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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
Gangtok: Apparently alarmed over decreasing population of the indigenous people, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has announced financial incentives for birth of more than one child in a family.
Published 18-May-2018 21:50 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim government on Wednesday felicitated veteran journalists CD Rai, Samiran Chhetri Priyadarshi, Santosh Nirash and Amalendu Kundu with "Kashiraj Pradhan Lifetime Journalism Award" here.
Published 17-May-2018 08:53 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to commission the strategically important Pakyong airport in Sikkim, sources in the Civil Aviation Ministry have said. The greenfield airport, close to the capital city of Gangtok, received the aerodrome license from the Directorate General ofMore
Published 08-May-2018 21:43 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said that his state has set an example for judicious use of its bio-diversity for sustainable development.
Published 05-May-2018 11:20 IST
Gangtok: Calling upon the Central and Sikkim governments to consider granting the ST status to all the indigenous communities of the state in alignment with a constitutional provision, a resolution have affirmed that it would ensure lasting peace and prosperity.
Published 05-May-2018 09:56 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has demanded tribal status for eleven communities in the state.
Published 04-May-2018 10:52 IST
Gangtok: The bilateral trade for the year 2018 between the traders of India and China through the Nathu La border started with traders and government officials from both sides exchanging gifts and greetings.
Published 02-May-2018 08:53 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim's Pawan Chamling has set a new record in the country by becoming the longest serving chief minister of a state, a title that Jyoti Basu, the former CPI(M) patriarch of West Bengal, had held so far. The 68-year-old founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF)More
Published 30-Apr-2018 17:41 IST
New Delhi: Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday launched his political party "Hamro Sikkim" here. He said he "felt like an outsider" in the Trinamool Congress.
Published 26-Apr-2018 20:06 IST | Updated 21:30 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said that the Himalayan state is headed towards achieving 100 per cent literacy.
Published 17-Apr-2018 12:25 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has reduced to 10 years jail term the life imprisonment awarded to a constable in the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) of Sikkim Police for gunning down five of his colleagues, saying the act was unintentional and he had taken the extreme step after they tried toMore
Published 13-Apr-2018 22:28 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Sunday defended his government's move to ban non-organic agri produce and blamed vendors for the prevailing vegetables crisis in the state. The Sikkim government had imposed a complete ban on sale and consumption of non-organic agricultural andMore
Published 08-Apr-2018 20:30 IST
Gangtok: Slamming China for its expansionist agenda, senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Sunday called for boycott of Chinese goods to undermine the country economically. " China can not be defeated militarily and so it is imperative to hit its economy by boycotting Chinese goods altogether," he saidMore
Published 08-Apr-2018 19:22 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim government on Saturday, lifted the ban on supply of non-organically grown carrot, tomato and green chilly from outside due to acute shortage of these commodities in the domestic market, officials said.
Published 07-Apr-2018 17:23 IST
Gangtok: The state goverment and the Army mutually appreciated each other for cooperation in the national interest at the annual Civil Military Liaison Conference (CMLC) held here on Wednesday, an official statement said. The CMLC was hosted by the state goverment this year. While state ChiefMore
Published 04-Apr-2018 19:18 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Tuesday announced monthly pension for farmers engaged in organic farming in the state.
Published 03-Apr-2018 19:25 IST
Gangtok: Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said she requested Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling to offer the resources and help to convert the whole of India into an organic farming country.
Published 27-Mar-2018 06:47 IST | Updated 07:04 IST
Gangtok: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Monday called on Sikkim Governor Shriniwas Patil at Raj Bhavan here. She arrived in the state capital on a three-day visit during which she is scheduled to visit various government agencies and women and child developmentMore
Published 26-Mar-2018 07:28 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim government is training primary school teachers in the state so that they can give lessons on basic yoga to students, an official release has said. As many as 266 primary school teachers have been given the training so far, it said.
Published 20-Mar-2018 11:38 IST

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