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Youth arrested for kidnapping a minor

Siliguri, 19 June (Sachin Kumar):  A youth, named Ganesh Choudhary, was arrested in Fulbari, by the N.J.P. police, for kidnapping a minor girl, aged 15, on Wednesday morning. The arrested youth was presented in Jalpaiguri court on Wednesday. According to the information received from the N.J.P. police station, the family …

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Memorandum handed over to the Mayor

Siliguri, June 19 (Sanjay Malakar): Today, the Trinamool-approved Siliguri Peer Employee Committee, under the leadership of the organization’s General Secretary, Vishwamay Ghosh, handed over a memorandum, to the Mayor of the Municipal Corporation, in support of twenty demands including the increase in the salary of the temporary employees, appointments for …

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State government’s decision unethical: Mayor

Siliguri, June 19 (Sanjay Malakar) : The state government has decided to overlook the constitution and appoint an Administrator in the Darjeeling municipality. The Mayor of Siliguri Municipal Corporation, Ashok Bhattacharya, stated that there are 18 municipalities in the state, where the parties are in power because of defection which …

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Memorandum handed to District–Inspector

A memorandum was handed to the District-Inspector, Siliguri in support of various demands by approximately three hundred teachers led by Vibhas Chakraborty, the District President of West Bengal Trinamool Primary Teachers Association. Ambuj Kumar Roy, from the Kharibari Circle of the Association, said that various demands such as urgent arrangements …

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8 injured in 2-vehicle accident in Malda

Eight passengers were injured, three critically, when two vehicles collided in National Highway 34 of Adina region under Gazole Police Station in Malda. Reports from the scene indicated that a bolero and a bus, whose driver fled from the spot, were involved in a collision on Wednesday morning around 7am. …

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20-foot python recovered in Madarihat

A python, 20 feet tall has been recovered today from the area adjacent to Madarihat’s Reliance Petrol Pump. It is known that on Tuesday afternoon, local people saw the said python and then gave its information to the forest department. On receiving the news, snake lover Deepak Vishwakarma and personnel …

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50 injured as bus overturns in Raiganj

Fifty passengers were injured when a bus overturned while returning from a pilgrimage at National Highway 34 in the Bhangabari area under Raiganj Police Station. The local people and the onlookers rushed to the spot to pull out the survivors from the broken window. The injured passengers were then admitted …

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