Internet subscribers threaten to sue BSNL

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, Dec. 23: The Internet subscribers of BSNL here have threatened to sue the telecom service provider, demanding compensation for loss of business. In the last four months, the Internet users in the hills have had to bear with frequent disruption of the BSNL’s broadband service, thanks to a combination of natural …

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Xmas gift from Fijians

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Dec. 21: The carol festival ended here tonight with a dance performance by a three-member Fijian troupe. The all-men team comprising Mark Barvear, Letani Quranivalu and Jerry Bosevanua danced with gusto, at times even threatening to bring down the temporary stage set up on Main Road. Through their dances, they sought to spread …

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Health centres for hill poor

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Dec. 16: Primary healthcare will be available at a cheaper rate to residents living below the poverty line (BPL) in the civic area here from tomorrow. Community-based primary health sub-centres will start functioning in five wards of the Kalimpong municipality. These will be located at Atithi Griha, Shantinagar, Mangaldara in Chivvo Busti, Chandralok …

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Bill hearing on Dec. 20 – Regional parties invited to speak on special status

http://www.telegraphindia.com Darjeeling, Dec. 16: The Standing Committee on Home Affairs has invited six regional parties to Delhi for a hearing on the Sixth Schedule status for the Darjeeling hills on December 20. In a letter to Darjeeling MP Dawa Narbula, the director of the Rajya Sabha secretariat, P.P.K. Ramacharyulu, said the parties have been invited …

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Carol fest to welcome Christmas

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Dec. 13: The four-day Kalimpong Carol Festival from December 17 will herald the Christmas celebrations here. Into its fifth year, the festival will be held from 5pm to 8pm at Main Road. The Christians of the subdivision come together under the banner of Kalimpong Carol Festival Committee to organise the event. “The idea …

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