States  /  Published 20.06.22

Trash removed from trekking trail

The Sikkim forest department and members of the Friends Forever Sporting Club, Yuksom, jointly collected about 150km of garbage from the Dzongri-Goechala trekking trail inside the Kanchenjungha Nation...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

News  /  Published 14.03.22

Centenary salute to Satyajit Ray at Kolkata Literature Festival

A centenary salute to Satyajit Ray made for an engaging session on Friday at the Kolkata Literature Festival, held in association with The Telegraph. Ray’s mother, Suprabha, figured prominently...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

States  /  Published 12.03.22

Venkaiah lays Sikkim campus foundation

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone of the permanent campus of Kanchenjungha State University located in rural Tarku in Namchi district virtually from Gangtok on Friday. To be ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Entertainment  /  Published 25.11.20

A tribute to Satyajit Ray

Why Kanchenjungha? Did the inspiration come from the turmoil of a particular family with Darjeeling as the backdrop or the magic of Satyajit Ray that was woven, presenting the cluster of peaks that re...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Opinion  /  Published 25.11.20

Magic mountain: Kanchenjunga

By Uddalak Mukherjee


West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.20

Kanchenjungha! From Raiganj

From Siliguri, Kanchenjungha can be seen during clear summer days and during autumn and winter. Even on Friday, the peak and its entire range — also known as the “Sleeping Buddha” &m...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

Picture perfect gift amid pandemic

The clouds lifted from Darjeeling to unveil the gleaming Mount Kanchenjungha and give the people of the hills a picture-perfect gift amid the raging pandemic. Gyanendra Rai, a mental health counsello...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 26.08.19

Apex body to deny permit to scale Kanchenjunga

India’s apex mountaineering authority will not issue permits to scale the 8,586m Kanchenjungha, the third highest peak of the world, and several other peaks that are considered sacred in deference t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Centre heeds peak bar call

The Centre has rescinded its decision to allow climbing and trekking on 14 Himalayan peaks in Sikkim in the wake of vociferous protests against the possible desecration of the mountaintops held sacred...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.19

Sikkim expedition route to Kanchenjungha

The Union home ministry has opened up 137 mountain peaks, including Kanchenjungha (8586m) — the third- highest in the world, for expeditions from the Sikkim side . The Sikkim government had banned e...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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