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A double-lane parallel for NH31A
An alternative route plan for a stretch of the National Highway 31A connecting Sikkim is ready to be concretised. The proposal had been pending for more than a decade....  | Read.. 
 
Know your state bird, Sikkim tells people
The blood pheasant, and not the satyr tragopan or the Himalayan monal, is the state bird of Sikkim, the forest departmen ...  | Read.. 
 
Camping ban on Singalila trail
Tour operators in the hill town are up in arms against the forest department’s decision to prohibit camping on the Singa ...  | Read.. 
 
Goethals centenary meet from today
History will be re-enacted on Saturday when a specially decorated, chartered DHR toy train leaves Kurseong railway stati ...  | Read.. 
 
Gurung outfit in Kalimpong
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today held its first public rally in the subdivision at the Motor Stand here. ...  | Read.. 
 
Bhutan curb on dolomite mines
The Bhutan government has decided to shut down two of the five dolomite mining units located on its border with India, w ...  | Read.. 
 
Citu for gas power plant
The Citu-affiliated State Power Board Workmen’s Union today submitted a proposal to an Assembly committee for setting up ...  | Read.. 
 
SMC plans amusement centre
The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) plans to set up an amusement centre in Surya Sen Park on the bank of the Mahana ...  | Read.. 
 
Puja tea grant yet to come
The festival grant of more than Rs 1.5 crore, sanctioned by the Centre, is yet to reach the workers of the 13 closed gardens ...  | Read.. 
 
Trinamul agitation leaves 32 injured
Scattered clashes took place in two of the six north Bengal districts during the Trinamul Congress-sponsored 12-hour “st ...  | Read.. 
 
‘Bullet’ cops shunted out
The two police officers who ordered the March 14 firing in Nandigram were shunted out of East Midnapore today. ...  | Read.. 
 
A peacock inside an enclosure at Teesta Udyan in Jalpaiguri on Wednesday. Picture by Biplab Basak
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