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Darjeeling News: Known as the ?Queen of Hill Stations? this place is located in West Bengal. It marks its presence at an altitude of 7000ft. above the sea level. It?s usually known for it?s aromatic and quality tea that is world wide famous. The Tiger hills are the highest point located in Darjeeling which offer the view of Kanchenjunga hills and Mt.Everest, which is, breathe taking. Also a nearby town, Ghoom has the highest railway station in the world and besides this, its Himalayan railway has been acknowledged as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The Lloyd botanical gardens and Dhirdham temple are the other major attractions in this place. Hear more from this unique place for which if one travels via toy train the journey could be enriching.
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Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.
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Tourism flourishes again in Darjeeling - 12 Oct 2009
Darjeeling, Oct 12 (ANI): Tourists by droves have flocked to Darjeeling after the suspension of agitation by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM... in the Darjeeling hills was hit earlier as the GJMM called for a shutdown

Gorkhaland demand revived in Darjeeling - 12 Jan 2011
Darjeeling, Jan 12 (ANI): Normal life in Darjeeling came to a halt on Wednesday...;Streets in Darjeeling, as well as sub-divisions of Kalimpong and Kerseong wore... be enforced in Darjeeling. According to Giri, the members of the Central Committee

Paramilitary forces deployed in Darjeeling - 24 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, Apr 24 (ANI): Authorities in Darjeeling, start flowing in paramilitary troops in the town, to put in place, tight security arrangements...;Darjeeling has 1348 polling booths. There is already tension prevailing

Bangladesh trained militant arrested in Darjeeling - 12 Sep 2009
Darjeeling, Sep 12 (ANI): A militant of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) outfit was arrested from West Bengal's Darjeeling district. Talking to reporters here on Friday, Deboprasad Singh, district Superintendent of Police

Instant shutdown hits tourism in Darjeeling - 12 Jul 2009
Sukuna (Darjeeling), July 12 (ANI): Tourists visiting Darjeeling are being... will be called in the hill district of Darjeeling. With all shops and other....  "We were planning to stay for more than a week ( in Darjeeling) and had

Darjeeling toy train suspended - 23 Jul 2009
in Darjeeling disappointed the tourists as the rail track was damaged by the landslides in the region. The tourists looking forward for a joy ride along Darjeeling... been washed away at Gayabari, Kerseong and Darjeeling due to heavy incessant

Tourists converge to witness season's first snowfall at Darjeeling - 02 Jan 2010
Darjeeling, Jan 2 (ANI): Thousands of tourists are converging on the Darjeeling Hills area to witness the first snowfall of the season. The snowfall... of nature. "We have been staying in Darjeeling for four days. We have

Tourists throng Darjeeling to beat the heat of plains - 03 Apr 2010
Darjeeling, April 3 (ANI): A large number of tourists are thronging Darjeeling as scorching heat begins to turn unbearable for public at large in plains.  As a result, the hill resort of Darjeeling in West Bengal

Tourists flow to Darjeeling marred by GJM moral policing - 06 Sep 2009
Darjeeling, Sep 6 (ANI): Tourism in Darjeeling, is taking a hit following... of the eastern part of West Bengal, Darjeeling has always been a favourite spot... added more color to Darjeeling that is situated at a height of 2134 meters

Agitation for a separate Gorkhaland may hit tourism in Darjeeling - 12 Dec 2009
Darjeeling, Dec 12 (ANI): The ethnic Gorkha agitation for a separate Gorkhaland in Darjeeling might affect the region's tourism potential. The Gorkha... Dooars falls under Jalpaiguri district, Terai comes under Darjeeling district

Darjeeling tea's ticket to Olympics - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling, July 29 (ANI): The fragrance and flavour of tea from Makaibari... of Darjeeling, trickle down to the teacups of guests at Beijing Olympic as the company... to Darjeeling and planted about 160-170 years ago. It is satisfying that 160-170 years

Voters brave inclement weather in Darjeeling - 30 Apr 2009
Darjeeling (West Bengal), April 30 (IANS) Around 50 percent polling was reported Thursday in the tourist hub of Darjeeling in northern Bengal amid the hill...;  The Darjeeling constituency has grabbed headlines after the Gorkha

Jaswant Singh wins from Darjeeling - 16 May 2009
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Saturday won the parliamentary election from Darjeeling in West Bengal.   

