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  • 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
  • Four injured as Morcha factions clash in Hills

    Four injured as Morcha factions clash in Hills

    While the clash left four persons of both the sides injured, both the factions-one led by Bimal Gurung and the other by Binoy Tamang-pointed fingers at each other.

    April 20, 2021
  • Bista clarifies language ‘mix-up’

    Bista clarifies language ‘mix-up’

    "There seems to be a section of politicians who are deliberately misinterpreting the BJP commitment to promote mother tongues--Bengali, Nepali, Rajbongshi, Kurmali, Santhali and other languages, as stated in our manifesto, as being BJP attempt at imposing Bengali," Mr Bista said.

    March 23, 2021
  • CPI-M leader slams party rules, quits

    CPI-M leader slams party rules, quits

    Shankar Ghosh submitted his resignation letter to the district party secretary, Jibesh Sarkar, yesterday. A first time councillor, Ghosh had been elected from Ward 24 in 2015. He was the member of the mayor-in council of health at the SMC until the tenure of the Left-run elected board ended in May 2020.

    March 11, 2021
  • Bimal camp to field Hill seat candidates, help TMC in others

    Bimal camp to field Hill seat candidates, help TMC in others

    Amar Singh Rai of the Tamang camp had contested on a TMC ticket during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, while Mr Tamang himself had contested the Darjeeling Assembly by-elections that very year, supported by the TMC.

    March 6, 2021
  • Mamata leaves three Hill seats for ‘friends’

    Mamata leaves three Hill seats for ‘friends’

    Notably, both the Bimal Gurung and Binoy Tamang factions of the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha are politically in league with Mamata Banerjee's party, but they have not yet finalised the candidates.

    March 6, 2021
  • Hill TMC to send report to CM on people’s problems

    Hill TMC to send report to CM on people’s problems

    TMC (Hills) Spokesperson NB Khawas has said that they have compiled a report of the problems being faced by the people in the Hills, which they found during the party's 'Jan Sampark' programme (Bangodhwani Yatra) that was conducted recently.

    January 22, 2021
  • 87 new Covid cases in Darjeeling district

    87 new Covid cases in Darjeeling district

    Six cases were also detected in the Jalpaiguri portion of the SMC.

    November 28, 2020