Mirik, April 28: Festival of Khambu Rai ‘Ubauli’ was observed at Mirik lake premises by large groups of Khambu Rai people from all over Darjeeling hills and Sikkim wearing their traditional attire. The festival ‘Ubauli’ and ‘Udhauli’ are the main festival of Khambu Rai, which is celebrated twice a year.
KalimNews, Kalimpong, 29 January 2013: The girl from Darjeeling, Sagarika Chhetri (23) with height: 5'6.8 was crowned Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013. She was also named the winner of three sub-contests, including Pond's Femina Miss Glowing Skin, PCJ Femina Miss Timeless Beauty and Max Femina Miss Fashion Icon.
Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013 wrapped up the pageant finale with Sagarika Chhetri as Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata winner, Archita Sahu as Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata 1st runner-up and Sukanya Bhattacharya as Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata 2nd runner-up.
Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013 finale was held at Hotel Park Plaza Ballygunge Kolkata on January 28, 2013.
Darjeeling, January 5: 15 days Darjeeling Tea & Tourism festival has been concluded officially which was started on December 20, 2012. The festival was organized by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration along the District Administration. With the active participation by the top GTA authorities and top level district officials, the festival has been conducted in a grand manner by importing prominent artists and musicians from all over Indian continent, the government fund has been lavishly utilized.
Darjeeling winter festival alias Tea & Tourism festival is being held in Darjeeling, the program is organized by GTA.
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Parikrama, performing at Chowrasta
Kishor Gurung at Chowrasta during assembles of 300 guitarists to perform the song 'Imagine' by John Lennon. The organizer invited about 7000 guitarists for Guinness World records but turned out only about 300 guitarists.
Lou Majaw, second from left along with 300 guitarists at Chowrasta
Mary Kom, Olympic bronze medal winner in Boxing for India from Manipur, being felicitated at Chowrasta and receiving Rs. 2 lakh from the program organizer.
Abinash Gurung, son of GTA chief, Bimal Gurung, during the Fashion parade at Chowrasta
Darjeeling, December 30: The Himalayan Classic Body Building Championship was held at Bhanu Bhawan on the occasion of Darjeeling Tea and Tourism Festival with support from Indian Body Building and Fitness Federation, GTA and Tenzin’s Gym.
Darjeeling has been celebrating the Tea & Tourism festival from December 20 to January 5. During the occasion distinguished national bands and musicians and also from neighboring countries have displayed their talents at Chowrasta in a program sponsored by GTA (Gorkhaland Territorial Administration), Mantra, a band from Darjeeling also held their program on December 25, following are the glimpses…