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Gangtok: After achieving significant success in sensitizing the school children regarding the danger of drug and alcohol abuse through its SAATHI (Sikkim Against Addiction Towards Healthy India) programme, the Sikkim government is planning to extend the initiative across all 800 schools.
Published 16-Feb-2019 04:30 IST
Gangtok: Microsoft India entered into a pact with the Sikkim state government on Thursday to improve education system in the state by boosting digital literacy and the knowledge of new-age technology among students and teachers in government schools. The MoU was signed between Sikkim Human ResourceMore
Published 01-Feb-2019 17:09 IST
Gangtok: The GOC-in-C of the Eastern Command, Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane called on Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Tuesday at his official residence. This is the first meeting of Naravane with the chief minister since taking over as the General Officer Commanding- in-Chief of the EasternMore
Published 30-Jan-2019 03:00 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad on Friday thanked the security forces and members of their families for providing sustained security to the nation.
Published 26-Jan-2019 16:49 IST | Updated 16:58 IST
Gangtok: Over 100 youths from West Sikkim Wednesday reached the state capital after taking out 'Gangtok Chalo' march from Geyzing four days ago demanding better infrastructure at the Gyalshing district hospital.
Published 23-Jan-2019 23:17 IST
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday launched the 'One Family One Job' scheme which entitles one government job for every family in the state.
Published 12-Jan-2019 22:46 IST
Kolkata: While welcoming the decision to ensure 10 per cent reservation in jobs to economically backward sections in the general category, the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) on Friday expressed doubts over its proper implementation, saying there was a "political motive".
Published 11-Jan-2019 09:37 IST
Gangtok: In yet another swift humanitarian operation, the Indian Army on Wednesday rescued over 150 stranded tourists amidst heavy snowfall in North Sikkim.
Published 10-Jan-2019 12:24 IST
Nathu La Pass (Sikkim): Indian Army has rescued around 2500 tourists who were stuck in Sikkim near Nathu La, close to the India-China border due to heavy snowfall.
Published 29-Dec-2018 12:34 IST
Gangtok: The Sikkim government will provide employment to about 20,000 educated unemployed youths under the 'One Family, One Job' scheme, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling said on Thursday.
Published 20-Dec-2018 21:46 IST
Gangtok: A plethora of initiatives for preserving biodiversity in Sikkim such as spreading mass awareness and adopting an eco-friendly policy has led to an increase of its forest cover by over four percent since 1993, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said.
Published 21-Nov-2018 13:32 IST
Gangtok: Nestled in the snow-capped mountains of Sikkim, a new Buddhist pilgrimage site, home to a 137-feet statue of Chenrezig, is set to woo tourists from November 1, a Sikkim minister said here on Tuesday.
Published 30-Oct-2018 13:42 IST
Gangtok: Five persons from West Bengal were killed while three were critically injured after a tourist car fell into a gorge in Reshi Bazar in Sikkim, police said on Tuesday.
Published 23-Oct-2018 16:20 IST | Updated 17:52 IST
Rome: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday called for global cooperation to make agriculture totally organic the world over by 2050, citing the achievement of his Himalayan state in north-east India. Addressing a news conference at the Chamber of Deputies in the Italian Parliament,More
Published 16-Oct-2018 08:06 IST | Updated 09:39 IST
New York: India's "100 per cent organic state" Sikkim has won the "Oscar for best policies", conferred by the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the world's best policies promoting agroecological and sustainable food systems.
Published 15-Oct-2018 16:08 IST
Gangtok: The Conrgress on Monday said it was committed to protecting the special status of Sikkim and would always fight for the rights and privileges of its people.
Published 08-Oct-2018 23:26 IST
Gangtok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening arrived here on a two-day visit to Sikkim during which he would inaugurate the state's lone airport on Monday. The prime minister reached here in an MI-8 chopper from Bagdogra and was received by Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister PawanMore
Published 23-Sep-2018 19:40 IST | Updated 19:43 IST
Gangtok: Over 80 people, including tourists, who were stranded in North Sikkim due to incessant rains and landslides, were airlifted by the armed forces Monday, district administration officials said.
Published 17-Sep-2018 20:00 IST
Gangtok: Over 100 tourists, including a pregnant woman, who were stranded in North Sikkim due to incessant rains and landslides were evacuated by the security forces on Sunday.
Published 16-Sep-2018 17:34 IST | Updated 20:47 IST
Gangtok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state's first airport at Pakyong, a senior official has said.
Published 15-Sep-2018 14:15 IST
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