Siliguri Corridor is a narrow stretch of land bordering Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh measuring approximately 170X60km, at the narrowest it is about 20-22km.
The oxygen clouded the room where the leak was detected, triggering panic among the patients who thought that fire may have broken out.
The student maintained that she had never seen the accused in the college campus earlier. The local police have filed the FIR.
The Doka La standoff was never only about Doka La. India's steadfast resolve stemmed partly from having to protect the Siliguri corridor. It's not a negotiable factor.
Classes were suspended in the hill schools in view of the indefinite strike, going on since June 15, demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.