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NAMCHI, 11 Mar 2019/--/'RAMROO' a women’s cooperative society and a brand of Sikkim Pragatishil Nari Cooperative Society promoted by North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) has started producing sanitary cloth pads for 'Planet Friendly Sikkim.' Ramroo -- which means beautiful in Nepali language...

RONGPO, 11 Mar 2019/--/The culture team of Government junior High School Rhenock Bazar on Monday actively participated in a Block-level Inter - School Folk Dance Competition, organized by Dalapchand Active Youth Organization (DAYO) under the auspices of Nehru Yuva Kendra at Dalapchand Helipad. The...

RONGPO, 11 Mar 2019/--/An 11-member School Managing Committee of Sunrise Acadamy Duga under West Pandam Constituency in East Sikkim was formed on Monday. Managing Committee members D.B.Chhetri, Rudra Pokhrel, Pradip Bishwa, Suren Pradhan, Sova Rai, Suchitra  Rai, Dhan Kumari Subba, Ramesh Chhetri,...

MANGAN / RANGPO/GANGTOK, 4 Mar 2019/--/Addressing a rally to mark the 27th foundation day of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front on Monday at Ringhim helipad, Rajya Sabha M.P. Hissey Lachungpa said he had raised with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh the issue of protection of the Mangan Bazar are...

DARJEELING, 4 Mar 2019/--/The National Gorkhaland Committee (NGC), a body consisting of eminent people from across the country to demand for a separate state in the Darjeeling hill on Sunday took a decision to build consensus and work on a common strategy in the 2019 elections. The decision was...

Gangtok, 4 Mar 2019/--/The total number of electors in Sikkim with January 1, 2019, is 423,167, according to an Election Department release on Sunday. Among them 216,133 are men, 207,032 women and two are transgenders. As on January 1, 2018, the total number of electors was 401,904. Among them 206,...

Gangtok, 4 Mar 2019/--/Tables were allotted to 105 hawkers at Kanchendzonga Shopping Complex at Laal Bazar in Gangtok on Sunday. The 105 hawkers received copies of approved proposal from the State Urban Development and Housing Department. The approval letters were handed over to the beneficiaries...

MANGAN, 4 Mar 2019/--/The 27th foundation day of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front was celebrated by the Lachen-Mangan constituency at Ringhim helipad on Monday. Chairman election campaign committee for Lachen-Mangan Nim Tsering Lepcha, Rajya Sabha member Hissay Lachungpa, State and forest...

Gangtok, 4 Mar 2019/--/In a training session on the coming elections held at the District Election Office, East District, on Saturday, officials were briefed on the model code of conduct, the roles and responsibilities of officers in the area of election expenditure monitoring and use of eVIGIL...

RONGPO, 4 Mar 2019/--/Vidya Bharati Sikkim held a meeting at Mangshila Tibuk in North Sikkim on Sunday, attended by   state coordinator Mohan Sharma, Jit Bahadur Limbu and local youths of Mangshila Tibuk. Mohan Sharma elaborate on the functioning of Vidya Bharati an NGO in the field of education....

RONGPO, 4 Mar 2019/--/The Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department in association with NCC SMIT, in order to fulfil their responsibilities towards society at large, organised Sanjeevani - A Blood Donation Camp within the college premises on Sunday. Medical staff from the Central...

Gangtok, 27 Feb 2019/--/R. B. Subba and k. N. Uprety, both founding members  of Hamro Sikkim Party who  resigned from the party two days back today joined ruling Sikkim Democratic Front following a meeting with chief minister Pawan Chamling at Jorethang. Along with the two leaders former Gangtok ...

Gangtok, 27 Feb 2019/--/The opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) Wednesday withdrew its call for the statewide bandh on Thursday, a day after the Sikkim High Court restrained the SKM from going ahead with its proposed bandh. SKM president Prem Singh Tamang, better known as PS Golay, made the...

Gangtok, 27 Feb 2019/--/It has come to the notice of the Government that rumours are being spread, that there is an uncertainty regarding continuance of appointments and payment of wages made under the One Family One Job scheme. This is to further state that necessary and sufficient provisions for...

Gangtok, 27 Feb 2019/--/Governor Ganga Prasad inaugurated new Paediatric and Orthopaedic wards of Central Referral Hospital (CRH), Manipal Tadong today in presence of Chief Secretary, Shri A.K. Shrivastava, Vice Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Lieutenant General (Rtd.), Dr. M. D....

Gangtok, 27 Feb 2019/--/The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim has successfully  conducted the 1st Phase of Hands on EVM VVPAT training along with other POll related subjects to the Presiding And Polling Officer- I. The training has been conducted in all the districts by the respective...

Gangtok, 25 Feb 2019/--/In a major set back to Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) its  working president and one of its founding members Ran Bahadur Subba,  party advisor K.N. Upreti and some other prominent members today  resigned from the party. Hamro Sikkim party was formed last year...

RONGPO, 25 Feb 2019/--/The two-day Sikkimpex-19 was held at Modern Senior Secondary School and it ended in a happy note. Two special covers were released on the occasion. The event was organised by the Postal Department. Special Cover on Pakyong Airport that was the 100th Operational Airport of...

Gangtok, 21 Feb 2019/--/Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today inaugurated a church and two  new facilities at  Singtam, East Sikkim. While the Chief Minister first inaugurated Shiloh Christian Church, he later inaugurated the railway-cum-SNT bus booking office and office of the RTO motor vehicle...

Gangtok, 21 Feb 2019/--/A 3-day Children’s Film Festival organized by Children Film Society, New Delhi in collaboration with Cultural Affairs & Heritage Department of the Sikkim government was inaugurated  at Manan Kendra today. The film festival which is coming to an end on February 23 is...

Gangtok, 19 Feb 2019/--/Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling Tuesday claimed that his government provides financial assistance for construction of religious places of worship in the state. "Sikkim is the only state where religious places of worship are constructed with financial aid from the...

Gangtok, 19 Feb 2019/--/The BJP today lambasted the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front as well as other opposition parties for failing to provide Assembly seats for Limboo Tamang community in Sikkim Legislative Assembly. DB Chauhan, President Sikkim BJP  said neither SDF other opposition parties are...

Gangtok, 19 Feb 2019/--/Sikkim Krantikari Morcha  today opposed the recent notification on awarding scheduled caste / tribe certificates to those who have migrated from other states in Sikkim. The notification which was issued on February 2.says that a  person belonging to scheduled caste/...

Gangtok, 18 Feb 2019/--/Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling today presented an interim budget of Rs 3,566.29 crore to meet various expenditures of the state government in 2019-20. Chamling, who holds charge of the finance department, tabled the interim budget in the state legislative...

Ranipool, 18 Feb 2019/--/A 25-day long skill development training on the job role tractor operator started at the College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology (CAU, Imphal) Ranipool today. The training program is being sponsored by Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) under...