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Minor girls freed from brothel
Police rescued two minor girls from a brothel in the red light area of the town yesterday evening, following a tip-off from members of a local NGO....  | Read.. 
 
Youth dies, family blames police baton
A 20-year-old, who was allegedly struck with a police baton, died last night. ...  | Read.. 
 
Runway repair at Calcutta airport
The primary runway of Calcutta airport will remain shut during the day till October 31. Flights will use the secondary r ...  | Read.. 
 
Power play thwarts ‘deal’ in Nandigram
Peace is eluding Nandigram because the CPM is desperate to regain its stronghold and Trinamul and its allies want to hol ...  | Read.. 
 
Woman thrown to death from train
A woman was wrongly accused of stealing Rs 200 and thrown off a running train by another woman near Kalyani station last ...  | Read.. 
 
Gurung warns council
Former GNLF leader Bimal Gurung today said his newly formed party will gherao Lal Kothi, the DGHC headquarters, after Di ...  | Read.. 
 
Mamata mum on peace plea
The old and frail Aimana Biwi almost reached out for Mamata Banerjee today and asked: “Ma, will peace not return to our plac ...  | Read.. 
 
PHE feud dries up village taps
Several hundreds residents of Chakbhrigu here have been facing drinking water scarcity, as casual employees of the publi ...  | Read.. 
 
Cops seize wires of Rs 2 lakh as thieves flee
A truck-load of wires used in high tension electricity lines and worth not less than Rs 2 lakh was seized last night fro ...  | Read.. 
 
Facelift woes for Gangtok
A move is on to give M.G. Marg a new look. However, residents here are not happy with the inconveniences that usually come ...  | Read.. 
 
Military-media meet for higher level of synergy
An interactive session held in Gangtok on September 30 and October 1 had stressed on the need to create a high level of syner ...  | Read.. 
 
Nigerians eye Gold Cup
The “black magicians” are back in town with a different name but the same intent. ...  | Read.. 
 
Murder charge on tea estates
A tough-talking government today asked Assam police to frame “murder charges” against some tea estates in Jorhat and Gol ...  | Read.. 
 
Protest stalls police withdrawal from camp
Villagers of Angrabhasha today protested against the winding up of a police camp, fearing relapse of criminal activity i ...  | Read.. 
 
Swiss-Dutch team climbs 6010m peak
A Swiss and Dutch team has conquered the 6,010m-high Mt Thingchingkhang in West Sikkim. This is the third successful asc ...  | Read.. 
 
Cheap bulbs blow out earthen lamps
Earthen lamps are passé, cheap electric bulbs are in and potters in Malda are switching over to other, more profitable trade ...  | Read.. 
 
A boy with a large tray of earthen lamps in Malda. The lamps are being dried in the sun before Diwali. Picture by Surajit Roy
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