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Strict COVID-19 guidelines issued in Sikkim after withdrawal of lockdown

Gangtok, July 16: Sikkim is no longer under lockdown but strict guidelines have been issued to curb cases of COVID-19. After a meeting with the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Principal Secretary of Home Department, and...
Pakyong Bazar in East Sikkim Probable Covid-19 Hotspot, Declared as Containment Zone

Pakyong Bazar in East Sikkim Probable Covid-19 Hotspot, Declared as Containment Zone

Sikkim, July 14: In light of the increasing Covid-19 cases in north-eastern states, Pakyong Bazar in East Sikkim has been declared a containment zone, with effect from 14th July 5:00 a.m. to 19th July...
Sikkim: Huge traffic jam on NH10 as landslides block Arterial Highway

Sikkim: Huge traffic jam on NH10 as landslides block Arterial Highway

Sikkim, July 11: A massive traffic jam was witnessed on NH 10 on Sunday as several landslides blocked the Sikkim arterial highway that connects the Himalayan state with the rest of India, BRO sources...
Tourists

Tourists flock in ‘good numbers’ after Sikkim govt eases Covid-19 restrictions

Gangtok, July 09: Tourists in large numbers have been flocking to Sikkim after the state opened up initially for fully vaccinated tourists from July 5, and the government is planning to usher in more relaxations...
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Sikkim opens to fully vaccinated tourists from today

Gangtok, July 05: Sikkim will again welcome tourists with inter-state movement being allowed from Monday. The relaxation is allowed for those fully vaccinated and after the submission of RT-PCR negative report at Melli and Rangpo...
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Sikkim govt extended lockdown restrictions till June 28

Gangtok, June 19: Sikkim government has further extended lockdown restrictions until June 28. The state has been under lockdown since May 16, which was earlier extended till June 21 with a few relaxations and regulations. The...
Nine held for burning effigy of football icon Bhaichung Bhutia in Sikkim

Nine held for burning effigy of football icon Bhaichung Bhutia in Sikkim

Sikkim, June 15: Cops have arrested nine persons in connection with the burning of an effigy of former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia at Namchi in South Sikkim district in violation of the lockdown...
Sikkim govt extends lockdown till 14th June

Sikkim govt extends lockdown till 14th June

Sikkim, June 6: Sikkim government has extended its lockdown till 5 am on June 16, an extension by a week as the current lockdown period ends on June 7. Sikkim has been in partial lockdown...
Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang wears PPE to boost morale amid Covid spike

Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang wears PPE to boost morale amid Covid spike

Sikkim, May 30: At a time when Sikkim is witnessing a spike in Covid cases, CM Prem Singh Tamang wore a PPE suit and visited Covid care centres to instil confidence among health workers...
Sikkim govt extended lockdown till May 31: Read what is allowed, what is not

Sikkim govt extended lockdown till May 31: Read what is allowed, what is not

Sikkim, May 25: The Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) government has extended the lockdown in Sikkim till May 31in an attempt to stem the increasing cases of COVID-19. In the wake of rising coronavirus infections, the...