Archive for the ‘Raiganj’ Category

WB govt reluctant about AIIMS in north Bengal: Khan Chowdhury – Zee News

Friday, June 7th, 2013

WB govt reluctant about AIIMS in north Bengal: Khan Chowdhury
Zee News
"Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is also interested that AIIMS comes up at Raiganj and Rs 900 crore had been sanctioned for it. But the state government is reluctant," Khan Chowdhury told newsmen here. WB govt reluctant about AIIMS in north Bengal:

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Principal of Malda college resigns over admission row – Times of India

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Principal of Malda college resigns over admission row
Times of India
Malda College, the biggest college under University of Gour Banga is rocked with controversy as it has seen yet another highhandedness of Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) in the line of Raiganj University College. Share your views. ALSO ON TOI

SMS 139 – Now get more railway information

Friday, April 26th, 2013

“PNR <10 Digit PNR Number>”

Example: AD 13146 03523
Result: Train arrival and departure at Raiganj

Example: TIME 13146
Result: Time table of train 13146

Example: SEAT 13145 300412 033 03523 SL GN
Result: Seat availability of train 13145 (Kolkata -Radhikapur Express) on 30-04-2012 from 033 (Kolkata) to 03523 (Raiganj) Sl class, General quota.

“FARE 15715 280412 03523 011 SL GN”
Result: FARE of 15715 (Radhikapur Delhi link express) on 28-04-2012 from 03523 (Raiganj) to 011 (Delhi) in Sleeper Class General quota.

Example: “PLATFORM 55730 06452”
Result: Expected platform for train 55730 (Radhikapur – Katihar Passenger) at Katihar Junction

Example: SPOT 75707
Result: Current running location of train number 75705 (Radhikapur NJP (Siliguri) MEMU.

Foundation date for AIIMS

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Abu Hasem said the foundation stone for such a important project would be laid by the Prime Minister. “Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will come to Raiganj for the ceremony and we are trying to complete the land acquisition as soon as possible so that the function can be held by August this year.”

Source: Yahoo News

Raiganj Information Page

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

I’m trying to collect all valuable information on Raiganj and post them on a single page. If you have anything to share and think will help people of Raiganj then please post here.

15 tourists seriously injured in mishap – Zee News

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Fifteen tourists, including four children, were seriously injured on Sunday night after their bus hit a lorry on NH-34 in Uttar Dinajpur district, police said.

The tourists from West Midnapore district were returning after a trip to Darjeeling when a speeding lorry hit them and the bus fell into a ditch.

All the tourists were taken to Raigunj district hospital after the accident, police said adding that besides 15 of them rest were released after a first-aid.

The condition of the 15 tourists, which included four kids, are stated to be serious by the hospital authorities.

Source: ZeeNews

WB students beat up principal, teacher, TMC denies role – Indian Express

Friday, January 6th, 2012

The officiating principal and a professor of Raiganj University College in North Dinajpur were on Thursday beaten up with cricket stumps and iron rods allegedly by a students’ group backed by the Trinamool Congress. Both the principal and the professor

Source: Indian Express

CPI vs CPM in Raiganj polls

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

The CPI fielded candidates against the CPM in two wards (V and VII) of the Raiganj Municipality to protest the party’s “Big Brother attitude”, dealing a major blow to the unity of the Left Front which had lost majority of Assembly seats in North Dinajpur district in the recent polls.

The Magnificent and beautiful Cathedral of Raiganj – Bellevision

Saturday, March 26th, 2011


The Magnificent and beautiful Cathedral of Raiganj
Moodubelle, 27 March 2011: The magnificent and beautiful cathedral dedicated to St. Joseph the Worker, the patron saint of Raiganj Diocese stands as the testimony of the faith and support of the people of the diocese,

Zoological Survey to study declining number of migratory birds in Kulik

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

KOLKATA: Concerned over the decline in the number of migratory birds that flew in last year to the State’s Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary — one of the largest sanctuaries for avian visitors in South Asia — the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) will carry out a study on the causes and ways to improve habitat, officials told The Hindu on Sunday.