Raiganj, Jan. 29: Three country-made bombs and three packets of white powder along with electronic circuits and a clock were found in a plastic bag underneath a seat at a cinema in Kishanganj this morning.
Archive for January, 2009
Locals suffer as goons steal tube-wells
The Statesman, India – 29 Jan 2009
RAIGANJ, Jan. 30: In the last six months, goons have stolen more than 60 tube-wells from various wards in Raiganj municipality. In the absence of the stolen …
In critical condition? Don’t head to Raiganj hospital
The Statesman, India – 28 Jan 2009
RAIGANJ, Jan. 28: It's been six months since the North Dinajpur health department moved to set up a six-bedded intensive care unit in Raiganj district …
Waste at Raiganj hospital a hazard
The Statesman, India – 10 hours ago
RAIGANJ, Jan. 30: As though the ICU crisis at Raiganj district hospital wasn’t bad enough, it has now come to light that undisposed waste at the hospital is …
Vigil stepped up for Republic Day
The Statesman, India – 25 Jan 2009
SILIGURI/RAIGANJ, Jan. 25: Security arrangements in and around Siliguri have been beefed up in view of the Republic Day celebrations tomorrow even as two …
In an apparent suicide pact, a housewife and her boyfriend, a bachelor, ended their lives by consuming poison at Karandighi in North Dinajpur district today.
It was learnt that Ganesh Sinha (28), a resident of Panchpeer village in Karandighi, had a long-standing love affair with Gita Singha (32), a housewife of the same village. The two were reported missing since last night. The body of Gita Singha was found in a field near Salampur in Karandighi this morning. Ganesh was discovered lying in a semi-conscious state near Gita’s body. Police reached the spot and sent Ganesh to Raiganj district hospital where he died succumbing to the poison.
The North Dinajpur police superintendent, Mr Shankar Singha, said that prima facie, it seems to be a case of a planned suicide. The bodies of the dup were sent for autopsy. An probe has been initiated to find the reason behind the suicide bid.
Commuters breathe easy
The Statesman, India – 23 Jan 2009
RAIGANJ, Jan. 23: At long last, an initiative to construct a toilet for passengers at Siliguri More in Raiganj of North Dinajpur district has been taken. …
â€˜Preservation problem in Raiganj Eye Bankâ€™
The Statesman, India – 22 Jan 2009
RAIGANJ, Jan. 22: Karunamayee Bhattacharjee of Tulsitala, Raiganj was the first one to donate her eyes to the Raiganj Eye Bank. The Eye Bank in Raiganj …