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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......

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......

  People speak for darjeeling hills

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Lucky
Q. Fun : What is right time today to make confessions?
Lucky:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fun--what-is-right-time-today-to-make-confessions/27116977/answers/

Flying Saucer
Q. how many Mountain Railways in India? Mention their names.
Flying Saucer:  A. Hope this helps! It won't let me add anymore.", Action Movies:one. Spider Man and sequel two. Unstoppable three. The Taking of Pelham one...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-mountain-railways-in-india-mention-their-names./26669698/answers/27117045

anil garg
Q. which famous hill station have you visited.
Anil Garg:  A. 1.Darjeeling Himalayan Railway2.Nilgiri Mountain Railway3.KalkaShimla Railway4.Matheran Hill Railway5.Kangra Valley Railway6.Kashmir Railway more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-famous-hill-station-have-you-visited./25786119/answers/26669703

  Web results for Darjeeling Hills
GNLF chief cremated

Manju, 1 February: The remains of Subash Ghisingh, the once uncrowned king of Darjeeling Hills and the architect of the movement that sought an... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/103217-gnlf-chief-cremated.html
Hill leaders praise Ghisingh for hi...

Forgetting for the moment their political and ideological differences, leaders of various political parties in the Darjeeling hills trooped to... ...

http://echoofindia.com/darjeeling-hill-leaders-praise-ghisingh-his-contributions-society-77447
Chamling attends Ghisingh's funeral

Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling attended the funeral of former Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Coucil chairman Subhash Ghisingh on Sunday and paid... ...

http://echoofindia.com/gangtok-chamling-attends-ghisingh-s-funeral-77567
Jalpaiguri residents will badly mis...

Subash Ghisingh spent the last years of his eventful life in exile in the plains of Jalpaiguri and Siliguri. Most people may only remember him as... ...

http://echoofindia.com/siliguri-jalpaiguri-residents-will-badly-miss-their-chocolate-dadu-77445
On the road to Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang had been on our radar since the past one year. The beautiful land of the Monpas, with its heady cocktail of history, religion and legends... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=93993

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