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Deb ‘humiliated’ by seminar invitation card

Deb ‘humiliated’ by seminar invitation card

Siliguri, Aug. 14: Minister Gautam Deb today said he felt “humiliated” by the manner in which he had been invited by the Siliguri mayor to a seminar organised by the civic body. Deb said along with the letter inviting him to address the seminar, an invitation card was attached, where …

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Spectre of violence on I-Day eve in NE

Statement on missing scribe

SILIGURI 14 Aug 2015 On the eve of the Independence Day on Friday, the north-east was hit by the spectre of violence, with an attempt to blow up the railway track near Kokrajhar by Kamtapur Liberation Organization militants foiled in the nick of time and two National Socialist Council of …

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Many ATMs in Siliguri without security

Many ATMs in Siliguri without security

Most ATM booths in Siliguri are without security, and those that do have guards without any weapons. Residents across the town feel it is the joint responsibility of the police and banks to provide safety at ATMs. There are more than 100 ATMs in Siliguri, including those of foreign banks, …

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Sikkim MP pleads, Let Bagdogra Airport stay

Sikkim MP pleads, Let Bagdogra Airport stay

Lok Sabha M.P. from Sikkim P. D. Rai has urged the Centre not to relocate the Bagdogra airport, underscoring the importance of the airport to the people of Sikkim and north Bengal, according to a Press release issued by the office of the M.P. on Tuesday. Speaking in the Lok …

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One injured in college scuffle

Statement on missing scribe

Siliguri, Aug. 11: A supporter of the All India Democratic Students’ Organisation, the campus front of the SUCI, was injured when Trinamul Congress Chhatra Parishad activists allegedly beat her up during a scuffle at the Siliguri Women’s College here today. Rina Mandal, the college unit secretary of the AIDSO, said, …

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Trees fall in heavy rain, cause damage

Trees fall in heavy rain, cause damage

Matigara – Siliguri Trees fall in heavy rain and strong winds, cause damage in Himul near Matigara – Siliguri ( No Injuries ) Heavy rain and strong wind that intermittently lashed the city today brought trees crashing down at different locations. Power supply was also disrupted at a couple of …

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Tribute to martyred jawan

Tribute to martyred jawan

The last rites of Subendu Roy, one of the two BSF troopers who had been killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur two days ago, were held in his native village of Dahukimari in Jalpaiguri’s Dhupguri block on Friday. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to the martyred jawan …

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