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Trinamul gets tribal hand in north
Mamata Banerjee is felicitated in Malbazar, Jalpaiguri, on February 12 by Somji Bhai Damor, the all-India president of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad.
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Rhino census in Bengal's Gorumara National Park - Indiatalkies.com
Kolkata, March 11: A two day census will be carried out, from Wednesday, in Gorumara National Park in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district to assess the population of the vulnerable one horned rhino and monitor changes in its habitat.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Trinamul meet caution
Alipurduar, March 10: Sourav Chakraborty, the working president of the Trinamul Youth Congress, today held a news conference in an Alipurduar lodge to introduce the party's candidates a day after a similar attempt allegedly ended in a scuffle at the party office.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Morcha eyes Cong, BJP
Darjeeling, March 8: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung and three other party leaders today left for Delhi to speak to 'national leaders and parties' on the Lok Sabha polls.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Extra poll security in KLO belt
March 7: The Jalpaiguri district administration will deploy additional security personnel and beef up vigil from next week for the Lok Sabha elections keeping in mid the presence of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation in the area.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Morcha jab at Bhaichung
March 6: Bimal Gurung today said the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha would not support Trinamul's Darjeeling candidate Bhaichung Bhutia, who had been made to look like a "joker" by Mamata Banerjee's party.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lok Sabha polls in five phases in Bengal - Indiatalkies.com
Kolkata, March 5: The Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal will be held in five phases beginning April 17, the Election Commission announced Wednesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Police remand for KLO four
Jalpaiguri, March 3: Tom Adhikary and Nilambar Rajbangshi, the two KLO leaders arrested near Siliguri in connection with the Jalpaiguri blast, were remanded in 14 days' police custody.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Shrinking Share Forces Pepper Growers in South to Turn N-E
It seems the dependency on traditional areas for the production of pepper will shrink in the not too far away future.
West Bengal: Adventure tour course for youth
By Manik Banerjee, Jalpaiguri, Feb 28 : East Zone chapter of Indian Mountaineering Foundation , the apex body of all land based adventure in the country, in collaboration with state tourism department and district administration, will be conducting "Adevnture Tourism Guide Course" at Damanpur under Jalpaiguri district in north Bengal during March 2 ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Sweet tongue or no, there's a Mamata sweet in the stall
Feb. 27: Mamata Banerjee has said several times that she is 'rough and tough'. The tough talk notwithstanding, her name does sell sweets called ' mishti mukh '.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Ministers chalk out development plans
Siliguri, Feb. 18: North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb today said his department would focus on improving social infrastructure and connectivity in the rural and urban areas across the region in the 2014-15 fiscal.
Bengal court sends arrested KLO leaders to police custody
Siliguri, Feb 17 : A West Bengal court Monday sent three KLO militants including its vice president Tom Adhikary and finance secretary Nilambar Rajbanshi to 14 days' police custody.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Trade fair in Jalpaiguri to boost ties with neighbouring countries
Jalpaiguri, , Feb.17 : People from neighbouring countries took part in seven-day Trade Fair in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal province on Sunday, which aims to boost cultural and social relations.
Amit increases funds for region
Siliguri, Feb. 17: The Bengal finance minister today increased allocations for north Bengal development and hill affairs departments by Rs 135 crore and over Rs 27 crore respectively and announced Hindi medium schools in Kalchini and Metelli.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Key KLO leaders arrested in Bengal - Indiatalkies.com
Siliguri, Feb 16: Tom Adhikary and Nilambar Rajbanshi, vice president and finance secretary, respectively, of militant outfit Kamtapur Liberation Organisation , were arrested Sunday along with an associate close to the India-Nepal border near here, police said.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Rape slur on rail attendant
Feb. 14: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a coach attendant of the Ajmer-bound Garib Nawaz Express this morning when the empty train was going to Kishenganj from New Jalpaiguri station after a clean up.
Nancy Powell seeks meeting with Mamata Kolkata, Feb 14 : US Ambassador Nancy Powell has sought a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
NH31D repairs for 69km stretch
Siliguri, Feb. 13: North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb today said there was little hope that four-laning of NH31D would commence in the last three months of the UPA II government.
Siliguri, Feb. 12: People of north Bengal have expressed disappointment with the railway budget as only five new trains have been announced for the region.