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Gangtok, 13 Nov 2018/--/The demand for the introduction of National Register of Citizens and Inner Line Permit in the Himalayan state of Sikkim is now another debate which is the talk of the town especially after a tribal organization has raised the issue in the national capital. Spokesperson of...

Gangtok, 13 Nov 2018/--/Sikkim Health Care Minister Arjun Kumar Ghatani on Monday visited the 1000-bed Multi Speciality Hospital at Sichey, today. He was accompanied by Health Commissioner Vishal Chauhan, Principal Director Dr Pempa T Bhutia and Medical Superintendent STNM Hospital Dr KB Gurung and...

RONGPO, 13 Nov 2018/--/The four-day long Chhath puja completed its third day on Tuesday. In the afternoon worship of sun was organized at Chhath Ghat Rangpo. Sikkim Bihari Jagran Manch Rangpo has played a vital role to make the ghat  clean and beautiful with decorative lights and flowers. The puja...

Gangtok, 13 Nov 2018/--/Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has assured temporary employees in government service that the government would give justice to them, the Ad-hoc and Temporary Employees Association has said in a statement in Gangtok. The Association had submitted a memorandum to the...

Gangtok, 13 Nov 2018/--/Some shop owners in the Star Cinema premises in Gangtok are aggrieved that eight of them have been asked to close their shops. Some shops which had been sublet have been sealed. The building is one of the oldest constructions in the town and the government has already issued...

Gangtok, 13 Nov 2018/--/The Sikkim Human Resource Development Department will organize on Wednesday a Children's Day function to commemorate the 129th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru. Garlanding of the bust at Zero Point will be followed by aprogramme at Chintan Bhawan at 10:30 am. The...

Port Blair, 13 Nov 2018/--/An Inter-State Youth Exchange Programme under the scheme "Ek Bhara Shreshtha Bharat"was held at Karek and Kabrey villages, Namthang, in South Sikkim on Tuesday. Organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra under the Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs in collaboration with...

Gangtok, 11 Nov 2018/--/The demand of some ethnic bodies of Sikkim for the introduction of the National Register of Citizens in the Himalayan state, as reported by PTI, has raised questions. For, provisions under the old laws of Sikkim are already there to protect the indigenous people of Sikkim...

Gangtok, 11 Nov 2018/--/Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi came and inaugurated Pakyong Airport which is the first airport of Sikkim, t but many problems are there still pending. These have not yet been addressed by the authorities. Among them is the complaint about payment of compensation. And on...

Gangtok, 11 Nov 2018/--/Sikkim had been celebrating Diwali for three days in the past week. Friday was Bhai Tika, an important part of the five-day Diwali festival. Bhai Tika is a festival that celebrates the beautiful bond between siblings. On this day, sisters pray for their brothers’ well being...

RONGPO, 11 Nov 2018/--/National Highway 10 was crippled for more than three hours on Saturday night due boulders falling on the road at Bagheykhola between Rangpo and Singtam. A police team patrolling at Majhitar reached the spot and informed Rangpo Police Station. The administration has taken the...

Bahraich, 10 Nov 2018/--/Six Chinese nationals, who inadvertently entered India, have been handed over to Nepal Police. SSB jawans had stopped them when they were entering India from Nepal at Rupaideeha border on Wednesday. The Chinese nationals, including two women, entered the Indian side...

RANGPO, 10 Nov 2018/--/Gangi Devi Baraily, mother of  West Pandam MLA Gopal Baraily passed away on Wednesday at the age of 88 years. She was suffering from a host of ailments. She has left behind four sons and five daughters. Different clubs, NGOs and organizations have paid tribute to the departed...

MANGAN, 10 Nov 2018/--/On Friday evening, the Manav Dharm Sewa Samiti, Mangan North Sikkim conducted prayers, cultural programmes and blessings for the people of Mangan on the occasion of Deepawali. Mangan Nagar Panchayat councillor Karma Jigdal Bhutia was present on the occasion, accompanied by...

Gangtok, 3 Nov 2018/--/Additional Director, Sikkim Department of Information Technology attended a seminar on Gems of Digital North East at Hotel Taj, Guwahati on October 31, organized by SAP and Coeus Age, a Consulting firm based in Gurgaon. It has been found in a survey that some initiatives by...

Gangtok, 31 Oct 2018/--/A 60-year-old ‘Sadhu Baba’ has been booked under the POCSO Act 2012 for allegedly sexually assaulting and abusing the 11-year-old girl child in rented house of the victim in Rangpo, a police report said. The accused was a relative and given shelter in the house in the last...

RONGPO, 27 Oct 2018/--/Krishi Vigyan Kendra West Sikkim conducted the first awarenesscamp on scientific dairy management under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan on Saturday at Malli Aching Village in the presence of the ward panchayat member and Centrally-nominated officer-in-charge of the district Jintu Das....

RONGPO, 27 Oct 2018/--/Sikkim VihangamYogSansthan is going to organize a day-long blood donation camp at RangpoUpper Bazaar traffic point on October 28 on the eve of the birthday of Sant PravarSi Vigyan Dev Ji Maharaj.Organizing committee member Pramod Prasad informed that on the eve of birthday...

DARJEELING, 25 Oct 2018/--/One person was arrested in the Chandmari area of Darjeeling on Thursday for selling medical drugs without prescription from a medical shop. Police seized about 100 phensedyl bottles and 2000 spasmo proxyvon capsules from the medical shop with search going on for the owner...

MIRIK, 25 Oct 2018/--/A 20-day-long motor driving training course has started at Lohagar village in Mirik under the 8th company of the SSB. The training programme is meant for unemployed youths so that they learnt a trade suitable to seek employment. The training camp was inaugurated by DIG Amit...

Gangtok, 25 Oct 2018/--/Four Sikkimese players have been shortlisted in the U-15 India football squad. They are at present in Kathmandu, Nepal, for the SAFF Cup. The boys are: Evan Thapa(Boys Club, Gangtok), Kushang Subba (Sail Academy), Tanchok Hang Subba and John Tshering Lepcha (Namchi Sports...

Gangtok, 25 Oct 2018/--/Sikkim Chess Association has felicitated its players for their outstanding performances in two recent chess tournaments held outside the State in Gangtok on Thursday. SCA executive members congratulated the State team players on winning trophies, medal and laurels for the...

Gangtok, 23 Oct 2018/--/Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was accorded a warm welcome by his Cabinet colleagues, supporters of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front and a large crowd at the border town of Rangpo on Tuesday on his return from Rome after receiving the prestigious Future Policy Gold...

Gangtok, 23 Oct 2018/--/Five tourists were killed when the vehicle in which they were travelling from Kaluk in West Sikkim to Gangtok fell in a gorge on Monday night. Two other injured tourists and the driver of the vehicle have been admitted to Namchi hospital in a serious condition. It was...

Gangtok, 23 Oct 2018/--/The Sikkim Limboo Tamang Apex Committe (SILTAC) has preferred to keep faith in Chief Minister Pawan Chamling to ensure reserved seats for the Limboo and Tamang communities in the State Assembly. “We are sure that the Chief Minister will be able to provide five seats for the...