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Siliguri: City in West Bengal, India
Siliguri is a city which spans areas of the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Known as the "Gateway of Northeast India", Siliguri is popular for three Ts - tea, timber and tourism. It is located on the banks of the Mahananda River at the foothills of the Himalayas. Siliguri is the third largest urban agglomeration in West Bengal, after Kolkata and Asansol. It lies 35 kilometres west of its twin city, Jalpaiguri. The merging of the two cities make them the largest metropolis of the region.

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Siliguri ambulance drivers create awareness on COVID-19 [Video]

Siliguri ambulance drivers create awareness on COVID-19

In view of the ignorant behaviour of people at public places amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the Ambulance Drivers Association of 2nd Mile in Siliguri organised an 'Ambulance Rally' to..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:35Published
Activist in coronavirus mask urges Indians to protect themselves [Video]

Activist in coronavirus mask urges Indians to protect themselves

A man dressed like the coronavirus tries to convince fellow Indians to wear masks in a crowded market in India's eastern city of Siliguri.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Trees uprooted, homes damaged after high-velocity winds hit Siliguri [Video]

Trees uprooted, homes damaged after high-velocity winds hit Siliguri

Trees uprooted, vehicles and tin shed damaged following rainfall and strong winds in West Bengal's Siliguri on April 22. Rescue and relief operation by local administration underway, no casualties..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:44Published
WB polls: Wearing PPE kits, 3 COVID positive patients cast votes in Siliguri [Video]

WB polls: Wearing PPE kits, 3 COVID positive patients cast votes in Siliguri

Wearing PPE kits, three COVID-19 positive patients came to cast their votes in WB's Siliguri on April 17. They went to Booth No 173A at Siliguri Girls School to exercise their right. Fifth phase of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:12Published
WB polls: Amit Shah campaigns in Siliguri ahead of 5th phase voting [Video]

WB polls: Amit Shah campaigns in Siliguri ahead of 5th phase voting

Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a road show in West Bengal's Siliguri on April 12 ahead of fifth phase of assembly elections. With no social distancing, a large number of supporters came for Shah's..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:23Published
Tolabaaj, syndicate and cut money mukt Bengal will be formed: PM Modi [Video]

Tolabaaj, syndicate and cut money mukt Bengal will be formed: PM Modi

During a public rally in West Bengal's Siliguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 10 said that, "It's time to change the kind of political environment that has been created in Bengal for past..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:03Published
'Very saddening': PM Modi on firing incident in WB's Cooch Behar [Video]

'Very saddening': PM Modi on firing incident in WB's Cooch Behar

During a public rally in West Bengal's Siliguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 10 conveyed his condolences to the demise of the people who died in the Cooch Behar firing incident and said his..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:46Published
BJP Mahila Morcha protests against TMC over women safety [Video]

BJP Mahila Morcha protests against TMC over women safety

BJP's women wing staged protest in Siliguri against the atrocities of women on March 30. Protest was fuelled by the death of an 85-year-old mother of a BJP worker, both of whom were allegedly beaten up..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:38Published
TMC youth wing leader's car allegedly vandalised in Siliguri [Video]

TMC youth wing leader's car allegedly vandalised in Siliguri

TMC Yuva Morcha president, Darjeeling district Kuntal Roy alleged that his car was vandalised by few men in Siliguri on March 27. "Last night, few men vandalized my car, some papers are missing from..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:37Published
BSF organises joint retreat with Border Guard Bangladesh at Fulbari border [Video]

BSF organises joint retreat with Border Guard Bangladesh at Fulbari border

Bangladesh celebrated 50th Golden Jubilee Independence Day on March 27. Border Security Force organised Joint Retreat Ceremony with Border Guard Bangladesh. Retreat Ceremony was organised at ICP..

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BSF organises joint retreat with Border Guard Bangladesh at ICP Fulbari in West Bengal [Video]

BSF organises joint retreat with Border Guard Bangladesh at ICP Fulbari in West Bengal

On the occasion of 50th Golden Jubilee Independence Day of Bangladesh and 100 years of birthday of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Border Security Force(BSF) organised a Joint Retreat Ceremony with..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:59Published
Bengal BJP candidate adopts different approach for campaigning [Video]

Bengal BJP candidate adopts different approach for campaigning

Sankar Ghosh, a BJP candidate from Siliguri, for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, is leading his campaign in a different way. Ghosh was seen playing drums in streets and drawing graffiti..

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West Bengal police files FIR against BJP leaders over Siliguri violence

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BJP indulges in lies, holds rallies and kills people: Mamata

A day after a BJP worker was killed during a protest march in Siliguri, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the saffron party of "killing people in its rallies" and sought to..
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BJP leader says will hug Mamata if infected by coronavirus, police complaint filed

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West Bengal: DRI seizes gold worth Rs 2.65 crore from Siliguri, 2 arrested

When intercepted, they said that they were coming from Guwahati and denied carrying any contraband with them. On sustained questioning, they admitted that the gold was smuggled from Myanmar through a..
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West Bengal: Central teams tour parts of Kolkata, Howrah, Siliguri to inspect lockdown situation


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'IMCT= India’s Most Callous Team': TMC says central team spreading political virus in Bengal

The ruling Trinamool Congress on Saturday described the two inter-ministerial central teams (IMCT) visiting West Bengal to assess the COVID-19 situation as "India's Most Callous Team", which, it said,..
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MHA again writes to Bengal govt to ensure strict adherence to lockdown

A day after objecting to "gradual dilution" of lockdown in West Bengal, the Union home ministry again wrote to the state government on Sunday asking it to take necessary action to ensure strict..
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'Is Modi Pakistan's ambassador?' Mamata hits out at Prime Minister from Siliguri rally

She alleged PM Modi of always bringing Pakistan into any debate.
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DRI seizes more than 6kgs of smuggled gold valued at Rs 2.50 crores in two separate incidents

In two separate operations in Siliguri and Howrah, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized more than 6 kilograms of gold valued at Rs 2.5 crore. A total of four people were arrested during..
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West Bengal: Hit by speeding train, jumbo injured badly

An elephant got badly hurt near Dharnipur tea estate in Nagrakata here on Friday when a speeding train hit the animal while it was travelling towards Dhubri from Siliguri. Reportedly, the engine of the..
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Watch: Elephant pushes train's engine in West Bengal's Siliguri

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Doctors, medical students across country stage protest against NMC Bill

Terming the bill unconstitutional, several doctors and medical students extended their support and demonstrated protests across the country against the bill. While doctors of King George's Medical..
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Incessant rainfall hits normal life in parts of West Bengal

According to the Irrigation and Waterways Department, Jalpaiguri has received 154.60 mm of rainfall, Coochbehar 197.40 mm and Siliguri 97 mm, so far
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