From Save The Hills – Cyclone Aila’s impact on Teesta’s flow volume

Save The Hills blog has a new post with some very disturbing photographs. There are two sets of photographs taken of various views of the Teesta river - one set taken during Cyclone Aila (26 May '09) and one set taken yesterday (13 June '09).The photographs tell a grim story. The difference in water levels …

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Morcha asks hills to stock up for ‘long strike’

The Telegraph Darjeeling, June 12: The advent of the monsoon signalling an end to tourist season in the Darjeeling hills has prompted the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha once again to revive its agitation for Gorkhaland — this time in the nature of a “long strike”. However, Morcha president Bimal Gurung, who had not called a general …

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