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Idol mania blow to Ghisingh
A music reality show has managed to create an anti-Subash Ghisingh wave in the hills, something unthinkable even a few months ago....  | Read.. 
 
Siliguri paddlers sweep meet
Table tennis players from here stole the day in the finals of the state-level tournament, which concluded in Jalpaiguri ...  | Read.. 
 
Estate take-over plan set to roll
The tea board has told the owners of closed gardens to explain within October 16 why the Centre should not take over their e ...  | Read.. 
 
‘Bonus’ for closed gardens
Workers of closed gardens, too, will get “bonus” this year, the operations and maintenance committees (OMCs) have promis ...  | Read.. 
 
Customs hub upgrade
The Centre has allocated Rs 64 crore to build an integrated immigration centre at this land customs station. ...  | Read.. 
 
DM vigil on ration shops
District magistrate (DM) Chittaranjan Das will pay surprise visits to ration shops in Malda to prevent malpractice. ...  | Read.. 
 
Mob beats up CPM leaders
The ration rage sweeping south Bengal turned on the CPM today with mobs who attacked dealers also torching a party offic ...  | Read.. 
 
Nandigram peace riddled
A 75-year-old woman sitting in her courtyard was shot dead and a 10-year-old girl seriously injured in Nandigram today a ...  | Read.. 
 
Tribal leader on Dzongu recce
The president of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad, Somjibhai Damor, will arrive in Sikkim on Tuesday for a fir ...  | Read.. 
 
Dutch film to promote Indian tea in Europe
A Dutch filmmaker is making a documentary on tea production in north Bengal to help promote Indian tea in the Netherlands an ...  | Read.. 
 
SDF wins rural polls
The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) has won the Sikkim panchayat polls, though the elections are scheduled on Octob ...  | Read.. 
 
School on fire, houses ransacked
A secondary school in the Belbari-Ghoshpara area of Gangarampur, around 45km from here, was set on fire, allegedly by CP ...  | Read.. 
 
Blood for amity
Blood became the unifying force at a donation camp held today outside Siliguri District Hospital — at the very location ...  | Read.. 
 
BSF increases border vigil
The BSF has heightened vigilance along a 50-km stretch of the Bangladesh border where work is on to strengthen the barbed wi ...  | Read.. 
 
Forest call for civet cat
From the care of a foster mother to the rugged wild, Hari is now getting ready for a new home. ...  | Read.. 
 
Teacher quota rule flouted
The school education department has been accused of “blatantly flouting” reservation rules by not recruiting a single ba ...  | Read.. 
 
Children at a programme before a fashion show in the Malda College auditorium on Saturday. Picture by Surajit Roy
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