No show during Tourism Festival at Kalimpong

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KALIMPONG, 31 DECEMBER 2017: In a stark contrast to Darjeeling where much fanfare and public participation was witnessed at Chowrasta during the Teesta Rangeet Tourism Festival, Kalimpong offered no show. A large number of locals remained away from fanfare and festivity. So much so that a large number of chairs remained vacant during the festivity organised at Mela Ground in Kalimpong. Read More

JAP initiates massive postering campaign in Kalimpong

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU Share on: WhatsAppHimalayan Beacon News DeskThe Himalayan Beacon News Desk comprises of Correspondents, Reporters, Stringers and Cub reporters spread all across the Eastern Himalayan region. Read More

Allegations of atrocities over JAP cadres: 200 arrested

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BREAKING NEWS: 200 cadres of Jan Andolan Party arrested in New Delhi during Sansad Gherao

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON NEW DELHI NEWS BUREAU NEW DELHI, 29 DECEMBER 2017: In what can be said to be a total contrast to the fanfare and festivity being organised in Darjeeling Hills, 200 cadres of Jan Andolan Party (JAP) who had left for New Delhi two days ago have all been taken into custody by the Delhi police. It may be noted that Dr. Harka Bahadur Chettri, President Jan Andolan... Read More

First Round Audition for ‘Miss Mirik’ held today

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON MIRIK NEWS BUREAU MIRIK, 28th December 2017: The 1st round of audition for ‘Miss Mirik’ was held today at Tourist Lodge in Mirik. 12 contestants were selected for the Second Round. The twelve contestants include Sailika Rai, Sraddha Rai, Yojna Gurung, Manisha Chettri, Bidhya Subba, Sitalmit Lepcha, Alisha Pradhan, Nima Yanzi Read More

Tourism festival kicks off in Pedong

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Kalimpong Fire Brigade conducts Public Awareness Camp

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JAP calls for “Chalo Delhi Sansad Ghernay Gorkhaland Key Leay”

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NEW JALAPAIGURI, 27 DECEMBER 2017: 200 Members of Jan Andolan Party (JAP) yesterday left for New Delhi. The party has given a cry of "Chalo Delhi Sansad Ghernay Gorkhaland Key Leay" meaning "Let us go to Delhi to surround the Parliament for the demand for Gorkhaland". It may be reminded that presently the Union Parliament is in session and as such the party wants to attract the notice of... Read More

Minimum Wage for Tea Gardens to be implemented by March 2018 – Shekhar Pradhan; Increase in Tea Garden wage to 150 by January 2018

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MIRIK, 27 DECEMBER 2017: Shekhar Pradhan, President of Trinamool Congress affiliated Tea Garden Trinamool Congress Labour Union has raised the issue of Minimum Wage for Tea Garden workers. Addressing the media, Pradhan said that there are promising indications that minimum wage will be implemented from March 2018. He said that though no concrete decisions could be taken at a meeting of different Tea Garden Unions, yet the Labour Ministry... Read More

Bimal Gurung expresses his best wishes on the eve of Christmas

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING NEWS BUREAU DARJEELING, 24 DECEMBER 2017: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung has offered his greetings to the people on the eve of Christmas. In a statement released to the media he writes, On the eve of Christmas, I extend my heartfelt prayers and good wishes to all the Read More

“We cannot observe tourist festival over the dead bodies of our 13 martyrs” Pratap Khati

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KALIMPONG 24 DECEMBER 2017: Pratap Khati, General Secretary of All India Gorkha League has strongly spoken against the validity of celebrating by organising Teesta Rangeet Tourist Fest 2017. Speaking to 'The Himalayan Beacon' Khati requested Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa, Chairman and Vice Chairman, Board of Administrators, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration respectively not to organise the Teesta Rangeet Tourist Fest 2017. He said, "We cannot celebrate. We cannot ask the... Read More

Government Junior Primary School Kalimpong receives Sishumitra Vidyalaya Award 2017

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THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 23 DECEMBER 2017: Government Junior Basic No. 1 Primary School, Kalimpong District has been awarded the Sishumitra Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 in recognition of the outstanding efforts made for advancing water, sanitation and hygiene interventions and adoption of child friendly norms and standards in the school. The award Read More

Rewati Chettri, Miss International India feeds poor and destitute in Kalimpong

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KALIMPONG, 23 DECEMBER 2017: Rewati Chettri fed the poor and destitute people in the Streets of Kalimpong. She was accompanied by the top three contestants of Miss Kalimpong pageant. The programme was organised by Mani Trust, Kalimpong. Subash Singh, Director of Mani Trust speaking to 'The Himalayan Beacon' said that the Trust had been providing food continuously to the poor and destitute from May 2014. He said that he... Read More

Tilok Subba wins Gold for India in 2nd India International Taekwondo Championship

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KALIMPONG, 22 DECEMBER 2017: Trilok Subba won Gold Medal for India in 2nd India International Taekwondo Championship being held at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra, Kolkata. He won the medal in the Masters Individual Poomsae Taekwondo event. He was the only participant from Kalimpong district to represent India. Silver medal in the Masters Individual Poomsae Taekwondo event went to Indonesian while the Bronze medal went again to India. Read More