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130 children hospitalised in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri with fever, dysentery

September 14, 2021 10:25 am

The development comes amid warning by experts that the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic might pose a greater risk to children.

Kolkata: 120-150 kids admitted to Jalpaiguri hospital, official says influenza

September 13, 2021 8:15 am

According to the official, 80%-90% of the sick children were tested for Covid and one was found positive.

West Bengal: Woman beaten up, hair cut off over ‘affair’, seven held

June 18, 2021 5:05 am

Some of the villagers alleged that the woman had an “extramarital affair with a local youth”, police sources said.

14 members of marriage party killed in Bengal road accident

January 20, 2021 12:41 pm

The cars of the marriage party were going towards Dhupguri on the wrong side of the road and the collision took place due to dense fog, a senior police officer said.

Eight-feet long python found in Jalpaiguri home

May 21, 2015 2:47 pm

Locals managed to capture it inside a sack and took it for treatment to a local snake expert.

Child Trafficking: 16 minors from Jalpaiguri rescued from Bihar, two held

January 22, 2015 12:37 am

Sources said the rescued children were said to be missing from their homes for the past 10 days.

Girl found dead in Jalpaiguri, father alleges rape, murder

December 22, 2014 4:20 am

The girl had gone missing on Saturday night and her body was found the next day from a nearby field.

Encephalitis toll in Bengal rises to 102, in Assam 43

July 22, 2014 9:17 pm

The DME said that it was a case of mixed infection with Japanese Encephalitis being responsible for around 24 per cent of infection.

Gyanwant promoted after clean chit in Rizwanur case

July 16, 2014 11:13 am

The Todi family and the police had allegedly mounted pressure on the couple to break the marriage.

Mamata Banerjee formally declares Alipurduar as 20th district of West Bengal

June 25, 2014 6:33 pm

Alipurduar has a large concentration of Adivasi people and has around 70 tea gardens.


Newborn sold for Rs. 35,000 in WB

February 11, 2016 5:31 am

Jalpaiguri, Feb 11 (ANI): A newborn baby was allegedly sold for Rs 35,000 in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on Thursday. Police have begun investigating into the matter. Mitu Basak, a woman staying in the Dinhata town of the Jalpaiguri district, is taking care of the baby. Cases as such have been reported earlier from the surrounding areas.