Thursday, December 1, 2022

Sikkim

Sikkim set to host its first ever Ranji Trophy match this December

Sikkim is set to host its first ever Ranji Trophy match this December after receiving the go-ahead from the BCCI. The Sikkim Cricket Association (SICA), in a press statement, said the association has received BCCI approval to host Ranji Trophy...

Murmu arrives Sikkim on 2-day visit

President Droupadi Murmu arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit to Sikkim.She was received at Libing helipad by Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, besides senior civil and army officials.Murmu was given a guard of honour...

MoS lauds Sikkim for implementation of central flagship programmes

Union Minister Bhagwant Khuba on Friday lauded the Prem Singh Tamang government in Sikkim for successfully implementing the Central flagship programmes in the state.“Sikkim has successfully provided maximum benefits to people by successfully implementing various central flagship programmes, including...

War hero Ganju Lama museum established in Sikkim

A museum dedicated to war hero and Victoria Cross awardee Late Ganju Lama has been set up by his family at his ancestral Sangmoo village in South Sikkim.A statue of Lama, who came to be known as ‘tank killer’...

Army assists tourists and locals stranded due to landslides

The Army Camp at Lachung rescued more than 250 tourists and locals who were stranded on the Chungthang route in Sikkim on Wednesday following landslides due to heavy rainfall, reports East Mojo.At the request of the civil administration, the...

Investment Summit in Sikkim postponed for lack of policy

The Sikkim Investment Summit, which was scheduled to be held in November, has been postponed to February 2023, reports East Mojo.The change in the summit schedule has been made considering the absence of an industrial policy in the state....

India’s first Avalanche Monitoring Radar installed in Sikkim

The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar, first of its kind in India, in north Sikkim, defence officials said on Friday. Besides being used for detection of avalanches, this...

5 Sikkim political parties among 86 delisted by ECI

Five political parties of Sikim figure among 86 registered unrecognised political parties which were delisted recently by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)’s office said on Saturday.The delisted registered unrecognised political parties from...

Sikkim sends cops with NBW to arrest ‘Jantar Mantar protesters’

Breaking the silence on the issue of two Jantar Mantar protesters opposing Article 371F in Sikkim, Chief Minister Prem Singh Golay on Friday said the state deployed four police officers to New Delhi on September 15 to arrest the...

Snow leopard statue unveiled in Sikkim as conservation drive

Thangu, the last habitable village in North Sikkim, now boasts an imposing statue of a snow leopard or saagey, as it is known locally. The statue was unveiled on the occasion of Pang Lhabsol, as part of an initiative...