Mangar ‘model’ house soon

http://www.thestatesman.net KALIMPONG, Nov. 21. — Looking to preserving their age-old living habits, Mangar, an ethnic Nepalese community here, will shortly be inaugurating their traditional “model house” at Chibo Busty. An initiative from Akhil Bharatiya Mangar Sangh (ABMS), the model house, which is now a vanishing feature of the community, is a two-storied stone dwelling. The …

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Green guides in Hills

http://www.telegraphindia.com REZA PRADHAN Kalimpong, Nov. 21: From next month, tourists to the Hills need look no further for guides with that little bit of local knowledge. The West Bengal Forest Development Corporation has come up with a plan to introduce trained local people as “nature guides” from December. “Tourists can now opt for these guides …

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Kalimpong all set for inter-district quiz

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, Nov. 18. — With “Inquisitive 2004”, the first inter- district level quiz competition held by the BB Pradhan Institute of Business Management, being a hit among the locals of Kalimpong last year, the institute will host the inter-district level quiz competition tomorrow again in Kalimpong for the second time. The assistant …

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