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Pals must to watch game in Sikkim

Friendship and football appear to be the preferred combo of the World Cup in Sikkim this time as the quadrennial event enters the business end on Tuesday night.
RAJEEV RAVIDAS Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Leopard whiff in tea garden death

A woman was found dead on Wednesday with her mutilated body in a Dooars tea garden after a suspected leopard attack.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Mamata bonhomie message on border

Barely 250m from the India-Bangladesh border, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee stood on Tuesday afternoon with a message of goodwill on her lips for the neighbouring country.
MAIN UDDIN CHISTI Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Rajbangshi push by CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday again played the ethnic political card to retain support of the Rajbangshi population and prevent any new movement over the demand of a separate state.
MAIN UDDIN CHISTI Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Tea forum issues general strike call

Leaders of the Joint Forum, the apex body of tea unions other than those backed by Trinamul, said on Tuesday that they would call a 12-hour general strike on July 24 in the tea-producing areas of north Bengal, except the Darjeeling hills, to mount pressure on the state to fix minimum wages.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Drone found near Siliguri

A drone was found lying on a vacant land at Phansidewa near Siliguri on Monday evening.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Job for slain Rajasthan worker kin

The Malda district administration issued an appointment letter to the younger daughter of Afrajul Khan, a migrant worker hailing from Saiyadpur village under Kaliachak police station of the district who was hacked and set on fire in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan last year.
KOUSIK SEN Jul 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Pritam spots street singer

Santosh Gandarba, a street singer and sarangi player from Rangpo in Sikkim, will soon wield the stringed instrument for some new compositions of famous Bollywood musician Pritam Chakraborty.
RAJEEV RAVIDAS Jul 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Mamata faces twin troubles on paddy

Mamata Banerjee is trying hard to find out ways to counter the political fallout from the Centre's decision to increase procurement price of paddy but lack of funds and infrastructure could create trouble for her in the battle to woo farmers.
PRANESH SARKAR Jul 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Policemen, driver die in Nadia car crash

A sub-inspector, a constable of North Dinajpur district police and a driver were killed and another constable was seriously injured when the Bolero they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck from behind on NH34 in Nadia's Nakashipara early on Monday morning.
OUR BUREAU Jul 10, 2018 00:00 IST

CM iterates austerity mantra

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday chanted the mantra of austerity and asked administrative officials of Jalpaiguri district to cut down "unnecessary expenditure".
BIRESWAR BANERJEE Jul 10, 2018 00:00 IST

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