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Striking rebels say no to drip & water
Disgruntled by the absence of any specific initiative from the government, the 19 militants who are on hunger strike for the past 16 days, refused to take intravenous drips and water at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) from this...  | Read.. 
 
Slide setback for Teesta project
The Rs 750-crore Teesta Low Dam Stage III project here has suffered a setback after recent spells of rain dislodged a pa ...  | Read.. 
 
Judge rap for Malda lawyers
The Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, V.S Sirpurkar, today took the Malda Bar Association to task for sticking to their ...  | Read.. 
 
16 killed in coastal storm
A rainstorm that battered coastal Bengal around Tuesday midnight left 18 people, including seven children, dead in its w ...  | Read.. 
 
Subhas nod to lay-off study
Transport minister Subhas Chakraborty, who had been opposing any move to restructure his ailing transport undertakings, has ...  | Read.. 
 
Planters count cost of food deal
The Darjeeling tea industry has reacted sharply to the provisions (see chart) spelled out in the proposed West Be ...  | Read.. 
 
Board plans brew future
With only six months to go before the commencement of the 11th Five-Year Plan, the Tea Board of India has started groundwork ...  | Read.. 
 
Lost ATM card costs Rs 60,000
A resident of the town has had more than Rs 60,000 withdrawn from his savings account despite telling the bank concerned ...  | Read.. 
 
Blackmail arrest
A gang of five blackmailers was arrested and brought to Kotwali police station today. They are charged with extorting Rs ...  | Read.. 
 
Siliguri nasha on video
This Pujas Siliguri is all set to sway to the tunes of its first very own Hindi music album. ...  | Read.. 
 
Rimpoche Sakya Ghongma Dhungsey Ratna Vajra (sitting) during his visit to Kalimpong. Picture by Chinlop Fudong Lepcha
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