In a press released issued today, Mr. Anit Thapa has said, “I strongly protest against the offensive headline used by a Bengali newspaper, in which they have labelled various Boards as being ‘Baimaan”.
Among the many comments we received, there was a well meaning but highly misplaced comment by Asst. Prof. Parjanya Sen, himself an educator and an academic associated with Sonada Degree college. Without properly understanding the context, he went onto accuse TheDC team of “vendetta politics,” which we as a portal take high objection to.
In the past one week, the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has been mired in GTA Teachers Appointment Controversy. Allegations of nepotism, favoritism, appointment of under-qualified and undeserving teachers have abound.
Menstruation is an important biological change which makes the existence of life possible, yet the culture of silence around menstruation is so complete that most of the girls have no knowledge on menstruation before their first period. The social stigma and societal silence has a negative impact on the health, reinforces gender inequality and makes it difficult to address menstrual health issues. Through the Maasika Mahotsov, 21 to 28 May 2019 we aim to break the silence around periods and get conversing at various platforms.
The 123 Mountain Brigade Headquarters, based out of Jalapahar has today issued an urgent alert, hinting at possible female suicide bomber attempting to strike at Monasteries during the upcoming Buddha Jayanti celebrations in Darjeeling and nearby regions.
St. Teresa’s School successfully observed its Annual Sports Day yesterday. The event that took was organized in the school itself was however not like any…
A 3-day training program on Child Mental Health was organized in Pokhriabong for Private School Teachers by DLR-Prerna, an NGO based in Darjeeling
Sonada: Two teams of Radio Salesian 90.8 FM – The Voice of the Hills radio journalists headed to Singhell Tea Estate while the second team…
Jadav “Molai” Payeng is an environmental activist and forestry worker from Jorhat, India. Over the course of several decades, he has planted and tended trees on a sandbar of the river Brahmaputra turning it into a forest reserve. He is a recipient of Padma Shri for his tireless work towards protecting our environment.
Legendary Nepali singer Smt. Aruna Lama (Pradhan), born in Darjeeling, was conferred the prestigious Nepal Ratna, Mahaujjwal Rashtradeep Award (Suprabal Janasewa Shree Tritiya) for her contribution to promoting Nepali music around the world