Siliguri, Feb. 14: North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb announced over Rs 130 crore for several projects from his new office on Hill Cart Road where he started working today.

Islampur, Jan. 30: The North Dinajpur district administration has started the proceedings to return more than 70 acres of land to its rightful tribal owners in Ramganj.

SILIGURI, 8 DEC: The north Bengal development minister, Mr Gautam Deb, today inaugurated the North Bengal Tea park near New Jalpaiguri railway station.

SILIGURI, 9 OCT: The Darjeeling district administration has been falling upon its contingency funds in providing relief to the earthquake victims across the Hills who are now residing in over 100 m

The forest department will experiment with chilli crackers to scare away elephant herds from forest villages.

The death toll in the 6.9-earthquake that convulsed Sikkim last night crossed 70 this evening as Army columns and paramilitary personnel battled torrential rain, mist and landslides that cut off af

Siliguri, Aug.

Siliguri, Aug.

SILCHAR : Tripura was a princely state during the British-raj and gateway to Shillong and Calcutta through Sylhet and Commilla, now in Bangladesh. Tripura was annexed to India in 1949. During the pre-independent days, the Maharaja of Tripura did not permit the Britishers to open tea gardens in Tripura. JC Das, a prominent personality in the tea industry, said most of the tea gardens in Tripura were opened by the land lords of undivided Bengal and ICS officers of Bengal as well as professors of Murari Chand College, Sylhet.

SILIGURI, 5 AUG: The minister for irrigation and waterways, Dr Manas Bhuniya, today said the state would demand at least Rs 307 crore from the Centre to carry on the construction work of the Teesta