Archive for November, 2009
Calcutta, Nov. 10: The Congress is crying “sabotage” after the party’s “humiliating” defeat in Goalpokhar, an Assembly segment where it had led by over 20,000 in the parliamentary polls six months ago.
Calcutta, Nov. 10: The Bengal bypoll results today left Mamata Banerjee a winner twice over — the Left slide worsened and her ally Congress stumbled in its north Bengal stronghold.
Kolkata, Nov 10 : The opposition combine of Trinamool Congress and Congress raced to take lead in nine of the 10 West Bengal Assembly constituencies as counting was in progress today for the by-elections held on November 9.
One of our site visitor from Delhi sent me a message that he wants to visit Raiganj Kulick forest but don’t know how to reach there. He knows that nearest airport is Bagdogra but he will prefer to reach here by train route.
So this post is the reply that I sent him. I thought posting it here will also help many tourists.
There is a train which runs between Delhi and Raiganj. It is 5716 GARIB NAWAJ EXP (Slip Route) Which runs on Monday only.
Here is short time table 5716 (GARIB NAWAJ EXP)
Delhi 20.40 (Monday)
HAJIPUR JN > 17.20 (Tuesday)
Katihar -> 01.30 (Wed)
Raiganj -> 02.28 (Wed/Slip Route)
Radhikapur -> 03.30
This train takes too much time (30 hours 🙁 ). There are many other trains like North East Express (2506) , Mahananda Express (4084), etc which stops at Barsoi station which is just 19KM away from Raiganj Town.
Nov. 5: The Centre today approved four-lane expansion of two stretches of National Highway 34 that would reduce travel time from Calcutta to north Bengal.
Highway expansion nod
The plans which were cleared by the cabinet committee on infrastructure include the expansion of the 103km Farakka-Raiganj section of NH34 that will cost Rs …
Govt clears road improvement projects worth Rs 4226 crEconomic Times
The government today approved road improvement projects, worth Rs 4,226 crore, for over 440 km of various national highways stretches.
The projects are to be given out on design, build operate, finance and transfer basis and are part of third phase of the National Highways Development Project, the government’s programme to develop road infrastructure across the country.
NEW DELHI: The Government on Thursday approved road improvement projects, worth Rs 4,226 crore, for over 440 km of various national highways stretches.