On the auspicious occasion of Kagyed Dance, Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad has extended warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Sikkim.
A popular festival of the State, Namprikdang Namsoong Festival will be held from 02 to 04 January 2020 at Namprikdang ground in Dzongu, North Sikkim.
Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee president, Bharat Basnet once again reiterated that the Article 371F can only protect the interest of Sikkim and its people.
Gangtok, Nov 24: ( IPR) Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad today granted audience to Gram and Zilla Panchayat members and public of Navey Shotak Gram Panchayat Unit in East Sikkim at Raj Bhavan. He also distributed blankets to 60 needy elders from the five wards of GPU.
Conveying his greetings for Lossong, Namsoong and New Year 2020, Governor urged the Panchayat representatives and elders to focus on education and skill development of their children for better employability and productivity. He also asked the Panchayat functionaries to take maximum advantage of the programs of Central and State Government and ensure the benefit reach the intended person.
Governor further asked the Panchayat representatives to take lead in transforming rural economy through organic farming, dairy farming cottage industries and handicrafts so that the GPU develop into an Aadarsh GPU in near future.
Chairman SBS, D. B. Gurung accompanied by Secretary cum M. D. Shri H. K. Chettri, C. G. M. P. Wangdi Bhutia and G. M. (L/R) S. R. Karki called on the Chief Minster P. S Tamang at Samman Bhawan, Gangtok today.
Minister for Roads & Bridges, Culture & Heritage Department, Samdup Lepcha attended the National Consumers Day 2019 here at conference hall, North District Zilla Panchayat Bhawan, North Sikkim today.
Although the winter vacation in government schools starts from December 26, Hee Tamabung government primary school of Hee Tamabung under Maneybung Dentam constituency was found closed (locked) prior to the state government notified date for the winter holidays.
Minister of Forest & Environment Karma Loday, flagged off a forest fire tender vehicle today at the Forest Secretariat premises in Deorali in the presence of Principal Secretary cum Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Shri M.L. Srivastava, IFS, Project Director, Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation & Forest Management Project, Shri N.W. Tamang, IFS, CCFs, CFs and other sectoral heads of the department.
The observance of National Consumer Day cum Awareness Programme on Consumer Protection Act was held at Community Hall, Gyalshing, West Sikkim organised by the Food and Civil Supplies Department, Government of Sikkim, Gyalshing, West District.
After sharing the points in the first match of the Col. C. K. Nayudu Trophy against Pondicherry as the match was drawn due to rain, Sikkim outplayed Nagaland in the second match played at Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima, Nagaland today by 3 wickets.
The Dikchu Senior Secondary School defeated the Legend Boys by 2-1 goals and lifted the Open Men’s Football tournament trophy at Gor Secondary School, Dzongu North Sikkim with the cash award of Rs. 30,000/- while the runner up team was awarded with the cash prize of Rs 20,000/- with the trophy.
A coordination meeting of the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs was held on Monday at Paljor Stadium Conference Hall, Gangtok.
Area MLA of 22-Namcheybong, Em Prasad Sharma was the chief guest of the program. The program was attended by all staffs and students of Namcheybong Sr. Sec. School, ward panchayat, SMDC members, and guardians.
Government Secondary School, Rongli observed 5 days (18th to 22nd December) Annual Function 2019 with different sports and quiz competition.
Sikkim Motor Transport Workers Association [SMTWA], Singtam president, Tinku Adhikari has refuted and condemned all allegations of New Generation Contractor Cooperative Society [NGCCS], Singtam president Ta Tshering Lepcha.
67 years old man died on a spot in a fatal road mishap occurred here at Lower Samdong near Jurassic park on Dikchu-Singtam road on Monday.
The Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad launched the WASH ( The School Project) in School of Sikkim programme here at Chintan Bhavan
Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad felicitated Padmabhusan, Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International for bringing the ambitious Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme to Sikkim.
The Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, IPR and Printing Departments Lok Nath Sharma attended Denzong Losoong Celebration being held at the Community Play Ground at Ralong.
The valedictory function of the state-level Capacity Building of Youth on Leadership and Personality Development Through Life Skills for National Service Scheme volunteers was held here at Paljor Stadium complex.
A flash mob to create awareness on substance abuse was performed by students of Bojoghari Senior Secondary School here at infront of Star Hall, New Market on Monday evening.
Members of different churches from in and around Gangtok have celebrated the Christmas together in a grand manner in Sikkim Christmas Mohotsav 2019 here at MG Marg.
SIBLAC Convenor Tseten Tashi Bhutia has blasted the bureaucracy of Sikkim for their alleged role in fake Sikkim Subject case.
The foundation stone of two Integrated Processing Units of Sikkim Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Organics Limited was laid down by the Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang in the presence of Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, who was present as the chief guest of the function, at Rangpo in East Sikkim on Sunday.
The recently formed forum against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Sikkim Against CAA has alleged that the State government was not clear on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar arrived at Baluatar Helipad, Singtam East Sikkim.
Roshan Prasad from Singtam, Sikkim won bronze in Literature class at INPEX-2019 (National Philatelic Exhibition) at World Trade Centre, Mumbai today.
The Under 19 Men’s team of Sikkim who is playing their league matches in a four day Cooch Behar Trophy 2019-20 has won their match against Manipur on 21st December by an innings and 111 runs.
Bharatiya Janata Party Sikkim Pradesh has expressed to lose its trustworthiness from Sikkim government and the Chief Minister.
The District Tobacco Control Cell, Singtam District Hospital organized DCC meet under the chairmanship of SDM Rangpo with an objectives to educate different Government and local stakeholders and GPU to promote and maintain ” Smoke Free Sikkim State” on 20 December.
The Sikkim Lepcha Youth Association (SLYA) celebrated 288th Birth Anniversary of Panu Gaeboo Achyok at one of his fort Pandam Dee on 20 Dec.
Philatelic and Numismatics Society (PNS) held an exhibition on – Stamps, Numismatics, Autographs and other hobby related materials at the Aurora Student Fest 2019 held at Sunrise Academy, Duga, East Sikkim on December 21.
Winter classes for Speaking and Learning Newa Language is going to be held at Singtam. One month course is being organised by Newa Bhay Bowneykuthi (NBB), Singtam.
The second Quarter Final Matches of Open Men’s football tournament at Gor Secondary School, North Sikkim played between Tareng Youth Club vrs Samdong Sporting Club where TYC won by 1-0 goal.
Chief minister P.S Golay attended the concluding day of winter sports and cultural fest organized by the government secondary school of Chumbung under Soreng Chyakhung constituency, West Sikkim.
Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Lok Nath Sharma made surprise visit at the Sub Divisional Level office of Horticulture Deptt. at Ronglee, East Sikkim, today.
A delegation of Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti, Sikkim has met the Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang at Namchi in South Sikkim on Friday.
Dr. Polly Lama, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS), under Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) has earned another feather in her cap with the publication of her research paper in the prestigious and highly cited “Nature Journal”.
A delegation of Sikkim Democratic Front party led by its President and former Chief Minister, Pawan Chamling called on the Governor, Ganga Prasad here at Raj Bhawan on Friday.
A meeting of various political parties and organisations of the State was held to deliberate on pertaining issues related to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 here at Tadong on Friday.
Minister of Human Resource Development, Law, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs and Land Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Kunga Nima Lepcha, presided over the event as the Chief Guest along with Additional Secretary, Education Department, G.P. Upadhyaya, Chairman, Vinayaka Missions Sikkim University (VMSU) Hemant Kumar Goyal, Vice Chancellor, VMSU, Shri S.S. Hasan, Registrar, VMSU, K. Sathasivam, representatives from SIBIN Group (RUSA Consultancy), teachers, parents and students.
