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Saturday, September 11, 2010

1died in NH31A... Teej, Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated

Mukesh, KalimNews, 11 sept : A pick up van carrying official documents fell off the NH31 A near Birrik Danra killing one. According to police sources, in the night of 10 September 2010 at about 11.p.m a pick up van WB 73B-4646 skidded and fell off the road about  250ft down in the valley towards River Teesta near Birrik Danra due to heavy rainfall.
The driver cum owner of the van Bholanath Basak died on the spot while the other three passengers suffered from minor injuries. They were rescued by the Rambi police Station and rushed to Rambi Block Primary Health Center. One was discharged after the first aid while the other two were discharged today. Rambi PP Incharge Dipen Tamang said that the pickup van was carrying the census report of Kalimpong subdivision. Most of the boxes and its contents loaded in the van were damaged due to heavy rainfall while only a few boxes carrying the documents were recovered and  found intact. 
The body of the driver was sent to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for postmortem. A source confirmed that the van having assigned  the contract for collecting census report all over the country belonged to TCI Express Courier Services. 
KalimNews 11 September: Eid Ul Fitr, Teej and Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated in Kalimpong and other places
Eid Ul Fitr - During the auspicious month of Ramzan, Muslims observes day long fast and offer special prayers to almighty. Eid festival marks the end of Ramzan and Muslim community all over celebrates this pious festival with utmost devotion..
Teej- Gorkha of Darjeeling and Nepaliese women  celebrate Haritalika Teej by worshiping lord Shiva and fasting for the longevity and prosperity of their husbands. Unmarried girls and women also celebrate the day to be blessed with loving and caring husbands.
Ganesh Chaturthi -Ganesh Chaturthi is an important festival on the Hindu calendar which is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha as per Hindu mythology is considered to be the 'vigana harta' (remover of obstacles) for his many devotees.(Photo: agencies)

Two young children greeting each other after offering Namaz at Jama Masjid on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr, in Delhi on September 11, 2010.

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