KATHMANDU, Sept 25: An event was organized in Pashupatinath Temple, on Monday, to announce the start of Pradeep Khadka and Jassita Gurung starrer movie ‘Love Station’. The shooting of the movie is scheduled to begin from Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The onscreen pairing of Pradeep Khadka and Jassita Gurung is set to get continuity in Ujwal Ghimire's next, ‘Love Station’. Prior to this, the actors were seen together in ‘Lily Bily’.

Infographics: Timeline Darjeeling Unrest

November 23, 2017 00:05 am

Timeline Darjeeling Unrest

ILAM, July 22: The market places have remained closed. However, the movement of Indian customers has not seized yet. They come all the way from Indian hill town Darjeeling to purchase goods of daily necessities at Indian border Pashupatinagar.

ILAM, July 21: The market is closed, but the crowd of buyers from across the border does not seem to lessen. The shopkeepers do not find a break from selling food items -- from salt and oil to pulses and rice. These, the buyers get transported to their homes in India by private vehicles, human porters, or horse-back.

ILAM, July 13: The protesting groups demanding separate Gorkhaland state in West Bengal has ceased down a hydro power project of capacity 132 mega watt situated at Mongpu area.

Death toll rises to 8 in Darjeeling

July 11, 2017 15:42 pm

ILAM, July 11: One person has succumbed to injuries in Darjeeling on Tuesday. Ashok Tamang, 36, who sustained bullet injury fired by the police on July 8, died while receiving treatment in Sikkim.

ILAM, July 9: Death toll in fresh violence in Darjeeling has reached four. Aasha Kumar, who had received police bullets on Saturday during the Gorkhaland Movement in Darjeeling of West Bengal in India, succumbed to injuries on Sunday morning.

ILAM, July 8: At least three people have died in fresh violence in Darjeeling on Saturday. One person died on Friday night and two more died on Saturday as the protest continues in the hilly city demanding separate Gorkhaland state.

Darjeeling revisited

June 27, 2017 00:25 am

Just like Nepali-speaking people of Darjeeling, Madhesis in Nepal want their political and social rights recognized

ILAM, June 24: Life in Darjeeling has been thrown out of gear after the continuation of prolonged general strike since about more than a week.

ILAM, June 18: Thousands of locals in Darjeeling on Sunday took out huge processions to observe “Black Day” to protest against the killing of three Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists in army action.

DARJEELING, June 12: The Nepali-speaking community in Darjeeling has been on the warpath over the West Bengal government's decision to include the Bengali language as a compulsory text in the school curriculum.

DARJEELING, June 12: Nepali-speaking community in Darjeeling has been on a warpath over the West Bengal government’s decision to include Bengali language as a compulsory text in schools’ curriculum.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepali-speaking community in Darjeeling staged demonstration after the West Bengal government decided to include Bengali language as a compulsory subject in schools’ curriculum.

A day in Darjeeling

October 28, 2016 01:14 am

For as long as we can remember, Darjeeling has been promising romantic rendezvous and beautiful cold adventures in many Bollywood movies. But there’s a lot more to Darjeeling than just what’s shown on screen. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai takes a leisurely stroll around Darjeeling and captures the many essence of the place.

KAKARVITTA, Sept 8: Freedom fighter and litterateur Dan Khaling was cremated at Singhamari, Darjeeling, India on Wednesday.