Chuikhim: where soccer meets tourism – Village made alcohol-free

The Telegraph Chuikhim (Kalimpong), Sept. 28: Nar Bahadur Bhandari and his team from Pemling Basti were all in smiles. They had lifted the Share Cup for the second year running, this time beating 31 teams who had been playing soccer from September 1 to reach the final. The organisers, Support Himalayan Agro-Rural Enterprises (Share), were …

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‘Fraud’ arrest after Nepal ‘victim’ lands up

http://www.telegraphindia.com Sakya at the police station on Sunday. Picture by Chinlop Fudong Lepcha Kalimpong, Sept. 28: A Nepalese citizen was arrested here today on charges of cheating, a day after one of the victims from his home country who claimed to have lost over Rs 20 lakh arrived in town hunting for him. Police, however, …

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CPI may expel former MLA for backing ‘Gorkhaland’

The Statesman SILIGURI, Sept. 24: The CPI state leadership is likely to expel the former Kalimpong MLA Mr Mohan Singh Rai for his pro- Gorkhaland stand. The decision is likely to come at the state secretariat meeting scheduled on 26 September. According to party sources, Mr Rai has already been suspended and served a show …

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The Story of Darjeeling – Basant B. Lama, as reviewed by Dr. Sonam Wangyal

The Story of Darjeeling Author: Basant B. Lama Pages: 364 Price: Rs 150.00 On 7 September 2008 The Story of Darjeeling: The Land of the Indian Gorkha by Basant B. Lama was released in Kurseong. Some of you know Basant Lama as the man whose house and land at Siliguri was acquired, i.e. legally taken …

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