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Affiliation pledge breaks fast
More than 60 students of primary teachers’ training institutes in north Bengal withdrew their indefinite hunger strike here today after they received an assurance from state higher education minister Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury. ...  | Read.. 
 
Stickler for rules, axed
The he-ad of a girls’ high school in Nadia’s Haringhata was suspended today for not allowing male members of its managin ...  | Read.. 
 
Coins vanish from trade hub
Ever heard of a coupon that passes for money' ...  | Read.. 
 
Minister puts an end to corridor debate
The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will not build the east-west corridor along its initially proposed route thro ...  | Read.. 
 
Act to save creative souls
Organisers of DJ nights and soirees beware! ...  | Read.. 
 
October talks for Russian tie-up
North Bengal University (NBU) is all set to forge a tie-up with a Russian institution for research work. ...  | Read.. 
 
Farmers set for land fight
Defiant members of the Krishi Jami Banchao (save farmland) Committee today threatened to go into a confrontation with po ...  | Read.. 
 
High school block in hills
An official document of the DGHC shows that more than 60 per cent primary students in the hills fail to get admission to ...  | Read.. 
 
Relief for parched farms
Taking into consideration the drought-like situation in north Bengal, the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government today decla ...  | Read.. 
 
Dry spell doom for tea industry
The soaring temperature and low rainfall in north Bengal has left tea planters worried. ...  | Read.. 
 
Fight for survival for oldest garden
More than 150 years ago, this small tea garden first gifted the world the unique muscatel Darjeeling tea. ...  | Read.. 
 
Reel offer for Sikkim
Govind Menon, the Bollywood director who helped Mallika Sherawat shoot to fame in his Khwaish, now plans the next ...  | Read.. 
 
Refresher course for hill state travel agents
The Travel Agents’ Association of Sikkim (TAAS) will organise a two-day refresher course on tourism on August 23 and 24, ...  | Read.. 
 
Wishlist to Delhi for Nathu-la push
In a bid to ensure unhindered business through the Nathu-la outpost, the Sikkim Chamber of Commerce (SCC) has urged the Unio ...  | Read.. 
 
A policeman shows the fake 1000-rupee notes seized from the Malda branch of the State Bank of India on Friday. One man has been detained for interroga ...  | Read
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