Darjeeling crisis: Danger still lurks - 19 Jun 2008
The indefinite shutdown in the famous Darjeeling hills, over the demand... industry- two mainstays of the local economy. The hilly areas of Darjeeling district... the economy of Darjeeling is closely related to the main land Kolkata and other

Bird flu hits Darjeeling - 03 Jan 2009
Siliguri (West Bengal), Jan 3 (IANS) Bird flu has hit West Bengal's Darjeeling district, prompting the administration Saturday to order culling of 60,000... at Pubang in Takhdra of Darjeeling subdivision and of 67 poultry at Matigara in Siliguri

Darjeeling highway blocked by landslides - 04 Jul 2009
Darjeeling, July 4 (ANI): Landslides following heavy rains have snapped road links between the hills of West Bengal and Sikkim.  Twenty houses along National Highway-31 near Sevoke have also collapsed. Several vehicles are stranded

Tourists stranded by Gorkha agitation escorts from Darjeeling - 21 Jun 2010
Darjeeling, June 21 (ANI): Security personnel escorted stranded tourists in Darjeeling after Gorkha group declared indefinite strike in the region.  ... station in Darjeeling making enquiry as to how would they be able to get out

Darjeeling slips into chaos following killing of Gorkha leader - 12 Jun 2010
Darjeeling, June 12 (ANI): Darjeeling town has slipped into chaos following the killing of Gorkha leader Madan Tamang last month.  Shutdowns and a chaotic... in Darjeeling, they are absolutely meaningless," said Laxman Pradhan, General Secretary

Illegal constructions making Darjeeling vulnerable to landslides - 09 Jul 2009
Darjeeling, July 9 (ANI): The massive construction of buildings, a majority of them illegal, has led to degradation of soil texture in the Darjeeling Hills... of landslides hit Darjeeling and its surrounding areas in May, triggered

Woman rafter drowns in Darjeeling - 01 Jun 2009
Siliguri (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) A woman rafter was drowned Monday when her boat capsized on river Teesta in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said. Rashila Thakkar, 37, a resident of Mumbai, was in the boat with 11

Darjeeling 'Toy Train' to revive tourism - 16 Feb 2010
Siliguri, Feb 16 (ANI): The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (DHRS... terrains, the Darjeeling Himalaya Railway or the 'Toy Train' is a two feet narrow gauge railway from Siliguri to Darjeeling run by the Indian Railways

Normalcy returns to Darjeeling hills - 23 Oct 2008
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Normalcy returned to West Bengal's Darjeeling district... Srivastava, Darjeeling district police superintendent.  The Communist Party... state and also opposing the Sixth Schedule status for Darjeeling.   

Darjeeling hit by transport strike - 22 Oct 2008
Bengal's Darjeeling district, including one considered the lifeline to Sikkim... and goods vehicles to enter the Darjeeling hills from Siliguri sub-division.  ..., CITU state secretariat member and Darjeeling District Taxi and Private Car Drivers

Darjeeling shutdown affects normal life - 18 Feb 2010
Darjeeling, Feb 18 (ANI): The 24-hour shutdown called by the student wing of Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha on Thursday disrupted normal life across... to protest against the Darjeeling district administration for not permitting

American, Canadian tea merchants to promote Darjeeling tea in US, Canada - 18 Oct 2008
Darjeeling, Oct 18 (ANI): American and Canadian tea importers and retailers have shown a keen interest in the tea grown in Darjeeling as they find its taste... across the world are the real glory of Darjeeling, which is also known

Darjeeling landslide toll mounts to 24 - 27 May 2009
in the landslides triggered by Cyclone Aila in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling...-divisions Tuesday, Darjeeling additional District Magistrate P. Zimba told IANS...;  Fourteen of the bodies were found in areas under Darjeeling Sadar police

Gorkhaland stir may mar New Year revelry in Darjeeling - 31 Dec 2009
Darjeeling, Dec 31 (ANI): Holidaymakers frequenting Darjeeling, Kalimpong... reaching Darjeeling and other places from Siliguri. A majority...-divisions of the Darjeeling hills. The womens cell of the GJM started

