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Militant issued threats to Media houses

Posted on by saurabh | Category: Politics Slider Post | 1,238 views | 6 Comments

In a major blow to the freedom of the press, militant factions have issued fresh threats to media houses in Imphal, warning them of dire consequences if their demands were not met. Seeking to resolve the simmering row, the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) on discussed the issue at …

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Legends of the Lepchas: Tales from Sikkim

Posted on by saurabh | Category: Language & Literature Reviews Slider Post | 1,913 views | 11 Comments

Reviewed by: Parbina Rashid WHEN the creator becomes “Mother Creator” and social custom requires a perspective groom to present all sorts of gifts to a girl’s family to win her hand in marriage, you know you have reached the North-East. This time it is Sikkim, the eighth state of the …

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Money could have used for alleviating poverty

Posted on by saurabh | Category: Current Affairs Politics Slider Post | 1,044 views | 4 Comments

Thousands of crores should have used in improving the plight of poor in India rather than using it for Common wealth games. Former Panchayati Raj minister Mani Shankar Aiyar continued his outburst over just-concluded games. “Tell me if your stadium is empty why not invite the children of those labourers …

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Chair GCCC, Sikkim to talk climate in US

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Environment Slider Post | 477 views | 0 Comments

Prof. Syed Iqbal Hasnain, currently serving as the Chairman of the Glacier and Climate Change Commission (GCCC), Gangtok, established by the Sikkim Government will speak tomorrow (Tuesday, October 19) at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC on the topic ‘Asia’s Growing Crisis of Floods and Droughts’. Prof. Hasnain, a Distinguished …

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Honeymoon in Changoo Lake

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Slider Post Travel | 529 views | 2 Comments

A honeymoon website recently posted a question on its page: What are the best possible locations to spend honeymoon in December (either in India or some nearby countries)? Out of the many responses it received, the longest and the most passionate response by one Arbindo Ghosh said that it is …

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Sikkim to benefit from NF Rly’s new PRS plan

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Development Slider Post | 1,163 views | 0 Comments

Courtesy: iGovernment Bureau At present 156 PRS centres are being operated under the NFR at different locations, including far-flung interior places of the region All district headquarters across Northeast including Sikkim will soon have an IT-enabled Passenger Reservation System (PRS) for railway reservations. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is gearing …

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2 creamy layer undersecretaries terminated by Sikkim Govt.

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Politics Slider Post | 1,251 views | 2 Comments

Courtesy: Sikkim Express Surgery needed for ‘creamy layer’ malady. Trouble signal as scores of MBC, OBC employees from affluent background got hired since 2004 Faced with a situation that called for a careful surgery, the Sikkim government has gone for an amputation terminating the services of two undersecretaries appointed in …

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Sikkim CM in New Delhi

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Politics Slider Post | 524 views | 3 Comments

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling is in the capital New Delhi. He called on the Governor B. P. Singh at Sikkim House in New Delhi. The Governor is recovering from a heart bypass surgery undergone recently. The CM came to Delhi from Gangtok on Tuesday. The Chief Minister spent …

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‘Thank You India’

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Slider Post Sports | 428 views | 2 Comments

The greatest attraction of the closing ceremony was the floating aerostat. The function began amid war shows by Naga and Sikh warriors to the tune of victory songs. All the three wings of the Defense services performed in band. Hundreds of school children sang Vande Mataram, the national song. Players …

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An American in Sikkim

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Freak Corner Slider Post | 810 views | 3 Comments

By Mike Van Buskirk The fist time I ascended the winding mountain roads en route to Gangtok, I remember I kept thinking to myself, “Are we there yet?” Though the scenic beauty was at times distracting, the grueling journey didn’t end quick enough. With each turn anticipation mounted until at …

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