Category Archives: Sikkim

Sikkim: SKM president booked for physical assault

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GANGTOK: An FIR has been lodged against P.S Golay, the President of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha on September 22 at Sadar Police Station, Gangtok. The complainant who wishes to be anonymous hailing from West Sikkim has alleged P S Golay of physically assaulting ...Read More

Sikkim has the best working condition for women as per a recent report

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WASHINGTON: As per a recent report, Sikkim has the best whereas national capital Delhi the worst working conditions for women, according to a report. The report brought together jointly by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a top American ...Read More

GST exemption threshold for Northeast India 10 lakh less than rest of the country

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NEW DELHI: General consensus has been built over regular payment of compensation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said, adding that Goods and Services Tax (GST) exemption threshold for states, barring North East (NE) and hilly states, is fixed at Rs ...Read More

Kalimpong declared as 21st district of West Bengal

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee on Thursday declared Kalimpong in the Darjeeling hills as the 21st district of the state. She made this announcement while addressing the mass at the Lepcha Board Foundation Day Programme in Kalimpong. It was ...Read More

Sikkim High Court gets new Chief Justice today

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Justice  Satish Kumar Agnihotri was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Sikkim in a function held at Ashirwad Hall, Raj Bhawan today. The Chief Justice-designate was administered the oath of office by Governor of Sikkim Mr ...Read More

Tripura: Manik Sarkar govt opposes PPP model for raising infrastructure in Northeast India

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AGARTALA: Even though Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar sees an urgent need for raising physical infrastructures in the northeast, he advocates against harnessing the public-private partnership (PPP) model to achieve that in the mountainous region. “Development of physical infrastructure is ...Read More

Assam: Govt asks UK and Australia to rectify their travel advisories against visiting Northeast India

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GUWAHATI: The Assam government on Wednesday urged the United Kingdom and Australia to immediately 'rectify' their travel advisories in which they cautioned citizens against travelling to Assam and four other northeastern states. The two countries had updated their travel advisories on Friday ...Read More

Meet the man behind NH7 Weekender, the happiest music festival in Shillong

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After a successful first edition last year which hosted acts like The Wailers and Megadeth, the NH7 Weekender is heading back to Shillong on 21st and 22nd October. Jade Lyngdoh speaks to Vijay Nair, CEO of Only Much Louder (OML) ...Read More

Sikkim: Chief Minister Pawan Chamling turns 67 today; Here are facts about him you need to know!

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The Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Chamling turns 67 today. From being a farmer to a revolutionary poet, social worker, and a politician, he has lived a life, of which many may desire. Born on September 22, 1950, at Yangyang, South ...Read More


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