Tribute to brave trucker

http://www.telegraphindia.com Siliguri, Sept 18: At 63, Amar Bahadur Chhetri is no Keanu Reeves. But in a rare show of courage that would dwarf the feat of the Speed star, the ageing driver drove a burning truck for about a kilometre out of the heart of Kalimpong to save the lives and property of its residents. …

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Ace archer makes Kalimpong proud

http://www.thestatesman.net KALIMPONG, Sept. 16. — Thirteen-year old Paril Lepcha, a sub-junior national archery champion, has brought many laurels to Kalimpong. Adding one more feather to his cap, Paril won one gold, two silver and a bronze medal at the 26 th Sub-Junior National Archery Championship, held at Ajmer in Rajasthan from 8 to 11 September. …

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United Forum to to protest against cinchona directorate

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, Sept. 15. — The United Forum — a trade union of cinchona planters has decided to move forward with a series of activities against the negligence by the administration into the functioning of the cinchona and other medicinal plants directorate. The forum has decided to approach Mr Subash Ghisingh tomorrow. “We …

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Hindi fest for Tibetan school

http://www.telegraphindia.com REZA PRADHAN Kalimpong, Sept. 14: A two-week-long programme organised by the Central School for Tibetans (CST) here and aimed at inculcating respect for Indian culture and tradition concluded on the occasion of Hindi Bhasa Diwas today. Teachers and students of both Indian and Tibetan origins participated in the programme, the whole of which was …

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