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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......

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,......

Gorkha leader threatens militant stir for seperate state

Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung on Wednesday threatened to launch a militant agitation in the Darjeeling hills to press for the original demand for a Gorkhaland state, a day after Chief......

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,......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

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......

A mountain railway that existed 125 years ago

Meghalaya does not have a rail link at present but around 125 years ago people from this quaint hill-station made memorable journeys on one of the most romantic mountain railways of the world......

$16 mn retention award for Citi's Vikram Pandit

Citigroup on Thursday said it has rewarded chief executive officer Vikram Pandit with an over $16 million "retention award" for his "outstanding job" of steering the financial giant to......

Revisiting Dev Anand-Asha Parekh's frothy romance, Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Dev Anand and Asha Parekh's Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai (1961). Speckled in song, dance and romance, Nasir Hussain's......

The BEST of my father, Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's 93rd birth anniversary, his son Sandip Ray discusses his favourite movies. “I don’t need any occasion to think of baba. His memories are my constant companion,”......

Giselli: Zoa and I are best of friends

She caught everybody's attention as the shy Punjaban Harleen Kaur in Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal. Brazilian model Giselli Monteiro is back with her new film, Always Kabhi Kabhi, produced by Shah......

The best Bollywood soundtracks of 2010

2010 hasn't been the best year for music in Bollywood. Or musicians, for that matter, with AR Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy all failing to make the grade. But don't lash out at......

CL images: Hernandez to Man U's rescue, Barca held

Barcelona paid the price for wayward finishing as they were held to a 1-1 draw by their bogey-team Rubin Kazan in Champions League Group D on Wednesday. The Spanish champions, with Lionel Messi on......
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Harka to fight for tea & cinchona land rights

Harka Bahadur Chhetri Darjeeling, Nov. 29: Harka Bahadur Chhetri has decided to raise the issue of granting land rights to tea garden and... ...
45+ tea estates in India chai lovers should visit

India's tea estates are places of beauty and serenity. Majestic hills and mountains peek through puffy clouds as the sun climbs out behind them,... ...
50-ft high Buddha memorial at Ghora Katora

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. RAJGIR, Nov. 29 -- A day after state cabinet cleared the... ...
Veteran Cong leader KB Chhetri pass...

KB Chhetri, veteran Congress leader of the Darjeeling hills and former Member of Parliament, today breathed his last around 1:30pm at his residence... ...
Red sanders worth Rs 6 crore seized, two held

GURGAON: Around 15 tonnes of red sanders, worth nearly Rs 6 crore, were seized from a warehouse in Manesar on Saturday. Police said they have... ...

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