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Kurseong to receive new shine

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the state would develop the house at Giddepahar in Kurseong into a tourism spot. The house is where Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose lived briefly during the freedom struggle,. In 1936, the freedom fighter was put under house arrest by the British and he stayed in the Giddepahar house owned …

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Unused Postcards 110 Years Old of Darjeeling & Calcutta available for sale 

Ten black-and-white unused postcards showcase and Calcutta are available for sale over the internet. Darjeeling began to attain prominence around 1850 when the British established a military depot, a sanatorium and several British-style schools there, but later the area became known for its extensive tea plantations and world-renowned black tea. …

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Darjeeling district becomes tobacco smoke free on Republic Day

SILIGURI: Darjeeling has become the first tobacco smoke free district in the state. Coinciding with the 68th Republic Day celebrations Darjeeling District Magistrate Anurag Srivastava, Darjeeling Police Superintendent Amit Javalagi and various other officials gathered at Chowarasta in a program organised by MANT, an NGO working with the district administration …

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CM announced the establishment of three development boards for the people of hills

SILIGURI: CM Mamta Banerjee inaugurated the UttarBanga Utsav at the school ground of Goethals Memorial in Kurseong yesterday. In the inaugural function, she announced the establishment of three development boards for the backward communities and minorities groups.                 The three development boards have been established for Khas, Gurungs and hill-based …

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CM announced the establishment of three development boards for the people of hills

SILIGURI: CM Mamta Banerjee inaugurated the UttarBanga Utsav at the school ground of Goethals Memorial in Kurseong yesterday. In the inaugural function, she announced the establishment of three development boards for the backward communities and minorities groups.                 The three development boards have been established for Khas, Gurungs and hill-based …

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Akhil Bharatiya Vanabasi Kalyan Ashram to inaugurate sports hostel, academic centre near Siliguri

SILIGURI: The Akhil Bhartiya Vanabasi Kalyan Ashram (Uttarbanga) (ABVKAU) held a press conference at Siliguri Journalists’ Club at Hakim Para to announce the inauguration of sports hostel and an academic centre near Siliguri. Speaking at the press conference today, Satya Narayan Goyal, the Secretary of the association, informed the sports …

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