Careful but determined to woo – Mamata key to hearts: Public, Nepali & salute

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Sept. 27: Mamata Banerjee today did what she is best at: she worked the crowd to their delight. Starting with, the “public” is the most important, and that the hill people had the “glaze” of the Kanchenjungha, Mamata had the crowd cheering her as she listed the projects that she …

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Bounty in state bond wrapper

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Sept. 27: Mamata Banerjee today announced a bouquet of projects for the Darjeeling hills including a secretariat in the hill town, accepting almost all the demands made by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha — even adding to them — but insisting that “the hills and the plains work” together. She underlined …

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Mamata negotiates hill terrain Morcha ignores set-up overlook

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Sept. 26: The need symbiotic, Mamata Banerjee today managed to keep the hill outfits — eager to be in her good books — happy without giving any concrete political assurance during the first day of her two-day stay in the region. Known to be against the division of the state, …

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Two SU students selected for Hiroshima University fellowship programme

Sikkim News Posted by VoiceofSikkim on Sep 25, 2010 GANGTOK, September 24: Continuing to make a mark on overseas academic institutions, Sikkim University is set to send two of its brightest students for an international fellowship programme at Hiroshima University, Japan. Aminesh A Lulam Rai (24) and Rabindra Mani Pradhan (24) currently pursuing M.Phil degrees …

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