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Saturday Aug 16 | Hindustan Times

Winds of change as BJP rises in Bengal

It was a hot March afternoon at Nyajat village in North 24 Parganas district. A crowd of about 150 people - mostly women - gathered at a meeting addressed by BJP candidate Samik Bhattacharya before the 2014 general elections.

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Saturday Aug 16 | The Daily Star

Six kids drown in four districts

Six kids drowned in Dinajpur, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon and Habiganj districts yesterday and the day before.

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Saturday Aug 16 | The Daily Star

Rain-fed Teesta inundates 15 Nilphamari villages

A family spends their days being trapped in flood water at Teesta river basin in Gobodhan village of Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

DNA India

Encephalitis toll reaches 219 in West Bengal

Four deaths from different types of encephalitis were reported from north Bengal in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 219 since January.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Telegraph

BDO found dead

Raiganj, Aug. 13: The block development officer of Kaliaganj in North Dinajpur was found dead in his bungalow after police broke open the door this afternoon.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Nerve News

Mamata threatens Delhi protests over 'poor' highways

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday threatened to protest in the national capital over the poor upkeep of national highways in her state.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Daily Star

How Can He Keep From Singing?

He wears the expression of a midcareer lighthouse keeper, one who has seen a lot of shipwrecks and is expecting more.

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The Daily Star

Breach in Teesta canal dyke floods croplands

Water Development Board on Thursday started work to repair the breached portion of Nilphamari-Dinajpur branch canal under Teesta Irrigation Project at Dangapara village in Nilphamari Sadar upazila.

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Newkerala.com

BSF, BGB celebrate rakhi at Indo-Bangladesh border

Indian border guarding force and Bangladeshi border guarding force celebrated Rakhi at Hilly Indo-Bangladesh border under South Dinajpur district of West-Bengal today.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Daily Star

How Can He Keep From Singing?

He wears the expression of a midcareer lighthouse keeper, one who has seen a lot of shipwrecks and is expecting more.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Daily Star

2 Dinajpur cops hurt in bomb attack by robbers

Two policemen sustained splinter injuries when robbers hurled three crude bombs targeting law enforcers at a local railway station in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur this morning.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Telegraph

Raiganj varsity gets nod

Raiganj, Aug. 1: The state higher education department has decided to upgrade Raiganj University College to a varsity from the next academic year with six colleges in North and South Dinajpurs affiliated to it.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Telegraph

Bandh for road repair

Balurghat, July 30: A 12-hour bandh was called by the CPM in Batun in Kumarganj block today to protest the apathy of the administration in repairing a road that connects the area to Balurghat.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newkerala.com

Bengal seeks JE vaccination drive in Cooch Behar

The West Bengal government has requested the central government to launch a mass vaccination programme for Japanese Encephalitis in the Cooch Behar district in the state's northern part, which is in the grip of the disease, an official said Friday.

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