NHPC to construct alternative road to Takdah

Statesman News Service SILIGURI, Aug. 25: National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has agreed to construct an alternative road from 27th Mile near Rambhi to Takdah in Darjeeling sub-division. However, the concerned locals will have to wait for at least another eight to ten months before their alternative lifeline becomes a reality. The nearly 2 km …

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Morcha in occupy-bungalow operation – Dawa Pakhrin’s house taken over

The Telegraph Kalimpong, Aug. 22: Supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today let themselves in through the rear side and occupied the sprawling bungalow of GNLF leader Dawa Pakhrin, planting flags atop the building and its main gate. About 50 supporters from the Morcha’s five units in the area entered the compound at Hilltop, 1.5km …

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NHPC asks forest dept for road land

The Statesman SILIGURI, Aug. 20: The state forest authorities have received a formal application from the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) seeking the transfer of lands required to build an alternative road between 27th Mile near Rambhi and Takdah block in Darjeeling sub-division. The agitating Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha has kept the NHPC's 132 MW …

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Sanitation gesture – Rainwater harvest for campus

The Telegraph Kalimpong, Aug. 19: The 500-odd primary students of Scottish University’s Mission Institution will soon have access to clean sanitation on the school premises through a rainwater harvesting system that will ensure uninterrupted supply of water. The project, which entails a cost of Rs 10 lakh, is expected to be completed in six months. …

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