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    New Political Party in Sikkim on the Cards

New Political Party in Sikkim on the Cards

President of the Sikkim Gorkha Jagran Sangh [SGJS], KB Rai has announced that he will be forming a new political party soon. While addressing on Friday, Rai said, “I was

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    Sikkim Commissions India’s 2nd Largest Hydro Power Project

Sikkim Commissions India’s 2nd Largest Hydro Power Project

In a landmark development for Sikkim, the 1200 MW Teesta Stage III power project has been commissioned from Friday. While announcing Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling said, “We are no more

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    When Wild Animals Treat Themselves in Farmers’ Farms   

When Wild Animals Treat Themselves in Farmers’ Farms   

By Athar Parvaiz With human wildlife conflict (HWC) continuing unabated in many areas near forests in Darjeeling and Sikkim in north-east India, farmers often find themselves at the mercy of

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    Sikkim Govt Launches UJALA Scheme, Endorses LEDs

Sikkim Govt Launches UJALA Scheme, Endorses LEDs

With an objective to replace inefficient bulbs with energy efficient LED bulbs in Sikkim, the Minister for Energy & Power and Labour Department of Sikkim, D.D.Bhutia, officially launched Unnat Jeevan

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    Sikkim Speaker Dismisses Disqualification Petition

Sikkim Speaker Dismisses Disqualification Petition

In yet another political turn in the Himalayan state—Sikkim, the speaker of the Sikkim Legislative Assembly (SLA) has turned down the petition submitted by Sikkim Subject Committee (SSC) demanding disqualification

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    Young Indian Farmers Spice up Market for Organic Himalayan Crops

Young Indian Farmers Spice up Market for Organic Himalayan Crops

By Athar Parvaiz Decades after farmers on India’s plains flocked to the “Green Revolution”, reliant on chemical fertilisers to drive agricultural growth, the northeast Himalayan state of Sikkim is trying

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No Support to Corrupt Leaders: SPCC

  No Support to Corrupt Leaders: SPCC

Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee [SPCC] leader Bharat Basnet has vowed not to join or support any opposition alliance which has

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How a Spring Revival Scheme in Sikkim is Defeating Droughts

  How a Spring Revival Scheme in Sikkim is Defeating Droughts

By Athar Parvaiz Bina Sharma, a member of the Melli Dhara Gram Panchayat Unit in the southern part of India’s

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Major Fire Breaks out in Sikkim’s Fambanglho Wildlife Sanctuary

  Major Fire Breaks out in Sikkim’s Fambanglho Wildlife Sanctuary

A major forest fire has broken out at Tinjurey Ridge in Fambanglho Wildlife Sanctuary, about 10 km from Gangtok in

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Cops Rescue 2 Sikkim Girls from Noida

  Cops Rescue 2 Sikkim Girls from Noida

In a major success, two kidnapped minor girls from Sikkim about 14 and 15 years of age have been rescued

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Teesta Hydropower Plant to Generate 1,200 MW in 2 Months

  Teesta Hydropower Plant to Generate 1,200 MW in 2 Months

The Teesta hydroelectric power project in Sikkim will start generating 1,200 MW power in the next two months, Union Power

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Tourist Spot or Time-Bomb?

  Tourist Spot or Time-Bomb?

The Sikkim government is planning to convert an artificial lake, formed by a massive landslide in the state’s northern part

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Sikkim: Locals Fight to Save Their Community and Environment from Hydropower Projects

  Sikkim: Locals Fight to Save Their Community and Environment from Hydropower Projects

By Athar Parvaiz While the government of Sikkim is determined to convert its rivers into so-called “white gold” by exploiting

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Sikkim Welcomes New Year with Yet Another Casino in State

  Sikkim Welcomes New Year with Yet Another Casino in State

Deltin Group (part of Delta Corp ltd.), India’s largest and most luxurious chain of Casinos and Hotels, launches its newest

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Sikkim CM Calls for Rapid Spread of Internet Connectivity in Remote Areas of Northeast

  Sikkim CM Calls for Rapid Spread of Internet Connectivity in Remote Areas of Northeast

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling along with other members of the Committee of Chief Ministers on Digital Payments called on

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Experts Studying Darjeeling, Sikkim, Nilgiris to Reduce Landslide Risk

  Experts Studying Darjeeling, Sikkim, Nilgiris to Reduce Landslide Risk

A consortium of experts from India, Italy and Britain have selected Darjeeling-East Sikkim in the eastern Himalayas and Nilgiris in

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Sikkim Observe Its First Organic Day

  Sikkim Observe Its First Organic Day

Sikkim Organic Day was observed at Saramsa Gardens on Wednesday. The day marks Sikkim being declared as the first organic

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