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  • Jackal on biting spree; leaves seven injured

    Jackal on biting spree; leaves seven injured

    According to one of the injured, Abir Pahan, he was standing in front of a ration shop, when the jackal attacked him from the back and bit him on his leg.

    November 21, 2020
  • Teenager shot dead in South Dinajpur

    Teenager shot dead in South Dinajpur

    While it was not immediately clear as to who fired the shot, police have recovered the boy's body from near his residence and sent it for postmortem.

    November 14, 2020
  • Five of South Dinajpur family found dead; kin claim murder

    Five of South Dinajpur family found dead; kin claim murder

    Police sources, on the other hand, said that preliminary investigations revealed that Anu Barman was suffering from cancer and he was depressed for the past some days.

    November 9, 2020
  • South Dinajpur police mark Hili ‘great train robbery’ anniversary

    South Dinajpur police mark Hili ‘great train robbery’ anniversary

    To commemorate the occasion of the daring Hili train robbery on 28 October 1933 carried out by freedom fighters and to pay respect to them, police in the district organised a function at Hili today.

    October 30, 2020
  • South Dinajpur cinema halls struggle to resume business

    South Dinajpur cinema halls struggle to resume business

    It is learnt that the Rupakatha Cinema Hall in Gangarampur opened on the first day with only two people. Owners of three more big cinema halls in the district did not open their halls at all due to fear of financial losses and mechanical faults.

    October 18, 2020
  • Officials take stock of situation

    Officials take stock of situation

    According to DIG Prasun Banerjee, their aim is to reach out to the flood-affected people and provide them all support.

    September 29, 2020
  • River waters flood villages in North, South Dinajpur

    River waters flood villages in North, South Dinajpur

    According to Mr Dhara, the water level in the river started rising since last night.

    September 29, 2020
  • South Dinajpur lifts curbs; to remain alert

    South Dinajpur lifts curbs; to remain alert

    With 38 new infections in the past 24 hours, 4703 people have been infected by Covid-19 in the district so far.

    September 19, 2020
  • South Dinajpur tele-classes for rural students fail to kick off

    South Dinajpur tele-classes for rural students fail to kick off

    Teachers trained to impart lessons through tele-conferencing have said that they have so far received only one single phone call from a student since August when the initiative was started to help students in far-flung villages

    September 17, 2020
  • S Dinajpur teachers rue district’s failure to make it to award list

    S Dinajpur teachers rue district’s failure to make it to award list

    As the government has prepared the list of schools and teachers across the state that will be awarded on Teachers' Day on 5 September, no primary school and no teacher from either the primary or higher level in the district has been selected for the Shiksha Ratna Award this year.

    September 2, 2020
  • Mobile unit teaches South Dinajpur rural students

    Mobile unit teaches South Dinajpur rural students

    An apolitical organisation called 'Shiksha Alachona' in the district started the initiative with a view to keeping in touch with the students of remote areas so that they can continue with their studies even during the pandemic.

    August 21, 2020
  • 9 die in Siliguri; 198 new cases in South Dinajpur

    9 die in Siliguri; 198 new cases in South Dinajpur

    It is learnt that three persons, including two residents of Mainaguri in Jalpaiguri district, and a resident of Ward 41 in the SMC died at Dr Dhhang's Hospital at Matigara, while two residents of Siliguri died in the Desun Hospital at Kawakhali.

    August 17, 2020
  • Four die in Siliguri, 66 cases in Darj dist

    Four die in Siliguri, 66 cases in Darj dist

    In South Dinajpur district, 53 new cases of Covid19 have been detected.

    August 8, 2020
  • Bengal case count hits 65,000

    Bengal case count hits 65,000

    Till now, 65,258 people have been detected Covid positive and 1,490 died in the state; currently, there are 19,652 active cases.

    July 30, 2020
  • S Dinajpur grapples with Covid cases

    S Dinajpur grapples with Covid cases

    "The construction work is complete, while electrical work is going on and finishing touches are being given. There will be 95+ beds and 15 beds with ICU facility. We can start the hospital here within four to five days. We will also accommodate safe house patients here," the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr Sukumar Dey, said.

    July 22, 2020
  • S Dinajpur Covid cases rise; 121 found in one day

    S Dinajpur Covid cases rise; 121 found in one day

    The officer on special duty for Covid-19 in north Bengal, Dr Susanta Kumar Roy, said: "The department has prepared the food chart for adult men and women in forms of leaflets. The leaflets will be distributed among the people."

    July 19, 2020
  • South Dinajpur sees highest single-day spike

    South Dinajpur sees highest single-day spike

    The total number of Covid cases in South Dinajpur has now gone up to 552, while 309 of them have already discharged after treatment, while there are presently 243 active cases, the sources said.

    July 18, 2020