Four-hour road blockade to protest vandalism – 5 injured, 9 cars and 10 houses damaged in Kalimpong attack

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Sept. 29: Traffic on the Teesta-Lopchu-Jorebunglow road came to a standstill for about four hours today after residents of Teesta Bazaar put up a blockade to protest alleged police inaction against vandals. Yesterday, the residents had served a 24-hour ultimatum on the police for arresting 17 people from adjoining Teesta Pool who, they …

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Kumudini Pariwar’s “Let’s Run to Save the Hills”

On 15th September "Kumudini Pariwar", the alumni of Kumudini Homes organized an inter-school sporting event in the Mela Ground with the theme "Let's Run to Save the Hills". This theme was chosen to help increase awareness amongst the students and the public about the landslide issues in the area.The meet was attended by 200 students …

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Casual staff stop fast till Diwali – dghc gets power to regularise jobs

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Sept. 17: The state government today authorised the DGHC to regularise its contractual staff against about 3,000 sanctioned vacancies, prompting the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to suspend its indefinite hunger strike till Diwali. The government decision was faxed to Darjeeling district magistrate, the council’s principal secretary, by home secretary Ardhendu Sen, …

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