CM house becomes corona unit

The Sikkim government has taken flak for converting Mintokgang, the official residence of the chief minister, ...

PM prod to IIT-G on disaster study

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged IIT Guwahati to establish a centre for disaster management and r...

Bid to vet Clause 6 panel report welcomed

A senior member of the Clause 6 Committee has not only welcomed the Centre’s decision to get the panel r...

NGT notice on OIL projects

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change to r...

Left-RJD talks break down

The alliance talks between the Left parties and the Rashtriya Janata Dal have fallen apart over the disagreeme...

EC to decide on Bihar visit soon

The Election Commission on Tuesday clarified that the schedule of the visit of the three election commissioner...

States  /  Published 08.09.20

Agitation threat by students of Sikkim college

The students of Government Vocational College  at Dentam in West Sikkim have threatened to take the agitation path from September 12 if their long-pending demands, including introduction of post-...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 08.09.20

Three new faces join Sikkim cricket

Anureet said he was excited to be part of the team and was looking forward to sharing his experience with his new mates and learning from them as well. “Cricket is such a sport where there is al...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 30.08.20

Woman drowned, search on for siblings in Sikkim

Three siblings in their 20s from Kazitar Dikchu in East Sikkim were swept away in river Bakcha on Saturday. Only the body of one of the sisters was recovered on Sunday after a massive search operatio...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 24.08.20

Sikkim body ups ante on hospitals, health services

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum has threatened to take to the streets if the government fails to upgrade facilities at state hospitals and ensure free medicine and health services by November 30. ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 17.08.20

Ex-chief of Sikkim tourism body held under Pocso charges

Rup Narayan Rai, a former chairman of the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, was arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl after he surrendered before South Sikkim police on Mon...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 17.08.20

Covid protocol breach case on duo in Sikkim

Sikkim police on Monday filed a case against two visiting technicians who tested positive for Covid-19 for allegedly violating the Covid-19 protocol and endangering the lives of others. The duo were ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 12.08.20

Don’t derail HIV combat: Forum

The Sikkim Drug Users’ Forum (SDUF) has expressed fears that HIV prevention activities may have taken a back seat in Sikkim because of an allegedly lax state health department amid the Covid-19 ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.08.20

Sikkim public figure CD Rai passes away

Sikkim politician, bureaucrat and journalist C.D. Rai died at the age of 96 at his Gangtok residence on Saturday night. His mortal remains were cremated at the Jalipool Crematorium in East Sikkim on ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 06.08.20

Sikkim rail link by 2022-end

Sikkim will be part of India’s rail map by 2022-end, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) officials said, speaking about the long-delayed project whose foundation was laid in 2009 when Mamata Banerj...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

Varsity offer for soldier’s sister

Visva-Bharati varsity officials, led by vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty, on Sunday went to Birbhum’s Belgoria to meet the family of soldier Rajesh Orang, who was killed in the Galwan Valley clash...
By Our Correspondent in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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