Sikkim

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Jay Bista stars as Uttarakhand defeat Manipur by seven wickets

Left-arm spinner Mayank Mishra was the best of the Uttarakhand bowlers, returning figures of 2 for 18 from 10 overs while Akash Madhawal and Iqbal Abdullah picked up two wickets each.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Army provides food, medical help to stranded tourists in Sikkim

Many tourists with medical problems were provided medical help at the 317 FD hospital by an Army medical team.

published on : 19th February 2021

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hits Nepal-India border in Sikkim

No loss of life and property has been reported so far.

published on : 5th February 2021

Six months after Galwan valley clashes, Indian, Chinese troops engage in another brawl at Sikkim

Sources said the Chinese troops attempted to transgress into the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) but were stopped by the Indian military personnel.

published on : 25th January 2021

Sikkim government decides to open Ramam border checkpost for entry of foreigners

The Ramam checkpost in West Sikkim district will issue Restricted Area Permit and Protected Area Permits to foreigners.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Grandson among two arrested for killing elderly woman in Sikkim

The deceased's grandson and her caretaker were arrested for allegedly killing her on January 9 and decamping with the looted items, East Sikkim Superintendent of Police Shiva Yellasiri said.

published on : 11th January 2021

Sikkim assembly adopts resolution for granting Scheduled Tribe status to 11 communities

Speaking at the one-day assembly session, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang said it is a long-standing demand of the 11 communities to be granted ST status.

published on : 11th January 2021

Sikkim suffers Rs 600-crore blow in 2020 as pandemic cripples tourism industry

Sikkim was untouched by the pandemic for a long time before coronavirus struck the border state in the last week of May when a student, who returned from Delhi, tested positive.

published on : 27th December 2020

Ex-Sikkim CJ to oversee modern carts’ allocation in Marina Beach

The court directed the Corporation to file a detailed report on the entire status of the project on January 8.

published on : 16th December 2020

For first time since 1800s, no Khagyad Chaam in Sikkim monasteries due to COVID-19

The mask dances, performed by monks, are held every year in various monasteries in the state during the Bhutia festival of Losoong (New Year), and are visited by thousands of devotees, tourists.

published on : 14th December 2020

82-year-old woman becomes Sikkim's oldest paraglider

An octogenarian, who is a grandmother of three, has become the oldest paraglider in Sikkim, the Paragliding Association of the state said.

published on : 7th November 2020

Defence Minister inaugurates BRO constructed Alternate Alignment Gangtok-Nathula Road

 Defence Minister also appreciated the contribution of the Sikkim Government.

published on : 25th October 2020

1 killed, 3 injured in Sikkim landslide

Initially, two persons were missing but the rescuers could pull out the body of 62-year-old Narmith Lepcha from under the debris.

published on : 4th October 2020

In one-day session, Sikkim Assembly passes bill to set up Buddhist university

The supplementary demands for grants amounting to Rs 45,123.63 lakh were also passed by the House on Monday when the session was held just for a day in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Three ministers, two MLAs test COVID-19 positive ahead of Assembly session in Sikkim

All legislators and staff of the state legislative assembly were tested for COVID-19 on Friday as a precautionary measure

published on : 19th September 2020
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