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4 die, 10 injured in road accident in Nagaland

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4 die, 10 injured in road accident in Nagaland

Kohima, Oct 8: Four persons died while 10 others, including a woman, were injured as the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off road and plunged on the down road near Zuketsa under Pfutsero sub division of Phek district on Monday.

Confirming the incident, Phek police sources said that 14 persons were travelling in Bolero pick up when the accident occurred.

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Assamese singer Kishour Giri passes away

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Assamese singer Kishour Giri passes away

Guwahati, Oct 7 (PTI) Assamese singer and music director Kishour Giri, who lent his voice to various social issues, passed away on Sunday at his residence here.

Giri suffered a heart attack and breathed his last at his Kharghuli residence, his family said.

He was 63 and survived by wife and two daughters.

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Nana Patekar denies Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment allegations

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Nana Patekar denies Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment allegations

Mumbai, Oct 6 (PTI) Nana Patekar Saturday denied he misbehaved with actor Tanushree Dutta on the sets of a 2008 film, calling her claims a “lie”.

In a recent TV interview, Dutta alleged Patekar misbehaved with her when the two were shooting a special song for “Horn Ok Pleassss” 10 years ago.

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Science Exhibition held at Darjeeling Government High School

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Science Exhibition held at Darjeeling Government High School

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Ref: Closure of Agricultural University in Sikkim

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Ref: Closure of Agricultural University in Sikkim

Dear Mr. Roy,

First of all as always thank you for keeping us informed about the news from Darjeeling, Sikkim, and the rest of the world. One news article caught my attention today and I felt it is my responsibility through your outlet to spread the message around. The topic pertains to the closure of a university in Sikkim. As far my knowledge goes with this issue, I do not think that it is named Sikkim Agriculture University. I would highly appreciate if you could correct me if I am wrong. Because, if it is actually a Sikkim Agriculture University, then the problem is even more immense. If I know well enough the Central Government (more specifically, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, ICAR) had set up a model agriculture university for the North East called the Central Agriculture University (CAU). I think in Sikkim they have the Post Harvest Technology branch of the same university. No matter what the name or nomenclature of the institute be it is a huge loss for agriculture students and professionals from the region.

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Delhi RJ’s racist comment on ‘Indian Idol contestant’ sparks protests

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Delhi RJ’s racist comment on ‘Indian Idol contestant’ sparks protests

DARJEELING, 29 SEPTEMBER 2007: Several people were injured as a procession by fans of “Indian Idol” Prashant Tamang clashed with locals, following a dispute over passage for an ambulance near the Siliguri Sub-Divisional Hospital on Friday.

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