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Crafts Training Centre inaugurated at Ging, Darjeeling

3 months ago Ashap Lama 0
DARJEELING, 1ST MARCH 2018: A Crafts Training Centre under project Rural Craft Hub was inaugurated at Maley Gaon, Ging Tea Estate near Darjeeling today. The Training Centre comes under Kalimpong Crafts Training Centre which in turn is run by Mani Trust which is the 'Implementing Agency' for West Bengal Khadi and Village Industry Board. Read More

Fair Trade Society distributes Tiffin Boxes at Orange Valley Tea Garden

5 months ago Pravin Thami 0
DARJEELING, 20 DECEMBER 2017: Fair Trade India has been educating people especially those belonging to the tea gardens about the Fair Trade Movement. R. K. Singh, Organizing Manager, FLO, a Fair Trade Organsiation while speaking to 'The Himalayan Beacon' said that the organisation had been working in the tea gardens since 2014. He said that whatever amount of Tea was sold outside India, 1 Dollar per KG was left... Read More

Land Rover Rally to be held from Maneybhanjyang to Darjeeling on 28th Dec

5 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING NEWS BUREAU DARJEELING, 19 DECEMBER 2017: Singalila Land Rover Association will organise a land rover rally from Maneybhanjyang to Darjeeling. In this rally 42 Land Rovers will take part. The rally be will held on the 28th of December as a part of the Teesta Rangeet Tourist Fest. The Land Read More

Jingle Bells Season 2 kicks off

5 months ago Father C. M. Paul 0
Sonada, Darjeeling, 11 December 2017:  A youth group from Sonada parish became the first church group to start the Jigle Bells Season 2 in the hills to record original Christmas Carol composition in Nepali language entitled: Nazarethko Bethlehamma. Both lyrcs and music are composed by Campus Coordinator and HoD Philosophy Dept at Salesian College Soanda Dr Terence Mulkhia. The 10-member choir under the leadership of Mr Savio Giri recorded the carol... Read More

125th Anniversary of the formal beginning of the parish of Darjeeling

6 months ago Pravin Thami 0
  THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING NEWS BUREAU VISUAL CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY C. B. RAI DARJEELING, 9 DECEMBER 2017: The 8th of December 2017, the feast of the Immaculate Conception marks the 125th anniversary of the first stone of the church laid by Archbishop Goethals and the formal beginning of the Parish of Read More

Mamata Banerjee to visit Darjeeling this month; CM accepted all our demands – Binay, Anit

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KOLKATA, 6 DECEMBER 2017: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed her keen desire to visit Darjeeling this month. The Chief has also expressed her happiness at having been able to restore normalcy in Darjeeling Hills after 104 days long agitation when the region was crippled and violence had flared up in many places. The Chief Minister met Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa, Chairman and Vice Chairman of Board of... Read More

GNLF raises the issue of implementation of Digital Ration Cards in the Hills

6 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING, 5 DECEMBER 2017: Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has raised the issue of the compulsory implementation of Digital Ration Cards in Darjeeling Hills. Addressing the media, Y. Lama spokesperson of GNLF said that the ‘GNLF Food Committee’ met Mohammed Jauhar Alam, Sub Divisional Controller and inquired as to whether official Read More

“CM said state cannot create a separate State only Central Government can” Laxman Pradhan

6 months ago Pravin Thami 0
“Only Central Government can initiate Tripartite Talks said CM,” Laxman Pradhan CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 22 NOVEMBER 2017: A press briefing was held by All India Gorkha League (Bharati) faction today, which was addressed by Laxman Pradhan, Vice President, AIGL (Bharati), Biplov Rai, General Secretary AIGL (Bharati) Read More

“I will go to New Delhi within a few days” Bimal Gurung; “I will raise the issue of the all Gorkhas before the Supreme Court”

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
“I request all my supporter to be patience and do not do anything that will be used against us. I will stand beside you soon. I request all my supporters to be careful of those opportunist leaders who are trying desperately to create violence and undermine our movement.” Bimal Gurung “People were struggling for their Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Snow Lion Dance to be revived in Darjeeling Hills

6 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI DARJEELING, 18 NOVEMBER 2017: The Bhutia Development Board has taken upon itself to revive one of the most important traditional dance of the Bhutia Community in Darjeeling Hills, the Snow Lion Dance. Two Snow Lions used in the Snow Lion Dance especially made in Kalimpong were presented Read More

North East Peoples India Foundation (NEP India) seeks to connect to Hill people

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 18 NOVEMBER 2017: North East People’s Foundation (NEP India) has sought to connect to the Hill people. Based in Bangalore, the foundation was founded on the 30th of November 2013 after the people including the Gorkhas from the North East Read More

Kishore Gurung made Organising Secretary of GNLF

6 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 17 NOVEMBER 2017: Kishore Gurung, one of the old Guards of Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) who spearheaded the 1986 Gorkhaland Agitation along with Subash Ghisingh was today accorded a grand welcome to the party by the GNLF President Read More

THB IMPACT: Residential Certificate norms to be changed; Gorkhas not to be singled out

7 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) DARJEELING, 8 NOVEMBER 2017:  The Himalayan Beacon had reported on the 3rd of November 2017 that the Gorkhas singled out to prove their nationality for residential certificate and that applicants seeking residential certificate from Darjeeling Hills were to submit a number of documents including Land deed/land tax receipt since 1950, voter Read More

Gorkhas singled out to prove their nationality for residential certificate

7 months ago Pravin Thami 2
DARJEELING, 3 NOVEMBER 2017: Gorkhas have been singled out to prove their nationality for obtaining residential certificate. In the application for obtaining residential certificate that is presently made available in the hills curious documents have been asked to be included during the submission of the certificate. An application obtained by ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ shows Read More

Sardeshwari Girl declared regional winner in INTACH competition

7 months ago Pravin Thami 0
DARJEELING, 1ST NOVEMBER 2017: Laxmi Thakur, a student of Class Nine of Sardeshwari Government Girls High School, Darjeeling has been declared regional winner in an art competition organised by INTACH. The theme of the art competition was MY CITY MY HERITAGE. 5gwpnDRw-j8 CHECK OUT BEACON IPTV BELOW: Share on: WhatsAppPravin ThamiPravin Thami is the Read More

Bimal Gurung not to make Public Appearance on 30th of October

7 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 1
DARJEELING, 29TH OCTOBER, 2017: The question of “Will he or won’t he make public appearance on the 30th of October” has been answered. Bimal Gurung, the chief of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) will not be making a public appearance on the 30th of October as he had earlier promised. Roshan Giri, the general secretary Read More