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    Nepali Seats Restoration Cry in Sikkim

Nepali Seats Restoration Cry in Sikkim

NET Bureau, September Edition, Chewan K. Dahal The issue of Nepali seats restoration in the Sikkim Assembly, a 35-year-old matter, stirred up a fresh controversy prompting parties to draw their

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    Govt School Enrollments to Begin at Age 4 in Sikkim

Govt School Enrollments to Begin at Age 4 in Sikkim

“Majority of children belonging to poor Sikkimese families attend Government schools. In order to start them on quality formal education from the age of four years itself, our government has

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    Gangtok to Host 4th International Tourism Mart from 14 October

Gangtok to Host 4th International Tourism Mart from 14 October

Sikkim’s capital Gangtok will host the Fourth International Tourism Mart (ITM) from October 14 to 16, Minister of State for Tourism Mahesh Sharma said on Wednesday. “International buyers and media

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    Sikkim Enhances Ex-Gratia for Drivers Killed in Accidents

Sikkim Enhances Ex-Gratia for Drivers Killed in Accidents

Sikkim government has enhanced the ex-gratia grant for drivers killed in road accidents from Rs 2 to Rs 3 lakh. The Department of Transport, Motor Vehicle Division, has notified about

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    SHRA for Ban on Honking in Gangtok

SHRA for Ban on Honking in Gangtok

Sikkim Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) has proposed that the Sikkim government initiate measures and set rules to minimize vehicular honking within Gangtok as well as come up with a

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    HC Directs Sikkim Govt to Establish Dispensaries in Jails

HC Directs Sikkim Govt to Establish Dispensaries in Jails

The division bench of the High Court of Sikkim has directed the Sikkim State Government though the Health department to establish dispensaries in the Central Jail at Rongyek and district

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Sikkim Security Guard’s Honesty Win Accolades

  Sikkim Security Guard’s Honesty Win Accolades

Milan Rai, a security guard employed with the Sikkim Security Force and posted at the Central Referral Hospital in Tadong,

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Sikkim: Why the Small State Could Become a Big Story

  Sikkim: Why the Small State Could Become a Big Story

By Shefalee Vasudev If you have been listening to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speeches intently, in India and abroad,

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Controversy over Fake Marriage Certificate of Sikkim CM

  Controversy over Fake Marriage Certificate of Sikkim CM

Women Sikkim State government employees are up in arms against forged documents circulated on the social media linking a fellow

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Social and Communal Harmony: The Sikkim Example

  Social and Communal Harmony: The Sikkim Example

By P.D. Rai The recent riots in parts of Gujarat have taken most of the elite in the state and

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Sikkim Artistes Stage Nepali Play in Punjab

  Sikkim Artistes Stage Nepali Play in Punjab

The play “Hami Nai, Afai Aaf” by Sikkim centre was staged at “Poorvottar Rashtriya Rang Utsav”, being organised by National

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Another National Highway for Sikkim

  Another National Highway for Sikkim

The Centre has sanctioned the construction of another national highway from Bagrakote in West Bengal to Gangtok in Sikkim. The

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Bagdogra Airport will not be Shifted to Bihar

  Bagdogra Airport will not be Shifted to Bihar

The Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Tourism, Dr Mahesh Sharma has made it clear that the Bagdogra

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Sikkim CM remembers ‘Missile Man of India’ on Independence Day

  Sikkim CM remembers ‘Missile Man of India’ on Independence Day

Hordes of general public, lively students and government officials thronged the venue as the Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling

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Sikkim Red Panda Under Threat from Humans

  Sikkim Red Panda Under Threat from Humans

Officials of the Gangtok chapter of the Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), India, have raised an alarm over the dwindling

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Sikkim MP Opposes Bagdogra Airport Relocation

  Sikkim MP Opposes Bagdogra Airport Relocation

Sikkim Lok Sabha MP PD Rai on tuesday urged the government to desist from relocating the Bagdogra Airport, as it

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Swachh Bharat Ranking, Sikkim Tops Among Northeast States

  Swachh Bharat Ranking, Sikkim Tops Among Northeast States

Sikkim has once again inspired becoming a one of the winners for best performing ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, the capital of

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