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...

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...

States  /  Published 01.07.21

Sikkim: truck crash kills 4 army personnel

Four army personnel died and two others were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell down a hillside at 6 Mile between Gangtok and Nathu-la on Wednesday morning. ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 29.06.21

Sikkim teachers protest interview rule

A sizable number of 800-odd ad hoc schoolteachers who had been appointed last year gathered in front of the Tashiling Secretariat in Gangtok on Monday to protest against the decision of the Sikkim gov...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 28.06.21

Award for Sikkim vet

Dr Phurba Lepcha, the deputy director of Mother Dairy Farm at Karfectar in South Sikkim, was recently named as one of the recipients of the Best Veterinarian Award by the Indian Veterinary Association...
By Our Special Correspondent in Siliguri

States  /  Published 25.06.21

Sikkim school closure till July 31

The Sikkim government on Thursday extended the closure of all schools and colleges till July 31 to prevent the possibility of students getting struck by Covid-19 even though the rate of infection in t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 16.06.21

Sikkim nod for 2 private universities

Sikkim Assembly on Tuesday approved two bills, paving the way for the setting up of two private universities in West Sikkim, and amended another bill to revive a defunct private university based origi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

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


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