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Landslides continue to plague Sikkim; rescue operations underway

The relief and restoration works is on a war footing in flood and landslide hit North Sikkim district with let up in rainfall. Two...

Security situation in NE has improved significantly in last 4 years: Kiren Rijiju

Given the fact that most north-eastern states are located along the international borders, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said that...

SDF spokesperson KT Gyaltsen hits out at Bhaichung Bhutia

Just days after footballer turned politician and senior vice president of the Hamro Sikkim Party, Bhaichung Bhutia levelled corruption charges against Sikkim Chief Minister...

Landslide cuts off Sikkim from rest of the country for hours

Traffic along the sole highway connecting Sikkim to the rest of the country came to a standstill today when a portion of the road...

Civil Aviation Department secretary to visit Sikkim’s Pakyong airport today

The strategically important Pakyong airport in Sikkim is all set to begin services from September 23. Ahead of the important day, the Civil Aviation Secretary...

Teesta River in upsurge in Sikkim; authorities sound red alert

Tension prevailed among the locals of Singtam town with river Teesta in spate in the wake of heavy rains. An alert was issued in the...

Incessant rainfall triggers massive landslides in West Sikkim

Incessant rainfall in the past 24 hours have created havoc in the state of Sikkim leading to massive landslides in Western part of the...

NIT Sikkim students call off 35-day long strike demanding for a permanent campus

Students of National Institute of Technology, Sikkim called off the over 35-day-long strike at Rabongla campus on Monday after a written assurance from State...

Mixed response to Bharat Bandh in Northeast

Crackdown by police in Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh on Congress workers marked the Bharat Bandh in the northeastern region. While in Dimapur police removed banners...

Nationwide protest by Congress against fuel price hike, normal life affected

In a massive show of strength, the Congress and 16 opposition parties assembled at the Ram Leela Maidan in New Delhi to send a...