The Team

Barun Roy is an IT Entrepreneur, Journalist, Author and a Traveler based in Darjeeling. He is the founder of The Himalayan Beacon and co-founder of Darjeeling Times.com news magazine.

Barun Roy is also a well known author.

Academic Qualifications:

B. A. (Philosophy Hons.)

M.A. (History), UGC NET (History)

M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), UGC NET (Journalism and Mass Communication)

PhD Research Scholar (Mass Communication), Dept. of Mass Communication, Central University of Sikkim

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Pravin Thami is a seasoned Journalist having many stints in reputed News Channels. He is ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ Bureau Chief of entire Darjeeling Hills region.

Academic Qualifications:

B. A.

Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC)

Diploma in Computer Applications and Information Technology

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FOUNDING MEMBERS (1998): 

BARUN ROY: Founder Editor and Publisher

SUBASH STHAPIT: Co-founder and Sub Editor

RAJU BISWAS: Sub Editor and (Later) Advertisement Manager

VIKASH AGARWAL: Advertisement Manager

NISHAN CHETTRI: Marketing Executives

AMINA FAREEDI: Marketing Executives

PRATEEQ OJHA: Reporter

ASIF IQBAL: Reporter

PRASHANT RAI: Report