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Darjeeling Hills
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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West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

Two workers of Sevoke-Rangpo railway construction washed away in Kalimpong

Two labourers of the Sevoke-Rangpo railway construction project were killed when a rivulet swollen because of incessant rain apparently swept away their tent in Kalimpong district early on Friday. Th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Raju Bista seeks ‘solution’ in Lok Sabha

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista on Wednesday told Parliament that the BJP was committed to finding a “permanent political solution” for the Darjeeling hills keeping in mind the recurring demand f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Hills to host legislators for mountain summit

The Darjeeling hills are ready to host legislators from across Himalayan states and Union territories in India later this year for the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit. The Integrated Mountain...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.20

Dhankhar defies state preferences on VCs

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday tweeted that Rajendra Prasad Dhakal and Shanti Chhetry were appointed founding vice-chancellors of the new Darjeeling Hills University and Alipurduar Unive...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

Trinamul tea union stirs in hills

A trade union of the Trinamul Congress has intensified activities in over 80 tea gardens in the Darjeeling hills with the attempt bearing hints of an intense political tussle as the BJP also started a...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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