GJM to support BJP in Darjeeling - 04 Apr 2009
Bengal's Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat as the party had promised to consider the Gorkhaland... would come to Darjeeling next week and he would file his nomination April 9.  ..., a separate state to be formed out of Darjeeling and the foothills of the Himalayas

Gorkhaland activists calls for closure of schools in Darjeeling - 09 Feb 2010
Darjeeling, Feb 6 (ANI): The students' wing of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) gave a call for all educational institutions in the Darjeeling to close down from Friday.  This ultimatum was issued as a mark of protest against

GJM allows offices to reopen in Darjeeling - 25 Dec 2008
Siliguri, Dec 25 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists Thursday decided to allow the government offices to reopen in Darjeeling hills from Dec 26... Gorkhaland state in the Darjeeling hills, has decided to participate

Fresh outbreak of bird flu in Darjeeling - 07 Jan 2009
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) A fresh outbreak of bird flu was reported in Darjeeling Wednesday prompting the authorities to restart culling operations, an official... of Darjeeling. This time a total of 7,000 poultry will be culled,' district magistrate

GNLF calls for poll boycott in Darjeeling - 12 Apr 2009
(GNLF) Sunday called for a poll boycott in the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency... from the hill sub-divisions of Kurseong, Darjeeling and Kalimpong for the meeting... Gorkhaland - a separate state out of Darjeeling and surrounding areas in the hills

Darjeeling court convicts two Czech entomologists - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling, Sept (ANI): A Darjeeling Court on Wednesday fined a Czech entomologist 20,000 rupees and sentenced his colleague to three years in prison... to the Singalia National Park, near Darjeeling, for illegally possessing over 200

Marijuana worth Rs 42 lakh seized in Darjeeling - 01 Aug 2009
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Aug. (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, officials detained an oil tanker in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Saturday and seized marijuana worth Rs 42 lakh. The marijuana was found packed in 61 cartons

Sandalwood worth over a million seized in Darjeeling - 01 Jul 2010
Darjeeling, July 1 (ANI): Sandalwood worth over Rs. one crore has been seized from two trucks in West Bengal's Darjeeling District on Wednesday.  Acting on a tip, officials of the Directorate of Revenue stopped trucks

Darjeeling landslide toll reaches 27 - 28 May 2009
in the landslides in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling due to Cyclone Aila has... Darjeeling Thursday morning to hold meetings with the district administration. He... people are still missing from the Darjeeling district after the cyclonic storm

GJMM shutdown affects normal life in Darjeeling - 07 Feb 2009
Darjeeling, Feb 7 (ANI): The 24-hour shutdown called by the Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) on Saturday affected normal life in the Darjeeling hills' Terai... comes under Darjeeling district dominated by the ethnic Santhals, Mahtos, Bhils

Bird flu in Darjeeling, culling ordered - 03 Jan 2009
Bengal's Darjeeling district, prompting the administration Saturday to order culling... poultry at Pubang in Takhdra of Darjeeling subdivision and 67 poultry... struck Malda district in the state.   In Siliguri, Darjeeling district

Congress demands special force in Darjeeling - 18 Apr 2009
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Congress party Saturday demanded a special force in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling, alleging that Bharatiya Janata.... 'We want special forces to be deployed in Darjeeling which will maintain law

Tripartite meeting with GJM in Darjeeling today - 21 Dec 2009
Darjeeling, Dec 21 (ANI): The fourth tripartite talks on Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland will be held here today.  ... demanding that a separate state should be carved out of the Darjeeling region

GJM activists force closure of liquor shops in Darjeeling - 08 Nov 2009
Darjeeling, Nov. 8 (ANI): In a bid to push forward their demand for a separate state within India, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Saturday forced all liquor shops and bars in Darjeeling to close down. "This is just the beginning. Liquor

Yechury favours all party talks on Darjeeling issue - 30 Aug 2010
Darjeeling, Aug 30 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury has said all political parties from the Darjeeling hills should be invited... sections of people in Darjeeling, there cannot be much success," he added.  He

