The police today seized more than Rs nine lakh in demonetised notes from four persons travelling in Siliguri-bound car at Darjeeling More here. The police said that during a search of vehicles ahead of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit to north Bengal ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
Dr Naresh Swami is a seasoned hunter. He walks in the Eastern Himalayan forests, sometimes for days on end. Only he isn't after prey. He goes looking for wild orchids and other non-documented species of plants. And rather than a rifle, he carries a ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Hundreds of motor sports enthusiasts gathered to cheer the competitors as the five-day Biswa Bangla JK Tyre Himalayan Drive was given a spectacular ceremonial start here today. The country's only serving lady police commissioner, Chiling S Lepcha of Siliguri ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee might have been appreciated for announcing Rs 300 crore for setting up 15 development boards for backward communities ahead of municipal elections. But she now faces criticism from Adivasis, a community that feels left ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
A new district of Kalimpong was today carved out of Darjeeling, which has seen separate statehood demands since 1980s, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee making the formal announcement here. Announcing a slew of development projects for the newly created ...DNA, 2 months ago
Three persons, including two retired government employees have been arrested by the CID from Darjeeling for allegedly conspiring and selling a prime plot in Darjeeling, which originally belonged to Virgina Mary Nandy, one of the first lady doctors in the ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
The Sikkim government is planning to convert an artificial lake, formed by a massive landslide in the state’s northern part in August last year, into a tourist spot. But most of the people from the Lepcha community in Dzongu argue that it is a bad idea to turn a “time-bomb” into a tourist spot, reports Athar Parvaiz. Image: Since August 2016 people of the cut-off villages are being helped by the disaster response force while crossing the lake. Photograph: Athar Parvaiz. On ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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