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SDF, CEC meeting held

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An important meeting of the Central Executive Committee of Sikkim Democratic Front party was held at the party head office at Indira By pass, Gangtok. The meeting was attended by party members from all the four districts of the State and it discussed on some important issues related to the …

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Sikkim at WTM London: A Talk

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By Tilak Jha Only yesterday they had reached Delhi after a day long flight from World Travel Market, London following a hectic week of canvassing for Sikkim. They were still taking rest (sleeping) when I reached at the Sewa Bhawan guest house of Sikkim Government in South Extension Part II …

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Chennai’s own Dark Knight

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By Heena Khan Super-Man, Bat-Man, Spider- Man et al. are heroes of the imaginative world. But K R Ramaswamy a.k.a Traffic Ramaswamy is a real world hero. My first impression of K R Ramaswamy was of a senile snooty aristocrat. A puny shrunken frame, spiky hair, buttoned up man in …

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Sikkim and Himalayas via an alien’s lens

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Exhibition of historical photographs explores the fascinating story of John Claude White [In the Pic: Drukye Dzong (Bhutan), 1905, Platinum print, Bhutan Plate 35 Collection of Kurt Meyer] New York— A British Life in a Mountain Kingdom: Early Photographs of Sikkim and Bhutan is the first exhibition of photographs by …

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Trekking and Mountaineering fee revised

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Gangtok, Nov 14 The trekking and mountaineering expedition in the state will be very costly as the increase in the fee prescribed for the same has been notified recently. It is learnt that there has been an increase of more than 70% inclusive of Forest and Tourism notification in case …

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Five singers enter ‘Swar Lahar’ finals

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Gangtok, Nov 14 The five promising singers have made it to the grand finale of the singing talent show ‘Swar Lahar’ after the semi final held at EPCS Church, Tadong on 13th November. Rumtek area MLA Mr Menlom Lepcha attended the competition as the chief guest. The five singers who …

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Rotaract celebrates Children Day in Tadang

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By Shital Pradhan GANGTOK: Rotaract Club of Gangtok celebrated Children’s Day with the children of Balika Niketan at Samdur, Tadang. More than fifty children of Balika Niketan were present on the occasion where they were provided with sweets and gifts. Also present on the occasion were Presidents and members of …

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State level painting competition in Sikkim

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Gangtok Nov. 14 A state level painting competition was organized yesterday on Children’s Day by National Hydro Power Corporation Ltd at Janta Bhawan. NHPC has been organizing such kind of programmes for the last six years in Sikkim to bring out the painting talents of the State. A total of …

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Children’s Day celebrated at Chintan Bhawan

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By: Devika Gurung Issue of Residential Certificate will further safeguard the future of our Children: Dr. Pawan Chamling “The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep”, these famous lines from poetry …

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NERAMAC to organize auction of Cardamom at Rangpo

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North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Ltd (NERAMAC) is organizing an auction of large cardamom for the first time on November 16, at Rangpo. The programme will be inaugurated by the Minister for Agriculture and Horticulture, Shri D N Thakarpa. The inaugural session will also be addressed by Shri Vishal …

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