States  /  Published 21.09.21

Sikkim declares Katley as state fish

The Sikkim government has declared copper mahseer, locally called katley, as the state fish, to highlight its importance and to give emphasis to its conservation. N. Jaswant Singh, the director of fi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Tourism's cry to junk entry rule

Stakeholders of the tourism industry in north Bengal have threatened to launch a movement against alleged highhandedness of the Sikkim government over the entry of hundreds of youths who serve in diff...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

States  /  Published 10.09.21

Cricket reaches Sikkim doorsteps

The Sikkim Cricket Association (SiCA) recently conducted a two-day outreach programme, “Cricket at your doorsteps”, at Lachen, Lachung, Chungthang and Naga in North Sikkim as part of its c...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 08.09.21

Health of Sikkim teachers worsens

The indefinite hunger strike of ad hoc school teachers of Sikkim entered the sixth day on Tuesday even as the health of three on fast showed signs of deterioration. Six persons, including the one who...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 07.09.21

Sikkim classes

All senior schools, colleges and universities in Sikkim reopened on Monday after a gap of almost five months because of the second wave of Covid-19. While Classes from IX to XII resumed in full capac...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


India  /  Published 06.09.21

Sikkim: Landslides block roads

Landslides, triggered by heavy rains, blocked the National Highway 10, cutting off Sikkim from the rest of the country, officials said on Monday morning. Personnel of the Border Roads Organisation ar...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gangtok

States  /  Published 29.08.21

Sikkim schools to reopen partially

All educational institutions in Sikkim will reopen on September 6 for students of Classes IX, X, XI and XII on normal basis, but universities, colleges, coaching institutes and hostels would be allowe...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 27.08.21

Sikkim official bags award for Nepali novel

Writer and Sikkim bureaucrat S.D. Dhakal has been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 in Nepali for his novel Kirayako Kokh (Rented Womb) that was published in 2018. A release issued by the Akadem...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 25.08.21

Sikkim castes seek raise in job quota

The Limboo-Tamang Voluntary Committee (LTVC) has iterated its demand for increasing reservation of jobs in the Sikkim government and state-owned Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) for the two tribal co...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 21.08.21

Two Sikkim teachers picked for awards

Two teachers from Sikkim, Mingma Sherpa and Prem Das Chhetri, are among the 44 recipients of National Teachers Awards, 2021, from across the country. They will be conferred the award by President Ram...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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