Chief Secretary, Government of Sikkim, S.C. Gupta chaired a high level coordination meeting of Heads of all Departments of the Government of Sikkim at Tashiling Secretariat today.
Two ultra-marathon runners from Sikkim are all set to participate in the Ultra Marathon Bengaluru to be held on 22 December. Marathon Man of Sikkim, Amar Subba and his student, Shiva Hang Limboo will participate in 50 K category of this ultra-marathon.
With an aim to branch out to philanthropic activities and to help the society holistically Mr Sikkim Manhunt 2018 Kunzang Topgay Bhutia with other contestants of the competition alongside support from interested youths have formed “Pro-Youth Foundation “.
Grandmaster Aravindh Chithambaram of Tamil Nadu emerged as the champion of the National Senior Chess Championship 2019 held here at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology [SMIT], Majhitar in East Sikkim.
The Second day of the Five day long Annual Function Programme 2019 was held on the 19th December, 2019. P.R. Dulal, SDM, Rongli was the Chief Guest of the programme.
The Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Information and Public Relations and Printing and Stationery Departments Lok Nath Sharma along with the Minister-cum-Area MLA of Daramdin constituency MN Sherpa made a joint inspection at Veterinary Dispensary-cum-Fodder Farm at Anden under Upper Thambung Gram Panchayat Unit, West District, this morning.
Rural Development Department, Government of Sikkim, bagged 8 National Awards in different categories in the National Award Ceremony organized by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India on 19th December 2019 at National Agriculture Science Complex, Pusa, New Delhi.
Chairperson of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST), Dr. Nand Kumar Sai, along with other Members and senior officers of the Commission convened a meeting with Chief Secretary, S.C. Gupta, and concerned head of departments of the State government at the conference hall of Tashiling Secretariat in the capital today.
The Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) attended the two-day long Namchi Christmas Fest 2019 held at Central Park today. He was accompanied by his spouse Krishna Kumari Rai, Minister for Information and Public Relations L. N. Sharma, Political Secretary to Jacob Khaling, MLAs, pastors and general public alike.
The final review meeting regarding the 10th Kanchenjunga Winter Festival was held today at Tashi Ghang Resort of Pelling, West Sikkim. As every year, Pelling Tourism Development Society (PTDA) is organizing tourism festival at Pelling from 25th to 31st December with an objective of promoting tourism in West Sikkim.
Sikkim University Student’s Association [SUSA] has urged everyone not to politicise its protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. The association further urged the organisations and individuals not to do advocacy for SUSA and Sikkim University students.
The 21st meeting of the State Board of Wildlife, Sikkim was held at Samman Bhawan, Gangtok which was chaired by PS Tamang (Golay) Chief Minister-cum-Chairperson of the Board.
Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Dr. Nand Kumar Sai today, called on Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan. He was accompanied by Members NCST Hari Krishna Damor and Harshadbhai Chunilal Vasava on the occasion.
Sikkim Republican Party president, KB Rai stressed that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 has already been implemented in the State of Sikkim and Article 371F cannot stop the CAA to Sikkim.
The organizing committee of Pathibhara Marathon and Mechi Prayatan Mahotsav 2020 has invited devotees and people from Sikkim to be the part of the Mahotsav to be held from 21 to 25 December at a popular pilgrimage site, Pathibhara in Taplejung district in Nepal.
A five-day Training Programme for Police Investigators on Women’s Safety/Crime Against Women organized by Sikkim Police Training Branch began on the 17th of December, 2019 at the Conference hall of Police Headquarters, Gangtok.
44 children from Child Care Institutions (CCIs) from all over Sikkim left to participate in the HAUSLA 2019 at New Delhi organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Mevedir, Service Provider Agency for Internal Control System designated in West Sikkim organized a ward level training on Pest Management on Tuesday.
