CII lauds Mamata for ‘industry-driven’ development model; Makes 1500 Crore investment proposal

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Darjeeling (WB), Mar 14 (PTI) The Confederation of Indian Industry today lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "industry-driven development model", which led to "Rs 1,500 crore investment proposals" at the two-day Darjeeling Business Summit here. For the people living in the hills, the summit presages the beginning of an era of development, peace and prosperity, said Umesh Chowdhary, Chairman, CII Eastern Region, in a statement. Read More

Hill Business Summit comes to an end; Mamata Claims of Garnering Rs. 1500 Crore investment proposals

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Darjeeling, March 14 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that the 'Darjeeling brand' has very good value and the ongoing first Darjeeling Business Summit has garnered Rs 1500 crore investment proposals. "The Darjeeling brand has very good value and needs to be nurtured for proper utilisaion to attract more tourists and investment. We are happy to receive Rs 1,500 crore investment proposals at the first Darjeeling Business Summit," Banerjee... Read More

SC extends March 31 deadline of Aadhaar linking till it gives its order

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New Delhi, Mar 13 (PTI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services till the five-judge constitution bench delivers its judgement on petitions challenging the validity of the biometric scheme and the enabling law A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had on March 7 said it may not be possible to decide by March 31 the batch of petitions... Read More

6th Indo-Bhutan car rally kicks off from Siliguri

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Siliguri, Mar 09: Commemorating 50 years of India and Bhutan diplomatic relations, Indo-Bhutan Friendship Association (IBFA) organised a 3-day long 6th Indo-Bhutan car rally on Friday. IBFA organised the car rally with the help of West-Bengal Tourism Department and Bengal Motor Sports Club of Kolkata. It is also India’s only International Time-Speed-Distance (TSD) car rally. The rally kicked off from Siliguri under Darjeeling district for Bhutan on its long... Read More

Indian Army’s 500-km expedition to mark ‘Chindits’ concludes

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New Delhi, Mar. 9: The Indian Army on Friday concluded its special expedition to commemorate the spirit and ethos of Indian troops employed on Burma front in the Second World War. The Chindits Trail Expedition traversed nearly 500 kilometers across the Vindhya Ranges between Betwa and Ken Rivers with its culmination on the banks of Narmada River today. Read More

Tibet’s govt-in-exile laments another self-immolation incident

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Dharamshala, Mar. 09 (ANI): The Tibetan Government in Exile on Thursday criticised Chinese government, a day after a Tibetan self-immolated himself in China's Sichuan province. Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Dr Lobsang Sangay said another self-immolation incident was a disturbing news and it showed that the Tibetans denounce the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Read More

CBSE extends NEET application deadline till March 12

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New Delhi, Mar 8 (PTI) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today extended the last date for submitting application for the national medical entrance exam-NEET till March 12. The last date to register for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was today. Read More

JUST IN: Bimal Gurung’s associates arrested in Tukvar

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DARJEELING, 8 MARCH 2018: Three individuals known to be very close to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Chief Bimal Gurung viz. Siddhant Biswakarma, Uday Gurung and Anup Pradhan have been arrested from Tukvar, Gurung's once stronghold. Siddhant is said to be Gurung's personal driver while Uday his bodyguard.  Read More