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  • 13 kids test positive for Covid in Kurseong in Sept

    13 kids test positive for Covid in Kurseong in Sept

    Talking to reporters in Kurseong today, the Assistant Superintendent of the Sub Divisional Hospital, Dr Krishna Ghosh, said that nine of the 13 children had been referred to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri, while the remaining four were sent in home isolation under the request of the parents, as the children did not have any major complication.

    October 2, 2021
  • To Kurseong, with love from London

    To Kurseong, with love from London

    To raise the funds, Pradhan took part in a 21-km half walk marathon--'London Summer Walk Challenge 2021'. "I felt the need of doing something for my hometown during the Covid pandemic and took this initiative to collect funds by organising a walk. With the funds collected, my team back in Kurseong bought some medical equipment and other stuff for two medical facilities there,"

    August 5, 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
  • Gurung clarifies his ‘toilet remarks’ on Kurseong

    Gurung clarifies his ‘toilet remarks’ on Kurseong

    Addressing his party activists from Kurseong at his home village of Patleybas in Darjeeling some days ago, Mr Gurung had compared Kurseong town to a 'toilet.' Also, a short video clip of his statements went viral on social media.

    January 4, 2021
  • Gurung will return on 6 Dec, says party leader

    Gurung will return on 6 Dec, says party leader

    The development comes after the decision of another leader of the Morcha faction, Roshan Giri, to address a public meeting in Kurseong tomorrow.

    November 29, 2020
  • Giri likely to return today

    Giri likely to return today

    Addressing a press conference here today, the Gurung faction's youth leader, Satyawan Chettri, said Mr Giri and youth leader Dipen Malay will be arriving in Siliguri from Kolkata tomorrow.

    November 28, 2020
  • After viral K’taka photos, Mirik residents claim black panther sightings

    After viral K’taka photos, Mirik residents claim black panther sightings

    "The recent sighting was some days ago. While they do not come near human settlements like the other normal leopards do, we see them either sleeping or resting on rocks or walking among the tea bushes or the hill slopes far away," Mr Rai said.

    July 8, 2020
  • Kurseong shops shut; Darj plans alternate days

    Kurseong shops shut; Darj plans alternate days

    "We have decided to open shops in a phased manner, as opening all at once will create problems. There seems to be no limit of the lockdown and looks like we have to live with coronavirus, for which we have to change our marketing strategy by keeping safety in mind,” DCC vice president Vimal Mintri said.

    June 1, 2020
  • Amidst lockdown, birds enjoy their time in different spots at Kurseong

    Amidst lockdown, birds enjoy their time in different spots at Kurseong

    The town has been witnessing more birds and more of their activities as compared to normal days.

    May 8, 2020
  • NBMCH doctor tests positive; Kurseong doctor in quarantine

    NBMCH doctor tests positive; Kurseong doctor in quarantine

    “He has been admitted in hospital and the remaining have been sent for institutional quarantine. We are tracing others who came in contact with him,” said a health department official.

    May 3, 2020
  • Forest crime rampant in Kurseong division

    Forest crime rampant in Kurseong division

    Kurseong Divisional Forest Officer J Sheikh Fareed has expressed concerns over such a situation in the forest areas.

    May 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
  • 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
  • Light rainfall in city, north Bengal sees heavy downpour

    Light rainfall in city, north Bengal sees heavy downpour

    Heavy rainfall with thunderstorms was witnessed in Haldia and Kalimpong with 24 mm and 15 mm of rainfall respectively.

    July 28, 2019
  • A moment of PRIDE

    A moment of PRIDE

    "A total of 6000 aspirants from across the country had appeared in the auditions for this contest, among whom the judges had to select only 16," says Miss Pradhan.

    July 19, 2019
  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway services likely to resume from Thursday

    Darjeeling Himalayan Railway services likely to resume from Thursday

    Three joy ride services in Darjeeling and Ghoom have been unaffected by the rains, it is learnt.

    July 16, 2019
  • Thapa tours Tindharia landslide-hit area

    Thapa tours Tindharia landslide-hit area

    “I had constructed my house with assistance from the West Bengal Newar Development Board. My pet dog is still trapped or buried under the debris of the protection wall.”

    June 28, 2019