Gangtok, Aizawl receive award for being cleanest cities in Northeast zone

Gangtok, Aizawl receive award for being cleanest cities in Northeast zone

After winning many accolades and awards for being one of the cleanest and the greenest states of India, yet again the capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok reserved its name in the list of the cleanest city in the country. The capital city was awarded as the best clean city award in the North East zone. […]

Silk database to protect indigenous knowledge of the Northeast

Silk database to protect indigenous knowledge of the Northeast

KOLKATA: Aimed at easing access to silk-related web resources, a portal on sericulture designed by Indian researchers comes with a built-in search engine to enable quick and accurate data mining and also seeks to protect indigenous knowledge on the subject. Developed by researchers at Bio engineering Research Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, the portal is […]

“Centre assumes Northeast unaware of Independence Day”, says activists

“Centre assumes Northeast unaware of Independence Day”, says activists

Activists from the Northeastern part of India have raised voices against the Center’s  recent recommendations made for spreading awareness for Independence and Republic Day celebrations in the region. Under secretary Sombit Singh, who signed the letter sent to the National Broadcasting Association, Broadcast Content Complaints Council and Association of Regional Television Broadcasters of India, told a […]

Voice for the voiceless animals: Michelle Karthak Lepcha from Sikkim

Voice for the voiceless animals: Michelle Karthak Lepcha from Sikkim

Born to parents Phuchung Lepcha and Mina Phipon Lepcha of Sang Thalamthang, East Sikkim, Mikal Karthak Lepcha alias ‘Michelle’ is a beautiful soul and a passionate animal lover. Michelle is currently employed as Panchayat Development Assistant under Rural Management and Development Department, Government of Sikkim. Her Facebook profile is something to eye on, she has always […]

Sikkim: Move to preserve endangered Lepcha language initiated

Sikkim: Move to preserve endangered Lepcha language initiated

GANGTOK: Sikkim Bhutia Lepcha Apex Committee along with their close Swiss associate  has been successful in developing the Unicode Standard Lepcha Fonts via software ‘Rong Kit Digital Lepcha’ which was officially launched on August 9 at the BL House, Gangtok by the SIBLAC conveners Tseten tashi Bhutia and Chewang Rinzing Lepcha on the occasion of […]

From being featured in Channel V to becoming a change maker, meet Tshering Wangchuk Lepcha from Sikkim

From being featured in Channel V to becoming a change maker, meet Tshering Wangchuk Lepcha from Sikkim

Tshering Wangchuk Lepcha (37) is a musician, social entrepreneur and a politician from Gangtok, East Sikkim. He is currently the General Secretary of a political party in Sikkim. In Sikkim, he has been seen actively involved in various social initiatives bringing much difference in the society and human lives and thus inspiring many. Born to […]

No plans to convert North Eastern Council into regional planning body

No plans to convert North Eastern Council into regional planning body

NEW DELHI: Government has not taken any decision to convert the North Eastern Council into a regional planning body, Rajya Sabha was informed today. During the Question hour, Congress member Bhubaneswar Kalita sought to know if the government was thinking of reducing the existing North Eastern Council as a regional planning body, thereby defeating its […]