40 pilgrims leave for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula

The first batch of 40 pilgrims for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the alternative Nathula Pass route from Sikkim was on Thursday flagged off by Sikkim Governor Shriniwas D Patil and Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.

Parliamentary committee on defence visits Nathula border

Parliamentary Committee on Defence is on a study tour to Sikkim beginning with Nathula pass along the Indo-China border.

Protests erupt over alternative route to Mansarovar yatra

 Protests erupted on Friday in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region over a pact signed between India and China seeking an alternative route to Mansarovar through Nathula in Sikkim, even as Chief Minister Harish Rawat opposed it saying the move would hurt religious sentiments of the people.

Sikkim: 130 tourists, border traders evacuated after landslide

At least 130 tourists and border traders have been evacuated by the Indian Army after they were stranded following a landslide on Changu-Nathula road in Sikkim.

Border trade at Nathula resumes

Nathula is one of the three open trading border posts between China and India.

More Chinese traders come in Nathula

The trade between India and China has started on Thursday with more Chinese traders coming to the trade marts of Sikkim that their Indian counterparts, customs
officials said.