Protests for separate Gorkhaland continue in Darjeeling - 23 Jan 2010
, created communication bottlenecks in the Darjeeling region on Friday. At Panchonoi, which is located between Siliguri in the foothills and Darjeeling, GJMM

Jaswant Singh files nomination from Darjeeling - 09 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 9 (IANS) With top Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders by his... nomination for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal Thursday. 'I feel... at the district magistrate's office in Darjeeling town.    GJM president Bimal

Darjeeling toy train gets vestibule coaches - 25 Oct 2009
Darjeeling, Oct.25 (ANI): World famous toy train of Darjeeling in West Bengal... trial run, Subrata Nath, Director of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), disclosed... that vestibule coaches are introduced," said Subrata Nath, Director, Darjeeling

Gorkhaland activists blockade roads in Darjeeling - 11 Nov 2008
Bengal's Darjeeling district as hundreds of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists... Office (RTO) from Darjeeling hills to the Siliguri sub-division in the plains..., Darjeeling District Magistrate Surendra Kumar Gupta denied any such decision

Jaswant arrives in Darjeeling to a rousing reception - 07 Apr 2009
of support raised for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Darjeeling Lok... for Gorkhaland - a separate state to be formed out of Darjeeling and the foothills... in the Rajya Sabha, said the Darjeeling problem was a century old. 'I have come

Centre convenes second tripartite talks on Darjeeling issue - 29 Dec 2008
to discuss the Darjeeling issue here today.  Union Home Secretary Madhukar... the demand for separate state for Darjeeling. The first meeting was held... falls under Jalpaiguri district, Terai comes under Darjeeling district

Darjeeling should unite against Gorkhaland: Buddhadeb - 21 Oct 2008
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The people of Darjeeling district should unite to stop... of plains and hills of Darjeeling district should unite and stop GJM from... at Darjeeling was hampering the economy and tourism industry there.  

Darjeeling farmers erect fence to save crops from wild elephants - 02 Nov 2009
Kolabari village (Darjeeling), Nov 2 (ANI): Farmers are erecting fences... of Darjeeling district. Herds of elephants going on rampage and destroying... of Darjeeling is spread up with massive tropical rainforest and is the home

22 killed in Darjeeling landslides after cyclone - 27 May 2009
of Darjeeling Tuesday, police said. 'At least 22 people died and 10 were injured in landslides across Darjeeling district. We've got reports that six people also went missing in the district,' Darjeeling Additional Superintendent of Police

Gorkha League not to support Jaswant Singh in Darjeeling - 10 Apr 2009
Darjeeling, April 10 (IANS) Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL), an outfit run by the Gorkha community in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, Friday said... election from Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency with the support of Gorkha Janamukti

10 killed, 23 injured in Darjeeling landslides - 26 May 2009
landslides Tuesday in West Bengal's hill district Darjeeling, police said. 'At least 10 people died and 23 were injured in landslides across Darjeeling district. We've also got reports that six people are missing,' Darjeeling

Darjeeling in celebration mood over the new status - 03 Oct 2007
to create an autonomous self-governing Gorkha Hill council in Darjeeling... to the long held demand of Darjeeling for autonomous council. Cabinet approved the sixth schedule status to Darjeeling and amendment of the constitution. Bill

Culling continues in bird flu-hit Darjeeling district - 05 Jan 2009
in the bird-flu hit areas of West Bengal's Darjeeling district had been culled till... in Darjeeling ordered culling of 18,000 poultry at Pubang in Takhdra of Darjeeling... had already begun mopping up operation in Darjeeling hills from Monday. 

