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China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

The 47 pilgrims, who were stopped by the Chinese officials at the border from proceeding further, have now returned to their respective states, official sources said here today.

Jun 24, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

350 yatris register for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathu La: Official

A total of 350 yatris have registered for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2017 via Nathu La route, a senior Tourism official of Sikkim government said on Thursday.

Jun 01, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Rs. 1 crore compensation for families of martyred paramilitary jawans: Rajnath Singh

34,000 posts of paramilitary constables will be upgraded as head constables," said Rajnath Singh.

May 20, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

Incessant rains in Darjeeling damage stretches of NH10 leading to Sikkim

Incessant rains in Darjeeling hills have caused landslides in Darjeeling and Mirik, damaging vast stretches of National Highway 10 leading to Sikkim.

Oct 13, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi: Top 5 Bappa's temples in India you must visit!

Ganesh Chaturthi: Top 5 Bappa's temples in India you must visit!

Top 5 Bappa's temples in India to visit this Ganesha Chaturthi!

Sep 05, 2016, 12:03 PM IST
And the tag for 'cleanest city' in Northeast India goes to ...!

And the tag for 'cleanest city' in Northeast India goes to ...!

Sikkim's capital Gangtok has been named as the cleanest city in Northeast India.

Feb 26, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

Watch: Narendra Modi launches Sikkim Organic Festival - Part III

PM Narendra Modi visits the Horticulture at Ridge Park in Gangtok and launches the Sikkim Organic Festival

Jan 18, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Watch: Narendra Modi launches Sikkim Organic Festival - Part II

PM Narendra Modi visits the Horticulture at Ridge Park in Gangtok and launches the Sikkim Organic Festival

Jan 18, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

Watch: Narendra Modi launches Sikkim Organic Festival

PM Narendra Modi visits the Horticulture at Ridge Park in Gangtok and launches the Sikkim Organic Festival

Jan 18, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

PM Modi to declare Sikkim as the first organic state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the valedictory session of the ongoing National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers in Gangtok on Monday and he is expected to formally decla

Jan 18, 2016, 12:22 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Sikkim on Monday

 Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Gangtok beginning on Monday, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said a new chapter is set to begin in the history of the State with its acknowledgement as an "Organic State".

Jan 17, 2016, 23:20 PM IST
Wedding season special: Top five honeymoon destinations in East India

Wedding season special: Top five honeymoon destinations in East India

Check out the following Honeymoon special destinations in East India!

Nov 19, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Sikkim‒India's first cleanliest state with 100 percent sanitation coverage!

Despite Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan, various states and cities have failed to be radically clean, however, rather to seek a role model from outside India should learn from the cleanliest state Sikkim.

Oct 20, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

DNA: Swachh Sikkim‒India's first state with 100 percent sanitation coverage!

Sikkim is a beautiful place and one of the most cleanest city of India. Sikkim is also India's first state with 100 percent sanitation coverage.

Oct 19, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Sikkim urban bodies election held peacefully

Voting for the 53 wards in the Sikkim Urban Local Bodies election was held peacefully in all the 94 polling stations in four districts of the state today, officials said.

Oct 09, 2015, 15:25 PM IST
This city is cleanest in India; Delhi doesn't figure even among top 10

This city is cleanest in India; Delhi doesn't figure even among top 10

Mysore has topped the Swachh Bharat rankings among 476 cities in the country with three more places from Karnataka figuring in the top 10.

Aug 10, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

Darjeeling landslides: Rescue operations nearing end

Rescue operations in landslide-hit Darjeeling hills in West Bengal may be over in another two-three days, an official said here on Tuesday.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

Landslide snaps Siliguri-Gangtok road, vehicles stranded

Landslides near Rambhi, in the outskirts of Siliguri on way to the hills, have disrupted the road traffic between Gangtok and the North Bengal hub.

Jun 27, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

Mansarovar pilgrims enter China through Nathu La

A group 38 Indian pilgrims accompanied by five support staff on Monday crossed over into China through the Nathu La Pass from Sikkim as part of the ongoing Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

Jun 22, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

After 53 years, Nathu La opens for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Monday

Over half-a-century after it was closed following the 1962 Sino-India war, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng will receive the first batch of Indian pilgrims on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Monday in Tibet, marking the opening of the new route through the Nathu La pass.

Jun 22, 2015, 01:24 AM IST