Bharat Ratna for Tenzing Norgay reminds Ahluwalia to PM

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Darjeeling 30 May 2016 Darjeeling MP Surendra Singh Ahluwalia has written to the prime minister reminding and urging him to confer the Bharat Ratna to Tenzing Norgay, the most iconic personality of the Darjeeling hills whose 102nd birth anniversary was celebrated on Sunday. Ahluwalia evoked the prime minister’s speech delivered in Sukna in 2014 where […]

How Can Those, Who Failed to Grant Bharat Ratna to TENZING SHERPA, Give Us Gorkhaland?

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Asks: Wangyal Tamang I would like to share some flaws and point out those who are intentionally trying to mislead the people as a whole. Every political candidates from different party are seducing our people with false promises, some talk about Gorkhaland while other talks about lack of development but till date none of the […]

100 years of Tindharia workshop – DHR, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

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1915-2015: 100 years of Tindharia Works, A UNESCO World Heritage Area Article by: DHR Sano Rail This year celebrates 100 years of Tindharia Works. It has always been considered a location relatively safe from landslips but this was to change in 2011. The only background information I have of Tindharia is to be found in […]

NASA named the Pluto’s mountain chain as “Norgay Montes” after Tenzing Norgay Sherpa

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Sanjog Chamling for IG Scientists at NASA have named the Pluto’s mountain chain as “Norgay Montes” after Tenzing Norgay Sherpa an Indian Gorkha Sherpa mountaineer.When Indian government have failed to confer Bharat Ratna to Tenzing, NASA have bestowed him with this prestigious honor. NASA’s New Horizons historic flyby of Pluto have found icy mountains ( “Norgay […]

Gorkha Rashtriya Congress suggests five names for Bagdogra airport

After the BJP opened the Pandora’s Box, demands to rename the Bagdogra airport have started rising thick and fast, with the latest demand coming from the Gorkha Rashtriya Congress (GRC), a Hills political party inclined towards merger of Darjeeling with Sikkim. The Bagdogra airport terminal. The five names shortlisted by GRC for renaming Bagdogra are: […]

Bharat Ratna and statue of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in Parliament demands GTA

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Taking cue from NASA, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) has become proactive and has decided to write to the Centre, to install a statue of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in the premises of Parliament and naming the Bagdogra airport in the legendary mountaineer’s name. Tenzing Norgay receiving his Padma Bhusan This comes in the wake of […]

First successful Mt Everest scaling team demands Bharat Ratna for Tenzing Norgey

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The first successful scaling of Mount Everest by a team sent by the Indian government in 1965 was always considered an epitome of team spirit, but the captain of the group today recalled how it endured well after the expedition. (Seated from left) GS Bhangu, Brigadier (retd) Mulk Raj and Capt (rtd) MS Kohli, who […]
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