A glorious affair no more

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, Oct. 21. — It’s all history now. Once a supplier of quality hand-woven goods to the west, the ‘Arts and Crafts Centre’, here now is only a mere shadow of its former self. It was known as the Catherine Graham Memorial Association and was founded in 1887 by late Catherine Graham …

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College to get annual grant of Rs 5 lakh

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, Oct. 21. — After getting the clearance from the Union home ministry, the Kalimpong College would now receive an annual grant of five lakh rupees to improve its academic infrastructure and lift the economically and socially deprived students. The grant has been released by the Foundation of Academic Excellence and Access …

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Brochure boost to offbeat spots

http://www.telegraphindia.com REZA PRADHAN Kalimpong, Oct. 20: The West Bengal Forest Development Corporation (WBFDC) has plans to promote places with tourism potential as individual destinations. In a pioneer move, the corporation has decided to make brochures on the various tourist spots across north Bengal and highlight the potential of these places. According to officials of the …

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Pedalling for green peace

http://www.telegraphindia.com REZA PRADHAN Kalimpong, Oct. 19: Schools of the hill town have come together to organise a bicycle rally to campaign for a pollution-free environment on October 27. Through this pioneer venture, the organisers wish to stress on the need for a pollution-free atmosphere and promote the environment-friendly practice of cycling. Prakash Pradhan, the principal …

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