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53 min ago | The Telegraph

Extortion finger from within

Durgapur, July 9: A Trinamul MLA in Durgapur has written to police urging them to stop "extortion" by a construction-materials syndicate allegedly run by a party colleague, the first such letter to the law-enforcers by a ruling party leader.

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5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Hakim holds out mega hope for Howrah

Howrah, a view from the top. Urban development minister Firhad Hakim on Wednesday promised to turn it into a mega city Howrah could shed years of hurt as Calcutta's neglected sister to become a mega city if urban development minister Firhad Hakim's promise on Wednesday comes true.

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6 hrs ago | Nerve News

Will respond to humiliation in rail budget: Mamata

Slamming the central government over price rise, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said her party would give a befitting reply to the NDA government for the way West Bengal was deprived and humiliated in the Railway Budget.

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10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Spell out stand on Tapas Paul's remarks: Calcutta High Court to Bengal

The Calcutta High Court Wednesday asked the West Bengal government to spell out its stand on the rape-and-violence remarks made by Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Tapas Paul.

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14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

25 Iraq evacuees return to West Bengal

Kolkata: After suffering from terror, non-payment and starvation for several months, a group 25 people of West Bengal have returned to their home state from strife-torn Iraq via New Delhi.

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22 hrs ago | The Telegraph

GTA plan for growth of towns

Darjeeling, July 8: The GTA Sabha has decided to come up with a 'vision document' for the four hill municipalities of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and Mirik to ensure the towns' planned development.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Telegraph

Deb plans for Siliguri facelift

Siliguri, July 8: North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb today unveiled a host of projects that he said would 'render a facelift to Siliguri', a move touted as a bid by the Trinamul Congress to boost the party's prospects in the civic elections scheduled for later this year.

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The Telegraph

Smart rehearsal for heavy shower

A 10-minute smart shower on Tuesday afternoon was described as dress rehearsal for a big monsoon show scheduled for Thursday.

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The Telegraph

Pending-project straw in rail budget

D.V. Sadananda Gowda never mentioned Calcutta in his budget speech but the city of stuck railway projects can take heart from the budget's emphasis on pending schemes.

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The Telegraph

Switch on sun to light up homes, slash power bill

Calcutta's is looking for some help from the sun to satiate its growing hunger for power, which touched an all-time high of 2,042MW in the afternoon of June 12 in the CESC-served areas.

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The Telegraph

Lifeline hope for Mada

MD of Mineral Area Development Authority Ravindra Singh has been meeting state finance secretary Amrendra Pratap Singh over the last two days to speed up restructuring of the oldest, but cash strapped, civic body of Dhanbad.

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The Indian Express

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Amid the huge uproar over Bengal being "deprived" in the Rail Budget, the observers feel that the problem lies with the state and not with the Railways.

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Express India

Brand new track for railways

Porters listening to the Railway Budget speech at Balurghat station in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal on Tuesday.

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Barreca, Dodge, And More Design 2014 Behind The Scenes Holiday Cards

The PLASA Foundation announces its 2014 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards, created by an impressive array of all-star designers and young talent - Chris Barreca, Marci Bilskie, Alexander Dodge, Andrew Hefter, Todd Rosenthal, and Donyale Werle.

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Merinews

Rail Budget 2014-2015: Government proposes, opposition disposes

Finally, NDA government presented its railway budget today in the parliament and opened its surprise hamper and tried their best to bless railways with boons.

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The Daily Star

Trade thru' Hili port stops as Indian truckers go on strike

Trade between India and Bangladesh through Hili Land Port in Dinajpur has remained suspended since Sunday afternoon as the Indian truckers went on strike to realise their six-point demand.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Telegraph

Worker dies in closed Red Bank tea garden

July 7: A worker of Red Bank Tea Estate in the Dooars who was suffering from paralysis died today, the 31st death in the garden ever since it was shut in October last year.

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The Telegraph

Youth stabs girl in classroom and tries to commit suicide

July 7: A schoolgirl was today stabbed multiple times inside her classroom in Jalpaiguri by a college youth who also attacked a classmate, who rushed to the rescue, before turning the knife on himself.

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