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Truancy warning to tea unions
Hill planters today sent a strong message to the trade unions that low productivity because of workers’ absenteeism and indiscipline would not be tolerated in the tea sector. The warning comes a day after the planters announced an across-the-boa...  | Read.. 
 
17 murders, cops say all’s well
Police said law and order in Malda had not collapsed completely even though the district has witnessed 17 murders ...  | Read.. 
 
Minister SOS for food camps in shut gardens
State food minister Jyotipriya Mullick today asked his department to immediately disburse foodgrains under a central sch ...  | Read.. 
 
Hills get succour
The Mamata Banerjee government today announced a special food package for the Darjeeling hills, doubling the amount of r ...  | Read.. 
 
Left to boycott mayor polls
The Left Front has decided to abstain if elections are held to the posts of mayor and the chairperson of the Siliguri Mu ...  | Read.. 
 
Woman in driver’s seat
Another male bastion has crumbled in Sikkim with 30-year-old Rajeshwari Rai qualifying for the post of a driver in the f ...  | Read.. 
 
Power blow to Rs 8-crore rice mill
A rice mill with an investment of Rs 8 crore was inaugurated this week but could not begin operations as it had not bee ...  | Read.. 
 
Van with ration grain caught
Residents of Kaljani today seized a pick-up van loaded with rice and wheat that was being smuggled out of a ration shop ...  | Read.. 
 
Wait and anger for Singur farmers
The mood in Singur’s Gopalnagar, where 12 farmers were yesterday “identified” for land return, was as gloomy as the sky toda ...  | Read.. 
 
People walk on a street in Darjeeling with umbrellas on Wednesday to protect themselves from rain; and a man and a child ride a bicycle on a wat ...  | Read
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Teenager body found
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Arrest demand