Category Archives: Sikkim

Sikkim’s CM’s grant request of Rs. 3,630 for Tourism and Culture

Sikkim has been aggressively marketed as a tourist destination and for its organic farming mission. It seems the plans just keep get bigger. Shri Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister of Sikkim, met high dignitaries of the Government of India  and asked for ...Read More

Government teachers to be discarded from double earnings

SIKKIM: The Human Resource Development Dept. of Sikkim has taken initiative to take stern action against government teachers who held private tuitions and coaching classes and care more about it than their actual employment. The practice of private tuitions by ...Read More

Region to host Northeast Idol

Following in the footsteps of increasingly popular Indian Idol, the northeast region is all set to host the Northeast Idol 2016 in January 2016. Considering the huge talent found in the region, introducing such a competition will provide a solid ...Read More

NE declared best place in India for positive studies in child sex ratio

Girls react to the camera as they play in an alley at a slum in Mumbai October 28 , 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
Image courtesy: Reuters   New Delhi: The director of ‘Population First’, a trust that advocates gender sensitivity in media reporting and advertising, has disclosed that the northeast has been chosen as the perfect place for positive case studies on child ...Read More

Manipal University launches North East Studies Centre

New Delhi: On Wednesday, Manipal University in Karnataka launched a North East Studies Centre with the aim of focusing on issues pertaining to the NE, ranging across economics, politics, culture and dialects. Arvind Kumar, head of the department of geopolitics ...Read More

NorthEast United retain winning spree with 1-0 win against Kolkata

Velez celebrates his goal against ATK. Courtesy:   New Delhi: After three consecutive defeats, NorthEast United FC now seems to be on a winning spree with their second continuous win yesterday, against Athletico de Kolkata. NorthEast beat Kolkata 1-0 ...Read More

Centre mulls replicating Nagaland’s VDB model in other states

The Centre is mulling replicating the hugely successful Village Development Board that originated in Nagaland, in other states in the country. The VDB in Nagaland covers about 1,455 villages. It gives the village councils an opportunity to decide on the ...Read More

Kejriwal assures safety to regional people at NE festival in Delhi

New Delhi: With the assurance of providing 100 per cent safety to all the North Eastern people in Delhi, state chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday inaugurated a three-day North East festival here. Kejriwal, during the festival that aims to woo ...Read More

The other way: Transit project to provide access route to NE through Myanmar gets financial approval

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has finally approved the revised cost estimate for the Kaladan Multi Model Transit Transport Project. The project, jointly identified by Myanmar and India, aims to provide an alternate access route to India’s north-eastern states passing ...Read More

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