Kalimpong civic chief resigns

The Telegraph Kalimpong, July 31: GNLF leader and the chairman of the Kalimpong Municipality, C.K. Kumai, and his deputy, Karna Hang Subba, have resigned from their respective posts and as councillors, ending a six-month impasse at the civic body. Another GNLF councillor, Aditya Rai, has also resigned from his seat. The trio submitted their resignations …

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Ready, but still inaccessible – Science centre eludes hills

The Telegraph RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, July 30: The DGHC is is yet to open the Rs 2 crore Kalimpong Science Centre, although quite a few months have passed since it was completed. While the outgoing chief principal secretary of the DGHC, Rajesh Pandey, claimed that the delay was on account of the unfinished electrical work …

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Plea to curb I-Day meet extensions

The Telegraph Kalimpong, July 30: The Janmukti Secondary Teachers’ Organisation has suggested putting an end to certain traditions that have come to be associated with the Independence Day celebration here, including unnecessary holidays for schools — often extending to more than two days — after the event. In a letter to the Independence Day Celebration …

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Gurung promises strike-free Puja – Darjeeling gets ready to woo tourists

The Telegraph Darjeeling, July 30: Hotel owners here are lining up Puja bonanzas to woo vacationers to the Queen of the Hills after getting an assurance from the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha that there will be no strikes during the festivities. The next tourist season starts from September 15, but the main rush is during the …

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