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  • WB: 6 elephants mowed down by train, locals block tracks November 14, 2013

    Locals blocked tracks in Jalpaiguri town station for about one hour on Thursday to protest the death of six jumbos by a train inside Chapramari forests in the district. The protestors were demanding that the speed of trains passing through the Chapramari wildlife sanctuary stretch be restricted to 25 40...
  • Darjeeling: Bimal Gurung wants students to play active role in statehood stir September 19, 2013

    The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha plans to draft students into an active role in its movement for a separate state, its president Bimal Gurung on Thursday said. He said all students in the Darjeeling hills and Dooars would go to Delhi to press for formation of a separate state. "Mission Gorkhaland will be...
  • WB: Bhawani Munda's football team perseveres despite no assistance March 14, 2013

    Dooars: The sixth edition of Real Heroes is celebrating ordinary women performing extraordinary service. Real Hero Bhawani Munda and her football team are girls who persevere despite no equipment and zero encouragement. Running against all odds, this ragtag women's football team from Dooars in North Bengal has been slowly...