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I’m coming to power in 2024: Chamling

Gangtok: Dubbing the SKM Government under P S Tamang as an "agent" of outsiders, former Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday said his party Sikkim Democratic Front would come to power in the 2024 Assembly elections in the...

Sikkim signs MOU with CSIR-IHBT

Gangtok: The Sikkim Government and C.S.I.R - Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology on Friday signed a bilateral cooperation pact under which the CSIR would support the cultivation of saffron, aromatic crops and asafoetida in the state. The Memorandum of Understanding...

Lepcha distributes beehives, apple plants to farmers

Gangtok: MLA Pinto Namgyal Lepcha on Thursday distributed Scientific Bee hives and Apple saplings to 40 farmers of North Sikkim. As the Chief Guest, he encouraged farmers to adopt Agro- Entrepreneurship.' Govt is committed to improving the socio-economic status...

Miscreants break into Sikkim Secretariate, damage ATMs

Gangtok: Some unknown miscreants have broken the door of the Health Department at the Tashiling Secretariate and also damaged two ATMs belonging to the State Bank of Sikkim, police said here on Wednesday. Speaking to UNI, DIG Police Range...

Sikkim under freezing cold, frozen pipes cause water shortage

Gangtok: January is the coldest month in Sikkim, but this time the biting chill has spilled over to February. The minimum temperature was recorded as low as 1 degree Celsius on February 6, though it has now increased to...

Sikkim CM turns 55; PM, LS Speaker wish on his b-day

Gangtok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished Sikkim Chief Minister P S Tamang long life and best of health on his birthday. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also wished Tamang success in all his endeavours. "Wish you success...

Sikkim CM to meet Govt Employees every Wednesday

Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang on Thursday announced that he will be meeting Government servants every Wednesday afternoon. The appointments would be granted only if applied for. The Government servants will be required to produce their Employees Identification...

Sikkim government should establish Minorities’ Commission: Lama

Gangtok: National Commission for Minorities Chairperson Rinchen Lama on Thursday urged the Sikkim Government to establish the State Commission for minorities. On a visit to the state, Lama presided over a meeting with representatives of different minority communities, including Buddhists,...

Widows of Sikkim scouts to get jobs: CM Tamang

Gangtoķ: Widows of Sikkim Scouts troops, dying on Frontier duty, would be given jobs, State Chief Minister P S Tamang announced on Wednesday. Tamang made the announcement during a meeting with General Officer Commanding of 17 Mountain Divison Major...

Sikkim Assembly passes Supplementary Demands for Grants of Rs 30455L

Gangtok: The Sikkim Assembly on Friday passed the First Supplementary Demands for grants for 2021-22 amounting to Rs 30455.34 Lakh after it was presented by the Chief Minister PS Tamang, who also holds the Finance portfolio. The bill along...

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China suggests BRICS initiate expansion process

Beijing: China is proposing to initiate the BRICS expansion process in a strive to demonstrate the grouping's openness and...