India  /  Published 06.10.20

Sikkim sticks to tourism unlock

The Sikkim government has decided to go ahead with the unlocking of tourism in the state from October 10 despite a bar on the entry of tourists imposed by the local bodies of many popular destinations...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 04.10.20

Roll back fare hike, says Sikkim youth forum

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum (SPYF) has demanded a rollback of the recent hike in bus fares, more buses between major towns of Sikkim without increase in fares, and keeping the hike in fares for...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Landslide rips family apart, one killed

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized over 33kg gold worth over Rs 17 crore from a truck in Siliguri on Friday. Sources said 202 gold bars smuggled through the Indo-Myanmar border of Manipur ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 03.10.20

Complaint on post on Chamling’s health

Following the lifting of restrictions on inter-state movements, the Sikkim transport department on Thursday notified revised share taxi and bus fares. Till such time social distancing protocol is in p...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 29.09.20

Tourist ban widens in Sikkim

The proposed reopening of tourism in Sikkim from October 10 increasingly appears to being a non-starter with more and more tourist hotspots unilaterally deciding against allowing visitors to their are...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Traffic back on road to Sikkim

On Thursday, though it did not rain much in the sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal, districts like North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur reported rainfall and also waterlogging at some locations. While th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Four landslides block NH10

Road connectivity between Sikkim and Siliguri snapped on Wednesday when four landslides triggered by heavy rain struck NH10, the principal highway to the Himalayan state. As traffic to Sikkim and Kal...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 23.09.20

MP slammed over quota comment

An organisation that espouses the cause of Sikkim’s special constitutional status has accused the state’s lone Lok Sabha member of jeopardising the unique position by demanding Assembly qu...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Rain causes slides, halts traffic

Southwest monsoon active over Bengal and neighbouring Sikkim brought in fresh bouts of downpour in most districts of north Bengal on Monday night and continued till Tuesday afternoon, triggering lands...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 22.09.20

Sikkim: CM house a Covid unit

The Sikkim government has taken flak for converting Mintokgang, the official residence of the chief minister, into a corona care centre to treat chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay)’s wife and som...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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