Eye on China, troops relocating to Bengal

http://www.telegraphindia.com SUJAN DUTTA Dec. 12: The Indian Army is relocating a division of troops to North Bengal from Jammu after the security establishment has taken stock of a Chinese move into a high plateau in Bhutan named Dolam. Major elements of the 27 Mountain Division have already moved out and among these are units of …

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Disaster cell cry in hills

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, Dec. 12: Save The Hills (STH), a conglomeration of different hill-based organisations, has called for the setting up of a nodal agency to deal with disaster management in Darjeeling district. In a letter faxed to chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee yesterday, the conglomeration said the agency was necessary because at present both …

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Art & craft school hunts for students

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS The house in Kalimpong from where the institute is run. Picture by Chinlop Fudong Lepcha Kalimpong, Dec. 11: With no students and limited staff, an uncertain future awaits Chitrabhanu, a training centre for art and craft run by the directorate of technical education. The 43-year-old institute is housed in a cottage at …

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Court breather for Bimal – Anticipatory bail granted

http://www.telegraphindia.com Darjeeling, Dec. 10: The president of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Bimal Gurung, was today granted anticipatory bail by the court of the sessions judge here in a case related to an attempt on the life of GNLF leader Kul Bahadur Gurung. Kul Bahadur, who was attacked with khukuris in Darjeeling on November 23, had …

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