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  Siliguri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Siliguri is situated in Darjeeling district, and though it is the district's largest city, the district headquarters is located at Darjeeling.
Siliguri is situated at the base of the Himalaya mountains in the plains.
Siliguri Junction - This station opened in 1949, and used to be the point of departure of all trains to the north-eastern states, until the broad gauge was extended to Dibrugarh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Siliguri   (1067 words)

  
 Sikkiminfo - Siliguri
Siliguri is the commercial capital of North Bengal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Siliguri is the major trade centre for the North-East and eastern Nepal; a real boom city, cycle-rickshaws dominate the roads and there are large number of buses and jeeps plying to different tourist destinations of the region.
The ISKCON CENTRE in Siliguri is being labelled as the biggest Krishna Centre in the whole of the North East.
www.sikkiminfo.net /siliguri.htm   (1056 words)

  
 Siliguri Travel
The town of Siliguri is the principle town in the region.
Siliguri on its own is not an attractive tourism destination, but it is the most important and sensitive city in the entire Eastern Himalayas due to its geographical location.
Siliguri is well connected with the rest of the country by rail, air and road.
www.east-himalaya.com /darjeeling/siliguri.htm   (859 words)

  
 For all-round development
In 1991, he was elected to the State Assembly from his home constituency in Siliguri and he assumed charge as Minister of State for Municipal Affairs.
The main city under the SJDA is Siliguri, which is also the gateway to the entire northeastern region.
Siliguri and Jalpaiguri by themselves will not be able to handle so much load, so we are looking at an all-round development of the region, not just the urban centres.
www.hindu.com /fline/fl2201/stories/20050114007512200.htm   (1034 words)

  
 Tourism Festival, siliguri, West Bengal, Sikkim and Darjeeling tour packages.
With a combination of scenic beauty, tea gardens and sites historical and religious, the Dooars is ideal for people who prefer to have their holidays in a relaxing low-key note or a highly structured one.
The early morning mist was just lifting off as the train cleared the boundaries of Siliguri town.
Siliguri is well linked with Calcutta by air, road and rail.
www.indiaprofile.com /destinations/dooars.htm   (1434 words)

  
 Siliguri --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The terminus of the roads from Kalimpang (Kalimpong) and Sikkim and of road and rail connections with Darjiling (Darjeeling) and Jalpaiguri, Siliguri is the hub for trade among Darjiling, Sikkim, and Tibet.
The city, a Himalayan hill station, is linked by road with Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Baghdogra and is the terminus of the mule-trade route from Tibet.
The chief agricultural distributing centre of the state, the city is connected by road and rail with Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Saidpur (Bangladesh).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9067770   (438 words)

  
 Siliguri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Siliguri is a convenient base for travel to the various Himalayan hill stations like Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Gangtok.
Bus services to the district towns and neighboring states are also available from Siliguri.
By Road : Siliguri is the main city in the plains by the Tenzing Norgay Road (formerly Hill Cart Road).
www.wb.nic.in /westbg/siliguri.html   (333 words)

  
 Netguruindia News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
While answering questions regarding the Siliguri outbreak, Union health minister CP Thakur informed reporters in New Delhi on Thursday of Indian presumption of the Pakistani hand in the outbreak: "The virus wreaking havoc on Siliguri has not been identified yet.
We are investigating into possible involvement of any neighbouring country in the spread of the disease." The minister said he has also conveyed his suspicion of Pakistan's involvement in the outbreak to the Central home ministry.
Meanwhile a World Health Organisation team, that carried out extensive tests in Siliguri to identify the virus, has said dreaded Hunta virus of Africa may be on the move in Siliguri.
www.netguruindia.com /news/Mar01/03/CAL4.html   (142 words)

  
 The Telegraph - North Bengal & Sikkim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Siliguri, Dec. 21: Greater Siliguri Two-Wheelers' Association held a mass convention today to protest against the recent imposition of a lifetime tax on two-wheelers.
Siliguri: Durga puja organisers in Siliguri were awarded prizes on Sunday by Focin, the apex body of trading organisations, in association with Siliguri police.
Siliguri: Two persons were arrested in connection with the banned single-digit lottery network from a market here on Saturday.
www.telegraphindia.com /1031222/asp/siliguri/story_2705348.asp   (312 words)

  
 rediff.com: Bengal CM has second thoughts about visiting Siliguri
West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadev Bhattacharjee's visit to Siliguri in March has been cancelled even as the government on Monday claimed that the situation in the fever-plagued Siliguri was now under control.
He was also scheduled to address a public meeting at Siliguri that day, but the meeting had been cancelled in the wake of the outbreak of the undiagnosed fever in the town.
Siliguri SDO Rajesh Sinha said all district administrations of North Bengal were requested to refer all cases of the mystery fever to the NBMCH to help restrict its spread, which doctors and experts unanimously termed as 'highly infectious'.
www.rediff.com /news/2001/feb/26beng.htm   (496 words)

