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Last-gasp bid to end bitter strike
As the crisis in the north Bengal tea gardens deepened, the government today continued efforts to hold another tripartite meeting with planters and workers on Wednesday....  | Read.. 
 
Priya orders probe into erosion work
Union water resources minister Priya Ranjan Das Munshi today instructed the state irrigation department to initiate a pr ...  | Read.. 
 
Funds hope for Nathu-la
The government is confident that the Centre will sanction a sizeable chunk of the estimated Rs 2122 crore for infrastruc ...  | Read.. 
 
Lost sleep over serene week
The lure of a dream foreign tour and 'Vedic Village wellness' vacations cost Deepak Kumar Dutta and his family more than ...  | Read.. 
 
Blockade on bandh-eve
Agitating tea garden workers blocked National Highway 31 at five different places today as a precursor to tomorrow's 12- ...  | Read.. 
 
Hill link in job racket
Laxmi Tamang had dreams of earning a fortune in West Asia, but her dreams have remained confined to the dingy Bhadrava B ...  | Read.. 
 
Lightning bolts morgue
Bodies of five residents of Mullickpur, who were struck down by a bolt of lightning yesterday, could be brought out of t ...  | Read.. 
 
Tiff over 'fancy' dress
A woman allegedly set her husband on fire after he beat her up on charges of 'over-dressing' at Chhatrapur village in th ...  | Read.. 
 
CM proposes Malda UPA
Malda zilla parishad Sabhadhipati Gautam Chakraborty and district Congress president Rubi Noor are going to Calcutta to ...  | Read.. 
 
Road block after 'killer' set free
More than 500 villagers today blocked the National Highway 34 after an alleged murder accused was let go without being p ...  | Read.. 
 
Cooch Behar chokes on carve-out rally
The administration and residents here were caught unawares when more than 50,000 people streamed into the heart of this ...  | Read.. 
 
Hill state gears up for idol hunt
After Indian Idol, now is the time for the Himalayan Idol. ...  | Read.. 
 
On a mission to boost Nepali
More than a decade ago, the Constitution had recognised Nepali as an Indian language and included it in its Eighth Sched ...  | Read.. 
 
Flags of two political parties, otherwise opposed, placed next to each other outside the gates of a tea garden at Sukna. Picture by Diptendu Dutta
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