Category Archives: Featured Post

Pang Lhabsol

Posted on by saurabh | Category: Featured Post Festivals My Blog | 1,252 views | 3 Comments

Every year in mid September, Sikkmese celebrate the festival to worship Mount Khanchendzonga, as their protector deity 440-pangtok-warriors Sikkim, the second smallest and the least populous state of India has many unique things to its credit. One such distinctive thing is “Pang Lhabsol” festival. Celebrated in the mid of September …

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The New Pharma Land

Posted on by saurabh | Category: Development Featured Post | 2,728 views | 33 Comments

The Indian Pharmaceutical industry is writing its success story. Figures say it all. The industry registered a staggering total turnover of US$ 21.04 billion between September 2008 and September 2009. The trajectory growth of the industry is however marred by a problem – the paucity of land for expansion – …

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An Archer’s Tale

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Featured Post Sports | 690 views | 4 Comments

By Tilak Jha Tarundeep Rai might have failed to bag an individual medal in the Commonwealth Games. But he deserves full credit for putting all the effort. When Tarundeep Rai (Services) bagged Gold Medal at the 4th World Cup Archery just a month ago in China, everyone knew that Rai …

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Virgin destination: Aritar

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Featured Post Travel | 1,011 views | 3 Comments

Far away from the din and bustle of the city, Aritar is a place synonymous to peace, calm and serenity. A place where you can rewind get the peace inside you back!!! How would you define beauty of a lake if it is a lake of beauty? Well, it might …

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Tourism in Sikkim: A SWOT Analysis

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Business & Economy Featured Post | 4,313 views | 12 Comments

In the Year 2008-09, Sikkim was adjudged the Best North Eastern State in Tourism related programmes by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India (GOI). It was in recognition of phenomenal growth in the number of tourists visiting the state. According to the State Tourism Department, in the year 2009, …

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The Chinese Riddle

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Editorials Featured Post Politics | 1,450 views | 3 Comments

As New Delhi resists China’s efforts to marginalise India, it needs to be concerned about Chinese designs along its northern border. Nathu-La,India-ChinaBorder,Sikkim.jpgfinalllll The Sino-Indian relations have raced along two simultaneous tracks, unfortunately, around the same time: one forward and another backward. The forward journey The most significant positive development in …

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‘I want to make this Commonwealth Games the most memorable moment of my life…’

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Featured Post Interviews | 278 views | 0 Comments

Twenty six year-old archer Tarundeep Rai is the lone representative of Sikkim in the ongoing Commonwealth Games. But, the Arjuna Award winner is determined to make the most out of it by winning a gold medal for India. In a telephonic conversation with Tilak Jha, a day before the games …

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Sikkim in Transition

Posted on by saurabh | Category: Featured Post History | 938 views | 3 Comments

Early Days: When the era of Kingdom started and the many land came under the clout of kings, Sikkim still remained a tribaldom. Tribes were fragmented with different leaders heading them. Every tribe was far from contemporary development and led a very nomadic life. Amongst the various tribes constituting the …

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Giving faith a chance

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Featured Post Freak Corner | 320 views | 1 Comment

The Ayodhya bench’s recent judgment strikes the right balance between faith and future we should work together for. “….It is said that the greatest risk in life is not daring to take risk when occasion for the same arises…,” wrote the man heading the Ayodhya bench, Justice Sibghat Ullah Khan, …

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Justice + Dinakaran = Controversy?

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Featured Post Politics | 562 views | 4 Comments

The controversies surrounding Justice Dinakaran continues as the Chief Justice has created more dust and heat than the actual controversy of his misappropriations The Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court, Justice Paul Daniel Dinakaran, is in midst of a storm of sorts ever since charges of corruption were alleged …

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