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  1. "Damodar Valley Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" PublishedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... key industrial customers include railway, steel and coal industries. DVC is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The company focuses on enabling access to electricity to all rural households various schemes in association with the ...

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  2. North BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Three rhinoceros carcasses have been found in the Jaldapara National Park since Friday and foresters suspect poaching to be responsible for the death of at least one of the animals.... The BJP Darjeeling district committee will start campaigns for the Siliguri Municipal Corporation and Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad elections from this week before Trinamul ki...... A gang broke into the quarters of three police officers in a government housing complex in Krishnagar town and robbed cash and valuables worth around Rs 1.5 lakh.... Visva-Bharati yesterday decided to reappoint Bodhirupa Sinha as Patha Bhavana principal after the President's nominee at the varsity's executive council objected to her bei......

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  3. Train pause sparks alarmRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The Eastern Railway has temporarily suspended the Dhanbad-Howrah AC Double-decker Express from January 26 to March 1 due to heavy losses because of low occupancy rate, triggering fears among passengers that the train will be withdrawn for good. The railways, which had earlier suspended the two-tier train from December 26, 2014, to January 24 this year on the pretext of foggy weather, however, denied any such plan.

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  4. Metro link in AIIMS logjamRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Two unconnected projects in Bengal, one awaiting the Narendra Modi government's sanction and the other dependent on the Mamata Banerjee ministry's support, have been left holding the keys to each other's progress in a bizarre twist of politics and bureaucracy. The proposal to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Kalyani has apparently run into hurdles that Delhi can remove as quickly as the state government can clear the path for the stalled East-West Metro, sources said.

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  5. BJP poll campaign in SiliguriRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, Jan. 25: The BJP Darjeeling district committee will start campaigns for the Siliguri Municipal Corporation and Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad elections from this week before Trinamul kick starts its programmes to garner votes. The SMP and SMC poll dates are yet to announced but they are likely to be held around the middle of this year.

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  6. Dick Martin - Flying for the NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Martin was a sophomore in college, majoring in English, when Pearl Harbor was bombed. He finished out the year, but as soon as it was over, he speedily went to Atlanta and applied to the Navy as an aviator.

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  7. Borders sealed for R-Day in northern West BengalRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  8. Santal houses looted, torchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Firefighters dousing the fire at a Santal home in Parbatipur of Dinajpur yesterday following a clash between the Santals and Bangalees over the ownership of a piece of land. Photo: Star At least six houses were set ablaze and several others looted in a Santal village by people from nearby villages after a clash over disputed land left one killed in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur yesterday.

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  9. Man killed over Dinajpur land disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    A man was killed and his father injured when a group of Santals clashed with a section of Bangalees over a land dispute in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur this morning. Deceased Md Sohag, 30, was son of Jahurul Islam of Sarkerpara village in the upazila, our Dinajpur correspondent reports quoting a local police officer.

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  10. Mukul skips party workshopRead the original story

    Saturday | The Telegraph

    Jan. 24: Mukul Roy today skipped a Trinamul workshop where he was to speak on the party's strategy for the by-election to the Bongaon Lok Sabha seat. The Trinamul all-India general secretary, who had returned to Calcutta from Delhi yesterday afternoon, spent some time at his home in Kanchrapara, North 24-Parganas, before leaving for the capital again.

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  11. Bengal 'hospitality'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Jan. 24: No fuel. So the driver spends an hour on the phone at night near a petrol outlet to find out if fuel can be bought above the daily quota.

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  12. 'The Lives of Others': In Neel Mukherjee's masterful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Post-gazette.com

    The opening scene of Neel Mukherjee's second novel, "The Lives of Others," depicts an act of extreme desperation: A tenant farmer, driven to desperation by the 1966 food shortages in West Bengal, India, decapitates his wife and kills his three children before committing suicide by ingesting acid. After this harrowing opener, the novel turns its gaze on a much different family, the Ghoshes, who live three generations together in an enormous house in Calcutta.

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  13. Mother held for killing baby girl in BengalRead the original story

    Saturday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  14. Centuries of exchanges remind us that democracy is a processRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Outlook

    When Barack Obama arrives in Delhi, he will bring with him a long history. In 1492, Columbus believed he had reached India, and still today, the indigenous peoples of the Americas are often called 'Indians'.

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  15. Seven DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Outlook

    The CBFC was in the news when 13 high-profile members, including chairperson Leela Samson, finally quit in protest. Their term was over in May 2014, but members were asked to stay till a new board was appointed.

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  16. Calcutta HC extends Digicable Comm interim stay till 6 AprilRead the original story

    Saturday | Indian Television

    KOLKATA: Granting relief to Digicable Comm once again, the Calcutta High Court has extended the interim stay till 6 April 2015. Previously, the Calcutta High Court had put the stay order on the cancellation of the registration of Kolkata-based multi-system operator till 17 January 2015, citing that Digicable Comm, having been in business for quite some time and would suffer irreparable loss and injury, unless appropriate ad-interim protection is granted to them.

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  17. All parties love this illegal colony: Its people don't count, their votes doRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indian Express

    The Indian Express reporter Ashutosh Bhardwaj moves into Asia's largest unauthorised colony to live there - and track the battle for the capital. From a room on top of a garment factory.

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  18. JEE-Main for Shibpur campusRead the original story

    Friday | The Telegraph

    The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology will have to admit students through the JEE-Main this year, the ministry of human resource development has said in a letter to the institute in early January. The Shibpur institute had requested the Centre to allow it to admit students through the JEE-Advanced like the IITs.

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  19. Bringing back the last king of Awadh to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Descendants of Wajid Ali Shah, the last king of Awadh, presented the cup in his name at the Royal Calcutta Turf Club on Friday afternoon. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta When the descendants of the last king of Awadh , Wajid Ali Shah , who is all but forgotten today, decide to present a horse racing cup in his name to revive his memory it can be read as one of the ironies of history.

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  20. Dictator on throne: Singur allyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Jan. 23: The Trinamul land policy czar today made a thinly veiled reference to a "dictator" who won't throw out those arrested in the Saradha scandal, joining a growing list of party leaders venting their ire. "Prima facie, it appears some of those arrested are guilty.

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