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Indian heads top US science body

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Indian-American academician and IIT Madras alumnus, Subra Suresh was sworn in as the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF,) the top US science body that leads scientific research in the country. Nominated by US President Barack Obama, Suresh as Director will lead the USD 7.4 billion independent federal agency …

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Sikkim to benefit from NID, Jorhat

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If everything goes well, India’s 2nd National Institute of Design (NID) will soon be operational in Jorhat, Assam. Assam CM Tarun Gogoi met Industry Minister Anand Sharma in New Delhi on Monday to push forward the case of NID project in Jorhat. Mr. Sharma had said on May 22 this …

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Sikkim Organic Tea

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Temi tea estate located in South Sikkim 18 kms away from Namchi is not only breathtakingly beautiful, the garden is also a producer of some of the world’s finest tea. Temi tea estate was a project initiated by late Chogyal Palden Thendup Namgyal in the mid nineteen sixties. This government …

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Badkhola in danger

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Courtesy: Sikkim Express Rangpo: Baiely bridge constructed over Bhadkhola in North Sikkim is in danger even as the Mangan-Singtam has been partially cleared for traffic. GREF had carried out the works twice after it was damaged. However, to make matter worse, trucks carrying over 30 tonnes ply over this bridge …

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US students can learn a lot from Sikkim

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US consul-general made her maiden two day official visit to Sikkim. The US consul-general in Calcutta, Beth Payne, has said American students could be attracted to unique education programmes, environment protection practices and inherent cultural richness that Sikkim has to offer. “There are a lot of things we can learn …

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