New Clock Tower

 www.telegraphindia.com    The new clock-tower at Damber Chowk set up by Lions Club of Kalimpong. Picture by Chinlop Fudong Lepcha   

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Docs go private in govt quarters

RAJEEV RAVIDAS http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, June 22: Doctors of the Kalimpong subdivisional hospital are practising privately from their government quarters, even as the district health authorities feign ignorance. While the service rules for non-teaching doctors do not bar them from practising privately, to do so from government-allotted quarters is against the regulations. As S. Bhowmik, chief …

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New shelter for stray animals- jaipur-based ngo to set up base

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, June 13: Stray animals in the hills will soon have a new home. An animal shelter spread over 33.6 decimals is set to come up at Lebong near Darjeeling by the end of this year. To be built at an estimated cost of Rs 50 lakh, the shelter will be run …

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Two more clocks in repair cry- Darjeeling kindles Kalimpong’s hope for timer revival

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, June 9: When it was alive and ticking, the chime of the 99-year-old clock atop Georgina McDermot Memorial Tower at Dr Graham’s Homes here used to be heard in distant Darjeeling. If the timer and its neighbour — atop the Raja Dorjay tower at Kumudini Homes, about 5 km away — …

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