WATCH: High Commissioner of Singapore dances at G20 meet in Darjeeling
The delegates from the G-20 member countries will get the opportunity to discuss the ways of reviving the tourism sector which got affected due to the Covid pandemic, in this three-day meeting from April 1 to April 3
Darjeeling preps for G20 meeting on tourism
The Tourism Ministry will host a side event on 'adventure tourism as a vehicle for achieving Sustainable Development Goals'. All the Northeastern states will make presentations at the event
Half of Darjeeling tea estates up for sale amid financial crisis, here's why
The planters, both big and small, are mulling over selling it off for a good price. The small planters, who own single estates, are more keen to sell their gardens, while the big groups are resistant to the idea, according to the planters in the area
West Bengal: 11 districts report cases of black fever, say health official
Darjeeling, Malda, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur and Kalimpong were the districts where maximum number of cases were registered
West Bengal: A day after GTA polls, Bihar man arrested with pistol at Bagdogra airport
While Mohammed Rahanuddin of Katihar, Bihar, said that he was going to Chennai for medical treatment, he could not give a satisfactory answer to why he was carrying a firearm, said police
Bimal Gurung hospitalised in Sikkim; GJM not to contest GTA polls
The GJM supremo, who was on an indefinite hunger strike since 25 May demanding the deferment of the 26 June GTA polls and expansion of the semi-autonomous council's jurisdiction, fell ill on Sunday and had to end his strike
Watch| Som Bahadur Thami wins 65-km Buddha trails in 7 hours 21 minutes
Thami was captured running in dark-colored shorts and a hoodie with simple black shoes. He was also not carrying any hydration pouches like the others, who took part
Amit Shah on 3-day West Bengal visit from 4 May to motivate party leaders in state ahead of Lok Sabha polls 2024
On 6 May, the Union Home Minister will address a programme organised by the Cultural Ministry at Victoria Memoria and will also visit to RSS office before leaving for Delhi
Momo with Mamata Banerjee: Bengal CM dons the chef's hat at local stall in Darjeeling
The West Bengal chief minister was on a five-day trip to North Bengal starting 27 March
Centre falsely claiming collapse of law and order in Bengal to deflect public ire over fuel price hike: Mamata Banerjee
Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a public rally in Darjeeling town, called on hill-based political parties to sink their differences and work for the development of the region in North Bengal
Exploited for generations, tea garden workers struggle for land rights in Darjeeling hills, Terai, and Dooars
While tea ensured economic well-being for the Brit enterprises, it spelt doom for the local tribes
West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Darjeeling profile: BJP's Neeraj Tamang Zimba won 18 April bypolls
In the 2019 West Bengal Assembly bypolls, BJP's Neeraj Tamang Zimba won, defeating Independent candidate Binoy Tamang
Sudhanshu Saria on themes of his short film Knock Knock Knock, and how the setting of Darjeeling aids the narrative
Sudhanshu Saria's new short Knock Knock Knock, currently streaming on MUBI INDIA, has already become a festival favourite after the world premiere at Busan Film Festival last year.
In Darjeeling's Singalila National Park, red pandas and pangolins are being trafficked into extinction
Illegal wildlife trading has become easy and profitable in the Singalila Ridge. Poaching and trafficking is increasing – not only of pangolins and red pandas, but also of insects and medicinal plants.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Tea production shortfall likely to be 100 million kg due to 21-day lockdown
Tea production in the country is likely to fall by 100 million kg this year due to the 21-day lockdown which was "inevitable" to tackle the coronavirus crisis, an official said on Wednesday
Two Darjeeling students face racial taunts linked to coronavirus outbreak in Kolkata, narrate ordeal on social media
Two students from Darjeeling Hills studying at premier institutes in Kolkata allegedly faced racial taunts linked to coronavirus in separate incidents on city streets.
Himalayan towns like Darjeeling, Mussoorie and Kathmandu are going to fast run dry
India has no system to count its climate migrants but ranks fifth among countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change.
Mamata Banerjee jogs 10 kms from Darjeeling's Kurseong to Mahanadi on International Day of Climate Action
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took part in a 10 kilometres long march in Darjeeling hills to create awareness on environment conservation.
Dilip Ghosh claims BJP not in favour of separate 'Gorkhaland', says party wants permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said his party is not in favour of a Gorkhaland state and wants a permanent political solution in Darjeeling hills.
After Centre’s decision to bifurcate J&K, Darjeeling demands same; BJP promised 'permanent political solution', says GJM leader Roshan Giri
After Centre decided to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir, major hill parties in Darjeeling want it should also be a separate Union territory with a legislature. BJP MP from Darjeeling, Raju Bista, said he was hopeful that the saffron party's promise.