Darjeeling MP SS Alhuwalia Writes to PM Modi against Mamata’s repressive and arbitrary order

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BREAKING: Darjeeling MP SS Alhuwalia Writes to PM Modi;  Seeks immediate intervention to end the “draconian emergency-like measures undertaken by the Mamata Banerjee government” Taking strong exception to the filing of FIRs against Sahita Academy Award winners and heads of reputed schools in the hills by the police, Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia has written to […]

Bhaichung Bhutia inaugurates sports development office for north Bengal, push for cricket

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Baichung inaugurates sports development office for north Bengal Writes Prashant Acharya for EOI SILIGURI 4 Jul 2016 Former footballer Baichung Bhutia today inaugurated the office of the North Bengal Board for Development of Sports and Games (NBBDSG) at the Kanchenjunga Stadium for the all-round development of games and sports in the region. “The board will […]

Teesta Torsha Exp looted at New Jalpaiguri station, Woman injured

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Some 25-odd women, travelling in the ladies compartment of New Alipuduar-bound Teesta Torsa Express early this morning, were robbed of money and other valuables by an armed dacoit who wielded a knife at them. A young woman, who tried to resists the loot, was injured after the miscreant attacked her with the knife. The incident […]

NBU Exams postponed due to Assembly elections 2016

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Siliguri, March 11: The North Bengal University (NBU) today postponed Part I, II and III examinations of BA, BSc and BCom honours and general streams from April 4 to May 25 as the previous dates clashed with the Assembly elections. Sushanta Das, the controller of examinations at the NBU, said Part I, II and III […]

Mamata Banerjee please Siliguri journalists ahead of assembly poll

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Siliguri 21 Jan 2016 Ahead of Bengal assembly poll Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seemed to very kind on the journalists of North Bengal. During her speech after the opening function of Bengal Safari Park, the CM announced of providing land for Siliguri Journalists Club at Ektiashal near Siliguri and sanctioning Rs 20 lakh for the […]

Klimpong District Formation Underlines the Case for ‪‎Gorkhaland‬ Statehood

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New Districts Formation Underlines the Case for ‪Gorkhaland‬ Statehood Writes Upendra In a welcome move, the Bengal government has, of late, understood the need for forming smaller administrative units to ensure a more equitable and fast-paced development. More often than not, large administrative units, be they a state, a district, or a block inevitably end […]

Bagdogra airport will not be shifted to Bihar

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The Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Tourism, Dr Mahesh Sharma has made it clear that the Bagdogra airport which caters to the need of not only domestic passengers but also that of neighboring China, Nepal and Bhutan will not be shifted to Bihar and on the other hand the Pakyong airport in […]

Rs.3.61 crore for Darjeeling district hospital – Gautam Deb

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North Bengal Development Department minister Gautam Deb on Monday said that the West Bengal  government had sanctioned Rs.3.61 crore for various development works in the Darjeeling district hospital. Darjeeling district hospital “The state government has several projects lined up for the Darjeeling district hospital (also called Eden hospital) and we want to implement it so […]

Gorkha Sanskritik Utsav to be Held from January 7, 2015

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People of North Bengal and Siliguri in particular are going to enjoy a ‘cultural’ beginning of 2015, since the Gorkha Saajha Pariwar, Salbari, Siliguri will bring back the Gorkha Sanskritik Utsav from January 7, 2015. Gorkha Sanskritik Utsav to be Held from January 7, 2015 The 2015 version of the festival will also include the […]

Passport seva kendra in Siliguri to come up soon

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The external affairs ministry has decided to set up a passport seva kendra in Siliguri and asked the Bengal chief secretary to allocate a site for the building. Passport seva kendra in Siliguri to come up soon Union foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, in a letter to Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia, has said: “I am happy […]

NBU to start new courses on food technology and pharmaceutical technology

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North Bengal University (NBU ) has decided to start two new courses, food technology and pharmaceutical technology, at the post-graduate level from the 2014-2015 academic session that is set to begin from August-end, varsity authorities said today. North Bengal University (NBU) Somnath Ghosh, the NBU vice-chancellor, said the two courses were the first to be […]

North Bengal University goes online

North Bengal University (NBU) has announced a centralised online admission system for its 54 affiliated colleges. Institutions run by minority bodies and private colleges will not be part of this process. The procedure for students is as follows North Bengal University PORTAL REGISTRATION A student will have to fill an application form on the portal […]

Dialysis kits from the fair price shop at NBMCH

Siliguri -The fair price shop at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital will start selling dialysis kits for patients suffering from renal diseases from next month. Fair price shop “We have decided to provide dialysis kits from the fair price shop at NBMCH. The representatives of Apollo Pharmacy, which runs the fair price shop, have […]

NaMo Vs Didi at Darjeeling turf

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Our take: ” Praise on honesty was a balancing act, but NaMo lost to Didi as Lepchas supported Bhaichung.” “When people have no faith on the police, they have faith on the Gorkhas and rely on their honesty. You dream is our dream”—Narendra Modi or NaMo in Siliguri. The words spoken by NaMo means a […]

North Bengal University (NBU) postponed exam dates

Undergraduate examinations in all 57 colleges affiliated to North Bengal University have been rescheduled and the tests would be held after the Lok Sabha elections. North Bengal University (NBU) postponed exam dates Sushanta Das, controller of examinations in NBU, said the undergraduate exams will begin on May 21 and end on July 11 (see chart). […]

Mini-state Uttar Kanya secretariat for north Bengal in Siliguri

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Jan. 19: Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the mini-state secretariat for north Bengal in Siliguri tomorrow in a bid to expedite development in the region and remove bottlenecks in governance. The Uttar Kanya secretariat in Kamrangaguri, on the outskirts of Siliguri town. The building will be opened by Mamata Banerjee on Monday. Nineteen departments would function […]

3rd Siliguri Mahakuma Book Fair starts from December 29 at Baghajatin Park

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The 3rd Siliguri Mahakuma Book Fair is scheduled to commence on December 29 onwards at the Baghajatin Park ground. The fair will continue till January 4, 2014. North Bengal Book Fair 2013 Sources said Mass Education Extension and Library Services Minister Abdul Karim Khan Choudhury and North Bengal Development Minister Gautam Dev will inaugurate the […]
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