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 15.06.21

Sikkim plans health insurance for all

Sikkim chief minister P. S. Tamang (Golay) on Monday said that his government planned to provide universal health insurance coverage to the entire population of the state post the Covid-19 pandemic. ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.06.21

Woman buried alive in Gangtok landslide

One person died, th­ree received injuries and a number of houses suffered da­mage as heavy rain triggered landslides at numerous places in and around Gangtok on Tuesday night. Bimla Chettri, ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.06.21

Landslide damages Sikkim school

Heavy rain over the past 24 hours in North Sikkim triggered landslides and damaged roads at many places in the district. The major impact was bo­r­ne by Bringbong Government Primary School in...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 08.06.21

Bhaichung opposes hospital on playground

Former footballer and leader of the Hamro Sikkim Party Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday assailed the Sikkim government for building a hospital at the playing field of the state’s veterinary department...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 02.06.21

Everest aced amid pandemic

By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 24.05.21

Sikkim lockdown extended

The Sikkim government on Saturday extended the statewide lockdown by another week from May 25 to May 31 as there has been no let-up in the continuing high numbers of Covid-19 cases. However, partial ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 12.05.21

Sikkim logs highest daily Covid toll of 8

Sikkim on Tuesday recorded eight deaths from Covid-19, the highest single-day toll from the pathogen, taking the overall fatality count to 177. According to the data released by the state’s hea...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.05.21

SDF offers its office for Covid treatment

Former chief minister and Sikkim Democratic Front president Pawan Chamling on Sunday offered the party’s office at Jorethang in South Sikkim to treat Covid-19 patients and called for the setting...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 05.05.21

Mayor change in Gangtok over term row

This was after earlier in the day, 16 newly-elected councillors of the Gangtok Municipality Corporation (GMC) had passed a unanimous resolution electing her as the mayor for two-and-a-half years and T...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 04.05.21

Sikkim Covid patient dies without bed

The surge in the spread of the novel coronavirus has put Sikkim’s health system to test with a 26-year-old woman patient dying on Saturday for want of bed in the ICU at the STNM Hospital in Gang...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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