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Missing Girl from North East Rescued from Khalpara Red Light Area of Siliguri after 8 Months

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After almost 8 months since a missing report was lodged at Dispur Police Station, a victim of human trafficking who hails from Jowai, West Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya was finally traced from Khalpara, Siliguri in West Bengal by a joint team of Meghalaya and Assam police recently. The joint team rescued the victim from Khalpara Siliguri on September 22, who was  kept under confinement, and unite her with her parents who had accompanied the police team, after nearly 8 months of her disappearance. The 24-year old young lady is a resident of Jowai and was working as a Nursing intern at the GNRC Hospital  Guwahati and staying as a paying guest in the Super Market area which is about 50 metres from the hospital. The young girl had gone missing under mysterious circumstances on February 2 without anybody having any information on her whereabouts. On February 2, an FIR was by the victim’s mother on her daughter’s disappearance at Dispur Police Station. She then again filed a Missing r

Suicide or Murder ?9

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A girl from our locality named Sonia Mandal was married to Bappa Barman from Jyoti Nagar near bottle company, Siliguri. She was recently found hanging from a ceiling fan at her room at her in-laws house. Sources say her body beared marks of wounds and the door to her room was closed from outside. Her father-in-law first saw the body. SHE WAS PREGNANT The girls family have filed murder case against Bappa who has been arrested and the case is in court now. Sources say Bappa used to come home drunk and relations between husband and wife were not good. (1st pic is of Sonia and the 2nd pic is of Bappa with Sonia during their happier times.)

Biker Dead in Accident near Dalkhola - Pickup van driver injured in the 3 vehicles mashup

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Today morning at Karandighi near Dalkhola a pickup van loaded with mustard oil was coming from one side and a truck was coming from the other side. An in between a biker was trying to overtake from the middle when it got hit by the pickup van. Thereafter the pickup van lost balance and collided with the truck. Eyewitnesses on spot said that the biker is dead and the pickup van driver has been taken to hospital. No info on truck driver. The accident took place around 6am but police came a bit later. This made locals angry and they have blocked the road. Sources say tuffle between police and public occurred. Vehicles are stranded on both sides and traffic movement has been affected. News shared by ILoveSiliguri member Subhankar Das.

Bengal Cabinet approves changing State’s name to ‘Bangla’

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Bengal Cabinet approves changing State’s name to ‘Bangla’ The State Cabinet on Friday cleared a proposal to name the state to ‘Bangla’. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier proposed that the state be named ‘Bangla’ in Bengali, ‘Bangal’ in Hindi and ‘Bengal’ in English. But the Centre had rejected the proposal. Minister for parliamentary affairs Partha Chatterjee on Friday said the state cabinet had decided that the state will be renamed ‘Bangla’, and will be called so in all languages. রাজ্যের নাম বদলে সিলমোহর মন্ত্রিসভার রাজ্যের নাম বদলে ‘বাংলা’ রাখার সিদ্ধান্তে সিলমোহর দিল রাজ্য মন্ত্রিসভা। ২০১৬ সালের আগস্ট মাসে রাজ্যের নাম বদলে বাংলা (হিন্দিতে বাঙ্গাল ও ইংরাজিতে বেঙ্গল) রাখার কথা ঘোষণা করেন মুখ্যমন্ত্রী। কিন্তু কেন্দ্র সেই প্রস্তাবটি মানেনি। শুক্রবার মন্ত্রিসভার বৈঠকের পর পার্থ চ্যাটার্জি বলেন এবারের সিদ্ধান্ত অনুযায়ী সব ভাষাতেই রাজ্যের নাম হবে বাংলা।