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Wage revised, Kanthalguri opens today
June 19: The Kanthalguri Tea Estate will reopen tomorrow, the move made possible after tripartite talks yesterday during which the management agreed to pay workers Rs 85 a day, up from Rs 65. On May 14, the management had left the garden after announcing suspension of work because of an agitation by the workers who wanted higher wages.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Jalpaiguri shut in Cong strike
The deserted Head Post Office More in Jalpaiguri town during the strike on Wednesday; Deepa Das Munshi at Mohan Bose's house in Jalpaiguri on Wednesday.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Trench plan to stop jumbos
Siliguri, June 18: The Naxalbari panchayat samiti has decided to dig trenches to prevent the intrusion of elephants into human habitats that fall in the Mechi-Sankosh elephant corridor.
Children to get vaccine against encephalitis
Siliguri, June 17: The health department will give vaccinations to more than one lakh children in the age group of 1-15 against Japanese encephalitis in the Siliguri Municipal Corporation area in July.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
13 Madan Tamang accused surrender
Tenzing Khambachay and Dawa Sangay Sherpa, and Sona Sherpa, three of the 13 Morcha workers in Darjeeling on Monday.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Private bus, truck strike looms
Siliguri, June 14: Private bus and truck owners in Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Cooch Behar would submit a memorandum to the Jalpaiguri district authorities on Monday demanding repairs on the potholed NH31D, which if not heeded would trigger a series of blockades and strikes.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Lepcha honour for Mamata
Siliguri, June 13: The Lepchas in north Bengal will bestow the title of Kingtsoom Dartim or Bhagya Vidhata on chief minister Mamata Banerjee for announcing a board for the development of the community.
Parliamentary team to exam damaged toy train tracks
Siliguri, Jun 12 : A five-member parliamentary standing committee on railways is scheduled to arrive here on Friday to inspect the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, whose major network remains inoperative for the past past three years.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Trinamul drops administrator hint
Siliguri, June 11: Trinamul would request the state government to dissolve the Siliguri Municipal Corporation board and appoint an administrator as civic services were being hampered because of the Congress's boycott of monthly board meetings, sources in the ruling party said today.
Debt BURDEN of 47 companies to rise as rupee sinks
According to Bloomberg data, there are 47 companies with outstanding FCCBs worth $4.7 billion.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Activists' highway plea to police
June 10: A Jalpaiguri-based social organisation today filed a police complaint against the National Highways Authority of India for not repairing the NH31D stretch between Siliguri and Dhupguri.
Siliguri, June 10: At least five Trinamul workers were injured after an alleged clash with CPM workers at Milanpally in Rajganj late last evening.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Land clog stalls widening
Siliguri, June 7: A potholed stretch on the Siliguri-Dhupguri highway is yet to be repaired, allegedly because of the government's hands-off land policy.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
No bang to ward off jumbos
Siliguri, June 6: Farmers in Naxalbari, in the middle of the corn harvest season, are facing a peculiar resource crisis - a fire cracker crunch.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Siliguri, June 4: Mriganka Mouli Sarkar, an engineer of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority, was arrested from Deoghar in Jharkhand this evening for his alleged involvement in misappropriation of funds at the SJDA.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Parents of child suffering from rare tumor appeals for financial aid in Siliguri - Indiatalkies.com
Siliguri , June 2: Parents of an 18-month-old boy in Siliguri, diagnosed with a tumor in his adrenal gland that has increased his weight to 15 kilograms, appealed to the government for financial assistance for the medical treatment of the toddler.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Escorted Subba back at night
Kalimpong, May 31: Trinamul Congress leader K.N. Subba returned to his Gorubathan home at 9 in the night under police protection, eight days after he had been prevented from proceeding to his native village.
Fri May 31, 2013
Three elephants die of train accident in Dooars
Siliguri, May 30 : Three elephants were killed and one injured seriously when they were run over by a passenger train in the Dooars of north Bengal today, police and wildlife officials said.
House panel to inspect DHR
Siliguri, May 31: The parliamentary standing committee on railways would on June 14 inspect the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a Unesco World Heritage network, a part of which is out of service since 2010 after landslides damaged the tracks.
Thu May 30, 2013
Boy recounts day with Ritu uncle
Siliguri, May 30: Forty phuchkas , 21 takes - that was little Upasan Chakraborty's only day of work with Rituparno Ghosh.