Jaswant book cover grants hill state wish

The TelegraphAVIJIT SINHASiliguri, Aug. 26: Jaswant Singh’s book has repaid his debt to Darjeeling for sending him to Parliament: the hill district has been granted the status of a “state” in the rear flap of the tome.Darjeeling is referred to as “the hill state” in the introduction to the author in the extended cover of …

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DM denies road shut rumour

The Telegraph Kalimpong, Aug. 25: Darjeeling district magistrate Surendra Gupta today denied reports that NH31A would be shut for a few days to facilitate the movement of army vehicles bound for Sikkim. The town had been agog with rumours about the supposed closure. The commander of 764 Border Roads Task Force, which maintains the highway, …

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Case Study by Save The Hills on the landslide situation in Kalimpong, August 2009

Kalimpong has been battered with landslides this year beginning with Cyclone Aila. Save The Hills has prepared a comprehensive case study with details on various areas of the town that have been affected after the Aug 19th slides. Please visit the latest STH post for the full write up.Here's an image from the site:... and …

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