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KALIMPONG NEWS · 18h ago

Nepal tea steals Darjeeling’s flavour

Sovon Manna | TNN | May 24, 2017,KOLKATA: The tea gardens of Darjeeling, which produce some of the world's costliest stress-busting brews, are under severe strain. Already reeling under the ...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 18h ago

Scuffle breaks out after cops stop GJYM rally in Darjeeling

Amitava Banerjee | MP| 24 May 2017 | Darjeeling: Darjeeling was a witness to a near flashpoint between the police and a Gorkha Janmukti Yuva Morcha (GJYM-youth wing of the Gorkha Janmukti ...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 18h ago

Hill people should be thankful to Didi: Shanta Chhetri

Prashant Acharya, EOI, SILIGURI, 23 May 2017 : "People of hills should be thankful to Didi (chief minister Mamata Banerjee) as she nominated a female candidate from the hills for the first t...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 18h ago

Making Bengali compulsory in schools state's domain: Union govt official

EOI, Kolkata,23 May 2017: Union department of school education and literacy, HRD ministry, secretary Anil Swarup today said the decision of the West Bengal government to make Bengali compuls...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 18h ago

Weather forecasts

TT, New Delhi, May 23: The India Meteorological Department has begun generating weather forecasts for 12km-by-12km patches of land, a key step towards delivering forecasts for about 6,500 bl...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 18h ago

Human shield saved lives, says major - After 43 days, army officer defends tying man to jeep amid stone-pelting

Dar strapped to the jeepMUZAFFAR RAINA AND PRANAB BORA, TT, Srinagar, May 23: The army today allowed the officer accused of using a Kashmiri youth as a human shield to defend his action, the...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 19h ago

'Rogues' gallery awaits names - 24 hours on, cops who beat up journalists yet to be identified

Journalists walk in the protest rally in Calcutta on Tuesday. Picture by Pradip Sanyal"Brutal assault on police in the name of peaceful protest, we are identifying all such criminals and eve...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 19h ago

Protest plea on Bengali

RAJEEV RAVIDAS, TT, Kalimpong, May 23: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today appealed to all political parties in the hills to come forward and protest against the state govern...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 19h ago

'Snake venom smuggler' arrested

KOUSIK SEN, TT,  Raiganj, May 23: The intelligence wing of the BSF arrested a man with suspected snake venom that would purportedly cost around Rs 12 crore from Fulbari in South Dinajpur las...
KALIMPONG NEWS · 19h ago

Tabs on tourist ride rate - Panel and WhatsApp numbers for tourist complaints

Darjeeling's Chowrastha teeming with tourists on Tuesday. Telegraph pictureTT, Siliguri, May 23: The state tourism department today decided to set up committees and help desks to look into a...