Friday Jul 25
Bengal seeks JE vaccination drive in Cooch Behar
The West Bengal government has requested the central government to launch a mass vaccination programme for Japanese Encephalitis in the Cooch Behar district in the state's northern part, which is in the grip of the disease, an official said Friday.
Four opposition legislators in Bengal join Trinamool
Giving a jolt to the opposition parties in West Bengal, three Congress legislators and one of the CPI-M Monday joined the ruling Trinamool Congress in presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Campaign for traffic awareness
A man without a helmet is stopped by school children and NCC cadets in Kumarganj in South Dinajpur on Saturday.
The Indian Express
Govt yet to identify Saradha land
Even as a one-man commission, constituted by the West Bengal government, is working hard to pay off the investors who lost money in the Saradha chit fund scam, there is hardly any progress in identifying the landed property the now-bust company held in state.
Rail budget runs over north hopes
Siliguri, July 8: People of north Bengal who were hoping for better train connectivity expressed disappointment today as not a single train was announced in the Union rail budget to link the region to the state capital or Delhi.
Brand new track for railways
Porters listening to the Railway Budget speech at Balurghat station in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal on Tuesday.
The Daily Star
Trade thru' Hili port stops as Indian truckers go on strike
Trade between India and Bangladesh through Hili Land Port in Dinajpur has remained suspended since Sunday afternoon as the Indian truckers went on strike to realise their six-point demand.