Uniform exams the Morcha way

The Telegraph Kalimpong, Nov. 17: Around 15,000 prospective Madhyamik and Higher Secondary candidates in the hills were for the first time given uniform questions for the selection examinations that began at 129 schools today. In the past, the schools framed questions individually or requisitioned those set by the All Bengal Teachers’ Association for the selection …

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Save The Hills – Landslide Hazard Workshop – Nov 2009

Website: http://www.savethehills.blogspot.com Email : savethehills@gmail.com Press Handout (Landslide Hazard Workshop on 20 Nov 2009. Venue: Town Hall, Kalimpong) 1. As you would know SaveTheHills (STH) is a Kalimpong – based NGO which has been working on the landslide issue for more than two years. In this regard, though we have achieved a lot in raising …

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Hic! hurrah for local brew – Restaurant owners hatch Plan B to counter Morcha ban on liquor shops

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Nov. 6: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha deciding to close down all licensed liquor shops from tomorrow, many restaurants and hotels are planning to fall back on traditional tipple to cater for the needs of tourists. The Morcha move is supposed to “pressure the state exchequer” by stopping the flow of …

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