  
 Headline News The Kathmandu Post (Nepal)
Most of the hospitals and nursing homes in Siliguri have been closed in the wake of the unidentified disease that hit Siliguri and patients were forced to come to this eastern Terai city for fear of catching the disease, the patients said.
A resident of Sukiya Pokhari in Darjeeling, Sangita Agrawal, said she had come to Biratnagar for her treatment because the hospitals had been shut in Siliguri and she was afraid that she might also fall victim to the mysterious disease if she went there.
He said that the nursing home did not admit patients coming from Siliguri area if they were found suffering from communicable diseases for fear of transmitting the mysterious disease to all the patients.
www.nepalnews.com /contents/englishdaily/ktmpost/2001/feb/feb28   (2677 words)

  
 VNN World - Invitation For Opening Of Siliguri Temple
Siliguri, is situated in a very significant point in India, within the midst of the Himalayan Sikkim state, North Bengal State, Nepal and Bhutan Kingdoms.
The ISKCON center in Siliguri is also situated at a central point that connects all these different places.
Keeping to the standards of ISKCON temples worldwide, the center in Siliguri exquisitely blends architectural beauty, sacred vedic values and modern technology and serves as an educator and reminder of the spiritual world.
www.vnn.org /world/WD0204/WD09-7258.html   (429 words)

  
 Welcome to Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority :: www.sjda.org ::Projects :: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Geographically, Siliguri is located at the centroid of future eastern trade zone of the country.
In that scenario Siliguri is going to assume important role as a major trans-shipment and logistic hub of the future.
Provision of connectivity of East West Corridor with Fulbari International Check Post Siliguri is already acting as a gateway to North Eastern states including Sikkim and the new event would merely add to the importance of Siliguri as a regional transhipment node.
www.sjda.org /projects_new_joint_venture_details.html   (644 words)

  
 Siliguri, West Bengal travel information guide, wild life sanctuaries, places to see, access
Siliguri, West Bengal travel information guide, wild life sanctuaries, places to see, access
For seeing Steam Engines of narrow gauge 'c' Class, a relic of British Raj, Siliguri JN is to be visited.
Regular art exhibitions are bing held in Siliguri.
www.travelmasti.com /domestic/wb/siliguri.htm   (543 words)

  
 rediff.com: Mysterious fever has Siliguri in its grip
A fear psychosis appears to have gripped the residents of Siliguri town following the increase in deaths due to a contagious undiagnosed fever.
There are reports of a few residents fleeing Siliguri as well, though the West Bengal health ministry has denied them as mere rumours.
He told the doctors in Siliguri not to declare the severity of the disease," Roy alleged.
www.rediff.com /news/2001/feb/23beng1.htm   (600 words)

  
 siliguri
The historic decision of the Indian and Chinese governments to open the Nathula Pass has brightened further the prospect and scope of Siliguri as the central IT hub for the South Asian region.
The Nasscom President who is “great enthusiastic” about Siliguri told indiaonestop.com: “With the opening of Nathula Pass as the China trade develops, that would be the staging point for Siliguri because that is going to be the central hub where things would be coming and then distributed all across the country.
Siliguri and Haldia are scheduled to come up by end of this year.
www.indiaonestop.com /bengalit/siliguri.htm   (1205 words)

  
 India - News - 14 Die Of Mysterious Fever In Siliguri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
SILIGURI - The "undiagnosable fever" raging in this commerical city of north Bengal claimed four more lives taking the toll to 14.
They had all complained of a severe headache and drowsiness, officials said.
Another 20 patients with the same symptoms were admitted to the Siliguri sub-divisional hospital, North Bengal Medical College, besides nursing homes, they said.
www3.estart.com /india/news/silguri.html   (123 words)

  
 [IRFCA] India: the complex history of the junctions at Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri
From about 1949 a new Siliguri Junction station, north of Siliguri Town, became the main station in the area, with three metre-gauge lines (south-west to Kishanganj and Barsoi; north-east to Assam; south to Siliguri Town and Haldibari) and two narrow-gauge lines (north to Darjeeling; south to Siliguri Town).
The narrow-gauge steam shed was moved from Siliguri Town to Siliguri Jn and the narrow-gauge Siliguri Jn - Siliguri Town section became freight-only.
Siliguri was a compulsory reversing point for all MG trains to and from Assam because of the asymmetric MG coupler problem.
www.irfca.org /docs/rinbad-siliguri.html   (1017 words)

  
 outlookindia.com | wired
Ghising, who returned from Delhi, said he was very happy with the tri-partite agreement signed in Delhi on Tuesday last granting constitutional status and additional powers to DGHC but insisted on inclusion of Siliguri under the purview of the council.
"Siliguri is an integral part of Darjeeling", he told reporters and hoped that in the next bi-partite meeting to be held within three months the West Bengal government would accede to GNLF's demand for inclusion of Siliguri in Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council.
The other sub-division is Siliguri which is administered by a zilla parishad.
www.outlookindia.com /pti_news.asp?id=340732   (450 words)

