Sunday, March 26, 2023

Bhaichung Bhutia flags rising violence in Sikkim

Gangtok |Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Former India footballer-turned-politician Bhaichung Bhutia said on Wednesday that Sikkim has acquired the image of a violence-ridden state in the last two years due to the politics of violence unleashed against opposition parties.... read..

Aspirational population in Sikkim keen on innovation, digitisation: CM Prem Singh Golay at Startup-20

Gangtok (Sikkim) | March 19, 2023 5:10:03 AM IST
Sikkim initiated the first day of the Startup 20 meeting as part of G20 events in Gangtok on Saturday.... read..

Want globalisation of local goods against localisation of global goods: Sikkim CM Golay at G20 event

Gangtok (Sikkim) | March 16, 2023 8:05:18 PM IST
As Sikkim initiated G20 events in the state on Thursday, Chief Minister Prem Singh Golay laid thrust on the globalisation of local-made goods instead of localisation of global items.... read..

Sikkim gears up for G20 meets, over 52 international delegates to participate

Gangtok (Sikkim) | March 16, 2023 12:05:26 AM IST
Sikkim has received 52 international delegates and 50 Indian delegates including four ambassadors for the upcoming G20 meet starting from March 16, officials said.... read..

Army rescues 400 tourists stranded in Sikkim after heavy snowfall

Gangtok |Monday, 2023 2:45:08 AM IST
Army personnel rescued around 400 tourists stranded in Sikkim following heavy snowfall and later provided emergency assistance, including medical care and food, to them, defence officials said on Sunday.... read..

Sikkim: Ashwini Vaishnaw inspects proposed Sivok-Rangpo rail link

Gangtok (Sikkim) | March 5, 2023 11:03:52 PM IST
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday inspected the proposed rail link through the Sivok-Rangpo line, which will connect the state of Sikkim with the rest of the country.... read..

Sikkim govt distributes Rs 32 Crores to 16,000 housewives under flagship programme

Gangtok (Sikkim) | March 4, 2023 12:03:48 AM IST
As part of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha's (SKM) flagship programme for mothers (housewives), the Sikkim government distributed Rs 20,000 each to 16,000 mothers of the state in Pakyong district on Friday.... read..

FM particpates in credit outreach programme of various central govt schemes in Gangtok

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 28, 2023 5:35:03 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday participated in the credit outreach programme of various central government schemes in Gangtok on Tuesday.... read..

Nirmala Sitharman visits Sikkim for Budget Outreach programme

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 28, 2023 7:33:13 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday held an interaction with stakeholders, officers and chambers of commerce, SHGs and entrepreneurs at Chintan Bhawan in Gangtok.... read..

Public Representatives should introspect their behavior or people will teach them in election: Om Birla

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 25, 2023 1:33:31 AM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday expressed his concern over unparliamentary behaviour and the use of undesirable words in political discourse.... read..

Drugs abuse a matter of national concern: Om Birla

Gangtok |Saturday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday urged the elected representatives and legislatives to undertake a 'Jan Andolan' in their respective states to collectively eradicate drugs abuse in India.... read..

LS Speaker Om Birla expresses concern about cyberbullying, drug abuse

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 24, 2023 8:34:05 AM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla urged for collective efforts to tackle the problem of cyberbullying and drug abuse. He expressed his concern during the inaugural ceremony of the Annual Zone III Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region on Thurs... read..

Information technology should be used to improve efficiency in governance: Om Birla

Gangtok |Friday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Thursday that the information technology should be used to improve efficiency in governance and for improving lives of people.... read..

Better coordination among law enforcement agencies, border states needed to tackle drug menace: Om Birla

By Nishant Ketu

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 24, 2023 8:33:51 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday once again urged for collective efforts and strong coordination between law enforcement agencies and border states to tackle the problem of drug abuse.... read..

"Legislature must be centre of unhindered discussion:" Speaker Om Birla

By Nishant Ketu

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 23, 2023 11:05:17 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla inaugurated the 19th Annual Zone III Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region in Gangtok, Sikkim today.... read..

Sitharaman to visit Sikkim for four days from Feb 27

Gangtok |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reach Sikkim on February 27 for a four-day visit to the state, a state government statement said on Monday.... read..

"We should target 1 billion USD organic product export by 2030": Piyush Goyal

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 19, 2023 10:02:51 AM IST
The central government has decided to set up a high-quality modern organic testing laboratory in Sikkim to promote the state's organic produce, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush G... read..

Goyal sets ambitious target of organic product exports worth $1 bn from Sikkim

Gangtok |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
Union Commerce and Industries Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday interacted with senior Sikkim government officials, representatives of industrial units, farmers' groups, entrepreneurs and tourism stakeholders here.... read..

Minister resigns over SC's verdict terming Sikkimese Nepalis as immigrants

Gangtok |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
A senior minister in the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) government on Thursday resigned as the public outrage kept growing after the Supreme Court, while hearing a case in January, said that Sikkimese Nepalis were persons of foreign origin.... read..

Sikkim's lone Padma Shri winner, 98-year-old Tula Ram Upreti has been championing organic farming for 80 years

Gangtok (Sikkim) | January 26, 2023 11:02:03 PM IST
Sikkim's lone pick for the Padma Shri this year, 98-year-old Tula Ram Upreti, from Assam Lingzey village in Pakyong district, has not only been associated with organic farming for the last eight decades but has also been championing the practice.... read..
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