Public meeting in hills

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Sept. 24: Mamata Banerjee will make a public appearance in Darjeeling as well besides meeting select hill people behind closed doors as had been earlier planned, those in charge of the railway minister’s itinerary have said. Mamata will attend a World Tourism Day programme at Chowrastha on September 27, and even though …

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DHR wish list awaits Mamata – demands for rail bus and pure coal

The Telegraph Siliguri, Sept. 24: Employees of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, tour operators and toy train lovers will raise a slew of demands to improve the world heritage site when Mamata Banerjee visits the hills on September 26. According to Darjeeling district Trinamul Congress leadership, the railway minister will be in the hills on September …

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From KalimNews: Rape accused arrested in Kalimpong

KALIMNEWS SHEEM News : Local police nabbed one Maruti van driver for raping a 15 year old girl on 23rd September from the town of Kalimpong. According to the version of the victim girl which the accused has reportedly confessed before the police, she was sexually harrassed by the accused on 20th September near Durpin …

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Hills say ‘no fee’ for exam paper re-check

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Sept. 23: The Gorkha Janmukti Vidyarathi Morcha today said hill students would not pay the requisite fee for reassessment of their answer scripts following poor results in undergraduate Part I and II exams conducted by the North Bengal University. Amrit Yonzone, president of the student’s wing of the Gorkha Janmukti …

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