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Bill gives govt control of council jobs
The DGHC amendment bill, which was passed in the Assembly yesterday, has handed over complete control of its employees to the state government at a time when hill council chief Subash Ghisingh is demanding devolution of powers....  | Read.. 
 
Workers hurt in blast
More than 25 people were injured when the furnace of a sponge iron factory exploded this morning. ...  | Read.. 
 
Wife kills spouse to protect son
Driven by the instinct to protect her son, Reba Sarkar yesterday clubbed her husband to death. ...  | Read.. 
 
Youths fire at constable
A constable of Goalpokhor police station was shot at by a gang of four at Dharampur area, close to Bihar, while he was r ...  | Read.. 
 
Rights clamour for rebel justice
A team of human rights activists today stressed that India 'must stop all extradition and expulsion of Nepali nationals ...  | Read.. 
 
Bridge to stem school dropout
Dropouts and children who never had the opportunity to go to school can look forward to making a fresh start. ...  | Read.. 
 
Fingers crossed as cops grope for clues
The failure of the police to track down the murderers of Puranmal Rastogi is giving the business community the jitters. ...  | Read.. 
 
Protesters derail work
The district irrigation department has written to the government saying that about 270 sq km of land is bound to get flooded ...  | Read.. 
 
Dacoits loot, scoot with jute
In one of the biggest dacoities in the district, jute seeds worth over Rs 10 lakh were looted from a godown at Narayanpu ...  | Read.. 
 
Workers tend to a mustard field in bloom on the outskirts of Siliguri. A Telegraph picture
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