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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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Kalighat thrash Royal Wahingdoh in Fed Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 12 (IANS) Kalighat Footbal Club outclassed Royal Wahingdoh FC 6-0 tn the second match of the Federation Cup qualifiers here Wednesday.The match, played at the JRD Tata Sports ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue cases rise to 643; cause Congress, Trinamool spat


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has shot up to 643, with 80 percent of the patients residing in Kolkata and its ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue toll goes up to 3, confirmed cases 638


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the death of an 11-year-old boy in Kolkata, the dengue epidemic has claimed its third victim in the state, the health department said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue cases reach 570


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 570, the state health department said Friday."The total number of confirmed dengue cases ... Read more...

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517 dengue cases, two deaths in Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 517, of which two patients including a nine-year-old girl have died, the state ... Read more...

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313 cases of dengue reported in West Bengal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) As many as 313 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health department official said Monday."We have 313 confirmed ... Read more...

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209 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here Friday."Today ... Read more...

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Bengal to increase awareness in dengue affected areas


August 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With 80 confirmed cases of dengue reported so far in West Bengal, the state government has decided to launch an intense awareness campaign throughout all the ... Read more...

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CONCOR to extend network in eastern, northeastern regions


August 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) State-run logisitics firm Container Corporation (CONCOR) plans to extend its network in eastern and northeastern India, setting up two more Inland Container Depots (ICDs) at Siliguri ... Read more...

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Olympic TT: Inexperienced Ankita crashes out (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian paddler Ankita Das stretched higher-ranked Sara Ramirez before going down in the women's singles first round of table tennis competitions at the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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Flood-like situation affects 40,000 in north Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Nearly 40,000 people were affected due to incessant rains triggering a flood-like situation in the north Bengal region with Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri being the worst hit, ... Read more...

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Two sisters arrested for defrauding Kolkata bank


July 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Two sisters from West Bengal's Darjeeling district' have been arrested for allegedly defrauding the Kolkata branch of a nationalised bank to the tune of Rs.1.48 crore, ... Read more...

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Buses damaged, trains movement disrupted in Bengal (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors damaged and set afire buses, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement as the 12-hour shutdown called against the rise in petrol prices ... Read more...

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KKR fans face police batons outside Eden


May 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hogged the limelight inside the Eden Gardens stadium Tuesday, spectators outside had ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI raids 20 locations (Second lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday registered a case as part of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam and raided 20 places in the national ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI raids 20 locations (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided 20 locations in Delhi, the national capital region (NCR), Kolkata and Siliguri in connection with another Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam, an ... Read more...

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United Sikkim FC qualify for I-League


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 17 (IANS) United Sikkim Football Club (USFC) played a 1-1 draw Tuesday against Kolkata's Mohammedan Sporting to qualify for next edition's I-League.The result enabled USFC to finish on ... Read more...

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Mild quake hits Bengal, Bihar


March 28th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, March 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal and other parts of eastern India early Wednesday, the meteorological department said. There have been ... Read more...

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‘Assam losing revenue as Bodo tea growers sell to Bengal’


March 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) Small tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) in Assam are forced to sell their green leaves to markets in neighbouring West Bengal ... Read more...

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Revenue loss for Assam as Bodo area tea goes to Bengal


March 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 24 (IANS) The Assam government has been losing a huge sum of revenue as tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), on the north bank ... Read more...

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Two Manipuri militants arrested from Siliguri by NIA


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Two members of Manipur's banned Kangleipak Communist Party of Manipur were arrested Friday from near the Indo-Nepal border here in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, ... Read more...

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Courageous Class 12 girl helps bust sex racket


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, March 23 (IANS) The bravery of a class 12 school girl resulted in the busting of a sex racket and the arrest of four people, including a married couple, ... Read more...

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GJM threatens to renew Gorkhaland demand


February 9th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Feb 9 (IANS) Tempers are again rising in the hills of West Bengal, with the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) threatening to renew its agitation for a separate ... Read more...

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Premier League Soccer throws challenge to IPL


February 6th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Indian football, riding high on the mega bucks and euphoria generated by the upcoming Premier League Soccer, Monday threw a challenge to cricket with a top ... Read more...

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Maruti plans Rs.80 crore logistic hub in Bengal


January 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), the country's largest car maker, plans to invest about Rs.80 crore to set up a logistic hub at Siliguri in ... Read more...

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‘Masterchef’ Shipra feels she has much to stir


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) For Shipra Khanna, it was a perfect recipe that took her to the top in the world of cooking. But this winner of "MasterChef India" ... Read more...

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Shipra Khanna wins ‘MasterChef India 2′


January 2nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) It could not have been a better start in 2012 for Shipra Khanna from Shimla who Sunday night walked away with the title of ... Read more...

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Lack of infrastructure, manpower affecting police: Mamata


December 15th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Lamenting lack of police infrastructure, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said manpower shortage was taking a "psychological" toll on the force."I may be ... Read more...

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Will provide all support to IT sector: Mamata


December 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday called upon industrialists to generously invest in the IT sector in the state, saying her government was ready ... Read more...

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Avadesh Prakesh senior-most officer to be dismissed from Army (To go with ‘Sukna scam: Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash dismissed from service’)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Former military secretary Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash, found guilty by an Indian Army court martial Saturday, is the senior-most Lt. Gen. of the army to be dismissed from service, though after ... Read more...

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Callous capital? Passersby ignored pleas from injured, bleeding men


November 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In one more instance of callousness in the national capital, two young men, brutally beaten up, lay by the roadside, bleeding, pleading for help... For ... Read more...

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Bhaichung’s football academy to come up in North Bengal


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the West Bengal government accepting his proposal, a state-of-the-art football academy with three world class grounds will come up at Siliguri in North Bengal, ... Read more...

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Tata, army among 24 teams for Darjeeling’s maiden motor rally


November 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty-four national-level rally drivers will vie for the top spot in the first national motor sports event to be held in the hills of Eastern India, ... Read more...

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