Hill lamp trade in dying flicker

http://www.telegraphindia.com An exotic lampshade at Shen’s shop in Kalimpong. Picture by Chinlop Fudong Lepcha Kalimpong, Jan. 24: Viewers of Chinese kung fu movies must have seen these lamps a hundred times. Usually made of wood and cloth or paper, this is the only place in India where these Chinese lamps are manufactured. The craft is, …

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Hill tribute to Netaji

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Jan. 23: Residents of 10th Mile this year came together to celebrate the 109th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Till last year, the only programme commemorating Netaji’s birthday was organised by the state information and cultural affairs department at Town Hall here. One of the organisers of the programme at 10th …

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