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Landslide delays treatment, teacher dies

A 48-year-old school teacher from Malda who was in Sikkim on a trip with some relatives and friends, died afte...

3 Bangladesh ‘Infiltrators’ arrested

The BSF arrested three Bangladeshi nationals in  north Bengal on Tuesday for allegedly illegally entering...
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Cooch Behar villager shot at ‘over land’, neighbour blamed

A 36-year-old man in Jorpatki village under Mathabhanga police station of Cooch Behar was allegedly shot at by...

Assam flood funds plea to central team

The Assam government on Wednesday urged a central team visiting various districts of the state for on-spot ass...

Cry for probe into rape case

The Jharkhand chapter of human rights outfit People’s Union for Civil Liberties has moved the Palamau su...

Newborn stolen from Dhanbad hospital

A newborn was allegedly stolen from outside the labour room of a government medical college hospital in Jharkh...

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States  /  Published 27.09.21

Sikkim plea on Bengal road permits

Sikkim has sought a review of the reciprocal transport agreement with Bengal so as to increase the number of permits for both passenger and goods vehicles registered in the Himalayan state to enter Be...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 21.09.21

Sikkim declares Katley as state fish

The Sikkim government has declared copper mahseer, locally called katley, as the state fish, to highlight its importance and to give emphasis to its conservation. N. Jaswant Singh, the director of fi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.09.21

Cricket reaches Sikkim doorsteps

The Sikkim Cricket Association (SiCA) recently conducted a two-day outreach programme, “Cricket at your doorsteps”, at Lachen, Lachung, Chungthang and Naga in North Sikkim as part of its c...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 08.09.21

Health of Sikkim teachers worsens

The indefinite hunger strike of ad hoc school teachers of Sikkim entered the sixth day on Tuesday even as the health of three on fast showed signs of deterioration. Six persons, including the one who...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 07.09.21

Sikkim classes

All senior schools, colleges and universities in Sikkim reopened on Monday after a gap of almost five months because of the second wave of Covid-19. While Classes from IX to XII resumed in full capac...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 29.08.21

Sikkim schools to reopen partially

All educational institutions in Sikkim will reopen on September 6 for students of Classes IX, X, XI and XII on normal basis, but universities, colleges, coaching institutes and hostels would be allowe...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 27.08.21

Sikkim official bags award for Nepali novel

Writer and Sikkim bureaucrat S.D. Dhakal has been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 in Nepali for his novel Kirayako Kokh (Rented Womb) that was published in 2018. A release issued by the Akadem...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 25.08.21

Sikkim castes seek raise in job quota

The Limboo-Tamang Voluntary Committee (LTVC) has iterated its demand for increasing reservation of jobs in the Sikkim government and state-owned Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) for the two tribal co...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 21.08.21

Two Sikkim teachers picked for awards

Two teachers from Sikkim, Mingma Sherpa and Prem Das Chhetri, are among the 44 recipients of National Teachers Awards, 2021, from across the country. They will be conferred the award by President Ram...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 19.08.21

Sikkim outfit assails Golay stand on ration card

The Sikkimey Nagarik Samaj (SNS) on Wednesday iterated its opposition to the implementation of the One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme in Sikkim and condemned chief minister P. S. Tamang (Golay...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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