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Gangtok: The ultimate summer getaway destination for cool and memorable vacation

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim state in north-eastern India, is a hidden gem and the coolest destination for a summer vacation.
Published on Jun 01, 2023 10:54 AM IST

Indian Army rescues over 500 stranded tourists from landslide-hit Sikkim

Three medical teams were formed to check the health condition of all the travellers, the official said.
Published on May 20, 2023 02:11 PM IST

Report: Sikkim Arts and Literature Festival 2023

A concert during the Sikkim Arts and Literature Festival (Courtesy SALF)
Updated on May 20, 2023 12:29 AM IST

Sevoke-Rangpo project bringing Sikkim on railways map to be completed by 2024

(Ministry of Railways | Twitter)
Updated on May 16, 2023 02:42 PM IST

Sikkim statehood day: President Murmu, Rahul Gandhi extend wishes

Photo shared by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on the occasion of Sikkim day.
Published on May 16, 2023 11:24 AM IST

Multiple weather systems at play resulting in summer not feeling like summer at all so far

Tourist at India Gate on Monday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Heatwave to continue in east, rain may bring relief in north

Heatwave conditions are likely to continue over eastern India, particularly Bihar and West Bengal, over next four days, said the IMD (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 05:13 AM IST

IMD issues heatwave warning for these four states

Last week, the weather department had predicted heatwave conditions over parts of northwest and east India on some days between April 13 and 19. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 03:56 PM IST

Climate conclave: Expo showcasing eco-friendly products, diving suits

The stall set up by U.P. State Disaster Response Fund at The National Climate Conclave being held at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow (HT )
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:02 AM IST

Amit Shah to visit Arunachal Pradesh amid China border row

Union home minister Amit Shah. (File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 06:46 AM IST

Up to 73% of 1,091 bird species likely to shift due to climate change: Study

The study showed that long-distance migratory birds’ habitat is more vulnerable to climate change. (AFP/Representative)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 01:15 PM IST

Rescue operations resume at Sikkim avalanche scene

Rescue operations were called off on Tuesday evening due to heavy snowfall. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 10:54 AM IST

Subordinate courts have 35% women judges

Nationally, the data showed the share of women across the justice system to have increased from 18% in 2020 to 25% last year. (Representative photo)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 05:00 AM IST

7 tourists die in Sikkim avalanche, 8 still critical

Rescue team members search for survivors after an avalanche in Sikkim on Tuesday. (REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Video captures moments before avalanche that killed 7 in Sikkim | 5 points

Avalanche in Sikkim
Published on Apr 04, 2023 10:55 PM IST

Avalanche warning issued for J&K's Kupwara in next 24 hours

According to the authorities, the avalanche is likely to have a “low danger level”, reported news agency ANI.
Published on Apr 04, 2023 04:56 PM IST

7 killed in avalanche in Sikkim; rescue ops on | Video

Rescue operations underway after avalanche hits Sikkim on Tuesday.
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 07:50 PM IST

7 tourists dead, 20 injured in Sikkim avalanche; PM Modi, Amit Shah condole deaths

12 tourists are undergoing treatment at Sochaygang. (Photos shared by the rescue teams)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 08:11 PM IST

Himalayan Drive rally to travel to the Dooars, Sikkim and Darjeeling Hill

Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), G. Kishan Reddy flags off the Himalayan Drive 9, a car rally to promote the G 20 theme on the sidelines of 2nd G20 Tourism Working Group meeting (TWG), in Darjeeling.
Published on Apr 04, 2023 03:03 PM IST

Tourism in Sikkim negatively impacted by severe snowfall

At least 900 tourists were stranded along the J N Road, which connects Gangtok with Tsomgo Lake and Nathula, after heavy snowfall disrupted road communication.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 03:20 PM IST

Evening brief: China's new foreign minister to visit New Delhi for G20 meet

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 04:54 PM IST

4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Sikkim's Yuksom

The earthquake took place at a depth of 10 kilometres from 70 km north-west of Yuksom. (File)
Published on Feb 13, 2023 07:06 AM IST

Sikkim's Jetshen Dohna Lama wins Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs 9, wants a pool

Jetshen Dohna Lama won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 09:31 AM IST

Bodies of 16 Army men, who died in Sikkim gorge accident, sent back home

Indian Army personnel laying wreaths at the mortal remains of the soldiers, who lost their lives in a road accident in the Zema area of North Sikkim, on Saturday.
Updated on Dec 24, 2022 07:27 PM IST

IAF Garud forces deployed from Ladakh to Arunachal along China border: Report

The Garud Special Forces are deployed in the frontline areas along the China border from Eastern Ladakh to Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh where they would be carrying out specialist operations in case there is any requirement.
Updated on Dec 21, 2022 11:07 PM IST

Tourists stranded in North Bengal due to incessant rains in Sikkim

Tourists stranded in North Bengal due to incessant rains in Sikkim
Updated on Oct 12, 2022 05:15 PM IST

Foreign tourists can apply for RAP and PAP online to visit Sikkim from October

Foreign tourists can apply for RAP and PAP online to visit Sikkim from October 
Published on Aug 17, 2022 09:02 AM IST

Sikkim sees massive growth of the tourism industry post Covid-19

Sikkim sees massive growth of the tourism industry post Covid-19 
Updated on Jul 24, 2022 08:37 PM IST

Sikkim, West Bengal sign agreement to ease travel for tourists, boost tourism

Sikkim, West Bengal sign agreement to ease travel for tourists in a bid to boost tourism 
Updated on Jul 07, 2022 09:40 AM IST

Sikkim Statehood Day 2022: How Himalayan kingdom merged with India

Rabdentse, the second capital of the former kingdom of Sikkim from 1670 to 1814. (Instagram/@aakash_ratkal)
Published on May 16, 2022 08:49 AM IST
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