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Darjeeling Hills
West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Now, a herbal spin to cocktails

Master mixologist Yangdup Lama, who recently launched six cocktails with the iconic Makaibari tea, has come up with a few more Darjeeling hill-inspired concoctions. This time, however, local herbs an...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

5 arrested in tea wages loot case, 5 on the run

Police have solved the July 22 case where a gang had robbed Rs 26 lakh of tea garden money at gunpoint. So far, the police have arrested five accused and are on a lookout for five more. Ten persons h...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.21

Binay hush-hush meet signals ‘third chapter’

Hill leader Binay Tamang, who last month resigned as the president of one of the two factions of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, organised a “secret meeting” in Siliguri on Thursday to kickstart t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

‘Apolitical’ talks push before MP statement

The BJP’s 2019 general election manifesto had said: “We are committed to work towards finding a permanent political solution to the issue of Darjeeling Hills, Siliguri, Terai and Dooars re...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Anit Thapa set to launch new party

Anit Thapa, who is heading a faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, has decided to float a new political party, said a source close to him. If the new party is formed in the Darjeeling hills, it migh...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.21

Hills leader starts fast to nudge BJP

The general-secretary of the Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (Bharati Tamang faction), S.P. Sharma, launched an indefinite hunger strike in Darjeeling on Sunday, demanding an explanation from the BJP an...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

29 dengue cases reported near Siliguri

The Darjeeling district health department has raised an alert after at least 29 dengue cases were reported in July from Dudhia, a tiny hamlet located on the outskirts of Siliguri. Tulsi Pramanik, the...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Legal aid forum helps Covid orphans

The Darjeeling District Legal Aid Forum, a voluntary organisation that gives legal aid to children and women, has taken up the task to identify children who have lost their parents to Covid-19 in Sili...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

Jesuits offer free ventilator, vaccines

The Darjeeling Jesuits of North Bengal has handed over a ventilator worth Rs 38 lakh to Darjeeling Sadar Hospital and undertaken a vaccination drive for 600-odd tea garden workers for free. Fr Stanle...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

26 animals born at Darjeeling zoo

Altogether 26 animals of seven species have been born at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in the past seven months under its captive breeding programme, the park authorities have sa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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