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Saudi Arabia: Explosions near Medina and Qatif mosques

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

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Medina: Two people have been killed in an explosion outside the Prophet’s Mosque in the Saudi Arabian city of Medina, says report. Blast outside Prophet’s Mosque in Medina: Saudi media. (AFP) — Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) July 4, 2016 Explosions near mosque in Qatif, Saudi Arabia. — ANI (@ANI_news) July 4, 2016 Photos on …

Sikkim opens 50 online betting terminals

Friday, December 11, 2015

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India’s online gambling market took a symbolic step forward after two operators licensed in the Himalayan state of Sikkim began offering services to state residents. In July, Sikkim’s state government passed the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulations) Amendment Bill 2015, which authorized licensed operators to offer sports betting, casino and poker games via ‘intranet gaming terminals’ …

‘Online’ gambling gets underway in Sikkim betting shops

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

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India’s online gambling market took a symbolic step forward after two operators licensed in the Himalayan state of Sikkim began offering services to state residents. According to calvinayre.com, in July, Sikkim’s state government passed the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulations) Amendment Bill 2015, which authorised licensed operators to offer sports betting, casino and poker games via …

As water recedes, Chennai braces to check outbreak of diseases

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

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Flood-ravaged Chennai and its suburbs braced to meet the mounting challenge of preventing outbreak of diseases as the deluge left heaps of garbage and muck on the streets, while the sun shone bright and normal train and air services resumed today. Though flood water has receded from arterial roads, most of the low-lying areas continue …

Rudy discusses Skill India with Sikkim CM

Monday, December 07, 2015

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Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy discussed various issues relating to effective implementation of Skill India mission in Sikkim with the state’s Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling here. “The discussions primarily revolved around setting up of new institutes in the fields of Life Sciences, Construction & Tourism (Adventure Sports, hospitality, etc) and aligning the skill development …

Forest cover in Northeast decreases by 628 sq km

Saturday, December 05, 2015

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The forest cover in the Northeast region has decreased by 628 sq km. The fresh data are part of the India State of Forest Report 2015 released by Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar recently. According to the current assessment, the total forest cover in the North East is 171,964 sq km, which is 65.59% …

Chamling meets Mahesh Sharma regarding tourism projects in Sikkim

Friday, December 04, 2015

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Sikkim: The Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling met the Minister for State (I/C) Tourism and Culture Dr. Mahesh Sharma in Sikkim on Thursday regarding a few proposals of new tourism projects in Sikkim. Chamling apprised Sharma of the on-going tourism projects in the Sikkim and sought his co-operation in establishing a Reptile Park in …

Buddhist practitioners pledge to protect environment at 6th Khoryug Conference

Monday, November 30, 2015

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Buddhist practitioners have pledged to protect the environment while participating in the 6th Khoryug Conference being held here. Kun Kyong, a Tibetan charitable trust has organised the conference on environmental protection for Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries in the Himalayas. Representatives of 55 different monasteries and nunneries from India, Nepal and Bhutan are attending the …

Sikkim government’s request puts Centre in a bind

Thursday, November 26, 2015

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The Sikkim government request to allow Ogyen Trinley Dorje, one of the two claimants to be Karmapa of the Kagyu sect of Buddhism, to visit the Rumtek monastery has put the Centre in a bind. Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling requested union home minister Rajnath Singh last week to allow the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa visit …

Sikkim govt shortens lunch time in offices to 30 minutes

Thursday, October 29, 2015

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The Sikkim government shortened the lunch time in office to 30 minutes. As per Chief Minister Pawan Chamling’s official Facebook Page communiqué, cabinet approvals and sanctions following decisions were taken on October 27 at Mintokgang CM office. 1. There will be half an hour lunch break from 1pm to 1.30 pm in all State Government …

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