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

Gorkha Icon Indra Bahadur Rai no more; Gorkhas all over the world mourn

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Gorkha Icon and world renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai is no more. He was one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India. He was 90. His grandson Ramesh Rai, who lives in Kirtipur, confirmed the death. He is survived by his son and two daughters as well as grandchildren Rai, who had been... Read More

“BJP emerging as alternative to TMC in Bengal” Dilip Ghosh

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Kolkata, Mar 2 (PTI) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh today claimed that the party is emerging as an alternative to the ruling TMC in the state as the Congress and the CPI(M) have failed to put up a resistance against the misrule of the ruling party. He claimed that TMC after returning to power in the 2016 it has lost control over the administration, unions and its local leaders. There are... Read More

India can combine modern education, technology with peace of mind: Dalai Lama

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Dharamsala, Aug 16: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greeted India on the occasion of its 71st Independence Day and said the country can combine modern education, technology, and material development and at the same time bring peace of mind. Speaking to media, the spiritual leader said India has thousands years of knowledge of tackling emotions. "I think it's a very happy day and I think over last seventy year's... Read More