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Raise for Nepal tea workers
The decision of the Nepalese tea industry to increase the wages of its workers has come as a welcome relief to its counterpart in Darjeeling, who hope that it will stop the illegal entry of green tealeaves from the neighbouring country. ...  | Read.. 
 
Shutdown stamp on post office
At a time when the post office in the Buxa hill is facing a shutdown threat, residents of the area have demanded that it ...  | Read.. 
 
Spat blocks Italian funds
A spat between the civic chief and the local MLA might result in the municipality losing Italian funds to the tune of Rs ...  | Read.. 
 
Asok plea to youth wing
The Darjeeling district leadership of the CPM is set to rope in members of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) t ...  | Read.. 
 
Violence follows suicide bid
Over 500 people attacked an 18-year-old girl’s house here this morning after she tried to commit suicide together with h ...  | Read.. 
 
Farming on losing ground, says Citu
Rural Bengal had been turning away from farming for a living even before industrialisation again became a fashionable wo ...  | Read.. 
 
Mirik bandh peaceful
The GNLF-called 12-hour bandh in Mirik, 35 km from here, ended peacefully today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Slander case relief for Bhandari
All India Congress Committee (AICC) member and treasurer of the Northeast Congress Coordination Committee Thukchuk Lac ...  | Read.. 
 
New security ring at SMC
Following the attack on the mayor of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC), Bikash Ghosh, on Friday, police have beefed up se ...  | Read.. 
 
Two girls too many for mum
A 24-year-old mother, Sonali Das, was arrested today for throttling her newborn daughter. ...  | Read.. 
 
District Cong rift widens
The demand within the Congress to remove Shankar Malakar from the post of the Darjeeling district president seems to be ...  | Read.. 
 
Poll row over Ghani cut-out
Under instructions from election observer Upendra Kishor Chauhan, the district Congress today pulled down a huge cut-out ...  | Read.. 
 
Cops on teaching mission
Till three months ago, State Armed Police (SAP) personnel of the 4th Battalion posted at the special camp at Guagaon, 25 ...  | Read.. 
 
School football honour
St Augustine, Kalimpong, have lifted the Sixth Himali Cup organised by Himali Boarding School here. ...  | Read.. 
 
Tech help for small tea sector
The Tea Board of India has decided to take the help of experts attached to Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagp ...  | Read.. 
 
NHPC threat to Mahananda
Environmentalists here apprehend that the Mahananda wildlife sanctuary will be under threat once the two projects of Nationa ...  | Read.. 
 
The lawn in front of the Cooch Behar palace being mowed to give it the perfect look before the pujas. Picture by Main Uddin Chisti
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