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  1. Swedish 'shredder' Malmsteen to play for first time in IndiaRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Itanagar, Dec 8 : It is time for rock lovers to get ready for a shredding sound check. Renowned Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will headline the third edition of the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music in Arunachal Pradesh this month in his maiden show in India, organisers said on Thursday.

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  2. Jay Shree Tea Offers the Best Organic Darjeeling Green Tea at DoorstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    KOLKATA, India - Dec. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- In a bid to cater to the rising demand of organic Darjeeling Green tea, Jay Shree Tea is delivering the best quality of this tea the doorsteps of buyers. Tea lovers can order the following teas from Jay Shree Tea: A Second Flush Risheehat Organic Wholeleaf Green Tea A Special First Flush Green Tea A Puttabong Darjeeling Organic Green Tea A Birla Tea Green "Darjeeling green tea has always been in demand among tea lovers across India because of its unique flavour and taste.

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  3. Swedish 'shredder' Malmsteen to play for first time in IndiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nerve News

    Itanagar, Dec 8 - It is time for rock lovers to get ready for a shredding sound check. Renowned Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will headline the third edition of the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music in Arunachal Pradesh this month in his maiden show in India, organisers said on Thursday.

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  4. North BengalRead the original story

    Monday Dec 5 | The Telegraph

    Tourist vehicle operators across Sikkim have threatened they would not allow any taxis bearing Bengal registration numbers to enter the hill state unless the permit issue is resolved within a few d...... The Jana Andolan Party and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today wanted areas contiguous to Kalimpong subdivision, even outside Darjeeling district, in the proposed new district...... The tea industry in north Bengal is still reeling under the demonetisation-induced cash crisis and a number of tea estates are yet to make wage payments as their banks are ......

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  5. Obituary - Ken Ballantyne, Scottish international athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Sunday Herald

    KEN Ballantyne, who has died aged 76, was a leading Scottish international athlete of the 1960s who very nearly became the first home based Scot to run a sub four-minute mile. At the time breaking the mythical barrier was not commonplace and only one Scot, Anglo Mike Berisford, had achieved it.

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  6. Army exercise routine, political frustration behind Mamata Banerjee's allegation: Manohar ParrikarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Times of India

    Defence minister Manohar Parrikar rubbished allegations by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee related to an 'army deployment', calling it political frustration. NEW DELHI: The row over Army taking over road toll plazas in West Bengal on Friday echoed in Parliament with Trinamool Congress seeing "sinister" designs behind the move and defence minister Manohar Parrikar vehemently denying the charge, saying it was a routine exercise conducted in full knowledge of the local authorities.

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  7. After night at secretariat, Mamata stays put at NabannaRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Dec 2 : After spending the night at the secretariat, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stayed put there on Friday demanding "withdrawal of the army" from the state and alleging it has been done by keeping her government "in the dark". [NK West Bengal] Accusing the central government of "deploying the army" along a highway toll plaza at the second Hooghly Bridge, about 500 metres from the secretariat 'Nabanna' in neighbouring Howrah district, Banerjee had said she would not leave till the army was withdrawn from there.

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  8. Mamata stays put despite army withdrawal from toll plazaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Nerve News

    Kolkata, Dec 2 - In a dramatic turn of events, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee vowed to stay put at the secretariat despite the withdrawal of soldiers from a toll gate close to it early Friday. Accusing the central government of deploying the army along a highway toll plaza, which is at the second Hooghly Bridge and about 500 m from the secretariat, Banerjee had previously said that the state government was kept in the dark.

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  9. Mamata vows to spend night at secretariat over army at toll plazaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Nerve News

    Kolkata, Dec 2 - In a sensational turn of events, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the Central government of deploying the army along highway toll plazas while keeping the state government in the dark and vowed to stay put at the secretariat till the soldiers are withdrawn from a toll gate close to it. I won't leave unless the army is withdrawn from near the secretariat.

