Sunday, October 21, 2018

Sikkim becomes first organic state in world, wins UN award

Guwahati, October 16: Sikkim has won the award for the being the "100 per cent organic state" that promotes agroecological and sustainable food systems. The United Nations has...

Furnish list of cases against lawmakers, SC to Meghalaya, Sikkim and Mizoram

Shillong, October 12: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked northeast's Meghalaya, Sikkim and Mizoram among 8 other states and two Union Territories to furnish...

Sikkim bags Best State award at National Tourism Awards

Gangtok, September 28: Sikkim has bagged the award for ‘Best State / Union territory: Comprehensive Development of Tourism (Jammu & Kashmir and North East including Sikkim)’ at...

Sikkim gets real-time landslide warning system

Gangtok, September 25: Kerala-based Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University has set up a wireless sensor network system in the Sikkim-Darjeeling belt to predict and signal...

Five things to know about Sikkim’s first Airport

Gangtok, September 24: Putting Sikkim on the aviation map, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the state’s first airport – the Pakyong Greenfield today. The commercial flights will...

PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim’s first airport

Gangtok, September 24: Putting Sikkim on the aviation map, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the state's only airport - the Pakyong Greenfield on Monday. He inaugurated the...

PM Modi to inaugurate Pakyong airport on Sept 24

Gangtok, September 22: The Pakyong Airport will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sikkim on September 24. Modi will address a public...

Sikkim businessman nabbed with 27 kg of smuggled gold

Guwahati/Gangtok, September 21: A businessman from Sikkim was arrested for carrying a consignment of 27 kg of smuggled gold in West Bengal's Siliguri on...

Over 350 stranded in landslide-hit Sikkim rescued

Gangtok, September 18:  The Indian Army have rescued over 350 people stranded in the massive landslides and heavy downpour in Sikkim over last two days. Following...

Armed forces airlifts over 100 stranded tourists from North Sikkim

Gangtok, September 16: In the ongoing crisis in Sikkim of flood and landslides the armed forces stood up to the occasion and rescued over...