States  /  Published 17.08.20

Ex-chief of Sikkim tourism body held under Pocso charges

Rup Narayan Rai, a former chairman of the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, was arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl after he surrendered before South Sikkim police on Mon...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 17.08.20

Covid protocol breach case on duo in Sikkim

Sikkim police on Monday filed a case against two visiting technicians who tested positive for Covid-19 for allegedly violating the Covid-19 protocol and endangering the lives of others. The duo were ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 09.08.20

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

States  /  Published 06.08.20

Sikkim rail link by 2022-end

Sikkim will be part of India’s rail map by 2022-end, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) officials said, speaking about the long-delayed project whose foundation was laid in 2009 when Mamata Banerj...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

States  /  Published 05.08.20

Demand to remove Sikkim law officer

Organisations opposed to the ruling Sikkim Krantikari Morcha pilloried the P.S. Tamang (Golay) government for appointing lawyer Sudesh Joshi as an additional advocate general. Their grouse was that t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 30.07.20

Chamling seeks sops for Covid warriors

Sikkim Democratic Front president Pawan Chamling on Wednesday demanded a slew of sops like Rs 1 crore insurance cover and doubling of salaries for “frontline Covid-19 warriors” in the stat...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 28.07.20

Golay warns action on Covid rumours and rule flout

Sikkim chief minister P. S. Tamang (Golay) on Monday warned of stringent action against those involved in the spread of fake news and found guilty of violating Covid-19 guidelines even as the state gr...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 27.07.20

Sikkim records first Covid-19 death

Sikkim recorded its first Covid-19 fatality when a 67-year-old man from Rongli in East Sikkim died of the disease at the New STNM Hospital near Gangtok on Sunday morning. The retired school headmaste...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 24.07.20

Sikkim: scribes in isolation

The East Sikkim district administration has directed eight journalists to go in for 14-day home quarantine after they came in close proximity with the secondary contact of a Covid-19 patient. The dir...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 23.07.20

Sikkim covid villages allege administrative laxity

People of five villages with Covid-19 cases under West Pendam in East Sikkim expressed their ire at alleged administrative laxity and demanded that the area immediately be declared a containment zone....
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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