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Circumstances are most unusual but helpline 999 proves handy

"Hello, is it 999?" "Yes, how can I help you?"--comes the prompt reply from the national helpline. "I am in great danger, can't get out of a shop. Need your help immediately or else I fear for my life". Following similar but not word for word exchanges, a rescue team...

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Shelaidaha Creating the ambience of Shantiniketan in Bangladesh

Shelaidaha derives its name from two words: Sheli and Daha. Mr. Sheli, an Englishman, used to reside in the area. He was, in fact, an indigo planter whose Nilkuti had been washed away by the river Padma. Daha means a pool of water. The name of the village, therefore, means...

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