“Save the Hills” committee established as first step towards registration

Kalimpong, 21st September Himalayan Darpan (Translated, with date corrections) A meeting was held today in the Ram Krishna Ranga Manch to discuss the registration of "Save the Hills" (STH), a year-old NGO that had been established to work for the safety and protection of the environment. To facilitate the registration process an executive committee was …

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BSNL bills: to pay or not to – Telecom major serves notices on hill defaulters

The Telegraph Kalimpong, Sept. 21: The subscribers to the BSNL’s telephone and Internet services have been caught in a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-induced dilemma following a pay-up notice served on them by the government-owned telecom major. The Morcha has urged residents of the Darjeeling hills not to pay any central or state revenue as part of …

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Kalimpong boys dream big after Subroto Cup debut

Mendra Dorjey / CNN-IBN Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 17:43 New Delhi: Subroto Cup, currently being played at New Delhi's Ambedkar Stadium, is India's most prestigious football tournament for schools. At this year's Subroto Cup a team from Kalimpong is representing West Bengal. The team trained hard to play against and beat the best school …

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Morcha eases kids’ dress code

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Sept. 18: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today clarified that students need not wear traditional dresses during school hours. There had been much confusion over the dress code for school students, with the Morcha earlier maintaining that children above 13 would have to wear the traditional dress for a month starting from October …

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