NEWS IN BRIEF FROM THE TELEGRAPH
Balurghat, Aug 3, 2010: Mukti Dey, 40, died when a kerosene stove burst in the kitchen of her house at Koroichenchra village near Bansihari on Tuesday.
Jalpaiguri: A wild boar was found dead on NH31 at Khunia More close to the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday. The animal, around 4.5ft long, was lying on the road with injury marks. The foresters suspect that the animal died after being hit by a vehicle.
Islampur: All the 17 councillors of the Islampur municipality on Tuesday organised a campaign to spread the awareness of a ban on plastic. They visited shops, markets and offices, requesting people to refrain from using plastic carry bags.
Siliguri: The Sports Board of North Bengal University will organise the University Blues and Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony at the administrative building on Wednesday. Former footballer Chuni Goswami and CAB joint secretary Biswarup Dey will be present on the occasion.