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Surgeon on leave, patients gasp
The operation theatre in Birpara State General Hospital has been lying closed for the past 22 days with the only surgeon gone on an indefinite leave....  | Read.. 
 
Teak spells trouble for hill forests
Planting teak and pine trees in the Darjeeling hills on a large scale can potentially ruin the local environment, said R ...  | Read.. 
 
Puja ends with a splash
Amid the cacophony of dhak and dhol, the shrill cry of four-year-old Faisal Khan’s Abar kobe' b ...  | Read.. 
 
Brothel raid saves woman
A 22-year-old married woman was rescued from a Khalpara brothel yesterday. ...  | Read.. 
 
Arrest after six years
Based on a complaint lodged by 20-year-old Sange Doma Bhutia of Salbari, 7 km from here, personnel from the Sukna police ...  | Read.. 
 
Singur & CBI, not biz
The Trinamul Congress today turned down chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s request and said it would boycott tomor ...  | Read.. 
 
BDO held while looting
A block development officer was caught intercepting vehicles on a highway and snatching valuables on Navami night. ...  | Read.. 
 
Bad road triggers spiralling costs
District magistrate of Malda Chittaranjan Das today wrote to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), asking the ...  | Read.. 
 
Map to disarm Mamata
As the Trinamul Congress stuck to its guns in refusing to attend the all-party meeting on industry, the government sent ...  | Read.. 
 
Jawan held for attempt to rape
Hardly a month has passed that a BSF jawan was charged with trying to rape a woman at Laskarpur in the Hili police stati ...  | Read.. 
 
Workers without bonus to protest
Workers of Dalsingpara tea estate have threatened to launch a massive agitation, which may take the form of an indefinit ...  | Read.. 
 
Ojhas live in mortal fear
With a traditional woven cloth covering her hair, elaborate jewellery and a red mark on her forehead signifying her married ...  | Read.. 
 
Ethnic charm for Dashami evening
A colourful cultural programme organised by the information and cultural affairs department enchanted the audience at Ma ...  | Read.. 
 
A day after Dashami, dhakis leave Siliguri on their way back home. A Telegraph picture
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