Survey in malaria-hit hill block

The Telegraph Kalimpong, June 25: A survey will be carried out in the Gorubathan block of the Kalimpong subdivision, where 50 people have been affected by malaria. Sources said the regional malaria director for north Bengal, Tulsi Pramanik, along with a team of experts, will visit the areas hit by the disease and suggest preventive …

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Drukair lands at Bagdogra airport – Fly to Paro in 30 minutes for Rs 1500

The Telegraph Bagdogra, June 18: Drukair, the Royal Bhutan Airlines, became the first commercial international flight to land in Bagdogra today, when it launched its service from Paro to Bangkok. Around 11am, an Airbus 319 arrived at Bagdogra carrying officials of Drukair and 79 passengers flying to Bangkok from Paro in Bhutan. The flight was …

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Plan land use to save hills, says expert

The Telegraph Kalimpong, June 18: A comprehensive profile of the Darjeeling hill topography using satellite imagery can be of great use for preparing land-use plans in the landslide-prone region. Mamata Desai, professor, department of ecology, physical and human resources at the Netaji Institute for Asian Studies, Calcutta, who has carried out identification and mapping of …

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Landslide blocks road to Sikkim – Debris cleared after eight hours

The Telegraph Siliguri, June 17: A landslide triggered by night-long heavy rain blocked the only road to Sikkim for more than eight hours today, leading to long queues of vehicles on both sides of the debris. A part of the road was cleared by 1pm. Residents of Sevoke, 20km from here, said the hillside came …

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Foreign flight to land at Bagdogra – Customs, immigration facilities & health bay in place at airport

The Telegraph Siliguri, June 16: The first international flight to Bagdogra Airport will land on Thursday. The flight — to be operated by Drukair — from Paro in Bhutan will arrive at Bagdogra and then leave for Bangkok. The Bhutan airline had been scheduled to land on March 29, but the service did not take …

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