Siliguri, 21 July: The director of health services (DHS), Biswaranjan Satpathy, today said 102 persons have died of the acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in seven districts of north Bengal so far t

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.

With six more people dying of encephalitis here since Saturday night, the vector-borne disease has claimed altogether 51 lives in northern West Bengal over the past 18 days, health officials said o

Four more persons died of 'acute encephalitis syndrome' at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) today, while the medical college authorities claimed that the number of patients suf

State food minister Jyotipriya Mullick on Tuesday seemed to be substantiating his claims that the seven deaths at a Raipur tea garden were due to “natural causes” by quoting from a report filed by

Two green crusaders in West Bengal have made it to the record books for breeding plants to record heights and growing them two-way to counter effects of global warming.

A storm in Jalpaiguri district killed one person and destroyed around 3,000 houses, while sending normal life out of gear in many blocks last night.

A census of rhinoceros will begin at the Gorumara National Park in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district from Wednesday.

Their decline has been faster than any other wild bird. But before vultures faded out completely from the Indian sky, the state forest department has raised an alarm.

After concentrating on thermal power for a long time, the West Bengal government has now decided to give priority to the development of hydro power projects in the 12th and 13th plan period.

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