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Kalimpong Mainline Taxi Drivers Welfare Association distribute clothes and blankets to poor

3 months ago Ashap Lama 0
KALIMPONG, 13TH JANUARY 2018: Kalimpong Mainline Taxi Drivers Welfare Association (KMLTDWA) today distributed  warm clothes, blankets, slippers and choclate to the poor family and tea workers of Elanbari Tea Estate today under Jalpiaguri District . Formed in the year 1997 the association has been regularly doing different welfare work in Kalimpong and adjoining area . Read More

JUST IN: FIRE ERUPTS AT DR. GRAHAM HOMES

3 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 11 JANUARY 2018: Fire broke out today at Block D of Dr. Graham Homes. The house situated below the Dispensary that was almost completely destroyed belonged to Paster Anil Allay. The house which was made of two rooms were half concrete and half wooden. All the books and the documents in the house were completely destroyed as nothing could be salvaged. Read More

JAP invites all to join party cadres in a march to Delhi to demonstrate during Budget Session

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: All India Jana Andolan Party has invited all to join party cadres in a march to Delhi to demonstrate during the Budget Session. Addressing the media today Naresh Kumar Rai, spokesperson of the party's youth wing who also led the a team of youth wing to New Delhi along with other leaders invited all to join the party cardres who will be leaving for New... Read More

GULF condemns the arrest of GJM leader Ramesh Tamang from Sonada

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: Ramesh Tamang, President of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Sonada Constitutency has been arrested by the police. He was arrested from his house at around 10 pm. Tamang's arrest has been strongly condemned by Gorkha United Liberation Front (GULF). In a statement made to 'The Himalayan Beacon', Subarna Khati, organising secretary of the party said that such was the condition in Darjeeling Hills that the people could... Read More

Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan meets Suresh Prabhu; demands marginal farmers status for Tea Garden Workers

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan met Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry and submitted a memorandum. Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan which is a registered Federal Organisation operating in Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts including the tea gardens and the cinchona plantations particularly looks after the farmers of the region. Speaking to 'The HImalayan Beacon' Bishnu Chettri, the Secretary of the Sanghathan said that the organisation... Read More

CPIM wants the status of Linguistic Minority for Gorkhas in the Nation; No to separate Statehood; Yes to highest form of autonomy

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) has demanded Tripartite Talks to discuss on the various issues faced by the people in Darjeeling Hills. J. B. Sarkar, who attended a meeting of the party organised today in Kalimpong said that the party demanded immediate tripartite talks between the representatives of the Hills meaning representatives from all the major political parties in the Hills, the State and... Read More

“We were able to impress upon the National Leadership the fact that Darjeeling Hills is living under great repression” Dr. Harka Bahadur

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: People of Darjeeling Hills are not happy and that they are living under great repression, Dr. Harka Bahadur Chettri said while addressing the media after his return from New Delhi. He was briefing the media about the All India Jana Andolan Party's campaign in New Delhi. He said that while meeting various political leaders there at the national level, the party was able to give... Read More

Caffeine and Copies organizes Open Poetry Recitation ‘Srijana’

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: An Open Poetry Session ‘Srijana’ was organised by Caffeine and Copies at the Industrial Park in Kalimpong. A number of poets and poetess from Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim recited their poems. Most of the poems recited during the programme dealt with the changing political, social Read More

Development Boards and District Administration to Jointly organize Development Boards and District Administration to Jointly organize Republic Day Celebrations in Kalimpong

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG 6 JANUARY 2018: Various Cultural Development Boards will come together to jointly organize Republic Day Celebrations with the District Administration in Kalimpong. Dr. Viswanath, District Magistrate of Kalimpong speaking to 'The Himalayan Beacon' said that all the Development Boards, Kalimpong Municipality and the various Departments of the District Administration will come together to organize the Republic Day Celebrations. He said that this time a Prabhat Feri (Dawn Rally)... Read More

Three Day Folk Music festival inaugurated in Kalimpong

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 5 JANUARY 2017: A three day folk musical festival (Zilla Lok Sanskriti Aoi Geet Natak Utsav) was inaugurated at Mela Ground in Kalimpong today. The festival has been organised by District Information and Cultural Department. A rally by different folk musicians, singers and artists was held before the inauguration of the festival. The rally culminated at the Mela Ground where the musicians then offered a number of musical... Read More