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2012 - A year when Sikkim left behind disaster memories

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 11:32

2012 saw Sikkim leaving behind memories of the devastation caused by last year`s earthquake as rehabilitation and distribution of ex-gratia continued in full swing during the year.

Moderate tremor hits Sikkim on quake anniversary

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 18:43

A 4.1 magnitude quake hit the northeastern state of Sikkim on Tuesday.

Funds for demolishing quake-damaged buildings

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 10:48

With the September 19 earthquake in Sikkim leaving many houses damaged, the Urban Development and Housing Department has suggested that funds be provided to house owners for carrying out demolition on their own.

`Sep 18 quake has taken Sikkim back by 5-7 years`

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 20:00

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling said that the 6.8 Richter scale earthquake which hit the state on September 18 has taken the state back by five to seven years in terms of development.

India`s date with Ronaldo on January 15

Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 22:17

After the likes of Pele, Maradona and Lionel Messi, thrice world footballer of the year, Ronaldo is set to play in India in an exhibition match in Kolkata on January 15 to collect funds for the victims of Sikkim earthquake.

Post-Sikkim quake: Ham radio, bamboo apps for NE

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 12:55

A meeting of India`s top seismologists has strongly recommended that NE states set up their own state disaster response units.

GSI submits status report on Sikkim quake to govt

Last Updated: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 18:26

The GSI submitted a report to the Sikkim government on the earthquake which claimed over 75 lives.

2 die as mild tremors continue to hit north Sikkim

Last Updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 20:06

Chief Minister Pawan Chamling visited the affected area today and met the affected families.

Low intensity quake in Sikkim

Last Updated: Saturday, October 29, 2011, 21:30

A low intensity earthquake, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, rocked parts of Sikkim on Saturday, a met official said.

Delhi gives Rs 5 cr relief to Sikkim quake victims

Last Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 14:58

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said the amount will be contributed to the Prime Minister`s Relief Fun.

Sikkim: Army resumes relief work, weather improves

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 00:12

Army made 12 helicopter sorties on Tuesday to the inaccessible parts of Chungthang, Lachen and Lachung in Sikkim.

NIMHANS experts to provide care in Sikkim

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 22:04

Experts from NIMHANS are being sent to provide psycho-social care to the people affected by the natural calamity in Sikkim.