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Sikkim
West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

MLA tests positive in Malda

Malda district recorded 53 fresh infections and Darjeeling district 73 in the last 24 hours, 45 in Siliguri alone, the spike in figures proving to be a source of worry. BJP MLA from Baishnabnagar in ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

North Bengal, Sikkim devise pandemic plan

In Sikkim, chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) inaugurated a rapid antigen testing facility on Saturday in Rangpo, one of the major transit points of the state in the east district.  So far, 121 ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 10.07.20

Sikkim agitation threat for more courses

The Sikkim Progr­essive Youth Forum on Friday threatened to take to the str­eets if the state government fai­led to introduce mo­re undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Sikk&s...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

States  /  Published 02.07.20

Sikkim FIR against five from Bengal over funeral

Sikkim police have registered an FIR against five members of an extended family from Bengal for entering the state by violating the Covid-19 protocol, but the law enforcers themselves have come under ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 30.06.20

HC axe on tree felling in Gangtok

High Court of Sikkim has barred the state government from felling any more trees to facilitate the execution of the Gangtok Smart City Project and sought details on the 121 trees that had already been...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Sacked teachers to get back jobs

The Sikkim government on Tuesday said it would reappoint the “discharged” 124 ad hoc Sankskrit school teachers from August under different pay slabs. While those with BEd degrees would be...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Sikkim road to China border restored

A 40mstretch of NH55 caved in at Paglajhora near Kurseong on Monday because of heavy rains. The highway connects Siliguri with Darjeeling.The tracks of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway that run parall...
By Rajeev Ravidas in

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Sikkim opts for paid quarantine after June 18

The Sikkim government will shut most of its 60-odd free quarantine centres in all four districts from June 18. Those entering Sikkim after June 18 will still have to undergo the mandatory 14-day quara...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.20

A mid-air crisis, averted

Sikkim has managed to keep the coronavirus at bay — except for one case — and during a visit to the Himalayan state some time before the nationwide lockdown, it became quite evident why.The journe...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

India  /  Published 21.05.20

China interfered with patrol: India

India on Thursday rejected China’s claim that Indian troops had crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) that resulted in the recent skirmishes in Sikkim and Ladakh, in turn saying that it were the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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