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Education too dear for tea kids
Ratan Lohar, a father of four and a worker at the closed Bharnobari Tea Estate, does not know what to do about his children’s education....  | Read.. 
 
Move over diesel, a cheaper alternative is here
A new alternative to diesel has been invented in a makeshift laboratory in Jalpaiguri. ...  | Read.. 
 
Cut fruit ban in summer
Bottles of cool colourful syrup and an array of cut fruits may seem tempting in the scorching sun, but they are proving ...  | Read.. 
 
Law students gherao principal
Members of the Students’ Forum of North Bengal University Law College gheraoed their principal Gangotri Chakraborty at h ...  | Read.. 
 
School slaps fine for absence
Absence from school now comes at a price. ...  | Read.. 
 
Row over barge find
A large two-deck barge, dug up by labourers excavating a pond at Azmatpur (more than 10 km from here), became the bone o ...  | Read.. 
 
Lapang told to stem influx
The Congress-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance is under renewed pressure from two student groups to contain influx from ...  | Read.. 
 
Hill MP speaks on brew plight
The Congress MP from Darjeeling, Dawa Narbula, has raised the problems faced by workers in tea gardens and cinchona plantati ...  | Read.. 
 
Meet to reopen gardens
The Centre, for the first time, has decided to explore the feasibility of reopening closed and abandoned tea gardens in ...  | Read.. 
 
New look for army school
The 14-year-old Army Public School of Binnaguri has got a fresh look and a different address. ...  | Read.. 
 
Minister treks to track trail flaws
Sikkim tourism minister R.B. Subba is on a weeklong trek to the western part of the state, personally checking out the facil ...  | Read.. 
 
A Lady Amherst’s pheasant struts around the zoological park at Bulbuley, 5 km from Gangtok. Picture by Ashit Rai
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