Showing posts from June, 2018

Kidnapped minor girl rescued, suspected Bangladeshi arrested - Says he is from Jalpaiguri

Assam : Dhubri Police rescued a minor girl on Saturday, who was kidnapped a month’s ago from Agomoni Police Station area of the district. The minor was allegedly kidnapped by a man from her neighbourhood and the kidnapper was trying to take her to Bangladesh, a police officer said on Wednesday. Acting on the complaint lodged by the girl’s family, the police started a probe and conducted raids at several places, but failed in tracing the girl, he added. On Saturday evening, after getting information from a source, the police conducted a raid at Takimari village, located across the Indo-Bangladesh international border under Dhubri Police Station and rescued the girl along with the alleged kidnapper. The arrested kidnapper has been identified as Altab Ali. However, the alleged kidnapper, Altab Ali, has claimed that he is a resident of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal as per an AADHAR card issued by the UIDAI which has been recovered from his possession. But the police susp


An arts student from a north Bengal school has topped the West Bengal higher secondary examinations this year, scoring 496 marks out of 500. Granthan Sengupta from Jalpaiguri Zilla School in Jalpaiguri district beat students from fancied schools, urban and rural, elsewhere in the state to take the crown for the Class XII examinations. Granthan also becomes the first arts stream student to top the examination in the last five years, with his score of 99.2 per cent. Ritvick Kumar Sahoo of Tamluk Hamilton School secured second rank with 98.6 percent marks, a 493 out of 500  . Timir Baron Das and Saswata Roy both came third, securing 490 marks. Among the girls, Arkadipta Ghosh and Anima Garai jointly secured the first spot having scored 97.2 percent each. Both ranked fifth overall. While Ghosh is from Jadavpur Vidyapith, Garai appeared for the exams from Bankura Ranibandh School.  The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education said on Friday the overall pass percentage