Gorkhas stall NHPC project in Darjeeling - 24 Jul 2009
Kalijhora (West Bengal), July 24 (ANI): Demanding separate state for gurkhas, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), called a halt to project work of the National Hydroelectric power Corporation (NHPC) at Kalijhora in West Bengal's Darjeeling

Darjeeling bracing for peaceful settlement: Bimal Gurung - 04 Nov 2010
Darjeeling, Nov 4 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction over his meeting with Union... of an interim Darjeeling Hills Gorkha authority would be resolved soon. "We have..., which would include Darjeeling and some contiguous areas of Jalpaiguri District

WB polls: Security stepped up in Darjeeling - 13 Mar 2011
Darjeeling, Mar 13 (ANI): The administration has beefed up security measures..., Superintendent of Police, Darjeeling. "We are quiet hopeful that with the co-operation of everybody the election in Darjeeling will be peaceful free and fair," he

Bollywood film "Via Darjeeling" all set to hit theatres - 26 Jun 2008
Mumbai, June 26 (ANI): Bollywood film 'Via Darjeeling' is all set to hit theatres nationwide on Friday.  'Via Darjeeling' is set in modern day Kolkata and Darjeeling. The movie is based on an age old Bengali tradition called 'adda

GJM holds talks with BJP regarding Darjeeling seat - 10 Mar 2009
that it was not contesting from West Bengal's Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat... candidate for the Lok Sabha seat in Darjeeling, but will support a party which... to our identity," Giri said. The GJM in Darjeeling had recently said

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha calls for shutdown in Darjeeling - 25 Aug 2010
Darjeeling, Aug 25 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), called...;"Today we met the SP (Superintendent of Police) of Darjeeling, Mr. D. P. Singh... and Darjeeling region. Nicole Tamang was in CID custody for 12 days before

Jaswant Singh to contest LS polls from Darjeeling - 03 Apr 2009
New Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh will contest from Darjeeling in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The announcement was made by party president Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.  On Thursday

Darjeeling tea all set to entice sports lovers at the Beijing Olympics - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling (West Bengal), July 31 (ANI): While Indian sportspersons would..., Darjeeling's famous two leaves and a bud would contest with international flavours... will be able to relish the special variety of Darjeeling tea known for its

Jaswant Singh files nomination from Darjeeling - 09 Apr 2009
Siliguri, Apr 9 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh on Thursday filed nomination from Darjeeling for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls... at the office of the Sub-Divisional Officer, Darjeeling, B K Biswas.  

Cyclone affected in Darjeeling hills impatient for aid - 08 Jun 2009
Pankhabari (West Bengal), June 8 (ANI): Families, devastated by landslide triggered by cyclone Aila in Darjeeling hills, have called for immediate relief... by cyclone Aila, which progressed further and hit the hilly region of Darjeeling

GJM shutdown of government offices begins in Darjeeling - 08 Dec 2008
of Darjeeling district in West Bengal to press its demand for a separate Gorkhaland... government office shutdown in Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong sub-divisions... Schedule status for Darjeeling.   The central government in 2005

Darjeeling tea workers on strike over wage increase - 01 Jan 2008
Siliguri, Aug 12 (ANI): Thousands of tea plantation workers in Darjeeling went... from the gardens in Darjeeling is famous world over for their finest blends. here are only 86 tea estates which produce Darjeeling tea on a total area of 19,000

Ban on exports of tea leaves to impact tea industry in Darjeeling - 27 Feb 2011
Darjeeling/Siliguri, Feb 27 (ANI): The announcement of a ban on the exports... the world famous tea industry of Darjeeling. The town of Darjeeling... for a separate Gorkhaland region, which would include Darjeeling and some contiguous

Wild elephant kills two in Darjeeling hills - 22 May 2009
Siliguri, May 22 (IANS) A wild elephant killed two people in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Friday, a forest department official said. Sobha Chetri, 60, and Pradip Kishan, 22 were killed by the animal in Garidhura area in Kurseong

Darjeeling, Sikkim cut off from plains by Gorkha group blockade - 11 Dec 2008
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 11 (IANS) Sikkim and Darjeeling were cut off from... Morcha (GJM) in the Darjeeling hills, Terai and Dooars regions.  GJM... 55, connecting Siliguri and Darjeeling.    The shutdown was partial

Gorkhaland activists order closure of Darjeeling offices - 07 Nov 2008
the indefinite closure of offices in Darjeeling and said all development work should... of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) should be closed from Saturday. All other... forthwith,' GJM president Bimal Gurung said in Darjeeling.   The GJM

Violence in Darjeeling Hills kills one, injures three - 02 Jan 2009
Kerseong (West Bengal), Jan 2 (ANI): Unidentified miscreants in the Darjeeling... injured during a clash between supporters of the party and caretaker of Darjeeling... Singh, Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Kurseong, Darjeeling District. 

