Language course for Lepchas

http://www.telegraphindia.com OUR CORRESPONDENT Kalimpong, Jan. 12: In an effort to keep the Lepcha language alive, a short duration course on conversation is under way at Bom Busty here. The course, which commenced on January 3, will conclude tomorrow. Sixty-four students — all of them (barring one) Lepchas and coming from different parts of the Darjeeling …

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Forum for free thought- Adda sessions under hill sky

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS A file picture of basibiyalo participants at the 50th episode Kalimpong, Jan. 10: If you are inclined towards art and letters, basibiyalo is for you. Though over 50 episodes old and held every second Saturday of the month, the unique (at least in the hills) adda session has become a much more …

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Road funds from NHPC- BRO starts work as power major agrees to foot bill

http://www.telegraphindia.com OUR CORRESPONDENT A file picture of the NHPC site at 27th Mile Kalimpong, Jan. 10: Finally, some good news for the landslide-hit stretch of NH 31A at 27th Mile here. After much delay, the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) today decided to release Rs 1 crore of the estimated Rs 2.93 crore needed to …

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Tips on floriculture for SHGs

http://www.telegraphindia.com OUR CORRESPONDENT Kalimpong, Jan. 7: In a bid to promote floriculture in the hills, the Kalimpong project of the Comprehensive Area Development Corporation is organising a training programme for members of self-help groups (SHGs) here. Forty-nine participants from Kurseong and Darjeeling have joined the eight-day programme, which began at Disha here yesterday. Apart from …

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