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    BJP Loses Assembly Bypoll to Sikkim Democratic Front

BJP Loses Assembly Bypoll to Sikkim Democratic Front

Ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) candidate Dilli Ram Thapa on Saturday defeated BJP’s Suresh Khanal Sharma to win the Upper Burtuk assembly by-poll, garnering over 8,000 votes. According to the

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    Modi to Send Experts Team to Sikkim for Inspecting Dams on Teesta

Modi to Send Experts Team to Sikkim for Inspecting Dams on Teesta

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to send a team of hydrology experts this month to Sikkim for inspecting eight dams built on the Teesta river. The move comes immediately

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    Handloom, Handicraft Training Becomes Boon for School Dropouts in Sikkim

Handloom, Handicraft Training Becomes Boon for School Dropouts in Sikkim

With an endeavour to preserve and propagate the art and craft skill of the local artisans of Sikkim and to provide job opportunities to the school dropouts, the directorate of

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    Rural Jobs Scheme: Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim on Top

Rural Jobs Scheme: Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim on Top

Three northeastern states — Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim — topped the country in the just-concluded 2016-17 fiscal in providing work under a flagship rural jobs scheme while two others —

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    Sikkim Preparing Legislation to Implement Sustainable Development Goals

Sikkim Preparing Legislation to Implement Sustainable Development Goals

Sikkim government is preparing umbrella legislation for the implementation of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the state, this was announced by state MP Prem Das Rai, while addressing

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    5 Seats for Limbu and Tamang Tribes in Sikkim Assembly

5 Seats for Limbu and Tamang Tribes in Sikkim Assembly

National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST) has approved the proposal for five additional seats for tribals in Sikkim assembly. During a meeting the commission gave its approval to the proposal

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Sikkim Assembly Passes Budget for 2017-18

  Sikkim Assembly Passes Budget for 2017-18

The General Budget for the State of Sikkim for the financial year 2017-18 was passed by the House on Saturday,

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Not Making Sikkimese Film to Uplift Northeast: Priyanka Chopra’s Mother

  Not Making Sikkimese Film to Uplift Northeast: Priyanka Chopra’s Mother

Actress Priyanka Chopra’s mother Madhu says the decision to make Sikkimese film “Pahuna” comes with a motive to “assimilate knowledge

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Sikkim Tourism Comes on Board for Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Pahuna’

  Sikkim Tourism Comes on Board for Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Pahuna’

Actress Priyanka Chopra’s mother Madhu on Thursday launched their home banner Purple Pebble Pictures’s first Sikkimese film “Pahuna” in Gangtok

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Pawan Chamling Has Money to Buy Everything but He Cannot Buy Time: Golay

  Pawan Chamling Has Money to Buy Everything but He Cannot Buy Time: Golay

On its second big outing after the successful foundation day Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) has came out all guns blazing

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Education is Priority: Sikkim CM

  Education is Priority: Sikkim CM

We concentrated on providing free education in the last decade, now we need to concentrate on providing quality, creative and

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People of Sikkim Will Not be Fooled by Same Old Fake Promises: SKM

  People of Sikkim Will Not be Fooled by Same Old Fake Promises: SKM

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has made fake promises in his speech on the occasion of silver jubilee celebration of

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Sikkim Republican Party Set to Launch Door to Door Campaign

  Sikkim Republican Party Set to Launch Door to Door Campaign

The newly launched Sikkim Republican Party will focus on building popular opinion to amend few issues—provisions of Article 371F, amendment

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Chamling Terms Sikkim as Best State of India

  Chamling Terms Sikkim as Best State of India

Sikkim is the best state of India, this was stated by Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling on Thursday during the silver

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Would Love to Work on a Sikkimese Film: Irfan Khan

  Would Love to Work on a Sikkimese Film: Irfan Khan

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan who is in Gangtok for a film shoot, held a press conference regarding the film and

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SRP Asks All Ministers & MLAs to Resign by March 4

  SRP Asks All Ministers & MLAs  to Resign by March 4

Just a day after launching the new political party of Sikkim, Sikkim Republican Party (SRP) has doubled down on its

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New Political Party Floats in Sikkim

  New Political Party Floats in Sikkim

Former Sikkim Gorkha Jagran Sangh president, KB Rai launches new political party titled Sikkim Republican Party on Monday. During the

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