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
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Siliguri, July 17: The state irrigation department has decided to introduce an early warning system in case of a sudden rise in river water levels in north Bengal.
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
SILIGURI, 21 MAY: To bring under control "resident" wild elephants that frequently damage houses and crops and even kill people, the state forest department is planning a project.
Power distribution network in the State collapsed today following tripping of the 220 KV Siliguri-Bongaigaon grid/circuit of the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL).
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.
Siliguri, March 1: The forest department will conduct a census to find out the number of red pandas in two national parks in the hills. The first phase of the study will begin on Saturday.
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