West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

Kalimpong school relief for parents

St Augustine’s School, Kalimpong, has decided to waive the entire annual fees though majority of such ICSE schools in the Darjeeling hills are still undecided on providing relief to guardians am...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.20

GTA team greets 5 after quarantine completion

GTA officials led by its head Anit Thapa stood in a line before a quarantine centre in Kalimpong on Tuesday and clapped to welcome five people who were discharged after being tested negative for the n...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.20

Kalimpong Covid-19 victim relatives released

Three relatives, including a three-year-old child, of a Kalimpong woman who died from the novel coronavirus infection were discharged from a hospital in Siliguri on Saturday.Among the trio, the child ...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

Virus snaps Sikkim link

Residents of “isolated” villages in Kalimpong district have flagged off concerns following Sikkim’s decision to bar movement of vehicles and people from these areas to the Himalayan state.C.P. K...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

GTA chief to shift to ‘ground zero’ Kalimpong

GTA chief Anit Thapa has said he will work from “ground zero” Kalimpong from Thursday as “a huge amount of fear, stress, and uncertainty” prevails there following the death of a local Covid-19...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

4 more Covid cases in north

Four persons, including a child, who are family members of the Kalimpong woman who had died from Covid-19, were tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.Around 48 persons, including the ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Concerts to remember Sonam

Residents of Darjeeling and Kalimpong have decided to pool in funds to organise a concert in the two hill towns to pay tribute to Sonam Sherpa, the lead guitarist of “Parikrama”.Sherpa, 48, also a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Registered Bengal homestays to get incentive

 In a bid to standardise the homestay sector, the West Bengal government will give an incentive of Rs 1.5 lakh each to the ones that get registered, state tourism minister Goutam Deb said in the ...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Tourist haunt in Kalimpong

Dalim Tar, a tiny hamlet nestled in the Kalimpong hills, is fast emerging as a hotspot for tourists who intend to spend a few days amid a idyllic landscape and far from the hustle and bustle of city l...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.20

The tiger’s trail

A Royal Bengal tiger has been spotted at Lava inside the Neora Valley National Park in Kalimpong, two years after a big cat was sighted at the sanctuary. “We have installed trap cameras at various l...
By Our Correspondent in Kalimpong


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