Retain paramilitary forces in Darjeeling after polls: Yechury - 25 Apr 2009
the presence of central paramilitary forces in the Darjeeling hills after polling day... Darjeeling after addressing election rallies, said in his complaint... with the opinion of the CPI-M that in Darjeeling, the opponents backed by GJM

Landslide disrupts toy train services in Darjeeling - 07 Aug 2010
Gayabari (West Bengal), Aug 7 (ANI): Landslide in West Bengal's Darjeeling... Siliguri to various other places in Darjeeling district such as the hill resort of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and Sukna. The business of locals

Mamata Banerjee talks of special package for Darjeeling - 28 Sep 2010
Darjeeling, Sep 28 (ANI): Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress... train on World Tourism Day in Darjeeling, said: "I will recommend to our... package in Darjeeling." Banerjee outlined that the package should include

Prime accused in Madan Tamang's murder case flees CID custody in Darjeeling - 22 Aug 2010
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Aug.22 (ANI): Prime accused in the murder of All... Darjeeling district.  Nicole Tamang, leader of regional Gorkha Janmukti Morcha... at Pintal village, near here, after being produced in the Darjeeling district court

Darjeeling CPI-M candidate faces GJM protests - 06 Apr 2009
Darjeeling seat with black flags when he went to file his nomination for the Lok Sabha... for a separate Gorkhaland carved out of Darjeeling and other areas of north Bengal...,' police sources said.    The Darjeeling seat has become hi-profile

Tribals block highway in Darjeeling against Gorkha agitation - 26 Jul 2009
Sukna (Darjeeling), July 26 (ANI): Tribals blocked a highway here on Saturday to protest against the frequent strikes called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM... the frequent strikes called by the GJM. They can carry out their strike in Darjeeling

Gorkha protestors torch Darjeeling police station - 19 Feb 2010
station in Kurseong in the Darjeeling Hills. Protestors set fire... of the Darjeeling hills after police prevented the GJM activists from taking out

CPI-M seeks poll panel's intervention in Darjeeling - 07 Apr 2009
for holding free and fair elections in three hill sub-divisions of the Darjeeling...) is fighting for a separate Gorkhaland carved out of Darjeeling.    ...-divisions - Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong - which fall under Darjeeling

Shutdown call evokes mixed response in Darjeeling - 22 Oct 2008
Siliguri, Oct 21 (IANS) A 24-hour shutdown called in West Bengal's Darjeeling...;Meanwhile, in the hill sub-division of Darjeeling - comprising Darjeeling, Kurseyong... in Darjeeling, where he has gone on a vacation.  Violence had erupted here Monday

Bird flu hits Darjeeling, culling begins - 14 Mar 2009
Siliguri, March 14 (IANS) With a fresh outbreak of avian flu reported from West Bengal's Darjeeling district, the administration Saturday evening began three days of culling poultry. 'Culling will take place within a three kilometre

Gorkhaland activists call strike in Darjeeling hills from Jan 7 - 05 Jan 2009
for an indefinite office strike in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills from Jan 7. 'We've... and Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) office to reopen in the Darjeeling hills from Jan 7... said GJM activists would not allow any government office to reopen in Darjeeling

GJM stops police from removing wall graffiti in Darjeeling - 14 Nov 2008
graffiti in Darjeeling, the police said. 'A large contingent of police went to Pradhan Nagar area of Darjeeling district to deface the GJM signs...,' said D.T Lepcha, West Bengal deputy inspector general of police (Darjeeling Range

Upcoming tripartite meeting heats up hill politics in Darjeeling - 22 Jul 2010
Darjeeling, July 22 (ANI): The upcoming sixth tripartite meet called... parties in the hill town of Darjeeling in West Bengal, as many of the parties want... that GJMM is not the sole representative of Darjeeling. Ashok Bhattacharya

Culling starts in West Bengal's bird flu-hit Darjeeling - 04 Jan 2009
culling operations in the bird flu-hit Darjeeling and Siliguri subdivisions... of Darjeeling subdivision and Matigara in Siliguri subdivision.  Dwivedi said...;In Darjeeling subdivision, nine culling teams started operations Sunday. 

