Places  /  Published 21.06.22

A virtual property tour of Taj Chia Kutir

Being located in the hills means having a greater role towards sustainability and being green… Whatever we receive is packed in bulk and in recyclable packaging. We are working on eliminating ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Places  /  Published 18.06.22

Experiencing a mystical tea trail at Taj Chia Kutir

Like Jitendra Lote, the general manager of the luxury getaway destination, says: “Taj Chia Kutir is not a resort, it’s a lifestyle experience that you should do at least once.” We w...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Ropeway in limbo for want of cash

A 2.5km ropeway service planned around eight years back between Rohini, around 25km from here, and Giddapahar on the outskirts of Kurseong, is yet to be completed as cash crunch has halted its work. ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Places  /  Published 09.05.22

Tracing Tagore in Mungpoo

Travel details: By road, Mungpoo is about 31km from Darjeeling, 40km from Kalimpong and about 60km from New Jalpaiguri station. From NJP and Darjeeling, taxis and hired cars are available to take ...
By Sugato Mukherjee


West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.22

Clean-up drive in Kurseong

Conservancy workers of Kurseong municipality organised a clean-up drive in the civic area of the hill town on Thursday and cleared garbage from drains and streams. Kurseong is located around 40km fro...
By Bireswar Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Hill DD telecast halt draws flak

Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and arch rival Trinamul Congress  are on the same page in their protest against the Centre’s decision to close down Analog Terrestrial TV Transmitter (...

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Leaders desert Gurung

A host of leaders from Bimal Gurung’s Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has quit the party when important local elections are on the cards. Twenty prominent leaders, including Satyawan Chettri, the presid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.21

2 rail workers buried alive in hills

Two workers engaged in the construction of the Sevoke-Rangpo railway project died in a slide at Kalikhola, some 30km from Siliguri, under Kurseong subdivision of Darjeeling district on Sunday night. ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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