Malda: The district administration will enforce a ban on plastic bags below the thickness of 40 microns from August 1 and slap fines on those who violate the rule.

Englishbazar Municipality trucks meant for dumping garbage had to return because of stiff resistance from the residents of Madhabnagar, in the northern fringes of the town, here today.

KOLKATA, 3 JULY: Plots belonging to the tribals in north Bengal have been occupied by non-tribals but the state backward classes welfare department is unable to restore them because of legal compli

DURGAPUR/MALDA : Rain, accompanied by a thunderstorm, brought much-needed relief to the parched district of Burdwan but not before claiming 10 lives in lightning and injuring 12 others this evenin

The Celsius soared to a season high of 40.5 degrees on Wednesday, prompting the weather office to sound the summer’s first heat-wave warning for Calcutta.

MALDA, 6 APRIL: At least 11 children died in Malda Medical College and Hospital in last 36 hours.

MALDA, 4 MARCH: Under the state health department's new communications policy, Malda Medical College and Hospital has been tight-lipped about the deaths of nine babies in 48 hours.

MALDA, 23 FEB: At least eight babies died at Malda Medical College and Hospital over the past 24 hours.

MALDA/BANKURA, 3 FEB: Nine babies at Malda Medical College and Hospital, and 10 babies at Bankura Sammiloni Medical College and Hospital have died in the last 48 hours.

KOLKATA, 30 JAN: With the recent crib deaths in state-run hospitals causing widespread public anger, the state health department is now blaming socio-economic factors for the high level of infant m