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Pictured here is a portion of the Baikunthapur Palace, also called Jalpaiguri Rajbari , which was constructed in the early years of the twentieth century - replacing an older palace - by the Raikat rulers of the Baikunthapur Forest Estate.
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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Indian Railways has initiated trials on the Go India smart card intended at allowing people buy rail tickets for both short and long-distance trains in reserved and unreserved class, comprising suburban services, from any part of the nation.
9 hrs ago | DNA India
A 45-year-old woman, dumped by the wayside at Jagatdal in North 24 Parganas district by an ambulance driver of a state-run hospital where she was admitted for treatment, died at another hospital.
Siliguri, Aug. 20: State power minister Manish Gupta today said the government could grant some concessions to domestic electricity consumers in the Darjeeling hills who had not paid bills from June 2008 to July 2011 during the Gorkhaland agitation.
Singapore, Aug. 20: Mamata Banerjee today launched in Singapore an initiative to woo foreign direct investment with the clarion call 'come to Bengal, ride the growth'.
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Criminals abducted a 14-month-old adopted son of a childless couple after killing their teenaged domestic help at Thanapara in Nilphamari municipality on Tuesday while police yesterday recovered the body of a five-year-old boy killed by abductors in Bhuapur upazila under Tangail district.
One down, six to go. No, this is not the Indian batting card against England, but Calcutta Metro's ageing fleet struggling to stay alive.
A California-based start-up that has turned the taxi business on its bonnet quietly drove into town on Tuesday morning, promising Calcuttans a truly cool cab experience.
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Members of the bomb disposal squad inspect one of the three helipads being readied for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ranchi on Tuesday.
BJP chief Amit Shah will campaign here in the run up to the Sept 13 by-polls for two assembly seats in West Bengal, party state chief Rahul Sinha said Tuesday.
Expressing its displeasure over the investigation into the murder of a panchayat member in which a leader of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress has been named, the Calcutta High Court Tuesday directed the state police chief to appear before it Sep 4. The order by Justice Harish Tandon came on a petition seeking a Central Bureau of ... (more)
Singapore, Aug 19 : West Bengal and Singapore on Tuesday decided to jointly set up a Business Centre in Calcutta as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to discuss industry, business and trade.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:15 pm
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