Category Archives: Sikkim

Centre has no plans to re-enter into ceasefire agreement with NSCN-K

Shillong, June, 23, 2017: Chairman of the Ceasefire Monitoring Group, D.K.Pathak said that the Indian government has no plans to re-enter into a ceasefire agreement with the Myanmar-based  National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K). Talking to media persons here on ...Read More

‘Enforcement of AFSPA in Northeast India should have a time limit’, Retd Col (Dr) D.P.K. Pillay

Shillong, June, 23, 2017: Decorated Army officer, Retd Col (Dr) D.P.K. Pillay feels that there should be a time limit with regards to the enforcement of Armed Forces Special Powers Act in the North Eastern region. While addressing newsmen on ...Read More

Life lessons from a 250-yr-old man- hoax or reality!

June 23, 2017 : Internet and social media may prove to be very useful in disseminating important information but the hype may sometimes go out of hand and hoax stories may sometimes find a way to seep into our minds. ...Read More

Gorkhaland issue: En-masse resignation of GJM members;Gurung warns of intense movement!

Gangtok June 23: In a major development, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung today said all his elected members in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), a semi-autonomous body, resigned en-mass and copies of letters would be sent to West ...Read More

Gangtok,Aizawl,Pasighat makes it to the Smart City List!

Gangtok June 23: Pasighat,Aizawl and Gangtok have made it to the list of 30 cities selected under the smart city plan.The government announced the list on Friday out of which 30 cities were selected taking the total cities picked up ...Read More

Sikkim:Tourist from Bihar dies of altitude sickness!

Gangtok June 23: A male tourist from Bihar who was on a visit to Yumthang Valley, North Sikkim died due to altitude sickness on Thursday. The victim, identified as Ramesh Kumar (40) alongwith three other friends were reportedly on a ...Read More

Kovind as President a foregone conclusion; Oppn tries face-saving tactic by fielding another Dalit

As the clock ticks for election of the 14th President of India  on July 17 the war of words between the political parties in the country has dominated the political landscape of the nation even as the race to field Dalit candidates ...Read More

Rumtek Monastery: Largest monastery in Sikkim

One of the sacred pilgrimage center for Buddhists, Rumtek Monastery is located 24 kilometers from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Rumtek also called the Dharmachakra Centre is the richest buddhist monastic center in India and the largest monastery in Sikkim. Being ...Read More

Sikkim: Govt signs MoU with Switzerland firmon Monorail project!

Gangtok June 23:Sikkim Government has signed an MoU with Intamin Transportation Limited, Switzerland for the Gangtok Monorail project. The feasibility study will start after a month. The first phase of the project from Ranipool to Gangtok is likely to be ...Read More