One more Bengal MLA defects to BJP

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14 dead in 4-vehicle pile-up on highway

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Abducted duo appeal for safe release

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Healthcare device by IIT-G scholars

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Smart solution for farmers

A smart auto-irrigation and app-based soil monitoring system primarily focused on motivating and engaging unde...

Stan Swamy: PM won't 'interfere' in case

Narendra Modi has refused to “interfere” in securing the release of Father Stan Swamy, the elderly...

States  /  Published 24.01.21

Flights resume at Pakyong Airport after 20 months

Sikkim’s Pakyong Airport resumed commercial operations after a gap of nearly 20 months with the arrival of a SpiceJet flight from Delhi with 57 passengers on board at 12.10pm on Saturday. The s...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 23.01.21

Pakyong flights set to resume today

The Sikkim government has decided to open the Rammam check-post between Jorethang in South Sikkim and Darjeeling in Bengal for entry of foreign tourists from March 1 to boost tourism in South and West...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 21.01.21

Plea to publish Sikkim B.Ed admission criteria

Students seeking admission to Sikkim Government B.Ed College at Soreng in West Sikkim have asked the state education department to make public the basis on which successful candidates were selected. ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 19.01.21

2022 ‘Visit Sikkim’ year

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Monday said his government would promote 2022 as “Visit Sikkim” year to revive the tourism industry ailing under the impact of the Covid-19 pan...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 15.01.21

12,500 vaccine vials for Sikkim in first phase

Sikkim is all geared up to join the rest of the country in launching the Covid-19 vaccination drive from Saturday by inoculating the state’s first batch of health workers with the Serum Institut...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.01.21

Staff involved in drugs to face axe: Golay

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Friday said that any state government employee, including police personnel, found involved in drugs would be punished with compulsory retirement to set an ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 07.01.21

Sikkim community seeks ST tag

The number of Nepali-speaking communities in Sikkim seeking Scheduled Tribe (ST) status has gone up to 12 with the addition of the Majhis whose population is less than 1000 in the state. The Majhis, ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 04.01.21

Robin Bist Sikkim skipper

All-rounder Robin Bist has been named the skipper of the 20-member Sikkim cricket team comprising a mix of experienced and new players for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament organised by the Board of...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 31.12.20

SKM & SDF bowing to BJP: Sikkim leader

The Sikkim Republican Party (SRP) has accused both the ruling Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) and the Opposition Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) of sacrificing the “sentiments” at the altar o...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 18.12.20

Dharna to regularise 18,000 Sikkim jobs

The Sikkim Subject Committee, which espouses various political and social issues, has decided to stage a day-long dharna in Gangtok on Sunday, demanding regularisation of jobs of over 18,000 persons w...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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