4 hrs ago
Morcha halts hill Trinamul ride
May 22: Over 800 supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today stopped Trinamul Congress leader K.N. Subba from entering Kalimpong near Gorubathan, leading to tension in the area after which local traders closed their shops.
13 hrs ago
Siliguri to Sussex, everybody loves Nayabazar's khirdoi
The district proudly claims that the doi from Nayabazar is second to none and that if you visit South Dinajpur and leave without tasting it, your trip has been wasted.
Tue May 21, 2013
Jain Group plans housing projects worth Rs.2000 crore
The city-based Jain Group is planning to build affordable housing projects across four east Indian cities, covering five million square feet of space at an investment of about Rs.2,000 crore by 2014-end. The real estate firm is currently developing eight projects in Kolkata, Durgapur, and Siliguri in West Bengal and Bhubaneswar in Odisha.
Sun May 19, 2013
Four ISI linkmen arrested from Darjeeling
Siliguri , May 19 : Four suspected linkmen of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence spy agency were arrested in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Sunday, police said.
Sat May 18, 2013
No-trust dare to Trinamul
Siliguri, May 17: The Congress today challenged Trinamul to move a no-trust motion against Siliguri municipal corporation mayor Gangotri Datta if it was not satisfied with her work rather than preventing her from discharging her duties.
Siliguri, May 17: Several universities ad colleges from across the country will set up stalls at career fairs that will be organised in Gangtok, Darjeeling and Siliguri by SAPE Events and Media Private Limited in association with The Telegraph Careergraph next week.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tea lay-off alarm as rain eludes Dooars
Siliguri, May 13: Tea planters in the Dooars and Terai have warned that they may be forced to slash the number of work days or lay off hands if the near-dry spell because of lack of rain continues for another 15 days.
Tourism hub plan for Gazoldoba
Siliguri, May 13: The state tourism department today unveiled the details of a proposed tourism hub at Gazoldoba in Jalpaiguri and invited investors for the project.
The Indian Express
CPM questions Mamata''s intentions
New Delhi: Expressing scepticism over the Mamata Banerjee government's intention to hold panchayat polls in West Bengal, the CPM Sunday said the Trinamool Congress had lost its support base it had in 2011.
Fri May 10, 2013
Scurry to Shyamal Sen to save life-long earnings
Scurry to Shyamal Sen to save life-long earnings - North Bengal office of default commission receives 234 applications on first day Agents and depositors of chit fund companies fill up application forms on the premises of the Shyamal Sen Commission office at Himanchal Bihar near Siliguri on Friday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Private varsity owner held for forgery
Gangtok, May 7: Police in Sikkim and Bengal have arrested the chairman, vice-chancellor, registrar and the controller of examinations of a private Sikkim university for fraudulently issuing a marksheet and certificate of a course that is not taught at the institution.
Sun May 05, 2013
Tension after clashes between supporters of GJM amd GNLF
Darjeeling, May 5 : Clashes between rival supporters of ruling Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and opposition Gorkha National Liberation Front rendered at least eight people injured even as police used batons to disperse violent mob at Soureni under Mirik block in Kurseong sub-division today.
Boy eye lost, doc neglect blame
Siliguri, May. 5: A Siliguri-based legal welfare organisation has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights saying negligence by some doctors of North Bengal Medical College and Hospital allegedly led to the loss of vision in a four-year-old boy's left eye.
Fri May 03, 2013
Radio Misty enters Limca Book of Records
New Delhi, May 3 : Radio Misty, the first and FM station of North Bengal and Sikkim, has entered in the prestigious Limca Book of Records 2013 for being the first FM station in country to establish partnership with Radio Netherlands Worldwide .
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Indian army to give women high-profile posts - report
Indian female paramilitary soldiers check a tourist at Panitanki village, 40 km from the Indian city of Siliguri, near the Nepal border which is closed for elections, April 28, 2009.
Siliguri, April 29: The Darjeeling district health department has started a fever surveillance programme from last week to keep a track on vector-borne diseases like dengue, Japanese encephalitis, black fever, malaria and chikungunya in the risk-prone areas of the district.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Airport theft turns glare on cameras
Siliguri, April 29: An SUV theft from the parking lot of Bagdogra airport yesterday has raised doubts about CCTV surveillance at the facility which is a security installation.
Siliguri, April 29: North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb today announced that Pawan Hans would soon introduce helicopter services between Cooch Behar and Calcutta via Bagdogra.
An SUV theft from the parking lot of Bagdogra airport yesterday has raised doubts about CCTV surveillance at the facility which is a security installation.... Jibesh Sarkar, the acting district secretary of the CPM, said Bose was the first Left MLA to be elected from Siliguri.
Indian daredevil dies in ponytail...
A daredevil Indian who held the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip-line while hanging by his hair has died while performing a stunt, officials said Monday.