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Flood wreaks havoc in hills & plains
Incessant rain since yesterday coupled with overflowing rivers and streams from the hills of Bhutan have led to inundation of large areas in Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling districts. ...  | Read.. 
 
40 % rural quota for women
Sikkim today passed a legislation reserving 40 per cent seats for women in panchayat bodies. ...  | Read.. 
 
2 held for chopping off tusk
Foresters arrested two persons last night for their involvement in chopping off the tusk of a wild elephant whose carcass w ...  | Read.. 
 
Army caution for bridge
The army has made it clear to the North Dinajpur district administration that if it gave clearance slips to vehicles wei ...  | Read.. 
 
Hill school order
Calcutta High Court today observed that the Nepali Gorkhas were a linguistic minority in Bengal. ...  | Read.. 
 
Magic touch to health message
Health agencies have borrowed the magicianís wand to get their message across to people. ...  | Read.. 
 
Sikkim hit by series of landslides
A series of landslides in the past 24 hours has wrecked Sikkimís road network, damaged buildings and left large parts of ...  | Read.. 
 
BSF voyeurs beaten up
Two BSF jawans were beaten up and held hostage for three hours after they were caught peeping through a window in a bord ...  | Read.. 
 
Adhir gets bail and hand-cuffs
Adhir Chowdhury, MP, was arrested and sent to jail on two fresh charges minutes after he was granted bail in a double mu ...  | Read.. 
 
January start to airport upgrade
Work for the modernisation of Calcutta airport will begin in January 2008, civil aviation minister Praful Patel said today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Celebrities throng Darjeeling in idol support
The hill town continues to draw Prashant Tamang fans from across the Nepali fraternity. ...  | Read.. 
 
A woman rows away with her son from the flooded Sukanta Pally on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town. The rising waters of the Teesta is threatening to i ...  | Read
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