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Sports Ministry upgrades six centres to CoE, sanctions Rs 67.32 crore as financial support

Khelo India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Updated on Nov 07, 2020 04:26 PM IST

Sikkim to charge non-resident returnees for Covid-19 tests

The decision was taken in a meeting held by the chief minister PS Tamang on June 30 at Gangtok. (Photo @sikkimgovt)
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 09:13 PM IST

Sikkim records spike in Covid-19 cases, govt defers reopening of schools

A meeting of the state task force was held in Gangtok on Friday. It was chaired by chief minister Prem Singh Tamang. He decided to resume classes in schools, colleges and universities only from the first week of August.
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 07:22 PM IST

Paid quarantine for returnees helps Sikkim hotels recover lockdown losses

Hotels in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Siliguri in adjoining West Bengal, where the Trinamool Congress government offers a similar option, have practically done no business because staying at home is an option in the state. (Image used for representation).
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 11:47 PM IST

Sikkim reports first Covid-19 case after man who returned from Delhi tests positive

Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang has been reiterating that the real challenge will start after stranded people and students from Sikkim start returning from other states after the relaxations from the lockdown imposed to fight coronavirus.
Updated on May 24, 2020 12:50 AM IST

Travel: Confessions of a Vipassanā novice

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation
Updated on Jul 21, 2019 12:12 PM IST

Incessant rainfall triggers landslides in Darjeeling, Sikkim; Gangtok cut off from Siliguri

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway suspended Toy train services between NJP to Darjeeling as landslides damaged the railway truck near Tindharia on Wednesday.
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 01:39 PM IST

Stranded for four days after cloudburst, 427 tourists evacuated from North Sikkim

Torrential rain damaged road infrastructure in North Sikkim. (Photo ANI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 09:34 AM IST

Sikkim gets new chief minister after 25 years, moves to five-day week

Prem Singh Tamang, popular as P S Golay, became the sixth chief minister of Sikkim when he was sworn in by governor Ganga Prasad at Gangtok’s Paljore stadium
Updated on May 27, 2019 06:18 PM IST

Number of dead yaks could be more than 500, herders tell Sikkim govt

Officials described the incident as catastrophic and unprecedented.
Updated on May 13, 2019 12:16 PM IST

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Sikkim goes to polls to elect lone MP, new Assembly

Polling officials head for polling stations with carrying the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) from the distribution centre in Gangtok on Wednesday.
Published on Apr 11, 2019 07:10 AM IST

Sikkim opposition parties set for pre-poll alliance against Chamling

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling during a meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Published on Jan 16, 2019 09:30 PM IST

Army rescues stranded tourists in Sikkim, second time in 12 days

The Indian Army said it rescued hundreds of tourists from Lachung Valley in north Sikkim on Wednesday night.
Updated on Jan 10, 2019 11:17 AM IST

Army jawans rescue 2800 tourists in Sikkim, then vacate barracks for them

Rescued tourists in army facility in Sikkim.
Updated on Dec 30, 2018 07:52 AM IST

Indian Army rescues 2500 tourists after heavy snowfall in Sikkim’s Nathu La

The Indian Army has rescued around 2500 tourists who were stuck near the India-China border in Sikkim’s Nathu La due to heavy snowfall.
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 02:04 PM IST

Darjeeling, Gangtok receive snowfall after a decade; tourists stranded in Nathula

The snowfall in Darjeeling town, Singamari, Ghoom, Jorbungalow and Sukhapokhari began around 4.30 pm on December 28.
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 09:13 PM IST

Travelling to Sikkim now simpler than ever, PM Narendra Modi tweets pictures of the picturesque locales

The Pakyong airport is spread over 990 acres and is the first greenfield airport to be constructed in the Northeast.
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 05:41 PM IST

Will convert CM’s official residence into cancer hospital, if we win: Sikkim Oppn leader

Pawan Chamling became the chief minister of Sikkim on December 12, 1994, and has ruled the tiny Himalayan state ever since.
Published on Aug 21, 2018 12:23 PM IST
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