Darjeeling politics descends into drama of absurdity

From exchanging political and moral science books to ploughing rice fields, politicians in the Darjeeling hill...

Fake Aadhaar card racket busted, 5 held

Five persons were arrested from Nimti Jhora tea estate for allegedly running a fake Aadhaar card racket in Ali...

TMC leaders to reach Tripura today

A high-level Trinamul Congress delegation from Bengal will visit Tripura on Wednesday to assess the northeaste...

Dhanbad traders seek PM’s help

Reeling from the impact of pandemic induced slowdown, over lakh traders are facing the survival risk due to th...

State hikes DA for govt staff

The Jharkhand government has decided to raising dearness allowances (DA) of its employees to 28 per cent with ...

Ranchi church denies ‘fake news’

Ranchi Archdiocese of the Catholic Church refuted “fake news” by certain electronic channels along...

States  /  Published 22.07.21

Plea to stop trucks without permits

The NH10 Truck Owners’ Association has urged the Sikkim government to prevent the entry of unauthorised trucks from Bengal to the Himalayan state that has allegedly been taking place under the v...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 20.07.21

Sikkim records Delta cases for first time

Sikkim on Monday reported the first confirmed cases of the lethal Delta vari­ant of novel coronavirus, explaining the reason for the high positivity rate of the infection in the state over the pas...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 11.07.21

Landslides block NH10 in Sikkim

A major traffic jam was witnessed on NH 10 on Sunday as several landslides blocked Sikkim's arterial highway that connects the Himalayan state with the rest of India, BRO sources said. However, m...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gangtok

States  /  Published 09.07.21

Sikkim jab exception for family tourists

The Sikkim government on Thursday made a modification in its protocol for tourists wanting to visit the Himalayan state following feedback received from tourism stakeholders, making it easier for fami...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 06.07.21

Sikkim opens doors to tourists with jab rider

The Sikkim government threw open doors for tourists from Monday, but made the entry conditional by letting in only fully vaccinated people and making a negative RT-PCR report mandatory for each touris...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 01.07.21

Sikkim: truck crash kills 4 army personnel

Four army personnel died and two others were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell down a hillside at 6 Mile between Gangtok and Nathu-la on Wednesday morning. ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 29.06.21

Sikkim teachers protest interview rule

A sizable number of 800-odd ad hoc schoolteachers who had been appointed last year gathered in front of the Tashiling Secretariat in Gangtok on Monday to protest against the decision of the Sikkim gov...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 28.06.21

Award for Sikkim vet

Dr Phurba Lepcha, the deputy director of Mother Dairy Farm at Karfectar in South Sikkim, was recently named as one of the recipients of the Best Veterinarian Award by the Indian Veterinary Association...
By Our Special Correspondent in Siliguri

States  /  Published 25.06.21

Sikkim school closure till July 31

The Sikkim government on Thursday extended the closure of all schools and colleges till July 31 to prevent the possibility of students getting struck by Covid-19 even though the rate of infection in t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 16.06.21

Sikkim nod for 2 private universities

Sikkim Assembly on Tuesday approved two bills, paving the way for the setting up of two private universities in West Sikkim, and amended another bill to revive a defunct private university based origi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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