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Baichung Bhutia: Mamata's pawn or promising politician?

The former Indian football captain has a new target in the Lok Sabha seat of Darjeeling, but he may not find the going as easy as scoring a goal, says Joel Rai The ornate gate constructed in......

Mamata's message to GJM: West Bengal, Darjeeling are inseparable

In a strong message to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that West Bengal and Darjeeling were inseparable. "Darjeeling is the heart of Bengal. I am not......

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to resume agitation from Aug 19

With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha having relaxed the indefinite bandh to demand Gorkhaland in the Darjeeling hills for four days from Independence day, its President Bimal Gurung said on Tuesday that......

Darjeeling: GJM not to use force to enforce indefinite bandh

In a climbdown, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, spearheading an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills for the last 10 days to demand Gorkhaland state, on Mondy said it would not use force to enforce the......

No more 'Mamata', GJM told to call off stir or face action

Armed with a Calcutta High Court order to maintain normalcy in Darjeeling hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee on Saturday gave a 72-hour deadline to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to......

Darjeeling toy train ready to chug again from Dec

The heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railways will resume the toy train services from December from Siliguri. North-East Frontier Railway Divisional Railway Manager AK Sharma said that work......

They earn Rs 5.75 & the tea sells for Rs 25K

Tea grown on the steep slopes of Darjeeling hills, connoisseurs swear, is unlike anywhere else in the world. Epicures use a plethora of adjectives to describe the 'champagne of teas': brisk,......

Toy train travails: N Bengal pins hopes on Didi

"I will turn Darjeeling into Switzerland." This was one promise which railways minister Mamata Banerjee had made to the people of Darjeeling before the last Lok Sabha elections. "Amid various......

Darjeeling tea for guests at Olympics

The elite guests at the Beijing Olympics would get to savour Darjeeling tea sent by a Kolkata-based company, Makaibari Tea Estate.Manager of Makaibari Tea Estate P K Chakrabarti told PTI that a......

Can Darjeeling Tea win back its old charm?

Did you ever bother to spare a thought for your bed tea? If not, it's time you check out the brand of tea you consume every day. And, if you find it to be 'Darjeeling Tea' be cautious. Chances of......

Review: Via Darjeeling

On paper, the Via Darjeeling guys had a pretty neat idea. Literature and cinema have played with the idea of the unreliable narrator for ages, fooling us and then making us applaud how well we've......

Via Darjeeling promises to thrill

Chillers and thrillers are a fashion statement in Hindi mainstream cinema today. After Rajeev Khandelwal's Aamir comes another promising thriller called Via Darjeeling.Arindam Nandy, who honed his......

Purple patch for Amara

Amara Karan, who famously banned her mother from seeing her big break film The Darjeeling Limited because of her raunchy kissing scenes, had no trouble letting her orthodox mum see St Tinian's, a......

Indian Idol violence: SC breather for RJ

The Supreme Court has restrained the West Bengal police from executing an arrest warrant issued by a Darjeeling court against radio jockey Janardhan Nitin Brady, whose alleged comments on Indian......

The Sikh in The Darjeeling Limited

Waris Ahluwalia is one of the brightest new stars in the jewellary business in America, selling his product in many high end stores. But when he is walking the streets of any big city,he is......

Why Running is a way of life for Roshni Rai

Roshni Rai, who gathered runners from her native Darjeeling to run the 2012 Mumbai Marathon, discusses her motivations with Laxmi Negi. Roshni Rai won't take anything lying down. Certainly, not......

I had no interest in shooting when I joined the army, says Jitu Rai

'I had initially gone to join the British army in Dharan, which is located in eastern Nepal.' 'I joined the Indian army in 2006 and only took up shooting a few years later, in 2008. When I joined......
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gingermasalatadka
Q. Which city was the summer capital of India during British Rule?a) Nainitalb) Darjeelingc) Simlad) Ooty
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-was-the-summer-capital-of-india-during-british-ru/28066495/answers/

Ginger
Q. how do you help yourself when somebody breaks your trust?
Ginger:  A. Darjeeling not sure just a guess more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-do-you-help-yourself-when-somebody-breaks-your-trust/27865445/answers/28066500

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM DARJEELING TEA"MAKAEEWAREE"IS COSTLIEST TEA TOO MUCH DEMAND IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES AT $ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY/KG(RS1.12LAKKS).ARE YOU SURPRISED?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. may i help you...ya i help our self....:))p darjeeling main hoon kya karoon...:) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-darjeeling-teamakaeewareeis-costliest-tea-too-m/27808901/answers/27865456

Ginger
Q. where did she disappear? have you seen her anywhere? :p
Ginger:  A. only for 5 kg someone paid that price more

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gingermasalatadka
Q. Our India ! Our Great Country !!Can you name the top three cities of WEST BENGAL ??
Gingermasalatadka:  A. kal dekha tha..aap ke baare main pooch rahi thi...:)) mene kaha DARJEELING gayi huyi hain aap...:))P more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/our-india--our-great-country-can-you-name-the-top-three-citi/27690208/answers/27755994

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BJP President Amit Shah constitutes five-member team to visit violence-hit areas of Assam

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday constituted a five-member committee headed by its senior leader SS Ahluwalia to visit and review the conditions... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-bjp-president-amit-shah-constitutes-five-member-team-to-visit-violence-hit-areas-of-assam-2047949
Sonam Tenzing Sherpa

Thamserku Trekking's assistant guide confesses that he doesn't want to climb Mt Everest, unless he must Bibek Bhattacharya Sonam Tenzing Sherpa... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Sonam-Tenzing-Sherpa-1006868
Darjeeling to host badminton coachi...

A two-month badminton coaching camp will start from January 7 in Darjeeling under the initiative of Young Shuttlers of Darjeeling. Participants... ...

http://echoofindia.com/darjeeling-darjeeling-host-badminton-coaching-camp-74680
School principal arrested for abett...

The principal of a renowned private school in Darjeeling was arrested on Friday night in Kolkata on the charge of abetting the suicide of a... ...

http://echoofindia.com/darjeeling-school-principal-arrested-abetting-student-suicide-74679
Call me Indian, says Sikkimese rapper UNB

In the past few decades, there have been countless incidents of racial discrimination — based primarily on their Mongoloid features — against... ...

http://echoofindia.com/gangtok-call-me-indian-says-sikkimese-rapper-unb-74777

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