Five-day long Annual Function of Government Secondary School, Rongli starts from today. The highlight of the day was Inter-School Badminton for Secondary Schools and Inter-School Quiz competition for Primary School levels.
“The Fragile Thread of Hope”, a fiction authored by Pankaj Giri was launched on Tuesday afternoon at Rachna Books, Gangtok.
The Jorethang Maghey Mela 2020 Organizing Committee today inspected Jorethang Bazar and surrounding areas to finalize sites for the upcoming Jorethang Maghey Mela 2020 festival, scheduled for January next month
A Field Day cum Training Program on Organic Seed production in Rajmash was organized by ICAR-National Organic Farming Research Institute, Tadong, Sikkim on December 17, 2019.
Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Lok Nath Sharma made extensive visit throughout the area of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Department located at Dodak Ahley West Sikkim, this evening.
The state-level Capacity Building of Youth on Leadership and Personality Development Through Life Skills was inaugurated by the Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs Department, Kunga Nima Lepcha here at Paljor Stadium complex on Tuesday evening.
Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Information and Public Relations and Printing and Stationery Departments Lok Nath Sharma attended seventh day’s programme of Annual Function celebration of Government Secondary School Chumbung as the Chief Guest in special presence of the Political Secretary to HCM Jacob Khaling, today.
Sikkim Football Association [SFA] has convened a condolence meeting on the sad demise of its founder member, Pannalal Chatterjee here at Football House on Tuesday. He passed away yesterday at age of 86 years at Kolkata, West Bengal.
South District Football Association(SDFA) today held a press conference in the South district headquarter with its new executive body headed by its President Arjun Rai to announce the 9th All India Chief Minister Gold Cup International Football Tournament which is making a comeback after a hiatus since 2014.
ICAR-National Organic Farming Institute (NOFRI) organized a day long Hindi Workshop under the Chairmanship of Joint Director, Dr. R.K. Avasthe
R.Telang, IAS, Chief Electoral Officer,(CEO) chaired a press conference on publication of draft electoral roll with reference to 01.01.2020 as a qualifying here at Baluwakhani today.
Chief Minister graced the closing ceremony of Yakthung Chasok Tongnam festival as a chief guest today at Saramsa khet.
One day workshop on ” Livestock and Poultry Management and Production” was held at Training Centre, Sokeythang, Gangtok organised by Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services.
Due to the virtuousness and honesty of two students of Langang Secondary School of West Sikkim, the lost gold ornament reached back to its rightful owner.
Political and social activists, Nawin Kiran Pradhan and Passang Sherpa have jointly condemned the recent press statement of the Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Jacob Khaling that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 has not been implemented in Sikkim.
Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 is contagious, both for India and Sikkim. No amount of lies, cover-ups, propaganda is going to change it said in a press release issued by Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum [SPYF] today.
Sneha Kinetic Power’Project Ltd in association with Drishyam Foundation Gangtok conducted free eye check-up camp at Dikchu East Sikkim today under its Corporate Social Responsibility.
Hamro Sikkim Party working president, Bhaichung Bhutia requested the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah to name Pakyong Airport after Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal who has given the Article 371F to Sikkim and its people.
Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee [SPCC] president Bharat Basnett appeals all political parties of Sikkim to come above the politics to save the existence and identity of Sikkim.
Governor Ganga Prasad and Chief Minister of P. S. Tamang (Golay) extended their warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Sikkim on the auspicious occasion of Barahimizong and Sakewa.
Chief minister P.S Golay on Sunday attended two days Baharimijung festival, a traditional festival of Mangar community organized by Akhil Sikkim Mangar Sangh (ASMS) at Mangarjung, Mangsari of West Sikkim.
People from different walks of life have registered a strong protest together in a rally against the amended Citizenship Act 2019 here on Saturday. A protest rally organized by Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum [SPYF] was also joined by leaders of different political parties, social and political activists, students from colleges and universities of the State and students of north-eastern States especially from Assam studying in Sikkim Universities.
