Sikkim

Lt Gen Abhay Krishna becomes chief of eastern command amid China border tensions

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Lt Gen Abhay Krishna has been appointed as the head of the Army’s Eastern Command which is the responsible for guarding the crucial part of Sino-India border including the Sikkim sector where the armies of India and China have a face-off at the current situation. ALSO READ: R.K. Mishra becomes the ITBP ADG Lt Gen Krishna […]

‘Kashmir is ours,’ says Rajnath promises ‘permanent’ solution

Monday, May 22, 2017

Pelling: ‘Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours,’ Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, asserting that the Modi government will find a ‘permanent solution’ to the Kashmir problem. The home minister’s assertion came amid continued unrest in the Kashmir valley. Addressing a public reception here in this tiny northeastern state, Singh […]

Rajnath Singh announces Rs 1 Crore to families of martyred paramilitary Jawans

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday announced Rs.1 crore compensation for the families of slain paramilitary jawans. Rajnath made the announcement after chairing the first security review meeting in Gangtok with Chief Ministers of five states bordering China. ALSO READ: Sikkim government bags five national awards for the rural development “I have ensured that families of […]

Sikkim government bags five national awards for the rural development

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Government of the state of Sikkim got five national awards for the Rural Management & Development Department for the Appraisal year 2015-16 that are the: “Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktiran Puraskar” at Gram Panchayat Unit Level, one National Award Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar 2017 with the new nomenclature as “Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav […]

Saudi Arabia: Explosions near Medina and Qatif mosques

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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% […]

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