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...

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...

States  /  Published 03.10.20

Complaint on post on Chamling’s health

Following the lifting of restrictions on inter-state movements, the Sikkim transport department on Thursday notified revised share taxi and bus fares. Till such time social distancing protocol is in p...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.09.20

Agitation threat by students of Sikkim college

The students of Government Vocational College  at Dentam in West Sikkim have threatened to take the agitation path from September 12 if their long-pending demands, including introduction of post-...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.09.20

Three new faces join Sikkim cricket

Anureet said he was excited to be part of the team and was looking forward to sharing his experience with his new mates and learning from them as well. “Cricket is such a sport where there is al...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 31.08.20

Woman drowned, search on for siblings in Sikkim

Three siblings in their 20s from Kazitar Dikchu in East Sikkim were swept away in river Bakcha on Saturday. Only the body of one of the sisters was recovered on Sunday after a massive search operatio...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 25.08.20

Sikkim body ups ante on hospitals, health services

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum has threatened to take to the streets if the government fails to upgrade facilities at state hospitals and ensure free medicine and health services by November 30. ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 18.08.20

Ex-chief of Sikkim tourism body held under Pocso charges

Rup Narayan Rai, a former chairman of the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, was arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl after he surrendered before South Sikkim police on Mon...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 18.08.20

Covid protocol breach case on duo in Sikkim

Sikkim police on Monday filed a case against two visiting technicians who tested positive for Covid-19 for allegedly violating the Covid-19 protocol and endangering the lives of others. The duo were ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 13.08.20

Don’t derail HIV combat: Forum

The Sikkim Drug Users’ Forum (SDUF) has expressed fears that HIV prevention activities may have taken a back seat in Sikkim because of an allegedly lax state health department amid the Covid-19 ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.08.20

Sikkim public figure CD Rai passes away

Sikkim politician, bureaucrat and journalist C.D. Rai died at the age of 96 at his Gangtok residence on Saturday night. His mortal remains were cremated at the Jalipool Crematorium in East Sikkim on ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 07.08.20

Sikkim rail link by 2022-end

Sikkim will be part of India’s rail map by 2022-end, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) officials said, speaking about the long-delayed project whose foundation was laid in 2009 when Mamata Banerj...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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