Sikkim Republican Party [SRP] has claimed that if the State government has the political will then it can save the people of Sikkim from the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Sikkim University students have staged a strong protest against the amended Citizenship Act here at infront of central library of the university here in 6th Mile, Tadong.
The Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) attended the Annual Makala Gutur Mask Dance 2019 at Labrang Palden Phuntshok Monastery, Nyingmapa Sect, Tumlong, North Sikkim in the propitious presence of the Lachung Rinpoche and Mandoling Korchen Rinpoche.
Mercury dipped in West Sikkim as many high altitude areas of Western region witnessed heavy to moderate snowfall in the last 12 hours. Several hilly high altitudes were draped in white after the snowfall.
A five-day long football referee clinic is underway here at Paljor Stadium. Nineteen participants have been undergoing through rigorous theories and practical sessions under the Instructor, Supriya Bhattacharya, who has been deputed by All India Football Federation for the course.
The Open Men’s Football tournament at Gor Sec School Dzongu kicked off today. The function was graced by Chungkipo Lepcha, Incharge Dzongu Constituency as a chief guest. The first match was played between Sangtok JHS vs Dikchu Sr Sec School where the latter team won in penalty shootout.
Four selectors of the Sikkim Cricket Association (SICA) Gyaphel Tshering Bhutia, Bikash Pradhan, Dhiraj Gurung and Karma Thendup Bhutia are on an educational tour to Bengaluru and Goa on the advice of the President of SICA.
Lately, Sikkim has seen a flurry of artists from Nepali music industry visiting Sikkim for shows and concerts. Pop music in Nepali has become huge with many Nepali language speakers from across the world having breakthrough singles, creating a niche for themselves across the Nepali speaking world.
A five days Residential Refresher Training for Paravets/ Field Functionaries on ” Clinical Treatment and Recently Reported Disease in Sikkim” was held at training centre, Sokeythang, Gangtok on Friday.
A five-day-long Nayta Utsav by National School of Drama’s Repertory Company, Delhi will be starting here at Manan Kendra on Sunday. The inaugural day of the event will stage a play, ‘Khamoshi Sili Sili’ directed by Prof Suresh Sharma.
The lengthy litigation over the alleged fake COIs has finally been disposed with no significant outcome for those who were hoping for the allegations to be proven true.
The state-level Sakewa celebration will be held in a grand manner on 16 December at Paruhang Sapten Mangkhim premises at Ranka Rai Gaon in East Sikkim.
Malling Youth Club (MYC) celebrated International Mountain Day 2019 at Community Hall, Mangan District at community Hall, Mangan
The International Mountain day was celebrated at G. B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, Kosi Katarmal, Almora on 11th December, 2019
HSP Vice President Bhaichung Bhutia has stated that CAB is a ploy of centre to bring more influx in Sikkim, he posted a statement on social media.
Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee [SPCC] president, Bharat Basnet had been stopped by the police to register his protest against the Citizen (Amendment) Bill [CAB] at MG Marg on Thursday.
On behalf of entire Limboo community of the state Sikkim Yakthung Sapsok Songjhumbho (SYSS), an association of Limboo community, placed the demand of Limboo Tamang seat reservation in the state legislative assembly at the earliest. Similarly the developmental demands of Sirijunga Manghim of Martam and Sirijunga cave of Martam – Reshi, completion of Sirijunga Statue Project of Hee – Gaon were also placed by the community.
Assam continued to be in flames on Thursday as anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protesters set ablaze the house of an MLA, torched vehicles and burnt down a circle office as the state government removed two key police officers including the Guwahati Police Commissioner.
On the second day tour of Justice Arup Kumar Goswami, Chief Justice, High Court of Sikkim to North District, Chief Justice inspected the ongoing construction of the Court of Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate, Chungthang, today.