Tankers exempt from highway toll

The Centre has announced toll or user fee exemption for tankers and containers carrying liquid medical oxygen ...

BJP can’t digest verdict, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday mounted a scathing offensive on the BJP and its government at the Centre, accusing...

Isolation beds in Bengal rural areas

The Bengal government has decided to include isolation beds in all block primary health centres, rural hospita...

Tripura HC takes up death linked to video

High Court of Tripura has taken suo motu cognisance of a married woman committing suicide by consuming poison ...

Pandemic plight moves some to lend a hand

At a time when Covid-19 cases are surging and people are facing hardship amid the lockdown in Jharkhand, Good ...

HC asks police to free O2 cylinders

The Jharkhand High Court has directed all deputy commissioners to immediately release oxygen cylinders confisc...

States  /  Published 05.05.21

Mayor change in Gangtok over term row

This was after earlier in the day, 16 newly-elected councillors of the Gangtok Municipality Corporation (GMC) had passed a unanimous resolution electing her as the mayor for two-and-a-half years and T...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 04.05.21

Sikkim Covid patient dies without bed

The surge in the spread of the novel coronavirus has put Sikkim’s health system to test with a 26-year-old woman patient dying on Saturday for want of bed in the ICU at the STNM Hospital in Gang...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 30.04.21

Sikkim: No vaccine for young

The Sikkim government on Thursday said the vaccination drive for people in the age-group of 18 and 44 could not be rolled out from May 1, the scheduled date for its nationwide launch, for want of adeq...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 21.04.21

Sikkim extends closure of offices

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Tuesday extended the closure of all educational institutions, both government and private, for another 10 days and also announced that all government and p...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.04.21

Covid caution for Sikkim tour industry

Lukendra Rasaily, the chairman of Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, on Thursday said the tourism industry in the Himalayan state should be prepared to accept a downturn in business over the next...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 03.04.21

SDF leader arrested over Facebook post

Prakash Gurung, a youth leader of the Sikkim Democratic Front, was arrested from Gangtok on Thursday on charges of promoting enmity between communities after a night of high drama played out at the Sa...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 02.04.21

Tourists stuck in Sikkim snow rescued

The Indian Army on late Wednesday rescued more than 450 tourists from Yongdi in North Sikkim where they had been stranded because of heavy snowfall. The tourists, who had travelled to North Sikkim in...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 01.04.21

70% voting in Sikkim local body elections

Over 70 per cent of the 82,000-odd eligible voters exercised their franchise in the election to seven urban local bodies in Sikkim on Wednesday. According to the data culled from different districts,...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 26.03.21

Plea to give historical articles to museum

The Sikkim culture department has appealed to the people of the state to donate various items of historical importance like documents, photographs and artefacts to the Sikkim State Museum being set up...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 26.03.21

Trade licence hogs Sikkim polls

One of the contentious issues to come up during the campaigning for the elections to the March 31 urban local bodies in Sikkim is the issuance of trade licence to all interested registered voters, whi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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