TheDC team sends a warm ‘shout out’ to RJ Samir, a Radio journalist working with the first community radio in the Darjeeling Hills, who has found a place in the India Book of Records. He has also contributed towards our initiative to visualize some of our favourite Nepali language stories and folktales, through out TheDC Story Series हाम्रा कथाहरु
Articles by TheDC News Desk
आफ्नो कार्यकालको पहिलो चुनावी जनसभामा भारतीय जनता पार्टीका प्रधानमंत्री पदका उम्मेद्वार स्वयंले लाखौं जनताको अघि गोर्खाको सपना मेरो सपना भन्ने प्रतिश्रुति दिंदै पछिबाट बिजयी भएर प्रधानमंत्री समेत भएर आफ्नो दोस्रो प्रधान मंत्रीत्वकालसम्म पनि गोर्खाहरूको निम्ति सपना नै नदेख्नु चुनाव अघिका यस्ता ठूला ठूला वाचा र अश्वासनहरू र चुनाव सकेपछि मौन धारण गर्ने राजनैतिक दल र नेताहरूको यस्ता चरित्र माछा माछा भ्यागुताकै कथा जस्तो लाग्छ।
India’s former Foreign and Defence Minister, Jaswant Singh was also an army man and strictly followed a military discipline all his life.
Artists from Darjeeling – Yankee Yolmo, Vedant Baraili, Daniel Rai, and writer Pushpa Rai come together to produce the first ever Nepali Jazz-funk music
Dayahang Rai, popular Nepali actor, director, and playwrite, joins Red Panda Network as a Conservation Ambassador.
Kalimpong girl, Tina Gurung is collecting 50 thousand sanitary pads for distribution among women workers in tea gardens during Daan Utsav.
TheDC team joins Nepali Sahitya Sammelan Darjeeling in mourning the death of our Sahitya Akademi Awardee Karna Thami sir. He was one of the pivotal figures in the Nepali Bhasa Manyata Abhiyan – which was instrumental in getting Nepali language recognized under the VIIIth Schedule of our Constitution.
NPP Chief and Meghalaya CM, Conrad Sangma writes to Home Minister in support of Permanent Political Solution for Gorkhas
Sanjay Pradhan from Sukhia Pokhri, has ranked 13th in WBSC Examination 2018 (Executive Cadre) whose results were declared recently. He is the only candidate from the Darjeeling Hills or the Gorkha community to be selected under the Executive Cadre.
I have used Cinema to escape my reality. I was born and brought up in the narrow quarrelsome neighbourhood of Relli Road, Kalimpong. My childhood was mostly centred around the 100 metre radius of the vicinity and inside a small single room where a family of 5 people lived. Street fights, drunken men, abuses and pigs happily strolling in the streets were part of my reality as a kid. Cinema helped me escape this reality.