Toonsoong Bridge, a 280 feet long bridge on Balasun River connects, Tungsung, Balasun, Dhotrey, Rangbul, Pussumbing, Kalej valley etc. with Pokhriabong region. It, however, is in a miserable state today.
On 02 September 2019, Department of Geography, St Joseph College inaugurated St Joseph’s College Geographical Society. Major objectives of this society is: to develop the critical thinking skill among the students; to explore the Eastern Himalaya with especial reference to Darjeeling Himalaya in terms of its history, culture, livelihood and physical make up; to organise a field survey with especial reference to disaster studies, spring management and rainwater harvesting in Darjeeling Himalaya.
RK BT College, Darjeeling was issued multiple Show Cause notices regarding lack of Qualified Faculty members, and also Fixed Deposit Endowments of Rs 5 Lakh and Rs 7 Lakhs.
Darjeeling MP Raju Bista on Friday wanted to know from Union minister for Jal shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat what considerations have been made by his ministry regarding the cascading effects of dams on river Teesta.
In a blow to the West Bengal police the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Darjeeling District Court yesterday quashed their earlier order proclaiming Bimal Gurung, Roshan Giri and four others as “proclaimed offender.”
In a very tragic incident that occurred yesterday, more than 12 patients in the Male Surgical Ward of Kalimpong Hospital, were allegedly subjected to a…
At last TMC had to wash hand from Angrabhasa – 1 gram panchayat board of Nagrakata block, following the High Court order. Following democratic elections,…
On June 21st, 2015 we had posted a WAKE UP call to then powers that be in GTA, highlighting how Lodhoma Suspension Bridge was another accident waiting to happen. It took four long years, but we are very happy to report that the new Lodhoma Steel-frame Bridge is about to be completed and opened for public use.
The Mamata Banerjee govt is likely to introduce two bills in the assembly that will enable non-councillors to be elected mayor or chairperson of a civic body,
It may be recalled that 17 councillors from Darjeeling Municipality had recently joined BJP, and placed a no confidence motion against the current board, which is led by Binay Tamang loyalist Prativa Rai Tamang.