Musical gift for village kids- NGO strikes the right note

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, May 21: World Vision, an NGO, here has decided to add some music to the life of poor children in villages bordering the hill town. Today, the NGO took the first step towards realising its goal by donating musical instruments worth around Rs 70,000 to residents of Taren, around 5km from here, and …

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Neora caught on camera

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, May 14: The flora and fauna of the Kalimpong hills will soon be captured on film. From tomorrow, the wildlife division II of the forest department will start the visual documentation of the Neora Valley National Park, spread over 88 sqkm in the upper reaches of the Kalimpong subdivision, an exercise to be …

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Milk producers against meet

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, May 9: Milk producers in the hills, under the banner of Himalayan Farmers’ Front, have urged Darjeeling MP Dawa Narbula not to accompany a delegation of Himul workers to a meeting with chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee. The delegation comprising members of the Intuc-affiliated Himul Employees’ Association (HEA) is expected to discuss with Bhattacharjee …

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Hill MP speaks on brew plight

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, May 7: The Congress MP from Darjeeling, Dawa Narbula, has raised the problems faced by workers in tea gardens and cinchona plantations in the Parliament. Narbula has demanded stringent measures against managements found violating the Plantation Labour Act, Factories Act, Payment of Bonus Act, Industrial Disputes Act, Gratuity Act and Employees’ Provident Fund …

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