India  /  Published 22.09.20

Seven-day lockdown begins in Gangtok

Residents of Sikkim capital Gangtok observed a complete lockdown on Monday at a time life started becoming normal in towns and cities of the country because of the relaxations announced by the Centre ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 19.09.20

Gangtok nurse succumbs to Covid

Sikkim lost it first health worker to Covid-19 wh­en a 49-year-old nursing assist­a­nt superintendent of the New STNM Hospital near Gangtok passed away from the disease in the early hours ...
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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Landslides in north Sikkim near border

Nonstop monsoon rain on Saturday led to fresh landslides in many places of Sikkim while swelling rivers led to flooding in some tea plantations in north Bengal.The worst hit is north Sikkim, the distr...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Health  /  Published 14.07.19

Bhaichung Bhutia kicks up a healthy talk

He loves his pork, like all of us, and wants to shed some extra kilos, again, like all of us! Bhaichung Bhutia. The champion footballer, a brand ambassador of Auli — a Calcutta-based wellness ventur...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.20

Protest halts students’ quarantine

About 250 people allegedly prevented health and police officials from admitting 68 students who had arrived from Delhi on Monday night to a quarantine facility near here, prompting the law enforcers ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

Push for Sikkim-soccer bond

Sikkim’s love affair with the beautiful game continues to flourish with youths in their hundreds taking to the football fields across the state braving the winter, thanks to the initiatives of the g...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.19

Sikkim road safety drive

Sikkim transport department has decided to carry out a three-month-long campaign throughout the state from January 6 to drive home the message of road safety in view of the increasing number of accide...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

States  /  Published 03.12.19

Repairs start on road to Sikkim

The Bengal public works department has started the comprehensive repair of NH10’s stretch in the Darjeeling hills and the foothills after Sikkim approached the Centre many times for the renovation o...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

Sikkim student demand on campus

Students of Sikkim Government College at Gyalshing in West Sikkim have demanded the immediate construction of the academic building of the 10-year-old institution.Sanjay Hang Limboo, the president of ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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