Focus on hill school posts first

The Telegraph Kalimpong, March 24: The Janmukti Secondary Teachers’ Organisation will demand a phase-wise regularisation of jobs rather than insisting on the fulfilment of its entire wish-list when its representatives meet senior officials of the education department in Calcutta tomorrow. A seven-member team of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-affiliated union today left for Calcutta for the …

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Highway clear, profit hope soars – Tour agents happy with road force

The Telegraph Siliguri, March 24: Stakeholders in the tourism sector, particularly those based in Sikkim, are hoping for a better summer this time with the Centre and the Bengal government gearing up to keep NH31A, the lifeline to the Himalayan state, free from political blockades. Tour operators are relieved that three companies of the Central …

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Photos – Jawaharlal Nehru’s Visit to Kalimpong

Here are some historical photographs of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's visit to Kalimpong in 1952. Some great sights of Kalimpong & Mela ground back in the day. Thanks to Mr. Tenpa for the discovery. (Click here for more photographs from this series) Prime Minister addresses a public meeting at Kalimpong on April 29, 1952. Prime Minister …

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Hill kid archers aim high – Paril leads way to the bull’s eye

The Telegraph The students aim at targets at the Gorkha Archery Training Centre in Kalimpong; Paril (second from left in the picture below) gives the students some tips. Pictures by Chinlop Fudong Lepcha Kalimpong, March 23: Twenty-two students from different schools of Kalimpong are learning new skills in archery from Paril Lepcha at a training …

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Vandals target ABGL office – Furniture burnt, blame on Morcha

The Telegraph Darjeeling, March 23: The ABGL office here was ransacked and the furniture burnt by a group of people this afternoon. The office of Madan Tamang’s party at Ladenla Road had been targeted twice before and like in the past, the ABGL accused the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha of today’s vandalism also. Only two ABGL …

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