Porters to get I-cards

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 25: In an effort to make the town more tourist friendly, the Kalimpong Main Line Taxi Drivers’ Welfare Association has started issuing photo-identity cards to porters of the motor stand area. The association, along with six other vehicle organisations, will provide identification badges, complete with serial number, to all porters at the …

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Thousands celebrate Hanuman Jayanti

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, April 24. — Thousands flocked in today at the Deorali Dara, the venue for the celebration of Hanuman Jayanti. With the three-day prayer sessions ending today, devotees started assembling at the Hanuman Park from the early hours today. A 31-ft statue of Hanuman was installed on this very day last year. …

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Passion for percussion-mender of shoes, maker of music

REZA PRADHAN http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 22: Talk about music and his eyes shine. Mention the tabla and there is such a manic flow of words that one almost needs a traffic cop to control the rush. For 66-year-old Kesu Das, who earns his living as a cobbler, there is nothing in life more exciting than …

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