Forest loss assessment starts

The Telegraph Siliguri, Feb. 23: The principal chief conservator of forests is on a visit to north Bengal to make a detailed assessment of loss his department suffered during the violence that convulsed the region earlier this month. Atanu Raha reached here yesterday and held talks with forest officers at Bengdubi near Bagdogra. “The tentative …

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Indefinite strike called off in Darjeeling Hills – Different reasons from different media sources

What's important is that the strike has been called off. What's interesting is how the different media sources all cite different reasons for GJM calling off the strike... e.g., IBNS : GJM's spokesman professor Rohit Sharma said Tuesday that the party leadership has suspended its bandh for an indefinite period to allow over 10,000 candidates …

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Kumani marchers take night route – Police clueless about Morcha tactics

The Telegraph Jalpaiguri, Feb. 22: Using the cover of darkness, about 300 Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters from Chamurchi and Birpara in the Dooars sneaked into Kumani where party president Bimal Gurung has been camping for over four weeks. Caught on the wrong foot, the Jalpaiguri administration said what had taken place was not a padayatra …

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GJM call off indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills

DNA Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011, 21:38 IST Jalpaiguri | PTI Responding to the appeal of the Election Commission and in view of the board examinations beginning in West Bengal from tomorrow, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) called off its indefinite bandh in the Darjeeling hills today after nearly a fortnight. "The bandh is being called …

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