other areas...."

    August 11, 2021
  • SMC all set to revamp health infrastructure

    SMC all set to revamp health infrastructure

    At 'Matri Sadan', the civic body is planning to set up a diagnostic facility, set up a minor operation theatre, a health administrative block and increase the number of beds to provide better health services to the people.

    July 23, 2021
  • Vaccine ‘chaos’ at SMC centres goes on

    Vaccine ‘chaos’ at SMC centres goes on

    Several mothers of children up to the age of 12 had gathered at the centre since dawn today, but after waiting for a long time, they had to return without being given the shots.

    July 18, 2021