The government has sounded a north Bengal alert following a bird flu outbreak in Assam, but at least 250 chickens have died in a Malda village in two days and no sample has been sent for tests.
Archive for December, 2008
Circuit bench awaits HC, SC nod to open
The Statesman, India – 7 Dec 2008
RAIGANJ, Dec 7: The state law minister, Mr Rabilal Moitra said today that the infrastructure development work for the Jalpaiguri Circiut Bench is complete …
Rs 26 cr grant to reduce N Dinajpur drop-out rate
The Statesman, India – 8 Dec 2008
… schools and toilets will be set up in 25 girls’ schools in four municipality areas including Raiganj, Kaliyaganj, Dalkhola and Islampur with this fund. …
Bandh passes off peacefully
The Statesman, India – 12 hours ago
RAIGANJ, Dec. 14: The CPI-M sponsored 12-hour bandh in Sujali, Gabindapur, Ramganj-1 and Ramganj-2 Grampanchyats in Islampur of North Dinajpur district was …
Raiganj, Dec. 2: A couple from Uttar Pradesh were arrested in north Bengal this afternoon after two crude guns and bullets were found on the pick-up they were travelling in.
Raiganj, Nov. 24: A deaf-mute teen who had run away from home when his parents refused to take him to an uncleâ€™s place ran again today, six months on, when he saw his mom.
Raiganj, Nov. 23: A man from Calcutta was caught in Raiganj, North Dinajpur, where he had put up in a hotel and was part of a gang that specialised in tricking people and snatching purses.