Tonight hill folks take out a procession, wherein people carry a fire torch with local medicinal herb पट पटे to ward off the animals and pests, while crying out loud “ढंग ढंग राति…. सक्रंती…. उपिय्याँ जा रुपियाँ आइज” thus wishing for hardship to end and for prosperity to begin.
Articles by TheDC News Desk
Life is about celebrating small moments. A small token of appreciation is due to anyone who puts dedication and effort towards a goal and achieving it. Whether its a school topper or even a person picks up a can from the road and puts it into a dust been to keep his town clean. Appreciating few doesn’t mean demotivating others. Only morons would think that way.
Our Darjeeling foods content various nutrients, we use various herbs while cooking which can be of medical purposes, and most importantly we have unique dishes according to different cultures. So we need to preserve theses and let the world know about our cuisine.
But, to quarantine or not to, is more of a moral question and not a question of simple enforcement alone. Kolkata is one of the hottest COVID zones in India, so naturally, people should be cautious after travelling to the city. If we are requiring our own brothers and sisters coming from these cities to remain in mandatory quarantine, what exempts Mr. Anit and Mr. Binay? What makes them COVID proof?
In a very tragic situation, the migrants from West Bengal who had been stuck all this while in Dubai and were finally able to travel…
Capt. Amber Singh Gurung (Retd ) joined the Gorkha Regiment on 9th of March, 1943 – at the height of World War – II and went on to serve the army for 36 years, 3 months and 12 days.
To be born with conviction, of what you want to do or be, is both a blessing and a curse. The majority of us do not know, many ever, what is it that we want to achieve in life. For most of us the ‘PURPOSE’ of our life remains ever elusive. Even for those who know exactly what they want to do or be in life, many may not be able to live their dream because of numerous constraints and pressures.
In December 2014, we had uploaded an opinion piece about Karnell Villa school which was one of the oldest primary schools in Darjeeling. Today as the focus shifts there once again we are reproducing it.
Tensions along India-Nepal border in Sitamarhi district of Bihar rose sharply after one Indian Citizen was killed and two others injured, when Nepal SSB officials allegedly opened fire on Indian citizens near
Not many from Darjeeling region have heard of Nilu Yuleena Thapa… but in the fashion world, her name stands out as being one of the leading fashion bloggers from India.