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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

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

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

Tourism down by 95 to 98 per cent this year – Sonam Yakha

6 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
Tourism Festival will bolster tourist confidence in the Hills – Yakha THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU KALIMPONG, 14 DECEMBER 2017: Sonam Yakha, Vice Chairman Kalimpong Municipality has said that the Teesta Rangeet Tourist Fest that is scheduled to take place this month will bolster tourist confidence in the Hills. Speaking to ‘The Himalayan Read More

Digital Ration Card to be soon compulsory to obtain weekly ration

7 months ago Pravin Thami 1
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING, 5 DECEMBER 2017: Digital Ration Card will soon be compulsory to obtain weekly ration. Mohammed Jauhar Alam, WBF&SS while interacting with ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ said that Digital Ration Cards will be soon be compulsory to obtain weekly ration. This means that the old ration cards will lapse. He thus requested Read More

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

7 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

Kishore Gurung accorded a Grand Welcome by the GNLF

7 months ago Pravin Thami 0
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) CORRESPONDENT AND CAMERAPERSON: PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 17 NOVEMBER 2017: The Old Guards are returning to the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) and there has been a great deal of jubilation in the party because these former party leaders who had earlier left the party were returning Read More

Controversy over Residential Certificate takes a new turn

7 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 1
THE HIMALAYAN BEACON (THB) VIDEO BY PRAVIN THAMI TEXT BY BARUN ROY DARJEELING, 16 NOVEMBER 2017: The controversy over the Residential Certificate has refused to subside. The Himalayan Beacon had published exclusive report ‘Gorkhas singled out to prove their nationality for residential certificate‘, in the follow-up to the same, Binay Tamang, Chairman, Board of Read More

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

8 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

8 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

Say No to Sound and Air Pollution this Diwali – Happy Diwali

8 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
Say No to Sound and Air Pollution this Diwali – Happy Diwali – A message by Aakar and The Himalayan Beacon 2JTGnJN692g 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