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Bandh for Gorkhaland disrupts normal life in Darjeeling

Normal life was disrupted for the second day on Tuesday due to the 72-hour bandh called in the Darjeeling hills by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to demand Gorkhaland. All shops, markets, school,......

GJM bandh chokes Darjeeling for third day

Normal life was hit for the third day in Darjeeling Hills on Friday in response to the indefinite bandh called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha to protest police firing at Sipchu in Jalpaiguri......

Army being called out in Darjeeling

The army was being deployed in violence-hit areas of Darjeeling district after 2 persons were killed on Tuesday when the police opened fire to stop Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters from taking out......

GJM calls off Darjeeling shutdown on BJP's plea

A 96-hour bandh called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Monday to press for Gorkhaland in the Darjeeling hills has been withdrawn.GJM general secretary Roshan Giri told PTI from Delhi that the......

Jaswant Singh demands creation of Gorkhaland

Accusing the Left Front government in West Bengal of ignoring Darjeeling Hills, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh on Friday demanded the creation of a separate Gorkhaland. Singh......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Identity crisis for Darjeeling Tea

Real glory of Darjeeling, queen of hill stations, stems from its 87-odd tea gardens producing the exotic stuff for connoisseurs of the brew across the world. Those who have once relished it would......

Organic tea project to begin soon

India's organic farming efforts will see a sea change in the tea sector following the launch of the project to develop organic black tea with funding from the Amsterdam-based Common Fund for......

West Bengal faces land crisis

Faced with violent protests over land acquisition for industry in West Bengal, the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government has now another problem on hand as a survey has found that very little......

How to buy a dream house in the hills

Astyuttarasyaam dishi devataatmaaHimaalayo naama nagaadhiraajah.Puuravaaparau toyanidhii vagaahyaSthith parvitivyaaiava maanadandaha.Himalayas, the king of kings in the north,is the soul of the......

  People speak for darjeeling hills district

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pravin
Q. Mirik is a hill station in which Indian state?
Pravin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mirik-is-a-hill-station-in-which-indian-state/25658018/answers/

pravin
Q. which state in india is nicest?
Pravin:  A. West Bengal - start from darjeeling, districts of North Bengal; then cross the Ganges and reach Murshidabad, Rarh region, further, to Kolkata and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-state-in-india-is-nicest/25658018/answers/17647215

Sia
Q. best place to visit for a week holidays in india or abroad ?
Sia:  A. THE OPTIONS ARE MANY; IT DEPENDS ON YOUR TASTE.KUMAON HILLS IN THE NORTH, IDUKKI DISTRICT IN THE SOUTH, DARJEELING AND MIZORAM IN THE EAST, GOA IN...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-place-to-visit-for-a-week-holidays-in-india-or-abroad-/17646400/answers/11392778

rk rahi
Q. Small cardamom is grown in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. What about large cardamom?
Rk Rahi:  A. Large cardamom is grown in the Indian hill states of Sikkim and Darjeeling district of West Bengal. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/small-cardamom-is-grown-in-kerala-karnataka-and-tamil-nadu.-/11392660/answers/9531611

ssar dubli
Q. why west bengal is still west bengal as if in india there is no another bengal as calcutta kolkatta now it should be BENGAL only.........whats ur opinion
Ssar Dubli:  A. The first partition of the eastern India state of Bengal on October 16 in the year 1905 resulted in the separation of Chittagong, Dhaka and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-west-bengal-is-still-west-bengal-as-if-in-india-there-is/9531490/answers/7725542

  Web results for Darjeeling Hills District
Gurung announces use of Nepali as official language in GTA

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief executive Bimal Gurungon Wednesdayannounced Nepali would be the official language used in the council... ...

http://echoofindia.com/darjeeling-gurung-announces-use-nepali-official-language-gta-65386
Tea companies like Tata Global, HUL go green on pesticide fears

KOLKATA: Greenpeace India's report on pesticides in Indian tea has prompted leading companies including , Hindustan Unilever, and Goodricke Group... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/food/tea-companies-like-tata-global-hul-go-green-on-pesticide-fears/articleshow/40390395.cms
BJP civic focus

Siliguri, Aug. 18: The Darjeeling BJP, which is gearing up to welcome new party president Amit Shah, today said the focus of the two-day state... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140819/jsp/siliguri/story_18733610.jsp
Tea trade Forum to serve memo to state labour dept

For the first time all trade unions, except TMC, have united to press for demands STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Siliguri, 18 August After serving... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/72200-tea-trade-forum-to-serve-memo-to-state-labour-dept.html
DDTWA Mirik demands Rs.206 wage hik...

The TMC-backed Darjeeling District Tea Worker Association's Mirik committee has demanded the TG owners and government to increase the wages of TG... ...

http://echoofindia.com/mirik-ddtwa-mirik-demands-rs206-wage-hike-under-mwa-64822

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