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Sikkim suspends high officials for action against students

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 16:37

Former Sikkim director of higher education, the principal of Sikkim Government College, the East district superintendent of police and a police officer were suspended on Saturday for their failure in handling the students` protest here last month against college fee hike.

Sikkim`s NH31-A lifeline closed for repairs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 08:29

With a landslide badly disrupting traffic, National Highway 31-A connecting Gangtok with Siliguri in West Bengal and considered Sikkim`s "lifeline" will be closed for a day from Wednesday for repairs.

Pawan Chamling to take oath as Sikkim CM on Wednesday

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 14:18

Having won a record mandate for the fifth time in a row, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is on his way to surpass the tenure of the longest serving Chief minister of the country, will take oath on Wednesday.

Sikkim Assembly polls getting violent for first time

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 17:20

For the first time in the last 20 years, the peaceful and quiet atmosphere of Sikkim has been disturbed with political clashes being reported in the run-up to the state assembly and Lok Sabha polls.

SKM unveils election symbol

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:42

Sikkim Krantikari Morcha on Friday unveiled the party`s election symbol, a table lamp, at its first public meeting since the election dates were announced.

President to visit West Bengal, Sikkim

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 12:52

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Sikkim on November 10 and 11, an official statement said.

Earthquake strikes Sikkim, tremors felt in Darjeeling, Siliguri

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 12:24

An earthquake measuring 5.0 magnitude struck Sikkim at 11.43 am, triggering closure of schools and colleges in the state.

Sikkim records steepest fall in poverty level

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 11:34

Sikkim has recorded steepest fall in poverty level in the country on account of increase in per capita consumption and the proportion of the poor living below poverty line in the urban area is lowest among all states.

Sikkim`s first airport to be ready by 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 16:28

The airport at Pakyong, 30 km south of the state capital Gangtok, is being constructed by the Airport Authority of India on 200 acres of land.

Provide adequate representation to locals: Chamling

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 19:25

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Sunday appealed to the Centre to give due consideration to locals for proper representation in the proposed Indian Judicial Service.

Minor girl raped in South district of Sikkim

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 15:30

A 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in south district of Sikkim, police said Wednesday.

Bhaichung Bhutia launches BB15 Fitness Studio in Gangtok

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 15:17

Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia today launched his first fitness studio named `BB15 Fitness` here.