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Railways acknowledge 'faulty automatic signalling system'

Siliguri, June 18 -- The inquiry into the collision between the Kanchanjungha and freight trains in Rangapani, Nirmaljyot area began on Monday morning by the Railway Safety Commission. It was acknowle... Read More


Heavy rainfall warning in North Bengal; 1,225 tourists evacuated in North Sikkim

Darjeeling, June 18 -- One person died and 5 were injured when struck by lightning in North Dinajpur on Tuesday. Heavy rainfall is set to continue for the next four days in the districts of Darjeeling... Read More


Rangapani train mishap: 6-yr-old girl of Malda succumbs to injuries, parents critical

Malda, June 18 -- The Kaliganj Village of Khempur Gram Panchayat (GP) under Chanchal Police Station mourned the death of a six-year-old girl from the area on Tuesday morning who succumbed to her injur... Read More


Raiganj: BJP dist prez resigns after Manas Kumar Ghosh made BJP candidate

Raiganj, June 18 -- Basudeb Sarkar, president of North Dinajpur BJP committee has resigned from the post of party president allegedly after Manas Kumar Ghosh was made BJP candidate from Raiganj seat i... Read More


Solar panels installed at Balurghat Panchayat Samiti office

BALURGHAT, June 18 -- Solar panels were installed in the Balurghat Panchayat Samiti office at a cost of approximately Rs 15 lakh. Arup Sarkar, Sabhapati of the Balurghat Panchayat Samiti, announced th... Read More


Kumarganj Block admin takes responsibility of 3 minors

BALURGHAT, June 18 -- It's been six months since their mother died in a fire. Nearly two months ago, their father left for Uttar Pradesh to work as a migrant labourer. The three minor children have be... Read More


Jalpaiguri Juvenile Home: 16-yr-old found hanging

Jalpaiguri, June 18 -- Once again, Jalpaiguri Juvenile Korak Home has come under scrutiny following the sudden death of a resident. The 16-year-old boy was found hanging in the home early on Tuesday m... Read More


Plaint fabricated, says passenger who had lodged complaint with GRP

Siliguri, June 18 -- Chaitali Majumder, a resident of Lake Town Siliguri, has claimed that she was not aware of any complaint allegedly lodged by her against the loco pilot and co-pilot of the freight... Read More


Forest dept installs cameras to track elephant herds on highways

Jalpaiguri, June 18 -- Herds of elephants frequently come out of the forests onto Asian highways. To address this issue and track the direction of the elephants, the Kurseong Division of the state For... Read More


As mercury soars, influx of heat stroke patients in Delhi hospitals

New Delhi, June 18 -- Hospitals in Delhi-NCR are seeing an influx of patients with complaints of heat stroke and heat exhaustion as the mercury continues to soar in the national Capital, with doctors ... Read More