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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.

Two Bills introduced in Sikkim Assembly

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 16:35

A new bill for providing funds towards restoration and repair of the damage caused by the September 11, 2011 devastating earthquake was introduced in the two-day session of the Sikkim Assembly on Wednesday.