Jalpaiguri (India)

Type: City
Name: Jalpaiguri (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 26.530001
Longitude: 88.709999
population: 107,843
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Siliguri Traffic creates problem for daily commuters

Siliguri, the financial capital of North Bengal and the gateway of North-Easter India, is  rapidly growing in terms of economy and as a result has become the chief destination for the rural population and people of the other states who come here in search ... [Published The Echo Of India - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tips to tackle trafficking

Siligiri, Aug. 26: A Delhi-based NGO is organising programmes across schools in north Bengal in collaboration with district administrations to sensitise adolescents to human trafficking which is rampant in the region, especially in the tea garden belt. ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dooars road cave-in brings traffic to halt

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICESiliguri, 22 AugustTraffic came to a grinding halt since morning today after the approach road of a bridge to National Highway-31 caved in due to heavy rainfall near Oodlabari under the Malbazar sub-division in Jalpaiguri last n ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fresh rains lead to slow recovery in flood stricken India

LThe waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries have started falling, bringing some relief to thousands of people gripped by the recent floods in Assam. As water begins to recede from the Indo-Nepal border villages, situation begins to improve in Bihar ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

FCI accused of plotting to remove storages from Jalpaiguri Area manager gheraoed

Various trade unions associated with the Food Corporation of India on Wednesday gheraoed the FCI area manager‘s office at Kadamtala in Jalpaiguri protesting against the authority’s alleged clandestine efforts to remove its store houses. The FCI has a ... [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Speeding vehicle kills leopard in Bengal

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A young female leopard was killed by a speeding vehicle near a national park in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district Tuesday, a forest official said."A young female leopard was found ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Floods and landslides grind normal life to a halt in northern India

West Bengal/ Uttarakhand, Aug 17 (ANI): Incessant rains leading to heavy floods and landslides across various cities of northern India disrupted routine lives of people and caused immense damage to life and property. Rescue operations are underway in ... [Published Ani News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Security tightened in NB ahead of 68th I-Day

Authorities are leaving no stone unturned to ensure watertight security throughout North Bengal ahead of the 68th Independence Day celebrations. Security personnel will be deployed at the various sensitive places across the districts of North Bengal similar ... [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Funds firm owner arrested

Jalpaiguri, Aug. 8: The owner of a fund mobilising company who went into hiding after collecting over Rs 3.50 crore has been caught by depositors and agents who handed him over to police. Mahabul Islam, the chairman of Genesis Infra India Limited, was ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors, not patients, to take final call on Encephalitis tests

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICESiliguri, 8 AugustAs fever patients flood the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH), many of them insist on conducting the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) tests, and more often than not, doctors used to comply with their request. ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

GJM delegation meets union ministers in Delhi

A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha delegation led by President GJM Bimal Gurung along with Darjeeling MP S. S. Ahluwalia, GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri, Asst General Secretary Benoy Tamang and Central Committee member P.T Ola met Minister of External Affairs, ... [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

LIC staff to continue protest over insurance bill

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICESiliguri, 5 AugustEmployees associated with the Life Insurance Corporation of India, Jalpaiguri division, under the banner of ‘Bibhagio Bima Karmachari Samiti’ (BBKS) has decided to continue their agitation in protest against the ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 05 2014]

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When Tubai Sarkar came to Delhi four months ago, little did he know he would have deformities for the rest of his life. "His burns do not bother me. But I cannot get over the fact that he will never get back the limbs lost" the mother of the 21-year-old says
"A young female leopard was found dead on a road near the Gorumara National Park. It appears to be a road-kill. A post mortem is being conducted and it seems she was hit by a vehicle which was moving way above the stipulated speed of below 40 km" Divisional Forest Officer (Jalpaiguri) Sumita Ghatak said
"The cardiac unit and the cardiothorasic unit would be opened in the NBMCH and patients who visit South India from here need not go there. A trauma care unit would also be started here" he said
"That rhino did not have any horn and secondly it was already aged. So that can be a case of natural death. But this one seems to be a case of poaching" he added. Incidents of poaching are not new in Jaldapara. Nearly 70 rhinos have been poached in the park in different times from 1951...

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Siliguri Traffic creates problem for daily comm... [Published The Echo Of India - 9 hours ago]
Capital battles not just recurring fires, but a... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Congress MLA Barma visits Uttarkanya with graft... [Published The Statesman - Aug 29 2014]
Lesson From Across The Border [Published MyRepublica.com - Aug 28 2014]
Tips to tackle trafficking [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
Buxar Tiger Reserve [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 24 2014]
Dooars road cave-in brings traffic to halt [Published The Statesman - Aug 22 2014]
Fresh rains lead to slow recovery in flood stri... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Aug 22 2014]
FCI accused of plotting to remove storages from... [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 21 2014]
Speeding vehicle kills leopard in Bengal [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 19 2014]
NBMCH plan for new units [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 19 2014]
NBMCH to get Centre for Enteric Diseases [Published The Statesman - Aug 17 2014]
Floods and landslides grind normal life to a ha... [Published Ani News - Aug 17 2014]
Winds of change as BJP rises in Bengal [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 16 2014]
Another rhino carcass found in Jaldapara [Published Times of India - Aug 16 2014]
Planning for a new India [Published Indian Express - Aug 15 2014]
On Modi's maiden I-Day speech, Red Fort witness... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 15 2014]
Competition for ecological niches limits evolut... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 14 2014]
Adding to the evolution [Published The Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
GJM delegation submits DPR for road projects to... [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 14 2014]
Cup of starvation [Published The Week - Aug 12 2014]
Security tightened in NB ahead of 68th I-Day [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 10 2014]
Funds firm owner arrested [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 09 2014]
Doctors, not patients, to take final call on En... [Published The Statesman - Aug 08 2014]
GJM delegation meets union ministers in Delhi [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 07 2014]
Morcha delegation meets top guns at Centre [Published The Statesman - Aug 07 2014]
LIC staff to continue protest over insurance bill [Published The Statesman - Aug 05 2014]
For Bengal farmers, help now at the touch of a ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 02 2014]
Bland effect [Published The Statesman - Aug 01 2014]
100 die of starvation in Darjeeling tea gardens [Published Gulf News - Jul 31 2014]
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India: Five more deaths in 24 hours take West B... [Published H5N1 - Jul 31 2014]
Via The Indian Express: Five more deaths in 24 hours takes encephalitis toll to 133. Excerpt:The death of a two-year-old baby from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in NRS medical college and hospital on Wednesday has set off the panic alarm as the disease, ...
India: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Min... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
Via The Hindu: More encephalitis deaths, but Health Minister says situation under control.Even as two more deaths because of encephalitis were reported in north Bengal over the past 24 hours, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharya said on ...
India: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
Via The Indian Express: Encephalitis toll 117, govt cracks down on piggeries. Excerpt:With six more deaths reported in the last 24 hours in North Bengal, the toll in encephalitis outbreak reached 117 Saturday. Minister of state for health Chandrima Bhattacharya ...
India: North Bengal encephalitis toll 111, CM s... [Published H5N1 - Jul 26 2014]
Via The Indian Express: Encephalitis toll 111, CM suspends 3 health officials.As the toll in cases related to encephalitis in north Bengal rose to 111 with three more deaths reported Friday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suspended three senior health ...
India: In Jalpaiguri, little government help fo... [Published H5N1 - Jul 24 2014]
Via NDTV: In Jalpaiguri, Negligible Government Help for Villagers in Encephalitis Zones. Excerpt:Jalpaiguri:  An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis and suspected encephalitis in North Bengal has claimed over 100 lives in seven districts, with the majority ...
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