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Gangtok: Over 80 people, including tourists, who were stranded in North Sikkim due to incessant rains and landslides, were airlifted by the armed forces Monday, district administration officials said.
Published 17-Sep-2018 20:00 IST
Gangtok: Over 100 tourists, including a pregnant woman, who were stranded in North Sikkim due to incessant rains and landslides were evacuated by the security forces on Sunday.
Published 16-Sep-2018 17:34 IST | Updated 20:47 IST
Gangtok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state's first airport at Pakyong, a senior official has said.
Published 15-Sep-2018 14:15 IST
Gangtok: Continuous downpour on Friday triggered fresh landslides in North Sikkim, already battered by rains and widespread landslips since Sunday. There was no information on loss of human lives due to the landslides, a district official said.
Published 15-Sep-2018 13:13 IST
Gangtok: Following incessant rain over the past few days, a bridge in north Sikkim's Mangan collapsed on Thursday.
Published 14-Sep-2018 17:58 IST
Gangtok: Incessant rain in north Sikkim since Sunday has triggered multiple landslides in North District, snapping road connectivity at several places including Gangtok, a senior district official said.
Published 14-Sep-2018 15:19 IST
Gangtok: The first data sharing and accessibility portal of Sikkim has been launched by Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling. Till now, there was no single platform where all the important statistics of the state and departments converged, a senior government official said.
Published 07-Sep-2018 13:53 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Wednesday said, the state has excelled in reducing poverty levels during the last 24 years and is now aiming to become India's first poverty-free state.
Published 15-Aug-2018 18:20 IST | Updated 19:30 IST
Gangtok: Four persons were killed and six others were critically injured in the early hours on Friday when the vehicle in which they were travelling plunged off the road and fell into the ravine below at 3rd Mile on Dikchu-Rakdong road in East Sikkim, police said.
Published 10-Aug-2018 18:43 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president P S Golay was on Friday released from a Sikkim jail, after serving a year's term following his conviction in a corruption case.
Published 10-Aug-2018 13:52 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has said his government will make changes in the existing laws to decriminalise the use of contraband substances and instead treat it as a disease, an official release said.
Published 09-Aug-2018 15:14 IST
Gangtok (Sikkim): Sikkim is emerging as thriving destination among tourists with its picturesque landscapes and peaceful serenity.
Published 16-Jul-2018 16:11 IST
Gangtok: The 4th International Yoga Day was celebrated on Thursday in Sikkim with the Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling leading hundreds of people in undergoing the physical fitness exercise.
Published 21-Jun-2018 13:51 IST
Gangtok: World renowned music composer A R Rahman has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Sikkim government, an official notification said.
Published 20-Jun-2018 13:04 IST
Siliguri: A mild earthquake, measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale, hit Sikkim at on Sunday night, with tremors also felt in three north Bengal districts, said the met office. No loss of life or property damage was reported from anywhere.
Published 18-Jun-2018 07:54 IST
Gangtok: Bhaichung Bhutia, footballer -turned-politician, has voiced concern over the growing problem of substance abuse among Sikkimese youths and criticised the state government for being apathetic to the menace.
Published 12-Jun-2018 12:52 IST
Gangtok: Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday launched his new political outfit, Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP), in his native state Sikkim.
Published 31-May-2018 20:20 IST
Gangtok: Overflowing water from Sikkim's Pakyong airport premises disrupted road traffic in various low lying areas on Monday following heavy rainfall, officials said.
Published 29-May-2018 03:00 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim health department has issued an advisory urging the people of the state to take precaution against Nipah virus. " Though there is minimal possibility of Nipah virus in Sikkim, but the people need to take precaution," it said in an advisory on Friday in the wake of Nipah outbreakMore
Published 26-May-2018 10:17 IST
Shillong: A 15-day training programme for a team of disaster relief volunteers from Sikkim began at an institute at Mawdiangdiang, around 7km from here, an official statement said.
Published 22-May-2018 16:02 IST

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