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One more Bengal MLA defects to BJP

Arindam Bhattacharya, who had won the 2016 Assembly polls as a Left-backed Congress candidate and later switch...

14 dead in 4-vehicle pile-up on highway

Fourteen persons, including six minors, of a marriage party died in a devastating four-vehicle pile-up on a fo...
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Abducted duo appeal for safe release

In videos purportedly released by their captors, two employees of a private oil company who were kidnapped by ...

Healthcare device by IIT-G scholars

Two research scholars from IIT Guwahati have gained entry to the global Charm Health Innovation Challenge for ...

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...

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States  /  Published 11.12.20

Darjeeling youth in Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship

Pema Thendup Bhutia and Ganesh Bhujel, two sport climbers from Sikkim, have been selected to represent India in the Asian Beach Games 2020 that will be held in China in April next. Pema, 25, who is f...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.12.20

Global praise for Sikkim band’s new recording

Sikkim’s celebrated rock band, Girish and the Chronicles (GATC), continues to strum success globally with its second album ‘Rock the Highway’ being hailed as one of the best metal re...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 07.12.20

Travel to East Sikkim tourist spots restricted

Sandakphu, the highest point in Bengal, also received season’s first snowfall on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.  Located at an altitude of 11941ft, it is around 60km from Da...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 02.12.20

Sikkim cricket umpire coaching

In a first in the fledgling cricket history of Sikkim, 30 aspiring umpires, including eight women, underwent a five-day Level-O course organised by the Sikkim Cricket Association (SiCA) at the Sikkim ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 27.11.20

TV for all in Sikkim govt higher classes

The Sikkim government has launched a scheme to provide smart television sets and set-top boxes to all high school and higher secondary students in state-run schools to get around the problem of poor I...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 26.11.20

Sikkim cash incentives to 132 for sports

The Sikkim sports and youth affairs department on Wednesday provided cash incentives to scores of sportspersons in an effort to promote sporting activity in the Himalayan state even as the sports wing...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 24.11.20

Sikkim cricket tourneys end

Sikkim’s first cricket carnival came to a rather lacklustre end with Alpine Sporting Clun humbling Black Eagle (Sikkim Armed Police) by 125 runs in the one-sided final of the Khangchendzonga Shi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 24.11.20

Sikkim charts tourism projects

Sikkim chief minister P. S. Tamang (Golay) on Monday announced a slew of projects to boost tourism in the state, including a mega project for homestays that is currently being drawn up. Speaking at t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 20.11.20

Cricket fever grips Sikkim

Sikkim’s cricket carnival is all set to reach a crescendo this weekend with the finals of both women’s and men’s tournaments, which are being organised for the first time by the Sikk...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 17.10.20

Fillip to reopen Sikkim trek trails for tourists

Trekking has resumed in Sikkim with the far-flung Uttarey village in West Sikkim recently organising such expeditions for local people to the picturesque Phoktey Dara and the adventure tourism receive...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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