States  /  Published 20.12.21

Call for bravery award in Sikkim doctor’s name

The medical fraternity of Sikkim has extended its support to the call of former chief minister Pawan Chamling for the constitution of a bravery award in the name of Sanjay Upreti, the doctor who was c...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.12.21

Sikkim: Of cherry blossom-enveloped roads, mountains and more…

Sangam was in for a surprise when I later revealed to him that the Temi Bungalow was owned by a dear friend of mine, and the visit was no surprise. It had been planned post a lot of research. November...
By Chandana Ghosh

States  /  Published 10.12.21

Two new districts for Sikkim

Two new districts will be created in Sikkim while the four existing districts will be renamed. On Wednesday, the Assembly of the Himalayan state unanimously passed the Sikkim (Reorganisation of Distr...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.21

2 run over in sequel to Gangtok spat

Two persons were mowed down by an SUV taxi driver allegedly in rage following a spat between two groups at MG Marg in Gangtok in the small hours of Thursday. Two persons were injured also. The decea...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 01.12.21

Spurt in black bear intrusions

There has been an unprecedented rise in the incidents of the Himalayan black bear entering human habitats in East district of Sikkim and Kalimpong district in Bengal with about 15 such cases each repo...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


States  /  Published 30.11.21

Sikkim cricket body shows yellow card

The Sikkim Cricket Association (SICA) has taken umbrage to soccer legend Bhaichung Bhutia’s remark on the quantum of annual funds received by the fledgling association from its parent body, the ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 22.10.21

Foresters rescue Himalayan black bear

A Himalayan black bear that had strayed into Gangtok on Wednesday evening, was rescued by foresters from Raj Bhawan Colony area on Thursday. Dechen Lachungpa, the divisional forest officer of east wi...
By Rajeev Ravidas

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Suchitra Binani on nurturing nature

Having grown up in Sikkim, Suchitra Binani is familiar with the brightest of blooms and sweetest of fruits. The colours in a garden, she says, can make one’s day and so endeavours to grow Petuni...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

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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