Tiger Hill
West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.20

Delayed by Covid, bike race in November

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) here has decided to organise the second edition of Tenzing Norgay Mountain Biking (MTB) challenge next month with the organisers including a virtual cyclin...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: At Drass, courage under fire

A senior army officer’s rage and expertise in ballistics has pitted the Indian Army here in the fiercest battle since Operation Vijay was launched. The assault on Phealong Peak, a rocky massif that ...
By Sujan Dutta in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Darjeeling party begins below freezing point

The mercury dropped to minus one degree Celsius in Darjeeling town on Saturday, leaving areas in the vicinity carpeted with ice and cheering tourists.In Sikkim, the temperature plumbed two degrees Cel...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Gautam Deb works on tourism plan

Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb will submit a comprehensive report on the development of tourism across the state, including the Darjeeling hills, to chief minister Mamata Banerjee next month.Deb h...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: The battle for Tiger Hill

It’s 120 minutes to zero hour. Weather permitting, the assault on Tiger Hill is on. It has been fine so far but now it is getting cloudy and windy. The chill factor is climbing.This is the action st...
By Sujan Dutta in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Tiger Hill tour car limit up

Six hundred light vehicles will be allowed to travel daily to Tiger Hill from Sunday, double the current limit that came into force two weeks ago with the aim of reducing congestion around Darjeeling ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.19

Pay Rs 50 each to visit Tiger Hill

Tourists visiting Tiger Hill, Darjeeling’s famous sunrise point, for a glimpse of the Kanchenjungha have to shell out Rs 50 each.The forest department’s decision to introduce the entry fee has dra...
By Vivek Chhetri and Avijit Sinha in Darjeeling


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