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Gangtok, 28 Dec 2018/--/Sikkim saw the first snowfall of the season on Friday giving the tourists to the Himalayan state reason to cheer. Snowfall in the state usually takes place in January while it does not snow in the capital city Gangtok. According to a meteorological centre here, there was...

Gangtok, 27 Dec 2018/--/In a bizarre incident a tourist from Howrah Saikat Samanta, 27, today died in the Jungle of Patharey, West Sikkim allegedly because of breathing problem while he was trekking along with his nine friends. But what gave a twist to the case of apparent natural death was the...

Gangtok, 27 Dec 2018/--/Protesting the threatening speech of a member of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha Gnathang - Machong Sikkim Democratic Front today organised a peace car rally. The rally started from Pakyong and ended at Rolep village which later converted into picnic. It is worth mentioning...

Gangtok, 27 Dec 2018/--/Football Players Association of Sikkim (FPAS) today held a meeting at Paljor Stadium here to deliberate on the  increasing the activities of the organisation. The meeting was attended by FPAS president Nirmal Chettri, executives Nim Tshering Lepcha, Sanju Pradhan, Mayal Dok...

RONGPO, 27 Dec 2018/--/The two-day long annual function, sports meet and award distribution ceremony of Rhenock Junior High School today came to an end. While HRDD Advisor O T Lepcha was the chief guest at the function, local   MLA Hemendra Adhikari was the Guest of Honour. Officials from HRDD, BAC...

Gangtok, 27 Dec 2018/--/The management of Mission  Hill Tea Estate at  Gorubathan of Kalimpong district today accepted most of the 18 demands placed by the labour unions of the tea estate at a meeting held at Malbazar tourist lodge.  The management agreed to build 4 new labour quarters, increase...

Gangtok, 27 Dec 2018/--/2018 proved to be a fruitful year for Sikkim as it became India's first organic state, got its first airport and Pawan Kumar Chamling became the longest-serving chief minister in the country. The tourist footfall in the state also increased after a dip last year, which had...

Gangtok, 26 Dec 2018/--/Keeping in  view the 2019 Assembly and Lok Sabha election Sikkim Democratic Front has constituted the Development and Campaigning committee which will be responsible for election campaign. This was revealed by D B Thapa, Senior Vice President of SDF who briefed  the media...

DZONGU, 26 Dec 2018/--/Innovative Lepcha traditional food competition was held at Gor Secondary School, Lower Dzongu North Sikkim on the occasion of annual day celebration today.  The competition was held among four houses if the school. The different kinds of delicious Lepcha cuisine were...

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...