Thursday, December 1, 2022

AIFF holds meeting on budget, approves several committees

Gangtok (Sikkim) | November 17, 2022 11:00:27 AM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) held a long, fruitful discussion on the budget, and its intricacies and approved various other committees to look into matters of club licensing, medical matters, legal matters and grassroots issues among others, i... read..

Sikkim: Army chief reviews security situation along northern borders, greets soldiers on Diwali

Gangtok (Sikkim) | October 25, 2022 2:28:39 AM IST
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Pande on Monday visited the border areas in Sikkim to review the security situation along the northern borders and also greeted soldiers on Diwali.... read..

Army rescues 550 tourists stranded over 8 hours in Sikkim

Gangtok |Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Army provided emergency assistance, including medical care and food, to 550 tourists, who got stuck in north Sikkim for more than eight hours due to landslides at multiple locations and heavy rainfall and brought them back to safe locations, defence offic... read..

Govt committed to increase domestic dairy market to Rs 30L cr: Amit Shah

Gangtok |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that the government is committed to increase the domestic dairy market of Rs 13 lakh crore to Rs 30 lakh crore by 2027, adding India has a huge opportunity to supply milk to countries like Bhuta... read..

Northeast considered just a tourist destination earlier, real development began after 2014: Shah in Sikkim

Gangtok (Sikkim) | October 7, 2022 3:31:12 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a three-day visit to the northeast, on Friday said that the region was only considered a "tourist destination" before Narendra Modi became Prime Minister.... read..

Army court martial recommends sacking, jail term for NCO found guilty of sexual harassment of female officer

Gangtok (Sikkim) | October 5, 2022 5:59:11 PM IST
Taking swift and strong action, an Army Court Martial has recommended dismissal from service and one-year jail term for a non-commissioned officer (NCO) found guilty of sexually harassing a female Captain.... read..

After success of trials with J-K's help, Sikkim all set to launch saffron cultivation

By Om Prakash

New Delhi/Gangtok (Assam) | September 28, 2022 5:27:57 PM IST
After the success of trials undertaken with the assistance of Jammu and Kashmir administration, Sikkim is all set to start saffron cultivation this year and farmers are gearing up for it.... read..

We never came across campaigns like 'Meet The Champion' to make us understand the value of balanced diet: Tarundeep Rai

Namchi Sikkim |Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Carrying forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on creating a new, healthier and fitter India, Tokyo Olympian Tarundeep Rai interacted with students from 75 schools during the campaign on Santulit Aahar (balanced diet) - 'Meet The Champion', h... read..

Importance of nutrition was understood only in 2015 during camp at JLN: Tarundeep Rai

Namchi (Sikkim) | July 20, 2022 10:28:01 PM IST
Carrying forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on creating a new, healthier and fitter India, Tokyo Olympian Tarundeep Rai interacted with students from 75 schools during the unique campaign on Santulit Aahar - 'Meet The Champion' on Wednesda... read..

Ministry of Ayush, Sikkim govt organize Yogutsav at Enchey Monastery in Gangtok

Gangtok (Sikkim) | May 21, 2022 4:27:35 PM IST
The Ministry of Ayush in collaboration with the Sikkim Health and Family Welfare Department organized a Yogutsav programme at the Enchey Monastery in Gangtok on Saturday as a countdown for the International Yoga Day 2022.... read..

First-of-its-kind national workshop on Himalayan system of medicine to kickstart tomorrow in Sikkim

Gangtok (Sikkim) | May 19, 2022 9:53:50 PM IST
A two-day national workshop, the first of its kind, on the Himalayan system of medicine will be organised for the practitioners from the North-East states in Sikkim's Gangtok on Friday and Saturday.... read..

ITBP retrieves corpses of tourist, paragliding guide from Sikkim's Lachung river

Lachung (Sikkim) | April 2, 2022 2:53:04 AM IST
Corpses of a tourist and a paragliding guide were retrieved from the Lachung river of Sikkim, said the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on Friday.... read..

Sikkim lifts COVID-19-induced restrictions as cases decline

Gangtok (Sikkim) | February 12, 2022 9:51:15 AM IST
The Sikkim government announced that from Friday onwards, the restrictions will be lifted in the state after a "significant decline in the COVID-19 case."... read..

Army troops get latest Sig Sauer rifles, ATVs along China border in Sikkim

North Sikkim (Sikkim) | February 11, 2022 7:21:23 PM IST
Enhancing the capabilities of its troops deployed along the border with China, the Indian Army has provided the latest assault rifles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to soldiers deployed in the North Sikkim area which has seen clashes between the two side... read..

ITBP personnel play volleyball at 14,000 feet in Sikkim amid snow conditions

Gangtok (Sikkim) | January 18, 2022 11:50:26 AM IST
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were seen playing volleyball at 14,000 feet at a Border Out Post in Sikkim amid snow conditions.... read..

Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hits Sikkim's Ravangla

South Sikkim (Sikkim) | January 5, 2022 5:49:59 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale jolted Sikkim's Ravangla in the early hours on Wednesday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed.... read..

COVID-19: Sikkim govt orders cinema halls, restaurants to operate with 50 pc capacity till Jan 10

Gangtok (Sikkim) | December 31, 2021 8:51:03 PM IST
Amid the rising concern over Omicron variant of COVID-19, Sikkim government on Friday informed that cinema halls, restaurants and gyms should work with the 50 per cent capacity till January 10, 2022.... read..

Sikkim: Army rescue over 300 tourists stranded in heavy snowfall

Lachung (Sikkim) | December 29, 2021 11:50:41 PM IST
At least 300 tourists stranded in heavy snowfall in Lachung, North Sikkim were rescued by the Indian Army on Wednesday.... read..

Army rescues over 1,000 tourists stranded in Sikkim amid heavy snowfall

Nathu La (Sikkim) | December 26, 2021 7:20:07 PM IST
Around 1,027 tourists who had been stuck in the upper reaches of East Sikkim near the China Border at Nathu La following heavy snow on Saturday were rescued by the Indian Army. Severe snowfall had occurred in areas of Nathu La, Tsomgo Lake and adjoining a... read..
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