Photo exhibition showcasing 128-year-old past of heritage railway in Darjeeling - 26 Aug 2009
, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) in collaboration with the Siliguri Science...;The DHR's 82 kilometres of journey from Siliguri junction to Darjeeling is an enchanting journey offering a majestic view of the Darjeeling Himalayas. 

Landslide disrupts toy train services in Darjeeling, disappointing tourists - 04 Jul 2010
Kolkata, July 4: (ANI) The services of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also known as Toy Train, has been suspended due to a landslide in the hills... could have also board a bus to Darjeeling but we didn't as we wanted to take

Darjeeling violence: West Bengal CM Bhattacharjee appeals for peace - 09 Feb 2011
Bhattacharjee reacting to the renewed violence in Darjeeling on Wednesday... efforts are on to evolve a political solution to the Darjeeling issue through... at Sipchu at the border between Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts to demand

CPI-M accuses Mamata Banerjee of disrupting peace in Darjeeling - 29 Sep 2010
Banerjee for fostering animosity amongst the people of Darjeeling and supporting...) is trying to divide Darjeeling and in turn divide West Bengal by demanding...," said Jibesh Sarkar, CPI-M Darjeeling District Secretary. Mamata

First Indian woman to ski on South Pole warmly received at Darjeeling - 13 Mar 2010
Siliguri, Mar 13 (ANI): Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu, who became the first Indian woman to ski at the South Pole, arrived at her hometown in Darjeeling.  Dharmshaktu, the 38-year-old adventure enthusiast and a resident of Delhi

GJM to support BJP in Darjeeling, Jaswant Singh likely candidate - 03 Apr 2009
to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the Darjeeling seat and Jaswant Singh... that Jaswant Singh be made the candidate from Darjeeling,' Tamang said.    ... out of Darjeeling district and parts of neighbouring Jalpaiguri district. 

India's Darjeeling makes it to 'top 10 places to enjoy cup of tea' - 12 Dec 2009
a cup of tea, Darjeeling, a hill station in India, has been named as one..., USA was placed at eighth. The plantations of Darjeeling at the foot... Trail, Peru 8. Boston, USA 9. Darjeeling, India 10. Hill Country

Via Darjeeling: Movie review - 28 Jun 2008
with the actors in Via Darjeeling. The storyline of the movie seemed to be tagging

One woman shot dead, three injured in firing in Darjeeling - 01 Jan 2008
Darjeeling, July 26 (ANI): A woman activist of the Gorkha Janmukthi Nari Morcha... to GNLF leaders. Later police arrested Dipak Gurung. In Darjeeling... living in the Darjeeling hills have been demanding a separate "Gorkhaland" State

Politician flees Darjeeling to escape Gorkha Janamukti Morcha activists - 22 Nov 2008
Tamang fled his Darjeeling home and headed for Kolkata early Saturday to escape... Mohan Chhetri, deputy superintendent of police (headquarters), Darjeeling. ... on in Darjeeling, disregarding threats from the GNLF cadres.   Tamang

Ethnic tension grips Darjeeling and Siliguri - 12 Jun 2008
interest groups has apparently pined away the life in regions like Darjeeling... forced to stay away from the tourist heart-land Darjeeling. As per reports... the Darjeeling situation emerging out of the demand for separate Gorkhaland state

Pro-autonomy ethnic group calls off hunger strike in Darjeeling - 20 Dec 2009
Silliguri, Dec 20 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), the organisation spearheading a movement for a separate state of Gorkhaland in Darjeeling called off... should be carved out of the Darjeeling region, which would help them to protect

Darjeeling zoo, known for its rare Red Pandas, has poor security measures - 06 Sep 2009
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Sep 6(ANI): The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological park in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, which is known for its Red Pandas, lacks security measures, which a zoo of any international caliber is expected

Famed Darjeeling toy train motivates people to donate blood - 15 Jun 2009
Siliguri, June 15 (ANI): The Suryanagar Samaj Kalyan Sanstha, a voluntary forum observed the World Blood Donors Day by holding a blood donation camp aboard the famous toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways Toy at Siliguri Railway




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