Minority jab at Bengal

The Telegraph New Delhi, Aug. 27: Higher education monitor UGC today said North Bengal University was acting against rules when it rejected the minority status certificate the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions had granted Kalimpong’s Cluny Women’s College. India’s laws don’t allow a state government or its universities to refuse to accept minority status …

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Sale of traditional attire in the Hills rise

The Statesman Mrinalini Sharma DARJEELING, Aug. 27: Indigenous style is replacing western fashion in Darjeeling ever since the GJMM made it mandatory for the people to dress in traditional attire for a month starting from 7 October. Dhaure suruwal and chowbandi choli have sidelined fancy tank tops and trousers so much so that stocks are …

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