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SINGTAM, 26 Dec 2018/--/Alert residents of Shanti Colony Samaj, Aadarsh Gaon  today found a  huge quantity of drugs from the residence of one Joshep Tamang of  Bhanu Park building of Kundan Mal Sarda and handed him over to Singtam Police in the presence of S.D. Lachenpa-S.I./Singtam, Laxuman Gazmer...

JORETHANG, 26 Dec 2018/--/State minister Arjun Kumar Ghatani yesterday handed over sanction order of financial assistance for Rs 2 lakh each to the managing committee of Singha Devi Mandir and Sun Temple, Upper Sisney. The committees expressed their gratitude to the state government for addressing...

RONGPO, 25 Dec 2018/--/Federation of Consumers Association of Sikkim today observed the National Consumer Day at Panchasheel Bhawan , Jorethang, South Sikkim focussing on the theme,  “Timely Disposal of Consumer Cases”.  The day long programme was coordinated by the Naya Bazzar Jorethang Municipal...

DZONGU, 25 Dec 2018/--/The Sub Divisional Magistrate,  Dzongu, Tshering Dorjee Bhutia was felicitated today by Lingdong-Borfok gram panchayat unit of Dzongu at  a function held at Government Primary School Borfok.  The letter of felicitation was handed over by Deputy Speaker cum area MLA Dzongu,...

Gangtok, 25 Dec 2018/--/National Young Scientist award -2018 was awarded to Dr. Kriti Ghatani on December 16 for  her brilliant academic record  and keen interest in research. at the Conference center of University of Delhi. National conference on Chemistry for Human Health and Environment...

Gangtok, 24 Dec 2018/--/Chief Minister Pawan Chamling and Smt Tika Maya Chamling have extended warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Sikkim on the joyous and holy occasion of Christmas. The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336 AD, to commemorate...

RONGPO, 24 Dec 2018/--/The Annual General Meeting of the Association for Heads of Government Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools of Sikkim(AHGSSS) was held  at River View Resort near Jalipul. The meeting was presided over by the President of the Association KB Chettri, Tshering Kee Chingappa,...

Gangtok, 24 Dec 2018/--/Sony Virdi and Jaspee Virdi of Mount Zion School who attended the international school award function organised by I.S.A. There were 1150 nominations from across the globe but 148 schools awarded. Sixteen countries participated. Only Mount Zion school bagged two awards from...

RONGPO, 24 Dec 2018/--/Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad attended the International Hindu Buddhist Darshan Conference 2018 organised by Hindu Buddhist Organising Committee as the Chief Guest at Jorethang playground today. The conference was organized with an objective to facilitate cross pollination...

RONGPO, 24 Dec 2018/--/Training on scientific bee keeping under krishi kalyan abhiyan II at boom under sangadorjee GPU in Rinchenpong Constituency was held today. It was organised by  krishi vigyan kendra and ATMA west Sikkim. About51 progressive farmers participated in the  programme.   SMS...

Gangtok, 24 Dec 2018/--/Jorethang Senior Secondary School, South Sikkim has won the National Level Inter-School Band Competition in the boys’ category held at Bal Bhawan, Delhi today. The competition was organized by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under the flagship...

GEYZING, 21 Dec 2018/--/Minister for Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare Deptt, Arjun Kumar Ghatani inaugurated three key section including Intensive Care Unit, Upgradation of Laboratory and Opthalmology (Eye) unit  at District Geyzing Hospital (w), today. He was accompanied by the...

MANGAN, 21 Dec 2018/--/A District level Debate, Elocution, Quiz, wall  Painting and Essay  Competition finals under the banner of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was  held today at Zilla Bhavan, Mangan. The programme was attended by District Collector, North Shri Karma R Bonpo, Joint Director, HRDD, DIO,...

RANGPO, SIKKIM, 20 Dec 2018/--/Just before the election the new political Party is going to be formed very soon. A group of Members from all district has organised a meeting at the resident of Laxmi Prasad Chettri at Phongla South Sikkim under the president ship of Prem Bahadur Basnett (Rangpo),...

Geyzing, 17 Dec 2018/--/Chief minister and the SDF party's president Pawan Chamling yesterday attended an interaction meet with the MLAs, Ministers, party functionaries and Jilla panchayat members and Panchayat members of west Sikkim at conference hall of Zilla Panchayat Bhawan of Kyongsa, Geyzing...

Gangtok, 13 Dec 2018/--/Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today said that the Sherpa community must clearly understand that Revnue Order No. 1 was an old Revenue law and protected under constitution. He also said that the Sherpa community got Scheduled Tribe status in 1978. They ( Sherpa) can only...

MANGAN, 13 Dec 2018/--/The state level tribal Namsoong festival was inaugurated by  Pintsho Chopel Lepcha, MLA who was also the chief guest. Other dignitaries present on the occasion include   Deputy speaker of the state assembly and local  MLA, Sonam Gyatsho Lepcha, chairman SNT, Pintsho Lepcha,...

Gangtok, 11 Dec 2018/--/The completion of 24 years of the Sikkim Democratic Front Government will be celebrated tomorrow statewide. This was announced today by K. T. Gyaltshen, spokesman and legal advisor to Chief Minister Pawan Chamling. The celebration  will be held in each gram pancahyat, said...

Gangtok, 11 Dec 2018/--/Sikkim should send an all-party delegation to Delhi to take up  the reservation issue with the Centre as various demands from different parties and pressure groups are creating confusion. This was today announced at a press conference by Jacob Khaling, spokesman for Sikkim...

Gangtok, 11 Dec 2018/--/A four day long state level tribal festival, will commence from December 13 at Namprikdang, Upper Dzongu, North Sikkim. The festival will be organised jointly by Tribal Research Institute, Social Justice, Empowerment & Welfare Department Government of Sikkim, festival...

Gangtok, 4 Dec 2018/--/Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today inaugurated the New Secretariat building which was built at the site of the old historic Tashiling  Secretariat that  suffered massive damages in  the 2011 disastrous earthquake. With this, the state will have a state-of-the-art...

Gangtok, 4 Dec 2018/--/Former India  captain Baichung Bhutia today received vet a boost in his political career as ECI has recognised his  Hamro Sikkim party. The letter from the ECI reached the party office today. Soon after the news came, party supporters who gathered at party headquarters at...

Gangtok, 26 Nov 2018/--/With the Bhaichung Bhutia-led Hamro Sikkim party and Sikkim chapter of BJP holding a closed-door meeting in Gangtok on Saturday, the speculation is rife that the two are all set to forge a pre-poll alliance to take on the might of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front in the...

Gangtok, 26 Nov 2018/--/With the Assembly as well as Lok Sabha election just six months away in the tiny Himalayan state of Sikkim, political parties are chalking out different strategies to reach out to the masses. The Namthang unit of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front on Sunday organized a bike...

Gangtok, 26 Nov 2018/--/The Sikkim Mountain Biking Competition was flagged off on Sunday. The competition was held as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi whose 150th birth anniversary the nation is celebrating this year. The competition was organized by Sikkim Department of Sports and Youth Affairs. The...