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Sun, 24 Jun 2018

Northeast Today

Sikkim

 Hot News
    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 corrupt leaders like PS Golay and NB Bhandari. Interacting with

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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 northeastern Himalayan state of Sikkim, is a relieved woman. For

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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 East district, official sources said. Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters

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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 from Gautam Budh Nagar of Surajpur in Noida UP on

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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 Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday. He was talking at

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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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Manju Chhetri Gets a Chance to Act in Priyanka Chopra Production Movie

  Manju Chhetri Gets a Chance to Act in Priyanka Chopra Production Movie

Sikkim’s model and television actor Manju KC Chhetri has got an opportunity to work in Priyanka Chopra’s Purple Pebble Pictures

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Sikkim on New York Times’ 52 Places to Go in 2017 List

  Sikkim on New York Times’ 52 Places to Go in 2017 List

The New York Times, which is one of the world’s most read publications, have recommend readers to visit Sikkim on

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Sikkim Becomes Home of Yacon, ‘Ground Apple’

  Sikkim Becomes Home of Yacon, ‘Ground Apple’

A highly demanded healthy root-fruit worldwide, now Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) commonly known as Ground Apple cultivation has started in beautiful

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Post India’s Cleanest Title, Sikkim also becomes the First fully Organic State

  Post India’s Cleanest Title, Sikkim also becomes the First fully Organic State

2016 turned out to be a great year for Sikkim as it became India’s first fully organic state besides being

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Sikkim CM Calls for Grassroot Digital Awareness

  Sikkim CM Calls for Grassroot Digital Awareness

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Thursday participated in the meeting of the committee of Chief Ministers in a bid

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