Poll personnel ascend three highest booths

Polling personnel for three highest booths of Darjeeling district, which are located at an altitude of 12,000 ...

Polls crucial for 4 hill leaders not in fray

Unlike the rest of Bengal, the fate of four hill leaders who are not contesting the Assembly election will be ...

Development vs identity in Deb’s constituency

Identity politics and development cards are at play in Dabgram-Fulbari, one of the prominent Assembly constitu...

Dhanbad faces water shortage for day

Irregular power supply has affected the water supply from the Jamadoba based plant of Jharkhand Mineral Area D...

Probe into mule accounts fraud

A three-member probe team constitutedby the Latehar district administration in Jharkhand visited worksites of ...

Special trains reach Ranchi

The railways have introduced four Ranchi-bound superfast special trains from Mumbai and Surat to “reduce...

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

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


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