Tag: Darjeeling

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  • Tourists start leaving Darjeeling Hills

    Tourists start leaving Darjeeling Hills

    The GTA had also asked all tourists who were already in areas under the GTA to leave as soon as they can.

    March 20, 2020
  • Corona scare: Darjeeling takes steps

    Corona scare: Darjeeling takes steps

    The administration has said that a doubtful case will be sent in isolation in hospitals for further screening.

    March 12, 2020
  • No need to panic: Mamata

    No need to panic: Mamata

    "As medicines and equipment that were being imported from China have stopped, we don't want people to face any problem. I would write to the Centre seeking assistance in this regard," said Miss Banerjee at a press conference in Nabanna after holding a high-level meeting to combat the spread of the virus.

    March 7, 2020
  • Darjeeling plans tribute to Hill guitar great

    Darjeeling plans tribute to Hill guitar great

    The concert will be held at Chowrasta in Darjeeling on 11 April, and will feature popular bands like Parikrama, Bipul Chettri and the Travelling Band, and Abhaya and the Steam Injuns, along with joint performances by local musicians and bands.

    March 6, 2020
  • Heat & humidity to prevail in city

    Heat & humidity to prevail in city

    He said, “There is possibility of rainfall over Sikkim, and the districts of Birbhum, Bankura, east and west Burdwan, Purulia, Murshidabad, Hooghly and Howrah will experience isolated showers.”

    March 1, 2020
  • Guitarist Sonam Sherpa found dead at hotel room in Kurseong

    Guitarist Sonam Sherpa found dead at hotel room in Kurseong

    The deceased was a permanent resident of Kalimpong but for the past several decades he had been staying in Delhi, running a music-institute 'Parikrama'.

    February 16, 2020
  • CoV: Don’t panic, say experts

    CoV: Don’t panic, say experts

    “Corona has been a common virus. It was found in 2003, and resurfaced in 2012- 2013. It has now revived again. It infects the respiratory system and directly attacks the lungs. There are talks about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It is a more powerful strain that infects the lungs. The mortality rate increases in the case of elderly persons, children having preexisting diseases like diabetes and lung disease,” said Prof Sanjay Mallik of the department of microbiology, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in Siliguri.

    January 28, 2020
  • CoV: Screening camps set up on Nepal border

    CoV: Screening camps set up on Nepal border

    The state health department headed by the chief minister Miss Mamata Banerjee has decided to install camps at Panitanki, Pasupatinagar in Sukiapatti area and Mirik in order to monitor the health condition of people who enter into Bengal from Nepal using these three points along the border.

    January 26, 2020
  • Mamata holds massive rally in Darjeeling against NRC

    Mamata holds massive rally in Darjeeling against NRC

    Thousands joined the rally here, while the CM iterated that no one had to fear anything as long as she was there.

    January 23, 2020
  • Gorkha cultural event kicks off in Siliguri

    Gorkha cultural event kicks off in Siliguri

    The three-day event jointly organised by the Gorkha Saheed Sewa Samiti, Siliguri- Jalpaiguri Gorkha Youth Parishad, Siliguri Gorkha Manch, Chinari Foundation, and the Darjeeling Rehabilitation Co-operative Society, will be held at Gandhi Maidan near Check Post in Siliguri.

    January 11, 2020
  • Centre has sent Hill talks proposal to state: Bista

    Centre has sent Hill talks proposal to state: Bista

    Asked to comment on a statement made by a GNLF leader on the possibility of holding such tripartite meeting within February, Mr Bista said: “The Union Home minister has sent a letter to the state for a tripartite meeting. I think the (GNLF) leader commented on the basis of that letter.”

    January 11, 2020
  • GJMM padyatra in Darjeeling against CAA, NRC

    GJMM padyatra in Darjeeling against CAA, NRC

    The padyatra was undertaken in place of the twenty-four hour strike that was called by the Yuva Morcha and was to take place on 29 December but was eventually withdrawn.

    December 29, 2019
  • Kurseong shivers after hailstorm

    Kurseong shivers after hailstorm

    The sudden hailstorm accompanied by rain, brought intense cold in Tindharia as well as in and around Kurseong region.

    December 28, 2019
  • Darjeeling in the news again

    Darjeeling in the news again

    Shringla, a widely known diplomat particularly in neighbouring countries, has had a chequered career in the management of foreign affairs.

    December 27, 2019
  • Waste bags a must in Darjeeling taxis

    Waste bags a must in Darjeeling taxis

    Today, the Darjeeling Police sold around 380 bags prepared at Hayden Hall, a social organisation, among various taxi syndicates as part of this initiative.

    December 18, 2019
  • Hill arrests spark outrage

    Hill arrests spark outrage

    “They are feeling helpless, looking at our recently held meeting at the GDNS (Gorkhka Dukha Niwarak Sammelan hall) which was a success." "Is it against the law to have a party in a democracy? Is the demand of Gorkhaland unlawful?" questioned the Morcha leader, further appealing to the people to not lose hope as, according to him, the rule of the present state government would soon end.

    December 2, 2019
  • Plea to save Mother EARTH

    Plea to save Mother EARTH

    I am referring to the time earlier when Darjeeling was in its pristine state. During the time when Darjeeling was described as a lovely, beautiful forested land, when she was worthy of being called the 'Queen of Hills' … Darjeeling's corrugated hills were beautiful until they were touched by the corrupt minds of humans.

    November 18, 2019