The death toll in the Japanese encephalitis outbreak in north Bengal went up to 49 on Sunday even as the state government intensified its efforts to control the disease.

To reintroduce captive-bred endangered animals like red panda and snow leopard into the wild, the Darjeeling zoo has now started a new breeding conservation centre for wildlife.

Phansidewa block authorities today said they would take stern action against illegal mining in local rivers, following complaints from panchayat officials that such activities have led to the groun

The Defence and Forest and Environment ministries have given the go ahead to the proposed 150 km alternate highway to NH 31A, exclusively for defence purposes in Sikkim and West Bengal.

West Bengal’s first wildlife safari displaying the mega fauna of north Bengal is proposed near Siliguri in Darjeeling district, senior officials of the West Bengal Zoo Authority said on Monday.

Among connoisseurs, few teas surpass a good Darjeeling.

The Centre has approved the state's plan to take immediate steps against climate change. It will be executed by the state government once the funds are released.

KOLKATA, 15 OCT: Two cyclists and a tableau covered 1,200 km in 10 days to create awareness about solar energy, rainwater harvesting and other issues related to sustainable development.

SILIGURI, 17 SEPT: A year after an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit the Sikkim-Nepal border, damaging thousands of houses in the Darjeeling Hills, not enough has been done to help

DARJEELING, 21 AUG: A sanitation tax of Rs 10 per day per tourist should be collected through hotels, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief executive Bimal Gurung has directed Darjeeling muni