Kalimpong landslide Six persons dead, six missing

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Six persons died and six went missing after heavy rains lashed Kalimpong subdivision last night and caused landslides. COUPLE BURIED IN THEIR HOUSE IN KALIMPONG DUE TO LANDSLIDE The extent of damage caused by the 137mm rain, which Kalimpong received in 24 hours since 8.30am yesterday, is not yet known. “Six persons died and another […]

Landslide kills at least 20 people in Mirik and Kalimpong.

9:38 AM
1 July Darjeeling; 20 people have reportedly died due to landslides in Mirik and Kalimpong IN Darjeeling district so far. Landslide kills at least 20 people in Mirik and Kalimpong. In Mirik IT IS reported that at least 14 people have been killed in Limbu Gown alone, 3 people were killed in Mahendra Gown and […]

Two killed four injured in an accident near Rely-Pala Kalimpong

11:47 AM
Kalimpong : In a tragic accident involving a vehicle traveling from Magjing to Singhgaji which met with an accident near Rely-Pala, two people were killed on the spot and four others have been seriously injured. Two killed four injured in an accident near Rely-Pala Kalimpong Sadly, all the passengers were of one family and they […]

Sushma Swaraj may come to Kalimpong GJM-BJP public meeting

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The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha is set to organize a public meeting on Thursday at Kalimpong as part of its election campaign for BJP candidate. GJM Kalimpong branch secretary Kumar Chamling said BJP candidate SS Ahluwalia and GJM chief Bimal Gurung will attend the meeting while leaders from both the parties will also be present. Chamling […]

Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) meeting in Kalimpong

The Kalimpong unit of the Gorkha National Liberation Front today released a press statement announcing to have held its first meeting. Branch committee chief convener Maurice Kalikotay said party representatives from eight constituencies under Kalimpong region were present at the meeting. He further said the committee will organise a public meeting in town for which […]

International Mother Language Day observed in Kalimpong

The state Information and Cultural Department and the Nepali Sahitya Adhyan Samiti today jointly commemorated International Mother Language Day at Bhaichandra Sabhagriha in 10 Mile. Observing International Mother Language Day in Kalimpong on Friday. International Mother Language Day is an observance held annually on 21 February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity. […]

GJM rally in Kalimpong for Gorkhaland after T-Bill

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Kalimpong – GJM Gorkha Janmukti Morcha after passing of the Telangana Bill (T-Bill) in the Parliament will hold a rally on Sunday 23rd Feb 2014 to press its demand for Gorkhaland in the Kalimpong town. File Photo GJM rally in Kalimpong for Gorkhaland “The Telangana Bill’s passage proves the consent of the state government is not […]

Domestic violence against women in Kalimpong

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While violence against women is raking the entire country a struggling singer has been apprehended in Kalimpong under the charges of domestic violence. Nabin Baraily (30), who had recently released his music album, has been accused of beating up his wife, who also is a mother of a newborn. Baraily was today picked up by […]

Sexual assault on a minor girl in Kalimpong

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Kalimpong:Not even a day has passed since a survey report by child rights organization Bal Suraksha Aviyan revealed children being unsafe in the town, an incident of sexual assault on a minor girl has surfaced in Kalimpong. Accused Sagar Bhutia aka LS Bunty (25), who is a resident of 11th Mile here, was today arrested […]

Kalimpong BSNL to hold Telephone Adala

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The Kalimpong  branch of BSNL has come up with a novel idea of holding a ‘Telephone Adalat’ in town to address consumer grievances and issues related to non-payment of phone bills. BSNL Kalimpong junior accountant Amar Singh said the ‘Telephone Adalat’ will be conducted on January 13 at the exchange office’s premises. The department will […]

Kalimpong – Krishi Mela from January 13 in Relitar

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Bijay Sundas, president of the Kalimpong Krishi Mela Organising Committee, today held a press conference at the local office of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha. The agenda was to discuss the four-day Krishi Mela starting from January 13 in Relitar. Kalimpong – Krishi Mela Sundas urged representatives of all political parties of the hills including the […]

Khas intensify schedule tribe (ST) status struggle

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In an effort to intensify its struggle for schedule tribe status, the Khas Janajati Mahasangh has undertaken the task of forming unit committees in several places in Kalimpong. As part of the process the organization today formed a branch committee at Nokdara in Lava after holding a meeting at Rampuri Mandir premises here. The meeting […]

Durga Prasad Srestha to get 17th Parasmani Puraskar literary award

9:46 AM
Eminent literary figure and editor of Varanasi (UP) based Nepali daily “Uday”, Durga Prasad Srestha, has been named for the 17th Parasmani Puraskar – 2014. Kalimpong Nepali Sahitya Adhayan Samity’s former president TB Thakuri announced Srestha’s name today for the prestigious literary award. Durga Prasad Srestha, who is also a recognized writer in Hindi, has […]

Kalimpong – two minor girls rescued from Dharampur Himachal Pradesh – accused arrested

11:26 AM
Kalimpong police and the child rights activists of Bal Suraksha Abhiyan and Chidline rescued two minor girls form Dharampur village in Solon district of Himachal Pradesh. Rubina Darjee (13) and Nagma Bano (13) (names changed), both the residents of a village in the vicinity of the town. The two had accompanied with one Maheshwar Singh […]

Kalimpong Town Hall has no electricity for more than a month

9:18 AM
The Town Hall, which is apparently famous as a venue for various public programs in the town, has no electricity supply since past one and a half month reportedly because the town hall management  has failed to pay electricity bills of around one lakh rupees. Since the functions here have to depend on generators, the […]

Lepcha Development Board organized a Tribal Handicraft Exhibition

9:27 AM
Kalimpong – With an aim to preserve and promote the traditional art of handicraft among the tribal communities of the hills, the Lepcha Development Board today organized a Tribal Handicraft Exhibition in the premises of the Lepcha Youth Hostel in Bongbusty. The exhibition, sponsored by the Tribal co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India, saw participation […]

Bimal Gurung – Mato le khun mangdaicha (the land is seeking blood)

8:44 AM
Bimal Gurung today said the land was “seeking blood” as the Centre and the state government were not “respecting the democratic movement” in the hills. “Mato la khun mangdaicha (the land is seeking blood),” the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief told a public meeting at Chowrastha. Sources in the party, however, said the Morcha president’s speech […]

Gorkhaland intense agitation from October 20

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The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading an agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling, today said it would go in for an ‘intense’ agitation from October 20, asking people to be ready for it. GJM president Bimal Gurung told the media in Darjeeling that the Centre and the West Bengal government have to respect their agitation […]
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