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Sikkim: Flight operations resume at Pakyong Airport after 19 months

Sikkim: Flight operations resume at Pakyong Airport after 19 months

Sikkim, Jan 24: Airline operations at Sikkim's only airport at Pakyong, near Gangtok, resumed on Saturday after a gap of almost 18 months. A private airline carrying 57 passengers from Delhi landed at Pakyong around noon....
Ramman check post

Sikkim will more accessible to foreign tourists as Ramman check post reopens

Sikkim, Jan 22: Sikkim to become more accessible to foreign tourists, as the Himalayan state is planning to reopen its Ramman check post after almost a decade. Foreign tourists can get inner-line permits at...
Sikkim Governor Donates Rs 1,01,000 for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Sikkim Governor Donates Rs 1,01,000 for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Sikkim, Jan 16: Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad donated Rs 1,01,000 to Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra, the trust made to look after the construction and management of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The Shri...
Key bills passed during Fourth Assembly session held in Sikkim

Key bills passed during Fourth Assembly session held in Sikkim

Sikkim, Jan 12: The Fourth Session of the Tenth Assembly of Sikkim Legislative Assembly was passed the key bills. The House introduced and passed two Amendment bills. Minister for Rural Development Department Sonam Lama introduced...
Sikkim: Man stuck in mountain cliff rescued by ITBP personnel

Sikkim: Man stuck in mountain cliff rescued by ITBP personnel

Sikkim, Jan 11: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) rescued a local person who had been stuck in the middle of a mountain cliff. "A rescue team from the 48th Battalion of ITBP mountaineers rescued a person...
Sikkim: Nepali speaking communities seek Scheduled Tribe status

Sikkim: Nepali speaking communities seek Scheduled Tribe status

Sikkim, Jan 7: The number of Nepali speaking communities of Sikkim is looking for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status has gone up to 12 with the addition of the Majhis whose population is less than...
National Cricket Academy to set up in Sikkim: Chief Minister

National Cricket Academy to set up in Sikkim: Chief Minister

Sikkim, Jan 7: Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang said that BCCI secretary Jay Shah assured him that a National Cricket Academy will be established in the Himalayan state to provide a platform to...
Sikkim all set to host Global Film Festival 2021

Sikkim all set to host Global Film Festival 2021

Sikkim, Jan 6: Sikkim is all set to host the Global Film Festival 2021. The first stakeholders meeting for the Sikkim Global Film Festival 2021 was conducted at Manan Kendra. Chairperson, Sikkim Film Board, Pooja...
Sikkim successfully conduts COVID19 Vaccination Dry Run

Sikkim successfully conduts COVID19 Vaccination Dry Run

Sikkim, Jan 3: On Saturday, COVID19 vaccination dry run was conducted at the old STNM Hospital, now converted as an Urban Primary Health Centre. The dry run was conducted smoothly and strengths and disadvantages were...

Kolkata man died in Sikkim hotel

Sikkim, Dec 28: A 54-year-old tourist from Kolkata died in his hotel room at Lachung in North Sikkim. As per the preliminary investigation, he has died because of natural causes. Though the police have filed...