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  • J&K martyr’s body arrives in Hill hometown amid protest

    J&K martyr’s body arrives in Hill hometown amid protest

    A group of people from his hometown, who had gone to the Bagdogra Airport to receive Ghising's body, put up a protest there and alleged that the martyr had not been given proper honours and that no one from the Army was there at the airport

    September 23, 2021
  • Toy Train’s Jungle Tea Safari picks up steam

    Toy Train’s Jungle Tea Safari picks up steam

    "The 'Steam Jungle Tea Safari' Toy Train service has been planned to run on a regular basis depending on demand. It is provided with the facilities of a  Vistadome coach and hauled by the heritage steam engine. The Toy Train travels through the scenic beauty of tea gardens, apart from the breathtaking views of the lower Himalayan hills

    September 13, 2021
  • Darjeeling Toy Train’s full services resume

    Darjeeling Toy Train’s full services resume

    There will be 17 seats in the first class and 29 seats in the vista dome coach for passengers in three coaches hauled by the diesel loco. A parcel van has been included in the Toy Train after a gap of 30 years. The fare for a seat in the first-class coach is Rs 1420, while it is Rs 1200 for a vista dome.

    August 26, 2021
  • Darjeeling Toy Train in list of Centre’s monetisation assets

    Darjeeling Toy Train in list of Centre’s monetisation assets

    "Since it was only announced yesterday, I haven't had the opportunity to study the entire document. However, there has been a long-standing proposal for the monetisation of the mountain railways of India, which includes the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railways, the Kalka Shimla Railway, and the Matheran Railway,"

    August 25, 2021
  • Kurseong family worried as member stuck in Kabul

    Kurseong family worried as member stuck in Kabul

    "I managed to talk to him through WhatsApp call at around 2 pm yesterday, but I have not been able to contact him even after several attempts after that,"

    August 19, 2021
  • Amid pressure on Bista, GNLF plans Delhi meet

    Amid pressure on Bista, GNLF plans Delhi meet

    According to GNLF leader Ajoy Edwards, he would leave for Delhi within a week to try and set up a meeting of its alliance partners and representatives from the civil society with senior leaders of the BJP.

    July 27, 2021
  • Darjeeling district restricts entry of people from Sikkim

    Darjeeling district restricts entry of people from Sikkim

    To contain the spread of Covid-19, all inbound passengers, drivers and vehicle helpers entering Bengal from the state will have to furnish either of the three documents--certificate of double vaccination, negative RT-PCR negative reports issued within 72 hours of their travel

    July 21, 2021
  • Health dept wakes up to high Covid-19 rate in Darj, K’pong

    Health dept wakes up to high Covid-19 rate in Darj, K’pong

    The officer on special duty for public health in north Bengal, Dr Susanta Kumar Roy, held a meeting with district magistrates, chief medical officers of health (CMOH) of both the districts, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital principal Prof Indrajit Saha and other officials today.

    July 20, 2021
  • AIGL (Bharati) ups pressure on Bista

    AIGL (Bharati) ups pressure on Bista

    "The list of issues that will be discussed in the monsoon session of Parliament has come out, and it is unfortunate that no issue of the Gorkhas has been mentioned there. Recently, tribal status to different communities was granted in Arunachal Pradesh, but the MP has not done anything regarding the demand for tribal status for 11 different communities here," AIGL general secretary SP Sharma said.

    July 19, 2021
  • Centre proposes work on NH-10 repair, restoration

    Centre proposes work on NH-10 repair, restoration

    Mr Bista has also extended his gratitude to Mr Gadkari for taking due cognizance of the issues concerning the highway that he had raised and for taking necessary steps to address them.

    June 14, 2021
  • Vaccine shots at home for Darj elderly, differently-abled likely

    Vaccine shots at home for Darj elderly, differently-abled likely

    The DI has already been working with the Edward Foundation through their Project CARE (Critical Aid Response), through which they are providing medical equipment and other things related to Covid patients with stress laid on oxygen concentrators.

    June 8, 2021
  • Red panda birth brings cheer in Darjeeling

    Red panda birth brings cheer in Darjeeling

    The first red pandas for this programme had been brought in from various European zoos during the late 80s and early 90s.

    June 6, 2021
  • Bista on Yaas: Follow local guidelines

    Bista on Yaas: Follow local guidelines

    According to him, he was closely monitoring the situation.

    May 25, 2021
  • Darjeeling dist doctors alerted on black fungus

    Darjeeling dist doctors alerted on black fungus

    A total of 332 people also recovered in the last 24 hours, the sources said.

    May 25, 2021
  • In Darjeeling, free legal aid to check rising Covid-19 stigma

    In Darjeeling, free legal aid to check rising Covid-19 stigma

    "There is good news in this regard for the hospital in Darjeeling as after our appeal to the state government, a 10-bed ICU with four ventilators and 30 beds with oxygen pipelines, will be functional in the Darjeeling District hospital in the next 2-3 days," claimed Mr Thapa.

    May 24, 2021
  • Contact-tracing in Darj district an uphill task

    Contact-tracing in Darj district an uphill task

    The administration had arranged for traditional wood pyres to cope with the situation.

    May 10, 2021
  • K’pong MLA’s bias statement draws flak

    K’pong MLA’s bias statement draws flak

    Morcha (Bimal Gurung camp) leader from Kalimpong Anil Lopchan also said they condemned the statement made by Mr Lepcha.

    May 6, 2021