4th SAFF womens championship Nepal beats Bhutan by 8 goals at Kanchanjunga Stadium yesterday   Nepals Sabitra Bhandari in action against Bhutan during the Fourth Womens SAFF Championship at Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri India on Monday. Photo Courtesy: Anfa  Sabitra Bhandari starred for Nepal in the Fourth Womens SAFF Championship as it made a flying start with a thumping 8-0 win over Bhutan on Monday.  In the opening match of the championship played at Kanchenjunga Stadium Siliguri…

4th SAFF womens championship Nepal beats Bhutan by 8 goals at Kanchanjunga Stadium yesterday Nepals Sabitra Bhandari in action against Bhutan during the Fourth Womens SAFF Championship at Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri India on Monday. Photo Courtesy: Anfa Sabitra Bhandari starred for Nepal in the Fourth Womens SAFF Championship as it made a flying start with a thumping 8-0 win over Bhutan on Monday. In the opening match of the championship played at Kanchenjunga Stadium Siliguri…

The Messi of Afghanistan - Afghan Boy Murtaza Gets to Meet His Hero Messi   Murtaza Ahmadi the Afghan boy who became an Internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt (below) went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday. Murtaza 6 met the Barcelona forward in Doha where the Spanish league champions are playing a friendly match against Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli.  Murtaza was quoted as saying: Im very happy to have met my hero. It is…

The Messi of Afghanistan - Afghan Boy Murtaza Gets to Meet His Hero Messi Murtaza Ahmadi the Afghan boy who became an Internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt (below) went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday. Murtaza 6 met the Barcelona forward in Doha where the Spanish league champions are playing a friendly match against Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli. Murtaza was quoted as saying: Im very happy to have met my hero. It is…

India beats Afghanistan 5-1 in SAFF Championship 2016 at Kanchenjunga Stadium Siliguri   India Women's Team started their SAFF Championship 2016 campaign in style as they rout Afghanistan by a whopping 5-1 margin in the Group B opener at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri. Kamala Devi opened the scoreline in the 3rd minute even before the spectators could settle. The early goal instilled more vigour into the Indian girls to change the gear in their pursuit of more goals. At the stroke of…

India beats Afghanistan 5-1 in SAFF Championship 2016 at Kanchenjunga Stadium Siliguri India Women's Team started their SAFF Championship 2016 campaign in style as they rout Afghanistan by a whopping 5-1 margin in the Group B opener at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri. Kamala Devi opened the scoreline in the 3rd minute even before the spectators could settle. The early goal instilled more vigour into the Indian girls to change the gear in their pursuit of more goals. At the stroke of…

Bengal Teachers Recruitment Process Haulted - Legality to Depend on High Court Ruling   A Calcutta High Court judge yesterday described as "serious in nature" the petitions filed by candidates challenging the process adopted by the Bengal government to fill up around 40000 primary teacher vacancies.  Justice Arijit Banerjee directed the state government the primary education board and the heads of district primary school councils to file separate affidavits stating their stand within four…

Bengal Teachers Recruitment Process Haulted - Legality to Depend on High Court Ruling A Calcutta High Court judge yesterday described as "serious in nature" the petitions filed by candidates challenging the process adopted by the Bengal government to fill up around 40000 primary teacher vacancies. Justice Arijit Banerjee directed the state government the primary education board and the heads of district primary school councils to file separate affidavits stating their stand within four…

Pics of arrested kidnappers posing with firearms found in their mobiles by Siliguri police   Police while searching the mobiles phones of the 3 youths arrested in Kidnapping case of students of Matigara Balika Vidhlaya in Siliguri case go shocked to see pictures of them playing with firearms. Such pictures have made police doubt that do they belong to some gang. The trio after being produced before the court have been taken into custody for further interrogation for 7 days. The Press sticker…

Pics of arrested kidnappers posing with firearms found in their mobiles by Siliguri police Police while searching the mobiles phones of the 3 youths arrested in Kidnapping case of students of Matigara Balika Vidhlaya in Siliguri case go shocked to see pictures of them playing with firearms. Such pictures have made police doubt that do they belong to some gang. The trio after being produced before the court have been taken into custody for further interrogation for 7 days. The Press sticker…

