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1 dead, another injured

Siliguri, Oct. 27: One person died and another was injured in a suspected clash between rival groups at Naukaghat here early this morning. Police said they came to know around 1am that two injured youths were lying on the road.

The two were taken to NBMCH where Ramsurat Sha, 30, a resident of Gurungbusty, succumbed to the injuries. Biswajit Dey of Deshbandhupara is under treatment. The police said the men were identified with the help of driving licences found on them. The duo had multiple injuries, suspected to be the result of a fight. No one has been arrested.

Voters’ list

Calcutta: The final voters’ list for the state will be published by the Election Commission of India on January 5 next year, panel officials announced on Wednesday. The announcement means that Assembly polls, slated to be held in June 2011, will take place according to schedule and not earlier, as demanded by the Trinamul Congress.

Infantry Day

Siliguri: Infantry Day was observed at Sukna military station, the headquarters of the Trishakti Corps, 10km from here, on Wednesday. Lt Gen. D.S. Sidhu, GOC, Trishakti Corps, laid a wreath on the Vijay Smarak to commemorate the day in 1947 when infantry soldiers successfully evicted Pakistani intruders from Srinagar. A similar event was held at Binnaguri army cantonment in Jalpaiguri where the wreath-laying ceremony was attended by Maj. Gen. R.K. Rana, GOC, Kripan division.


Siliguri: A first-year student of Siliguri Polytechnic College committed suicide at her residence in Pati Colony on Wednesday evening, police said. Rimpa Saha, 21, was found hanging in her room around 7pm. The police are trying to find out the cause of the suicide. The body has been sent to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem.

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