Sikkim

Indian Army and China's PLA set up sixth hotline, this time in Sikkim sector

A hotline has been established between Indian and Chinese armies in the North Sikkim sector along the Line of Actual Control region in an effort to boost cordial relations.

Aug 01, 2021, 21:11 PM IST

Earthquake of 4.0 magnitude jolts Sikkim's Gangtok, tremors felt in Darjeeling

Earthquake measuring 4.0 in Richter scale jolted Sikkim's Gangtok. 

Jul 25, 2021, 21:06 PM IST

Chinese Army building permanent concrete structures near the Line of Actual Control

This will allow Chinese troops to access the disputed areas with India in a very short time. Senior government sources say that one such camp is coming up few kilometres inside the Chinese territory, opposite the Naku La area in north Sikkim 

Jul 15, 2021, 16:23 PM IST

Bank Holidays July 2021: Banks to remain shut for 5 days straight from tomorrow

On Monday, July 12, bankers in Bhubaneswar will get a holiday on the occasion of Rath Yara. 

Jul 09, 2021, 15:55 PM IST

Sikkim allows fully vaccinated tourists to visit state, issues new guidelines- Read here

Sikkim government, in a notification on Sunday, said that fully vaccinated tourists can enter the Himalayan state through Rangpo in East Sikkim and Melli in South Sikkim after exhibiting their vaccination certificates at the border check-gates.

Jul 05, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

Four army jawans killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Sikkim

Two other jawans, who were injured, were taken to a hospital in Gangtok for treatment. They are being shifted to a hospital in Siliguri.

Jun 30, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

Breaking: Sikkim announces 7-day lockdown to control COVID-19 surge

The Sikkim government on Friday (May 13) declared a complete lockdown in the state starting from May 17 to May 24 in order to control the surge in COVID-19 cases. 

May 14, 2021, 20:26 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi takes stock of damage caused by earthquake

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking stock of the damage caused by the earthquake in eastern India and has spoken to the chief ministers of Bihar, Assam and Sikkim, government sources said on Monday.

Apr 06, 2021, 00:00 AM IST

5.4 magnitude quake rocks Sikkim, tremors felt in Assam, other north eastern states

A quake of 5.4 magnitude jolted Sikkim's capital Gangtok on Monday (April 5, 2021) night,

Apr 05, 2021, 21:41 PM IST

Hope tensions can be eased through dialogue: UN on India, China face-off in Sikkim’s Naku La

Amid reports of a minor face-off between Indian and the Chinese soldiers in Sikkim’s Naku La, the United Nations has urged both countries to exercise restraint and engage in peaceful dialogue to resolve the border stand-off. The appeal from the UN came after it was reported that the soldiers of both the countries reportedly clashed with each other at Naku La in the Sikkim border area. 

Jan 26, 2021, 08:53 AM IST

Indian Army- Minor skirmish in North Sikkim

Regarding the skirmish between the Indo-Chinese soldiers in North Sikkim, the army said that there was a minor skirmish between the soldiers of the two countries, the local soldiers have settled the clash.

Jan 25, 2021, 13:48 PM IST

Breaking: Clashes between Indo-Chinese troops in North Sikkim

A case of clashes between Indo-Chinese soldiers came up in North Sikkim. It is being told that the clash took place on the evening of 19 January, in which soldiers on both sides were injured.

Jan 25, 2021, 13:04 PM IST

Zee Adhyatam: Know about the history of Bangla Saheb

In this episode of Zee Aadhyatma on Zee News, get the fortune to know about the history of Bangla Saheb and the glorious history of Sikkim.

Jan 20, 2021, 08:02 AM IST

Israel appoints Joyshree Das Verma as Honorary Consul in North-East India

The Embassy of Israel has appointed Joyshree Das Verma as honorary consul in the region to further increase its presence and collaborations in India’s North-East.

Jan 08, 2021, 23:05 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Sikkim cancelled due to inclement weather

Rajnath Singh was scheduled to visit forward areas in Sikkim and interact with troops at border posts along the Line of Actual (LAC) with China in the Sikkim sector. 

Oct 25, 2020, 13:59 PM IST

Rajnath Singh To Perform Shastra Puja in Sikkim

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will perform the "Shastra Puja" - the customary worship of weapons for the festival of Navratri - at Sikkim's Sherathang, less than 2 km from the Line of Actual Control - on Sunday and spend Dussehra with soldiers a day later, in a hugely symbolic gesture amid the standoff with China in eastern Ladakh.

Oct 25, 2020, 07:50 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Sikkim

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Sikkim. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 23, 2020, 20:40 PM IST

Video: Strong message to China on Vijayadashami

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will perform arms worship on India China border.

Oct 23, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

Unlock 5: Schools to reopen in Uttar Pradesh and these two states from today; check guidelines

Only those schools which are outside containment zones are allowed to reopen from today (October 19) for students of class 9th to 12th. Students will only attend school after parents give their consent.

Oct 19, 2020, 06:52 AM IST

Indian Army rescues three Chinese nationals in north Sikkim, provides food, oxygen

The Indian Army said that its personnel provided oxygen, food and warm clothes to the rescued Chinese troops and also gave them appropriate guidance after which they returned to their destination. 

Sep 05, 2020, 13:32 PM IST