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Sikkim/New Delhi: Concerned over currency crisis in Sikkim following demonetisation, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked Reserve Bank of India to ensure that people of the north eastern state do not face hardships due to non-availability of notes.
Published 13-Dec-2016 07:53 IST
Gangtok: India's highest mountain peak Mount Kanchendzonga and Kanchendzonga National Park, recently declared a world heritage site, will be promoted as eco- tourism destinations for trekking, mountaineering and other adventure activities. The Sikkim government has formulated plans in associationMore
Published 09-Oct-2016 10:35 IST
New Delhi: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was on Thursday honoured with prestigious "Sustainable Development Leadership Award" by President Pranab Mukherjee here.
Published 06-Oct-2016 14:32 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim today ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), becoming the 12th state to have passed the landmark tax reform. Eleven states -- Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Nagaland,More
Published 30-Aug-2016 19:06 IST
Gangtok: To contain the adverse ecological impact of wild dog population in high-altitude deserts of north Sikkim, a SARAH team is conducting extensive sterilisation and vaccination drives there. The Sikkim Anti-rabies and Animal Health Division (SARAH) team under veterinary surgeon Tenzing DorjeeMore
Published 28-Aug-2016 13:58 IST
Gangtok: A Japanese team on Wednesday met Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling here to explore investment opportunities in the state including for manufacturing units for drones and robotics in the initial phase.
Published 24-Aug-2016 20:24 IST
Gangtok: Twenty-four families have been shifted from affected Mantam in Sikkim's North district as river Teesta was in spate even as a natural lake came up in the nearby spot due to sudden surge of water from it's tributary Kanaka river, one day back.
Published 15-Aug-2016 06:56 IST
Gangtok: Incessant rains triggered a massive landslide in North Sikkim district blocking a tributary of the Teesta and creating an artificial lake that could pose danger to the people living near downstream of the river. District administration officials said the landslide occurred at 'So-Bhir'More
Published 14-Aug-2016 08:02 IST
Gangtok: Khangchendzonga National Park, which was recently inscribed as India's first "mixed world heritage site" by UNESCO, is set to give a boost to eco tourism in Sikkim. Khangchendzonga, popular for its beauty and majesty, represents India's unique traditional links between nature and culturalMore
Published 31-Jul-2016 13:19 IST | Updated 13:27 IST

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