1000 Kg Ganja Worth Rs 8 Crore Seized from an Abandoned Truck near Siliguri   The Sashastra Seema Bal today seized cannabis weighing over 1000kg and worth around Rs 8 crore from an abandoned truck at Fulbari on NH31D.  No one has been arrested.  D.K. Singh the second-in-command of the 41st battalion of the SSB said: "We got information that a vehicle from Manipur loaded with cannabis will move through Fulbari bypass area this morning. Our men had been waiting but they could not trace the…

1000 Kg Ganja Worth Rs 8 Crore Seized from an Abandoned Truck near Siliguri The Sashastra Seema Bal today seized cannabis weighing over 1000kg and worth around Rs 8 crore from an abandoned truck at Fulbari on NH31D. No one has been arrested. D.K. Singh the second-in-command of the 41st battalion of the SSB said: "We got information that a vehicle from Manipur loaded with cannabis will move through Fulbari bypass area this morning. Our men had been waiting but they could not trace the…

Goodbye To Great Goan Dance Festivals Govt Will Ban All Late Night Partying In The State In Two Weeks   Minister for water resources and Siolim MLA Vinod Palyekar has claimed that the police crackdown on late night parties in Vagator area has resulted in majority of them shutting down. The minister has promised to put a complete halt on the loud music parties in the coming two weeks.  "We have already stopped 80% of these parties. Within two weeks all the parties will be shut. The police…

Goodbye To Great Goan Dance Festivals Govt Will Ban All Late Night Partying In The State In Two Weeks Minister for water resources and Siolim MLA Vinod Palyekar has claimed that the police crackdown on late night parties in Vagator area has resulted in majority of them shutting down. The minister has promised to put a complete halt on the loud music parties in the coming two weeks. "We have already stopped 80% of these parties. Within two weeks all the parties will be shut. The police…

TMC To Launch 3-Day Nationwide Agitation Against Demonetisation from 9 to 11 January   Trinamool Congress will launch a three-day nationwide agitation against Centres demonetisation exercise party vice-president and MP Mukul Roy said on Friday.  All state units would be organising demonstrations against demonetisation from January 9 to 11 in various parts of the country and protests would be held in Assam too Roy told reporters here.  Advertisement  In Assam a demonstration would be held on…

TMC To Launch 3-Day Nationwide Agitation Against Demonetisation from 9 to 11 January Trinamool Congress will launch a three-day nationwide agitation against Centres demonetisation exercise party vice-president and MP Mukul Roy said on Friday. All state units would be organising demonstrations against demonetisation from January 9 to 11 in various parts of the country and protests would be held in Assam too Roy told reporters here. Advertisement In Assam a demonstration would be held on…

Rs 7 Crore State-of-the-Art BusTerminal to be set up in Jaigaon by Bengal Government   The Bengal government will set up a state-of-the art bus terminal at Jaigaon situated in the Indo-Bhutan border at an estimated cost of Rs 7 crore Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Wednesday. She held the administrative meeting in Alipurduar district on Wednesday. The newly constructed administrative building will be opened on June 25. She urged the officials to work hard to carry out…

Rs 7 Crore State-of-the-Art BusTerminal to be set up in Jaigaon by Bengal Government The Bengal government will set up a state-of-the art bus terminal at Jaigaon situated in the Indo-Bhutan border at an estimated cost of Rs 7 crore Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Wednesday. She held the administrative meeting in Alipurduar district on Wednesday. The newly constructed administrative building will be opened on June 25. She urged the officials to work hard to carry out…

NoteBan leads to non payment of wages to Naxalbari Tirrihannah Tea Estate workers   Representatives of different tea trade unions demonstrated in front of the joint labour commissioner's office at Collegepara in Siliguri yesterday demanding immediate reopening of the abandoned Tirrihannah tea estate.  The union leaders who submitted a memorandum at the office have threatened to launch an extensive movement if normality does not resume in the garden in a week.  The management of Tirrihannah…

NoteBan leads to non payment of wages to Naxalbari Tirrihannah Tea Estate workers Representatives of different tea trade unions demonstrated in front of the joint labour commissioner's office at Collegepara in Siliguri yesterday demanding immediate reopening of the abandoned Tirrihannah tea estate. The union leaders who submitted a memorandum at the office have threatened to launch an extensive movement if normality does not resume in the garden in a week. The management of Tirrihannah…

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