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MANGAN, October 23, 2013 Plans are afoot to organise Kamsel, one of Sikkim’s important Buddhist ceremonies in a big way from November 21 to 24. As the name of the ceremony suggests, the personnel effects of Guru Padmasambhava, Gyalwa Lhabtsun Chenpo, will be aired and sunned – Kamsel – at …

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(An English translation initiative of  “SHRADHA KO PHOOL” by THIRU PRASAD NEPAL) HE HAD heard about an event going to be held in his school, but he is not invited. He had been to that school not just for months but for some years wearing navy blue short and white …

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Review: Aakash Tablet

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Review: Akash Tablet There is definitely no other touch pad tablet or computing device anywhere near the price of Aakash tablet. It is a new generation device which comes with attractive features. This is the world’s cheapest tablet pc. This tab is made for the requirement of the users and …

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Noted film director Shekhar Kapur wrote on Twitter in response to the proposed Rs 1 lakh crore plus (more than US $ 18 billion) Food Security Bill, “If 75% Indians need subsidies just 2 eat ver is d hyped India story? n how will Walmart help? Food Security Bill”. Activist …

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Public Distribution system in Sikkim needs urgent attention

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Public Distribution system (PDS) is a major component of the overall food management strategy of the Central Government for ensuring availability of foodgrain at affordable price and enhancing food security for the poor. The Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department is the nodal Department for management of the …

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Seventeen years of rule

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Sikkim Democratic Front led by chief minister Pawan Chamling is in power for last 17 years in the state. When hung assemblies have become the part of Indian democracy, Sikkim Democratic front (SDF) has swept the last three assembly elections. Taking clue from the neighboring state West Bengal, Sikkim is …

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By : Devika Gurung Handicraft is a type of work where useful and decorative devices are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools. It is a traditional main sector of craft. Usually the term is applied to traditional means of making goods rather than by mass production …

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Together We Can

Posted on by tilakjha | Category: Reviews | 881 views | 6 Comments

What can the U.S. and India accomplish together? The greatest challenge of global diplomacy today is to live with the idea-turned-reality of a multi-polar world. The cycle of economics, demography and geopolitics have shown that no country can always dominate the world. After every USSR a US is always there. …

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Indo-US ties stronger than ever: Cohen

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To a jampacked audience, Dr Stephen P. Cohen presented his view on “U.S.-India Relations: Setting the Stage for President Obama” at the American Center, New Delhi on Thursday, October 28. When Dr Stephen P. Cohen wrote the book “India: Emerging Power” in 2001, the draft of the book had a …

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Legends of the Lepchas: Tales from Sikkim

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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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