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    Gangtok, Aizawl and Pasighat Figure in New Smart Cities List

Gangtok, Aizawl and Pasighat Figure in New Smart Cities List

Gangtok in Sikkim, Aizawl in Mizoram and Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh figure in the new list of 30 cities announced on Friday for development as smart cities under the Centre’

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    Sikkim CM Backs Gorkhaland Demand

Sikkim CM Backs Gorkhaland Demand

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland, to be carved out of hill areas in West Bengal. “The fulfilment

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    Process Underway to Lift Restrictions on Karmapa’s Visit in Sikkim: Rijiju

Process Underway to Lift Restrictions on Karmapa’s Visit in Sikkim: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju visited Phodong Monastery in North Sikkim on Wednesday where he was given a grand welcome by the monks. Rijiju expressed his

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    Sikkim Govt Signs MoU with Switzerland Firm for Monorail Project

Sikkim Govt Signs MoU with Switzerland Firm for Monorail Project

Sikkim Government has signed an MoU with Intamin Transportation Limited, Switzerland for the Gangtok Monorail project. The feasibility study will start after a month. The first phase of the project

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    Sikkim Celebrates 3rd International Day of Yoga

Sikkim Celebrates 3rd International Day of Yoga

The 3rd International Day of Yoga was celebrated in Sikkim with much fervor and enthusiasm on Wednesday. Even the inclement weather did not dampen the spirits of the participants, mostly

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    Sikkim Democratic Front Extends Support to Gorkhaland Demand

Sikkim Democratic Front Extends Support to Gorkhaland Demand

The Sikkim Democratic Front, the ruling party in Sikkim, on Tuesday extended its support to the “democratic demand” for a separate Gorkhaland and expressed its opposition to the “illegal, undemocratic

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Sikkim Bags 5 Awards Under MGNREGA

  Sikkim Bags 5 Awards Under MGNREGA

For the first time in the history of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in the state, the

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Sikkim Tourism Hit After Darjeeling Unrest: Tourism Minister

  Sikkim Tourism Hit After Darjeeling Unrest: Tourism Minister

Tourism in Sikkim has been hit by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha-sponsored indefinite shutdown and clashes in neighbouring Darjeeling and Kalimpong,

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Darjeeling Crisis: Sikkim TMC Chief, General Secretary Resign

  Darjeeling Crisis: Sikkim TMC Chief, General Secretary Resign

Amid tremendous political crisis, Sikkim Trinamool Congress president and general secretary — PT Lucksom and Tshering Wangchuk Lepcha respectively resigned

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Sikkim Warms up for 3rd International Day of Yoga

  Sikkim Warms up for 3rd International Day of Yoga

Students, police personnel, and various organisations came together at Palzor Stadium in Gangtok on Sunday for the final rehearsal of

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Oorja Football Talent Hunt: Sikkim Boys, Assam Girls Lift Trophies

  Oorja Football Talent Hunt:  Sikkim Boys, Assam Girls Lift Trophies

Sikkim smashed Assam by a solitary goal and lifted the title trophy in the boys section of the ‘Oorja’ Football

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1st Batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula Flagged off

  1st Batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula Flagged off

Sikkim Chief Secretary A.K. Shrivastava flagged off the first batch of Yatris for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2017 via Nathula

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Paryavaran Mahotsav Launched in Sikkim

  Paryavaran Mahotsav Launched in Sikkim

The fifth phase of the ground breaking environmental festival unique to the State of Sikkim, the ‘Paryavaran Mahotsav’ was officially

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International Day of Yoga Preparations Underway in Sikkim

  International Day of Yoga Preparations Underway in Sikkim

A coordination meeting to take stock of preparation for the State level celebration of upcoming 3rd International Day of Yoga

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Sikkim Govt Signs MoU with British Council

  Sikkim Govt Signs MoU with British Council

The Human Resource Development department of Sikkim government on Monday signed an MoU with the British Council to enhance quality

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Sikkim Tourism Unaffected by Bengal Violence: Officials

  Sikkim Tourism Unaffected by Bengal Violence: Officials

While thousands of stranded tourists are having a torrid time in West Bengal’s hill town Darjeeling due to the fresh

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Priyanka Chopra’s Sikkimese Film in Post-Production Phase

  Priyanka Chopra’s Sikkimese Film in Post-Production Phase

Paakhi A. Tyrewala, director of Priyanka Chopra’s Sikkimese film production “Pahuna”, says the shoot of the project is complete and

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