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JUST IN: Trilok Subba appointed Indian Taekwondo Team Coach

5 months ago Ashap Lama 0
KALIMPONG, 12 JANUARY 2018: Trilok Subba has been appointed as the National Taekwondo Team Coach by the Taekwondo Federation of India. The Indian National Taekwondo Team will be participating in the 18th Asian Games Taekwondo Invitational Tournament to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 10th to 13th February.  Read More

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

6 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

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

6 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

Dr. Adon Rong Gong to receive 21st Parasmani Award

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 2 JANUARY 2018: 21st Parasmani Award will be awarded to 78 year old Litterateur Dr. Adon Rong Gong. Speaking to ‘The Himalayan Beacon’, Balbhadra Sharma, Secretary, Nepali Sahitya Adhyan Samiti said that the decision had been taken to award Dr. Gong with Parasmani Award for his lifelong Read More

Trilok Subba wins Gold at 12th International Open Taekwondo Championship

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 2 JANUARY 2018: Trilok Subba won a Gold Medal at the 12th International Open Taekwondo Championship held at Nepal today. He was competing in the Individual Poomsae Event. The Championship is being organised by Origan West Coast Taekwondo USA in collaboration with Itahari Taekwondo Association. The Medal Read More

Government Junior Primary School Kalimpong receives Sishumitra Vidyalaya Award 2017

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
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

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

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 2
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

Who Cares spreads Christmas Cheer to the destitute and homeless people in Kalimpong

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 22 DECEMBER 2017: Who Cares today organised a special programme at Trikon Park at Kalimpong where volunteers gathered all the destitute and homeless people in Kalimpong town. The volunteers cut their hair, bathed them, offered manicure and pedicure. The destitute and homeless people were then given sumptuous Read More

Canter Truck accident; One dead

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 22 December 2017: A Sikkimese Canter Truck (SK 01D0457) ferrying medicines veered across the National Highly and fell over the hills near Suntel towards Rambi. Dirver Ram Biswakarma 37 who was a resident of Takdah died on the spot. The vehicle was carrying medicines and was plying from Siliguri to Sikkim. More information is being gathered by the THB Kalimpong News Bureau. Read More

Gorkha United Liberation Front holds party meeting at Gorubathan

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 19 DECEMBER 2017: Gorkha United Liberation Front (GULF) held a party meeting at Manzing ground in Gorubathan. Binod Mukhia presided over the meet. A sizeable number of peole from surround villages like Kolbong, Maney Dara, Ghantidara, Lungshel etc., attended the meeting. Read More

Taekwondo Championship organised by Taekwondo World Dojang

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 19TH DECEMBER 2017: Taekwondo Championship was organised at Rockvale Academy Hall at 9th mile Kalimpong by Taekwondo World Dojang. A large number of students participated in the championship. Trilok Subba speaking to ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ said the Dojang was concentrating on the Junior and Sub-Junior categories and Read More

Sabala Fair 2017 in Kalimpong

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 17 DECEMBER 2017: Sabala Mela or Fair 2017 is presently being held in Kalimpong. The mela organised by Self Help Group and Self Employment Department, District magistrate Office Kalimpong will come to an end on the 21st of December. The main objective of the mela is to promote various self help groups and self employment opportunities in the district. The mela was inaugurated by the District Magistrate of... Read More

GJM Kalimpong District Working Committee expanded; new Depts. formed

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 17 DECEMBER 2017: A meeting was held of the Kalimpong District working committee of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM). The main agenda of the meeting was to choose departmental heads of the party. A five member team was also elected to look at various developmental works that were taking place and to act as conduit between the people and the various governmental agencies. Among the leaders who have been... Read More

Candle Light Rally to protest the Gang Rape of a Kalimpong Girl

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 15 DECEMBER 2017: A Candle Light Rally to protest the gang rape of a Kalimpong Girl was organised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kalimpong Convenor Annapurna Chaturvedi. The people taking part in the rally carried placards saying, “People of Kalimpong strongly condemn the gang rape of a Read More

Kalimpong Village Eco-Tourism and Home Stay Development Society formed

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 13 DECEMBER 2017: Kalimpong Village Eco-Tourism and Home Stay Development Society was formed today at Sherpa Gaon in Kalimpong. Sabestian Pradhan, popularly known as father of eco-tourism in the region while talking with ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ said that there was an urgent need of a body to look Read More

People pour grievances to Anit Thapa; Thapa promises respite

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 13 DECEMBER 2017: A number of people from different constituencies of Kalimpong met Anit Thapa, Vice Chairman, Board of Administrators, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and poured their grievances. The interactive session was organised at Deolo, Kalimpong. A number of speakers who raised various issues involving their villages. One of the most important issue raised was lack of proper roads connecting various villages and constituencies with Kalimpong town. A... Read More

70 JAP cadres tonsure their head in protest

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
KALIMPONG, 12 DECEMBER 2017: Jan Andolan Party’s way of showing their protest to the State Government is spreading with more than 70 individuals from Gorubathan branch of the party getting their head tonsured. The party cadres also distributed pamphlets to the people in the streets asking them to join them in the protest against the State Government by tonsuring their head. The party is protesting against the alleged high... Read More

New Chairman of Kalimpong Municipality could be elected on 14th of December

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 12 DECEMBER 2017: Subha Pradhan, Chairman of Kalimpong Municipality has called for a special meeting on the 14th of December 2017 for the removal of the chairman. All the existing Ward Commissioners are expected to meet at Conference Room, Kalimpong Municipality after 12 noon. It may be Read More