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First women as tea bosses
For the first time in the history of tea industry of the region, three women will assume managerial posts in the Dooars....  | Read.. 
 
Good start for home team
Sikkim Police defeated the Tibetan National Sporting Association, Dehra Dun by four goals to two in the inaugural match ...  | Read.. 
 
Clash kills one, four in hospital
One person died and 10 were injured after CPM and BJP supporters clashed today at Pundibari, 15 km from here. ...  | Read.. 
 
BSNL network crashes
A complete breakdown in telecom services of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) in the Kalimpong subdivision today halted bu ...  | Read.. 
 
Ruined crops spur couple suicide
Thirty-two-year-old Ashish Mondal hoped he would stock up rice for the next 12 months for his family from the crop on hi ...  | Read.. 
 
Biman call to foil bandh
CPM state secretary Biman Bose today called upon the party’s rank and file to hit the streets to foil the October 9 band ...  | Read.. 
 
Activists rally for Sharmila
One night in New Delhi has put Irom Sharmila’s campaign for the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958 ...  | Read.. 
 
Worker killed at labour line
Shibu Sherwar (25), a worker of the Salboni division of the Redbank tea estate in Jalpaiguri, was murdered last night. ...  | Read.. 
 
64 held after immersion row
Three policemen — a sub-inspector and two constables — were severely injured in a clash that broke out at Daspara in the ...  | Read.. 
 
Hills slide into politics
Landslide-hit Darjeeling has become quite a battleground for political parties. ...  | Read.. 
 
Hospital refusal kills 6-yr-old
A six-year-old girl died today after she was denied admission to a hospital at Hili, 26 km from here. ...  | Read.. 
 
Strict security for forest
Forest officials of Buxa Tiger Reserve have arranged for extra security measures for visitors to Buxa and Jainti after an ar ...  | Read.. 
 
Worker drowns after fall
A man working on a bridge over the Torsha fell into the river today and drowned. ...  | Read.. 
 
Price blow to Lakshmi
Twenty-four hours before Lakshmi Puja, the price of vegetables and fruits has skyrocketed in north Bengal. ...  | Read.. 
 
Rangit in power again
After a gap of some three months, the 60- MW Rangit hydel power project in South Sikkim has become operational once agai ...  | Read.. 
 
The pagoda at the palace gardens in Cooch Behar being renovated before the coming tourist season. Though the palace is looked after by the Archeologic ...  | Read
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