Demand for slide probe

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Oct. 16: The recently-formed NH 31A Bachao Committee has demanded a high-level inquiry into the causes of the landslide at 27 Mile two months ago that led to frequent disruption of traffic on the highway. In a memorandum mailed to the Union environment minister A. Raja, the committee also demanded that until the …

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Detainees are not UGRF members – Dahal

via darjeelingtimes.com Oct 13,2006 Source: Himalayan Darpan Kalimpong; Mr. Manoj Lepcha, who had been wounded during the Police encounter, is not the member of the UGRF (United Gorkha Revolutionary Front) as claimed by the Police, said Mr. Dahal, Chief of UGRF. Except two persons, Asish Rai, given membership just day before his arrest and Ram …

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To one who did not belong

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, Oct. 11: As Kiran Desai made a splash in international literary circles by winning the Booker Prize yesterday, the ripples travelled to this sleepy hill town. Kiran’s aunt Indira Bhattacharya, who works here as a child specialist, is overjoyed with her niece’s achievement. “I am, of course, delighted. I tried to …

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