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  10. Will they get their salaries on time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Rediff.com

    Tea plantation workers. Jute workers. Salt pan workers. And other labourers like them who are paid their salaries in cash.

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  11. First hill board in KurseongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Telegraph

    Darjeeling, Nov. 29: Kurseong today got its first hill cultural board backed by the state government in a move indicative of Trinamul's aspiration to spread its wings wider in the region. Hill cultural develop-ment boards are the vehicle using which Trinamul has made some inroads in Darjeeling, much to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's annoyance.

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  12. North BengalRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | The Telegraph

    A district leader of Trinamul Youth Congress and his men allegedly ransacked the Jalpaiguri High School building this morning after the final exams of Classes V to IX were postponed as a private pr...... The Jana Andolan Party has threatened a dharna in Delhi demanding that BJP MP from Darjeeling S. S. Ahluwalia table a bill on Gorkhaland statehood in the Lok Sabha.... The state government has set up a five-member committee to examine the lake that was formed over the Kanaka river in North Sikkim after a landslide.... The state tourism department is planning to set up an orchid park in north Bengal in association with a Siliguri-based private floriculture company.... A 22-year-old was hacked to death in front of his house last night after he tried to resist a group of youths who tried to molest his sister-in-law at a wedding....

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  13. A Passage in India, Where There be DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | OpEdNews

    The venerable Indian Railways, Asia's first, is the fourth largest in the world. Started in 1832, it is the country's arterial network, crisscrossing the subcontinent in a spiderweb of broad-, medium- and narrow-gauge tracks, including those for the gear-wheeled toy train clambering up the lower Himalayas to Darjeeling, nearly 7,000 feet above mean sea level.

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  14. Tea boss mail shows gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, Nov. 24: A letter by the chairman of the Tea Board of India to the chief secretary yesterday requested him to ask district magistrates in tea-producing areas to expedite payments to planters against their deposits, 48 hours after the RBI scrapped the payment procedure. The letter by tea board chairman Santosh Sarangi has exposed how one central government office is unaware of what the country's central bank is doing during the demonetisation drive when there is widespread confusion because of the RBI's repeated changing of rules regarding cash withdrawals.

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  15. Tea Board will continue to protect Darjeeling brand in EuropeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Nov 24 : Dismissing news reports on Protected Geographical Indication tag on Darjeeling, the Tea Board of India on Thursday said it would continue to protect the brand equity of 'Darjeeling' in Europe and will work with European authorities for its enforcement. [NK Business] On November 9, 2011, Darjeeling tea became the first Indian product to be protected as a geographical indication in the EU.

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  16. Jay Shree Tea Offers Premium Organic Indian Darjeeling Teas at the Best PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | SBWire

    Tea lovers looking for premium organic Darjeeling teas at the best prices can now order them from Jay Shree Tea & Industries Ltd, India's second largest tea producer.

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  17. No man's niggle over repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | The Telegraph

    The Bodhi Temple near the border. The stump on the left is a border pillar numbered 71/8.

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  18. Bimar Gurung meets HM Rajnath Singh, requests him to consider formation of GorkhalandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | The Indian Express

    President of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Bimal Gurung and general secretary Roshan Giri met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi on Sunday, November 20, to 'request him' to consider the formation of a separate Gorkhaland. The two leaders met the Home Minister in New Delhi.

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  19. Gasping for air on a route steeped in historyRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Iol.co.za

    Darjeeling - The plaintive wail of bagpipes fills the air. The familiar sound and the mist on the surrounding hills reminds me of my Scottish roots, but huddled among 35 other runners on the main street of Maneybhanjang I'm along way from home.

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  20. Business partners win three awards for their unique drink they created at universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Thurrock Gazette

    ... such as Waitrose with their product. The tea is made with Green Tea from the Himalayan Mountains in Darjeeling, India, with carob fruit and nutmeg and rose oil. He added: "We came up with the idea after realising our favourite restaurants, bars and ...

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