Raiganj, Bangladesh Newswire

Raiganj, Bangladesh Newswire

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  1. North BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Telegraph

    The Nepali Scheduled Caste community in the hills has been vertically split by Mamata Banerjee's decision to form separate development boards for Biswakarmas, Damais and Sarkis with various faction...... Heavy rainfall in the upstream of the Teesta led to flood in at least two villages on the left bank of the river downstream today, forcing over 1,000 families to move to sa...... Five school boys, aged around 17 years, have been managing traffic at two main intersections of the town for a couple of months in an attempt to generate awareness of road ...... A no-confidence motion was brought against the Congress-run Kaliaganj municipality after seven councillors of the ruling party sided with two belonging to Trinamul against ...... Three members of a family were buried alive in their sleep when a landslide hit their house at Lodhama early this morning.... The Siliguri Municipal ... (more)

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  2. Lightning kills 32 across countryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Daily Star

    At least 32 people were killed and six others injured after being struck by lightning in the capital and nine districts across the country yesterday evening. Of the victims, eight died in Pabna, five each in Sirajganj and Rajshahi, four in Kishoreganj, two each in the capital, Gazipur, Bogra and Natore, and one each in Narsingdi and Nilphamari.

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  3. A suitable bongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Times of India

    Non-resident Bengalis making a conscious effort to teach rituals and customs to their next generation isn't new. Going to weekend Bangla school, befriending and hosting Bengali musicians and authors, attending all their programmes among other things are must-dos.

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  4. Cong-Left show of unity in RaiganjRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, March 16: Leaders of the Left Front and the Congress in North Dinajpur sat together today and vowed to defeat Trinamul in all nine Assembly segments in the district although Islampur has become stumbling block to the electoral understanding to take on the ruling party. While Congress municipality chairman, Kanhaialal Agarwal, is laying claim to the seat, the Left Front has fielded Mojammad Arshad of the Janata Dal .

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  5. Girl found hanging after cheating in testRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, March 3: A third-year college girl was found hanging in the toilet of her exam centre this morning, a day after she was caught cheating and barred from answering all the other papers. The 22-year-old student of Kaliaganj College in North Dinajpur was appearing for the Part III graduation exam yesterday.

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  6. North BengalRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Two doctors in their fifties today got into a slap-and-punch match during which one bit the other's hand in the Raiganj district hospital.... An elephant called Tarzan throughout the night stood guarding the body of his caretaker of 10 years after he died in a rhino attack.... Tourists visiting Sikkim will now have an option to order dishes made of organically grown vegetables in hotels and restaurants across the state.... Mosharraf Hossain's home in Banglabandha of Bangladesh is just 10km from Siliguri.

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  7. School shut for teachers' quarrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, Jan. 5: Students of a primary school and their guardians shut down the institution today to protest alleged squabbles among five teachers that hampered studies. Today around 10.30am, 100-odd students and 50 guardians turned up at Nasirhat Primary School near Kaliaganj and started a demonstration demanding the transfer of the five lady teachers.

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  8. North BengalRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Dense fog today forced the cancellation of 24 flights at the Bagdogra airport where the Instrument Landing System that enables the operation of planes even at night couldn't be installed because of...... The CPRM today alleged that Bimal Gurung was distributing money to people during his ongoing padayatra and urged the government to investigate his source of funds.... The Kalimpong District Demand Committee headed by MLA Harka Bahadur Chhetri launched an indefinite dharna today with a 13-point demand charter.... A tusker that was spotted on the outskirts of Raiganj town on Sunday and entered Gajole area today was tranquillised this evening.... The Trinamul Darjeeling district office at Mahanandapara off Hill Cart Road was burgled last night and two desktops and some documents were stolen, party leaders said.... A wild elephant was run over by a train in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary near ... (more)

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  9. Tusker tranquillisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Malda, Dec. 14: A tusker that was spotted on the outskirts of Raiganj town on Sunday and entered Gajole area today was tranquillised this evening. The animal was darted at Deutala, barely 8km from Gajole where Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to hold the meeting tomorrow.

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  10. Puja at yesterday's port of call keeps traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, Oct. 15: For years, Durga puja organisers have been trying to outdo each other as far as themes, lighting and dcor are concerned during the festive season, but the oldest puja here has chosen to cling to the tradition. A concrete mandap or covered stage to hold the puja in has been built over the years.

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  11. Train delay for protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, Oct. 9: Around 2,000 people blocked the railway tracks at Radhikapur station for 14 hours today to protest against the withdrawal of three pairs of passenger trains linking the place to Katihar. While Radhikapur-Siliguri was cancelled, Radhikapur Express to Calcutta was held up for over 13 hours.

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  12. Left councillors defect, Dinhata goes to TMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Cooch Behar, Oct. 4: Dinhata MLA and municipal chairman Udayan Guha today claimed that the Trinamul Congress had gained the control of the civic body with the defection of most of the Left Front councillors to the ruling party. Guha had resigned as the Cooch Behar district secretary of the Bloc and the party's state secretariat member in September because of his discontentment with the leadership.

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