Sikkim: Peden Ongmu Namgyal crowned Miss Supranational 2017

Sikkim: Peden Ongmu Namgyal crowned Miss Supranational 2017

Gangtok, Oct 19,2017: After bringing laurels to the region as Miss Sikkim Northeast Diva Peden Ongmu Namgyal has now bagged the coveted title of Miss Supranational 2017 at the Yamaha Fascino Miss India Diva 2017 on October 11 in Mumbai. Peden was awarded the title after she was adjudged the first runners-up in the national […]

ECONOMY | Eating out could get cheaper with 12 % reduction in GST

ECONOMY | Eating out could get cheaper with 12 % reduction in GST

NEW DELHI, October 18, 2017: Eating out is expected to get less taxing, with the GST Council likely to back a reduction in the levy on restaurants from 18% to 12% and withdrawal of the input tax credit facility available to eateries. The proposed change in the tax rate, discussed by a specially constituted group of state […]

Sikkim: Section 144 CrPC imposed in Sikkim’s east district

Sikkim: Section 144 CrPC imposed in Sikkim’s east district

GANGTOK, October 16: East District Magistrate imposed section 144 CrPc from today in whole of East District, Sikkim which means no Assembly of people in groups, no possessing arms, restriction on cross border movements and others. The preventive measure was taken ahead of the panchayat election so that public peace is not disturbed. Following is […]

SIKKIM | Lalit Rai sets new state record in 2nd weightlifting championship; 3 emerge as winners

SIKKIM | Lalit Rai sets new state record in 2nd weightlifting championship; 3 emerge as winners

October 15, 2017: The 2nd weightlifting men women and masters championship 2017 was held on October 15, Sunday and organised by Sikkim Weightlifting Association, affiliated to Sikkim Olympic Association. Following are the winners of the categories : Master champion :  Ram Dhoj Rai. Women champion : Karishma Subba. Men champion Ashok Kumar Lalit  Rai, a […]

Northeast India’s dream of Affordable Air Connectivity may never take flight due to GST

Northeast India’s dream of Affordable Air Connectivity may never take flight due to GST

October 14, 2017: The implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) Act has greatly affected the growth of aviation sector. Aviation sector is one of the growing sectors in India in the last decades and the Indian Aviation sector is ranked among the top ten market in the world. And it seems there is no reason […]

Demand of Northeast India for separate time-zone can be compromised by change in time-zone

Demand of Northeast India for separate time-zone can be compromised by change in time-zone

-By Subhash Chandra Agrawal October 14, 2017: People and Politicians from north-east India have from time to time raised demand for a separate time-zone for north-east, with a big time-difference of 127 minutes between extreme east and west zones of the country. But any system of dual time-zones may cause unwanted confusion in a country […]

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