Forum as voice of dam displaced

http://www.thestatesman.net KALIMPONG, May 30. — In a drive to strengthen “people’s movement,” against the NHPC, a committee of families affected by the dams over the Teesta (Sikkim and West Bengal), was formed here today. Alleging that the corporation has been fiddling with the terms and conditions fixed by it for the affected families, members of …

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Union fears the sack for thousands after Cinchona plants privatisation

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, May 27. — With an ultimatum of 15 days, the United Forum, a Cinchona-based trade union, has submitted a memorandum to the Darjeeling district magistrate, who is also the acting director of the Cinchona and other medicinal plants directorate, against the state government’s stand of privatisation of this medical industry. Addressing …

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Camp route to limelight – Kids on trek tour at little known spot

REZA PRADHAN - http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, May 26: In an effort to provide school-going children an opportunity for all-round development, a local tour operator has started an adventure camp itinerary for schoolchildren from Class V onwards. Initiated by Jireh Tours, more than six groups from different schools here have already gone for this adventure camp with …

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