Category Archives: Sikkim

Gorkhaland unrest cripples tea industry in Darjeeling!

The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills has hit hard its famed tea industry with the premium quality ‘second flush’ tea leaves going waste causing heavy losses to the garden owners and putting at stake the livelihood of more than two ...Read More

India sets 24 new world records on International Yoga Day

June 21, 2017: Lauding the success of the World Yoga Day, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday informed that 24 new world records have been set on the grand occasion. Appreciating the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) efforts to make the ...Read More

From Veterinary Officer to an aspiring model, meet Prerna Baraily, Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017 contestant!

As the day for the grand finale of “Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017”nears and the preparations underway in full swing, we bring to you exclusive interviews of the 17 contestants on a daily basis giving you an insight of why they ...Read More

Sikkim’s Temi Tea Garden, a delight for tea lovers

Tea planters can expect good production in 2017 which might break previous year’s production of 9.50 million kg of made tea (orthodox tea). What can delight more to tea lovers in the aid of boosting tourism too? Sikkim’s only tea ...Read More

Darjeeling crisis: GJM pulls out of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration;political parties support demand!

Gangtok June 21: The Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Tuesday has decided  to pull out of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) after ruling it since 2012. Meanwhile, all 14 influential political parties and public organisations in the region ...Read More

Gorkhaland demand gains momentum as Tripura’s IPFT extends support

AGARTALA, Jun 21, 2017: The IPFT has announced to stage a stir in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council on June 24 to extend support to Gorkhaland issue. The party demanded to convene a tripartite meeting to decide the ...Read More

Centre acts as ‘silent spectator’ in Gorkhaland issue; alleges NCP!

Gangtok June 21: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said the Centre acted like a spectator in the entire Gorkhaland agitation, adding that there is something behind the curtain that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is cooking. "Definitely, the ...Read More

Kiren Rijiju arrives in Sikkim, GJM leaders to meet the union minister in state

Gangtok June 20: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju arrived in Sikkim today and was welcomed by CM Pawan Chamling here at Samman Bhawan this evening in the special presence of Governor  Shriniwas Patil. Speaker K.N. Rai, ...Read More

In Northeast India, 63% of Sikkim, more than 5 lakh in Assam speak Nepali language!

By Samudra Gupta Kashyap June 20, 2017: Although West Bengal has the highest number of Nepali-speaking people in India, Sikkim has the highest density. Six of the eight Northeastern states have a higher density than Bengal, where the 10.23 lakh Nepali-speaking ...Read More