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GTA casual staff threaten halt
Calcutta Telegraph

Strike threat in hills

Darjeeling, Nov. 5: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-backed transport union in the middle of the tourist season today threatened a vehicle strike in the hills after Diwali in support of voluntary teachers demanding job regularisation. The All Transport ... Calcutta Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
GTA casual staff threaten halt Calcutta Telegraph, 5 days ago
TMC hope in school win Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago

Hill orange yield drops by over 50 per cent

Darjeeling, Nov. 24: The orange orchards in the Darjeeling hills, the source of Bengal's sweet and succulent winter treat, have become pale because fungal infection and pest attacks have dropped the yield of the fruit and started killing many of the ...
 Calcutta Telegraph22 hours ago
Business Standard India

The hills are brewing in Darjeeling

The other day, I received a Diwali hamper of fresh tea from Darjeeling. I prepared myself a pot of the delicate golden brew that so many liken to fine champagne. One whiff of its fragrance and I was transported back to my time in Darjeeling last ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago High tea in Darjeeling  Rediff.com1 week ago Transforming how tea is bought and sold  CNN1 month ago Book Excerpt: The importance of Darjeeling tea  Livemint.com2 months ago

Monastery Thai connect

Darjeeling, Nov. 19: The only Thai monastery in the hills, Wat Thairachaduta 60 Darjeeling, organised a ceremony for Buddhist monks here today to mark its six-decade relations with India. The Maha Kathina ceremony was held at the Gorkha ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago

SC community demands development board, threatens agitations

Demanding a development board, the Scheduled Caste community of the hills today organised a rally in Darjeeling and threatened to start an agitation that would include dharnas and indefinite hunger strikes. The Scheduled Caste community too wants a ...
 The Echo Of India2 weeks ago GTA reservation demand  Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago DF demands formation of Hills dists  HT Syndication2 weeks ago Hills' SC community to hit streets with list of demands  HT Syndication2 weeks ago

Veteran Cong leader KB Chhetri passes away

KB Chhetri, veteran Congress leader of the Darjeeling hills and former Member of Parliament, today breathed his last around 1:30pm at his residence in Dilaram. He was 82. Survived by his wife BK Thakuri (former principal, St Xavier's Higher ...
 The Echo Of India2 weeks ago

Hill teacher protest cloud on exams

Darjeeling, Nov. 4: A protest by so-called voluntary teachers in the Darjeeling hills has school heads worried because it would adversely affect students in the exam season. Since October 29, 515 voluntary teachers have been on a pen-down protest ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Toy Train to resume soon in Darjeeling hills

The beauty of Darjeeling's and tourist's favourite ride Toy Train services will resume soon. The work to clear the debris and tracks that had destroyed in the landslide at Pagla Jhora on June 2010 and at Tindharia on 28th September 2011 are being ...
 The Echo Of India3 weeks ago

PTI - FIRE - Fire in Kurseong

FIRE - Fire in Kurseong Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Darjeeling (WB), Nov 21 (PTI) A fire broke out at the storehouse of Kurseong Municipalty in Darjeeling Hills today. Fire brigade sources said two fire tenders were pressed into service to ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 days ago

Darjeeling: Teachers partially call off stir after govt intervention

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Darjeeling, Nov. 21 -- Education minister Partha Chatterjee, on Friday, asked the agitating voluntary teachers of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration area ...
 HT Syndication4 days ago
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