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2 killed in firing

Balurghat, April 21: Two Bangladeshi smugglers were killed when the BSF opened fire at Elendari village close to the India-Bangladesh border in Kumarganj police station area this morning.

Mohammed Rasidul (30) and Mohammed Faridul (25) are both residents of Dinajpur district in Bangladesh.

Switch over

Siliguri: About 250 supporters of the CPM and the GNLF switched over to the Congress at the Putung tea estate on Thursday. Siliguri Congress candidate Nantu Paul was present at the programme.

Science meet

Siliguri: The north Bengal sub-centre of Forum of Scientists, Engineers and Technologists (FOSET) will conduct a seminar ' Towards a better Siliguri tomorrow ' at the Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad on Saturday.


Islampur: Ajay Rai (12) of Durga Nagar here hanged himself on Thursday night. Rai was a Class-V student and was upset over his failure in the annual examinations two times in a row.

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