Latest from sikkim
Travelling from my couch and other self-discoveries during the lockdown
Updated on Apr 25, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Shunali Khullar Shroff
The Centre’s health experts said that infections were growing at a slower rate, larger numbers of people were being tested, and more medical facilities were being readied.
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia, who hails from Sikkim, filed the complaint at Pradhan Nagar police station in Siliguri on Thursday night. He alleged landlord Hiren Dey evicted Athena Limboo, who belongs to Dikchu in Sikkim, on April 2.
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 06:17 PM IST
The emergency measure went underway when production of the Cymbidium was at its peak.March and April are the peak season for Cymbidium cultivation and also the end of its harvesting season.
Updated on Apr 15, 2020 09:28 PM IST
Making the announcement, chief minister Prem Singh Tamang told mediapersons said that domestic tourists will not be allowed entry and those who are already in the state will be asked to leave immediately.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 04:24 AM IST
Even domestic tourists will not be allowed entry from Tuesday and those who are already in the state have to leave immediately
Published on Mar 16, 2020 08:26 PM IST
A book of poems, one about organizing your working life from the guru of tidying up, and a doctor’s experience of working in rural Bihar – all that on the reading list this week
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 08:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
Sikkim had decided on March 5 not to issue inner line permits (ILP) to foreigners but imposed no restriction on the movement of people from other states.....
Updated on Mar 14, 2020 05:03 AM IST
Police said a group of tourists from North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal were travelling in two cars. The accident happened when they were close to the Lingtam area.
Updated on Mar 10, 2020 10:52 PM IST
After coming to power in May last year, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang introduced the five-day working week for employees of the state government and public sector units.
Published on Mar 10, 2020 03:40 PM IST
Gangtok |Press Trust of India
The Indian state of Sikkim, which shares borders with China, Bhutan and Nepal, had announced on Thursday that it will not issue Inner Line Permit (ILP) to foreigners, including Bhutan nationals.
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 10:48 PM IST
With ‘eating local’ finding a stronger foothold in the F&B industry, we follow an indigenous cheese trail in city restaurants
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Mumbai |Sammohinee Ghosh
The curriculum has been developed in collaboration with the Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE) under the Union ministry of human resource development.
Published on Jan 30, 2020 01:27 PM IST
Gangtok |Press Trust of India
A car approaching Siliguri through National Highway 10 fell into the Teesta at Likhuvir under the Kalimpong police station area on Saturday.
Published on Jan 26, 2020 10:46 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Siliguri | HT Correspondent
Endowed with rich tradition of art, craft, cultural and cuisine, West Bengal is bordered by Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north and by the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam.
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 08:06 PM IST
The Special Representatives of the two countries on the border issue – National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and State Councillor Wang Yi – met in New Delhi last month and agreed to intensify efforts to find a mutually acceptable solution and to work on more confidence-building measures (CBM).
Updated on Jan 02, 2020 10:37 PM IST
Beijing’s statement comes a day after HT reported from New Delhi that India had linked China’s “early harvest” proposal for settling the Sikkim land boundary to the simultaneous demarcation of the middle sector in Uttarakhand.
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 01:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
New Delhi and Beijing exchanged maps of the middle sector as far back as March 2002, but there has been no movement since then.
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 05:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Shishir Gupta and Rezaul H Laskar
Vajpayee fought Nehru for imposing ILP restrictions. His successors have extended it
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 09:08 PM IST
Tshering Doma Bhutia danced on the famous Malhari song from Ranveer Singh-starrer Bajirao Mastani.
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Trisha Sengupta
Dagar (4/12) and medium pacer Simarjeet Singh (2/17) restricted Sikkim to a paltry 88 for seven in the stipulated 20 overs before Dalal played an unbeaten innings of 54 off 24 balls to take Delhi home with 11 overs to spare.
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Surat |Press Trust of India
Time was of the essence on Wednesday as well. After becoming the 39th president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday, Ganguly has only ten months before the mandatory three-year cooling period kicks in for an administrator who has served for six years
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | Dhiman Sarkar
Despite the fact that there are a number of tea gardens in Siliguri, it is totally urban with enough cars and trucks to make you want to get away as fast as possible.
Updated on Oct 07, 2019 06:30 AM IST
New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service
The Election Commission noted that before 2003, disqualification applied in case of conviction for two or more years. Sikkim Chief Minister Tamang was convicted in a corruption case in 1996-97 and jailed for one year in 2017.
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 10:50 PM IST
Udayanraje Bhosale, Chhatrapati Shivaji’s 13th descendant, resigned as an MP, after winning the constituency three times on an NCP ticket and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party last week. The bypolls were announced on Tuesday.
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 04:18 AM IST
Mumbai | , MumbaiSurendra P Gangan and Faisal Malik
Former Indian football team captain Bhaichung said in a statement that his club, founded in 2004, will be closed down after 15 years of existence during which it made it to the country top-tier I-League in 2012-13 season after winning the second division league.
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 05:53 PM IST
New Delhi |PTI
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said voting for the assembly seats in Haryana and Maharashtra and by-polls on 64 seats in 18 states will be held on October 21 and counting on October 24.
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 11:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Sikkim has one of the most diversified repertoire of flora and fauna in India with the Khangchendzonga National Park and biosphere reserve (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) occupying a major portion of the state.
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 11:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Saurav Ranjan Datta
Due to the likely increase in rainfall over Nepal between September 16 and 18, there could be a rise in water levels in the rivers of east Uttar Pradesh and Bihar from September 17 to 20.
Published on Sep 17, 2019 01:26 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Cross-border trade through Shipki La in Kinnaur fails to attract traders due to inconvenience
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 10:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | Gaurav Bisht, Shimla