Thami Development Board to be created soon – Mamata Banerjee; Banerjee once again promises a University

3 weeks ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 30TH MAY 2018: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has requested the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and the various Developmental Boards to keep transperancy in their workings. She also said that there has to be financial credibility in the workings of both the GTA and various developmental boards since the money belongs to the people. Banerjee was speaking at a function held at Dr. Graham's Home's Ground. Delegates from 15... Read More

Mamata Banerjee to visit Hills on a Five Day Tour

4 weeks ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
DARJEELING, 28 MAY 2018: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive today a Bagdogra Airport and travel through road to Kalimpong. Elaborate arrangements have been made for security of the Chief Minister. Banerjee will be staying at Deolo. Arragnments for grand welcome to be accorded to the Chief Ministers have been made by cadres of TMC, GJM and members of various development boards. TMC Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Chettri has already... Read More

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006

4 weeks ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, is a key piece of forest legislation passed in India on 18 December 2006. It has also been called the Forest Rights Act, the Tribal Rights Act, the Tribal Bill, and the Tribal Land Act. The law concerns the rights of forest-dwelling communities to land and other resources, denied to them over decades as a... Read More

शिक्षकहरू जसले अहिलेसम्म बीएड प्रशिक्षण गरेका छैनन् उनीहरूलाई बीएड प्रशिक्षण गराउने विषयमा चर्चा-परिचर्चा

1 month ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
जीटीएको सचिवालय लोलकोठीमा आज जीटीए अध्यक्ष विनय तामाङ, जीटीए शिक्षा विभाग प्रभारी सदस्य अमरसिहँ राई, जीटीए शिक्षा विभागका कार्यकारी निर्देशक ज्योतिर्मय टाटीँ अनि इण्डियन इन्स्टिट्यूट अफ लिगल स्टडिजका चेयरम्यान जोयजीत चौधरी अनि उत्तर बंगाल विश्व विद्यालय यूजीसी काउन्सिलका सचिवा नुपूर दासमाझ जीटीएक्षेत्रका शैक्षिक व्यवस्थाको व्यवस्थापन गर्ने विषयलाई लिएर एउटा महत्त्वपूर्ण सभा सम्पन्न भयो। Read More

Bimal Gurung condemns the claim made by Binay Tamang of GJM leaving BJP led NDA; Says GJM is still with the NDA; Binay Tamang led GJM is actually TMC

3 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
DARJEELING, 24TH MARCH 2018: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) President Bimal Gurung has condemned the statement made by Binay Tamang, Chairman of Board of Administrators, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in which he had said that the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) had withdrawn support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was no longer a member of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Gurung in a press release stated, "A statement released... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court lifts stay order on the arrest of Bimal Gurung; dismisses plea to transfer cases outside West Bengal

3 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
NEW DELHI, 16 MARCH 2018: The Supreme Court today dismissed GJM Chief Bimal Gurung's plea seeking protection from arrest in several cases lodged against him in West Bengal and for an independent probe into the alleged killings of Gorkhaland supporters in the state. A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan rejected the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's plea saying it was not a fit case for relief. The Court... Read More

JUST IN: Bimal Gurung’s associates arrested in Tukvar

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
DARJEELING, 8 MARCH 2018: Three individuals known to be very close to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Chief Bimal Gurung viz. Siddhant Biswakarma, Uday Gurung and Anup Pradhan have been arrested from Tukvar, Gurung's once stronghold. Siddhant is said to be Gurung's personal driver while Uday his bodyguard.  Read More

Gorkha Icon Indra Bahadur Rai no more; Gorkhas all over the world mourn

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
Gorkha Icon and world renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai is no more. He was one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India. He was 90. His grandson Ramesh Rai, who lives in Kirtipur, confirmed the death. He is survived by his son and two daughters as well as grandchildren Rai, who had been... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Hearing on Bimal Gurung’s case concluded; Judgement could be pronounced in matter of days; Gurung hopeful; says there is nothing to worry

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
NEW DELHI, 22ND FEBRUARY 2018: Hearing on Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) President Bimal Gurung's case came to an end today as both sides completed putting forward their arguments. The memo released by the Supreme Court has stated 'upon hearing the counsel the Court made the fullowing order, Heard, Arguments concluded'. Justices Honourable A. K. Sikri and Honourable Ashok Bhusan have reserved their decision which according to sources could be... Read More