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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung is scheduled to address rally in Siliguri on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

Gorkha leader Bimal Gurung to address mega rally in Siliguri on Sunday

By Pamod Giri | Hindustan Times, Siliguri
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 11:01 PM IST
The rally has been planned to mark Bimal Gurung’s return to Bengal’s Darjeeling district after three and a half years.
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The shutdown in Mirik comes days after traders in Siliguri town in the plains decided to suspend business at Bidhan Market, Hong Kong Market and the local jewellery market.(HT PHOTO.)
The shutdown in Mirik comes days after traders in Siliguri town in the plains decided to suspend business at Bidhan Market, Hong Kong Market and the local jewellery market.(HT PHOTO.)

With zero Covid-19 cases till last week, hamlets in Darjeeling hills will now be locked down

By Pramod Giri | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Siliguri
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 11:29 PM IST
The decision was taken after four health workers, including a doctor posted at the Mirik community block health centre tested positive for Covid-19.
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The trade bodies want all markets and transport to shut down for a week,(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
The trade bodies want all markets and transport to shut down for a week,(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

16 trade bodies in Darjeeling call for a week’s shutdown to fight Covid-19

By Pramod Giri| Edited by Sabir Hussain | ustan Times, Siliguri
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 06:38 PM IST
The trade bodies said the decision toi shut down Darjeking for a week was taken after they concluded that social distancing to stave off Covid-19 has not been followed practically.
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The Bengal government decided to deploy medical team at the border crossings after a Nepalese man tested positive for Cornonavirus on Friday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Bengal government decided to deploy medical team at the border crossings after a Nepalese man tested positive for Cornonavirus on Friday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Bengal deploys medics at Indo-Nepal border crossings to check coronavirus

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 12:02 PM IST
Medical teams at three entry points along the Indo-Nepal border in West Bengal began working on Sunday to screen people coming into India.
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The girl was allegedly assaulted inside a classroom when other children were playing outside.(AP File)
The girl was allegedly assaulted inside a classroom when other children were playing outside.(AP File)

6-year-old school student raped by 51-yr-old teacher in Bengal, say police

By Pramod Giri | Hindustan Times, Siliguri
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 06:53 AM IST
The accused was arrested after the child’s mother lodged a a complaint on Sunday
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All four people were killed Monday night.(Representative image/AP)
All four people were killed Monday night.(Representative image/AP)

Four killed by wild elephants in north Bengal

By Pramod Giri | Hindustan Times, Siliguri
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2019 12:16 AM IST
One person was killed in Darjeeling district, three others were killed in the Maynaguri area of Jalpaiguri district, triggering an agitation by villagers who locked the office of a range of wildlife squad.
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Two men died after consuming hooch in a remote village in Bengal’s Darjeeling district on Wednesday night. (Representational Image).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two men died after consuming hooch in a remote village in Bengal’s Darjeeling district on Wednesday night. (Representational Image).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Two die in Bengal after consuming hooch, 14 deaths in nine days

By HT Correspondent | Siliguri (West Bengal)
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2018 06:59 PM IST
The incident took place nine days after a similar incident at Shantipur in Nadia district where 12 people, including a woman, died after consuming hooch.
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