KOLKATA, 28 JUNE: The state forest department minister Hiten Barman announced the doubling of compensation to the next of kin of anyone dying in man-animal conflict at the state Assembly today.

Siliguri/Alipurduar, June 19: The subdivisional hospitals in Kurseong, Kalimpong and Alipurduar have been hit by an acute shortage of test kits for Hepatitis-B in the last two months.

Alipurduar, June 10: The railways have decided to saw off trees along the 167km-long tracks in the Dooars after two trains had back-to-back narrow escapes when trees fell on the line during a storm

Alipurduar, June 1: Six elephant calves that were rescued from various places and raised in Jaldapara would be permanently shifted to a national park in Uttar Pradesh for forest patrol.

KOLKATA, 27 MAY: Union finance minister Mr Pranab Mukherjee today said that the ministry has set a target for collection of direct taxes of Rs 5.7 lakh crore for the 2012-13 financial year with has

Siliguri, March 14: The first “green” train in the country will be introduced in north Bengal, the railway minister said today while announcing five new express trains for the region.

NEW DELHI, March 14 – It’s official.

Authorities of the Buxa Tiger Reserve are formulating plans for a major overhaul of the tourist facilities at the reserve.

Jalpaiguri, Jan.

Gajoldoba (Jalpaiguri), Jan. 8: Bickering gave way to bonhomie today when water was released for the first time from the Teesta Barrage to farmlands along the left bank.

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