Two wild elephants in a midnight raid damaged a primary school at Sevoke Bazar and ate up sacks full of rice and pulses which they probably could not finish during a previous attack.

Personnel from Sevoke police outpost and the local people pushed the tuskers back into the nearby Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary early this morning. Nobody was injured.

Kalimpong, July 6: For villagers of Nimbong and Pabringtar, last week

Fresh landslides blocked NH31 and NH31A at Sevoke today, disrupting traffic from Siliguri to Sikkim and the Dooars for more than 10 hours.

There were seven slides

Manas National Park
Guwahati, July 1: Manas National Park will continue to be burdened with the tag of World Heritage Site in Danger.

The 33rd meeting of the World Heritage Committee which concluded at Seville in Spain yesterday said only a clear upward trend in the population of key wildlife species would justify the park

A comprehensive profile of the Darjeeling hill topography using satellite imagery can be of great use for preparing land-use plans in the landslide-prone region.

Siliguri, May 21: The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) has decided to strengthen its drive against mosquitoes and formed a committee that will inspect all under-construction buildings to find if the sites are waterlogged.

Wanted: Showers
Siliguri, April 3: The tea gardens in the Dooars are apprehending at least 10 per cent loss in its annual production of 160 million kg because of a drought-like situation in the region over the past six months.

Siliguri, April 3: A Raiganj-based NGO has decided to intensify its movement to protect the girl child in the region.

Siliguri, March 31: The German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) India has chosen eight NGOs in Darjeeling to work in a public-private mix (PPM) project with the state health department to eradicate tuberculosis.

The GLRA, based in Germany, is an NGO working globally for the prevention of tuberculosis and leprosy.

Siliguri, March 30: The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) has accepted a proposal from an NGO working in the tourism sector to conserve the century-old Siliguri Town Station, which is part of the heritage buildings serving the toy train.