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Sikkim

History scripted in Hill State, first flight lands in Sikkim’s Pakyong airport

The picturesquely aesthetic hill state of Sikkim scripted history today as the first flight from Kolkata landed at around 1:24 PM in the Prime...

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Professor Avinash Khare as Sikkim University VC

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Professor Avinash Khare as the new Vice Chancellor of Sikkim University for a term of 5 years. Noteworthy mentioning...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Sikkim’s first airport in Pakyong today

Sikkim got its first airport on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the  airport in Pakyong, about 30 kms from the capital city of...

Sikkim’s Pakyong airport inauguration deferred by a day to September 24

The inauguration of Sikkim’s Pakyong airport has been rescheduled to September 24 from September 23. According to official sources, Prime Minister Modi will arrive Gangtok...

State Civil Aviation minister visits Pakyong airport ahead of inauguration

The state of Sikkim is all set to get its first airport and just before the big day of inauguration, State Civil Aviation minister...

Landslides continue to plague Sikkim; rescue operations underway

The relief and restoration works is on a war footing in flood and landslide hit North Sikkim district with let up in rainfall. Two...

SDF spokesperson KT Gyaltsen hits out at Bhaichung Bhutia

Just days after footballer turned politician and senior vice president of the Hamro Sikkim Party, Bhaichung Bhutia levelled corruption charges against Sikkim Chief Minister...

Landslide cuts off Sikkim from rest of the country for hours

Traffic along the sole highway connecting Sikkim to the rest of the country came to a standstill today when a portion of the road...

Civil Aviation Department secretary to visit Sikkim’s Pakyong airport today

The strategically important Pakyong airport in Sikkim is all set to begin services from September 23. Ahead of the important day, the Civil Aviation Secretary...

Teesta River in upsurge in Sikkim; authorities sound red alert

Tension prevailed among the locals of Singtam town with river Teesta in spate in the wake of heavy rains. An alert was issued in the...