Scottish team to cycle to Kalimpong for charity

The Times of India Jayanta Gupta, TNN, 31 January 2010, 02:39am IST KOLKATA: It's an ascent from the mundane to the exhilarating. A group of journeymen from Scotland plan to cycle from Kolkata to Kalimpong a 665 km journey from sea level to 4,600 feet above with adrenaline in their blood and charity on their …

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GJM may give up Dooars claim, settle for interim council

The Times of India TNN, 30 January 2010, 04:10am IST DARJEELING: In an apparent climbdown, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) is weighing the option of settling for an interim council rather than the earlier stand of nothing short of a Gorkhaland state. It is also willing to give up its claim on the large parts of …

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GJM ‘redefines’ Gorkhaland map

PTI STAFF WRITER 19:27 HRS IST Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung has written to Union Home minister P Chidamabaram, curtailing the territorial boundary of the proposed Gorkhaland state to make the demand for a separate state "more logical". “Gorkhaland would now include only Gorkha-dominated areas in the Darjeeling hills and contiguous areas to make …

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Name tweak proposal from Morcha – Gurung ready to make slight change to ‘Gorkhaland’ to make demand acceptable

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI AND RAJEEV RAVIDAS Darjeeling, Jan. 29: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung is willing to change the name of Gorkhaland, the state that his party wants, to make the statehood demand more acceptable to all communities spread across the hills and the Dooars. The Morcha president has mentioned this in the …

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Threat of indefinite wheel jam looms – Administration accused of harassing car drivers without valid papers

The Telegraph Darjeeling/Siliguri, Jan. 28: The All Hill Transport Joint Action Committee today threatened to call an indefinite strike if the administration continues to “harass” drivers of hill vehicles in the plains. The threat came on a day the outfit had called a 24-hour wheel jam in the three hill subdivisions. Narbu Lama, the president …

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