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Poll: 4th Tripartite Meeting
During the 4th Tripartite Talk, GJMM has been immensely pressurized to focus only on the creation of Gorkhaland, besides, the conclusion of the Meeting seems to be only TALK on POLITICAL LEVEL in next round. Do you think 4th Tripartite Talk has been successful?
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By Rebecca Bragg on November 06,2009

Darjeeling’s English Cemetery

imageDarjeeling’s English Cemetery By Rebecca Bragghttp://www.rebeccabragg.com/ E-mail: [email protected] For decades, Darjeeling's small, cash-strapped Indian Christian community has been fighting a lone and losing battle to save the final resting place of the city's original settlers from total ruin. ... [full story]

By Vimal Khawas on February 09,2008

Dilemma of Urbanisation in the Himalayas

imageDilemma of Urbanisation in the Himalayas Vimal Khawas Urbanisation across the hills of India, mainly the Himalayan part, has a long history that started before the advent of the British. Today the hills of the country accommodate over ... [full story]

By Devendra Dahal on September 13,2009

Ginkgo Biloba Trees also in Kalimpong

image Ginkgo Biloba Trees also in Kalimpong  C.K. Pradhan Park: The scientific name for these plants, Ginkgo biloba, is more commonly used than the common name,"maidenhair-trees." An alternate spelling is, "gingko biloba." Ginkgo biloba trees are broadleaf, deciduous trees. They ... [full story]

By Bharat Prakash Rai on February 12,2008

Himalayan Salamander facing extinction in Darjeeling Hills

imageHimalayan Salamander facing extinction in Darjeeling Hills – Conservation is need of the hour By : Shri Bharat Prakash Rai (M.Sc, ... [full story]

By Mr. Bharat Prakash Rai on April 09,2007

Imminent Ecological Disaster

imageIMMINENT ECOLOGICAL DISASTER IN THE HIMALAYAN REGION The Himalayas – abode of peace and tranquility, source of inspiration to humankind, source of elixir of life – water, extends almost two thousand five ... [full story]

By Rajesh Rai on November 17,2009

Is Cryptomeria japonica an environmental panic or blessing for the Darjeeling hills?

imageIs Cryptomeria japonica an environmental panic or blessing for the Darjeeling hills? Rajesh Rai  Introduction The economy of the “queen of the hills” mainly depends upon 3Ts: Tea, Timber and Tourism.  The production areas of ... [full story]

By Sangay Tashi Dugpa on September 19,2006

Landslide-prone Tungsung

imageLandslide-prone Tungsung Landslides and related phenomena are a common occurrence in and around Darjeeling. Records since 1849 show sharp acceleration in landslide rates. In 1899, the first major landslide occurred in Tungsung followed by others in 1934, 1950, ... [full story]

By Bhotoo Singh Chhetri on November 22,2006

Reality behind cleaning Darjeeling Town

image Reality behind Cleaning of Darjeeling Town The wastes arising from human and animal activities are commonly known as solid waste. Which is mainly generated from the activities of domestic houses, commercial places including slaughter houses, institutional places, agricultural, industrial ... [full story]

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