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Watch: Elephant goes on rampage in West Bengal's Siliguri, destroys 100 homes
India

Watch: Elephant goes on rampage in West Bengal's Siliguri, destroys 100 homes

A rampaging elephant on Wednesday strayed from Baikunthapur forest area and entered Siliguri town damaging buildings there, police said.

ISL 2015: Pune City winger Israil Gurung's journey encapsulates life of a footballer from Northeast India
Sports

ISL 2015: Pune City winger Israil Gurung's journey encapsulates life of a footballer from Northeast India

Gurung's journey started way before he was snapped up by Pune City in the first ISL draft in 2014. It started like it does for a lot of players from Manipur, Assam, Mizoram and Sikkim.

India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by fresh tremors
India

India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by fresh tremors

A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday's powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72.

108 people from West Bengal yet to be traced in Nepal: Mamata Banerjee
India

108 people from West Bengal yet to be traced in Nepal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said 108 people from the state who were in Nepal on various purposes were yet to be traced and efforts were on to locate them.

West Bengal: SSB jawan dead, 35 injured in bus accident
India

West Bengal: SSB jawan dead, 35 injured in bus accident

A jawan died and 35 others injured, four of them seriously, in a bus mishap in Darjeeling district of West Bengal today.

West Bengal: Japanese encephalitis outbreak kills 60 people in 2 weeks
India

West Bengal: Japanese encephalitis outbreak kills 60 people in 2 weeks

West Bengal health services director Biswaranjan Satpathy said late on Monday there had been a sudden spike in encephalitis cases and deaths between July 7 and 20.

Darjeeling: Normal life disrupted on third day of bandh
India

Darjeeling: Normal life disrupted on third day of bandh

Life in Darjeeling Hills, where the demand for a separate Gorkhaland has been revived post the Congress endorsing creation of Telangana, remained affected on the third and last day of GJM bandh on Wednesday.

CPI-M leaders detained for attacking TMC procession in Siliguri
Politics

CPI-M leaders detained for attacking TMC procession in Siliguri

Twenty-five CPI-M members, including senior leaders Ashok Bhattacharya and Jibesh Sarkar were detained from the party office in Siliguri on Wednesday in connection with an attack on a procession by Trinamool Congress workers.

WB to grant land for Maruti Suzuki's stockyard
Business

WB to grant land for Maruti Suzuki's stockyard

The project, which is the second proposed one in the state after Siliguri, is expected to stock a maximum 2,500 cars at a time and cater to the eastern zone, comprising Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, and Chhattisgarh. <br /><br />

Mild tremor shakes Kolkata, buildings develop cracks
India

Mild tremor shakes Kolkata, buildings develop cracks

Tremors were also felt in North 24 Parganas adjoining Kolkata and in the north Bengal town of Siliguri, officials said. According to reports, some buildings on Park street in the metropolis developed cracks.

Sukna land scam: Former army officer found guilty of misusing his position
Politics

Sukna land scam: Former army officer found guilty of misusing his position

The Army yesterday completed court martial proceedings against Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash and he has been indicted for misusing his position.

Highway to Gangtok opened but North Sikkim still cut off
Politics

Highway to Gangtok opened but North Sikkim still cut off

Army engineers have managed to clear large sections of the national highway allowing rescue teams to start for quake affected areas. However areas north of Gangtok remain cut off.