  
 Getting to Sikkim - India
From Siliguri, one starts for Gangtok on NH 31 and then branches off to NH 31 A from Sevoke.
Gangtok and the rest of the country is through Siliguri (110 km).
Driving to Gangtok from Siliguri, Kalimpong or Darjeeling is exhilarating, with the highway hugging the Teesta River for long stretches, passing through forests.
sikkim.bharatheritage.in /getting_there.htm   (256 words)

  
 Sania participates AIDS awarness rally at Siliguri - News - Webindia123.com
Siliguri, Dec.1 (ANI) : Indian tennis queen Sania Mirza and other players on Thursday participated in an an AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrom) awareness rally in Darjeeling district of West Bengal.
Sania flagged off the rally at Siliguri Kanchenjungha stadium in Darjeeling district on the World AIDS Day.
The rally was attended by over 15, 000 people including women and children.
news.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=178399&cat=India   (130 words)

  
 Tulleeho : Bar Reviews : In & Out, Siliguri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Unlike most pubs that are swarming around HC Road and New Market, you have to cover that extra mile to get to this one.
The inside is pretty hazy and you can be assured that you will not bump into that pal of yours who always manages to milk you out of that bottle of beer.
It came as no surprise that there were a considerable number of tullees trying to drive away their blues; now that’s Siliguri.
www.tulleeho.com /bc/experience.asp?ID=32   (380 words)

  
 Welcome to Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority :: www.sjda.org :: Industrial Infrastructure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority has been striving towards providing the much-needed infrastructure (both physical and social) in its planning area of Siliguri and Jalpaiguri.
Further, the fact that Siliguri has major rail and air facilities available can actually provide the much-needed comfort to prospective entrepreneurs.
Accordingly, a 39.28 acres plot of vested land has been identified at Mouza Dhakpara in Bidhan Nagar, which will be developed by SJDA and made available for the purpose of any industrial unit, which is to be set up.
www.sjda.org /industrial_infrastructure.html   (1136 words)

  
 Tsunami News for Siliguri, India
The tsunami contributed to this by causing India to reach across the bay...
to be held in Kolkata on January 30 or 31 and in Siliguri in early...
However, Siliguri is a priority area as it lies between seismic zone IV and V. The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is...
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/2004/Siliguri.html   (256 words)

  
 INDIA: Death of a young boy in a state sponsored agitation in Siliguri, West Bengal
On 25 May 2005, the SFI, Siliguri unit, affiliated to the ruling party of West Bengal, called for a protest against the increase of tuition fees in Siliguri Hindi High School.
On 25 May 2005, the Siliguri unit of the Student Federation of India (SFI), a student organisation of the Communist Party (Marxist), the ruling party in West Bengal called for a agitation against the increase in tuition fees in Siliguri Hindi High School.
I am deeply concerned to hear of the death of a young student who received injuries in a clash between students and supporters of the Siliguri Unit of Student Federation of India (SFI) in Siliguri Hindi High School, West Bengal.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2005/1121   (1060 words)

  
 Siliguri Blogs & Travel Journals
I had originally wanted to go either to or from Darjeeling via the Toy Train, however my enthusiasm for this had waned, having heard tales of how frequently the 6 hour journey could become 8 or 9 hours, plus the route it follows is so close to the road that the views aren't much different.
Since the RG contained no map of the place, I picked a hotel randomly then got a cycle rickshaw to it.
I dedicated the morning to a sightseeing tour of Patna, which encompassed the Golghar (a large grain storehouse) and the Gandhi Maidan (a large field on which a gazillion games of cricket were underway).
www.travelblog.org /Asia/India/West-Bengal/Siliguri   (489 words)

  
 Sri Radhamadhab Prabhu Jagatbandhu Ashram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Siliguri is nestled in the foothills of the great Himalayan Mountains.
It is the primary Gateway to 'the queen of the hills' Darjeeling and connects to three international borders of Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.
New Jalpaiguri (NJP or N.J.P.) is the junction station for Broad Gauge lines 5 km from Siliguri railway station.
home.att.net /~educationandjob/jagadbandhu2001/siliguri.htm   (381 words)

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