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Tulshi Devi Rai takes charge of Water Security & PHE department

Tulshi Devi Rai takes charge of Water Security & PHE department

Water Security & PHE Minister Tulshi Devi Rai was accorded a warm welcome by the staff upon taking charge of her department on Thursday. She was given a warm welcome in her first meeting with the staff at Nirman Bhawan here. In the meeting, the PHE joint secretary congratulated the minister for …

Visa process will be simplified for Sikkimese: Italian Consul General

Visa process will be simplified for Sikkimese: Italian Consul General

Cesare Bieller, the Consul General of Italy in Kolkata who is on an official visit to Sikkim, on Thursday called on the Governor of Sikkim Shriniwas Patil at Raj Bhavan. Welcoming Cesare Bieller with a traditional scarf, the governor extended his warm greetings and apprised him about the …

CM calls for qualitative, efficient and effective delivery mechanism

CM calls for qualitative, efficient and effective delivery mechanism

In his cabinet meeting on Thursday, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling stressed on efficient and effective delivery mechanisms for good governance. The meeting was held at Samman Bhawan. He emphasized on fast tracking implementation of projects and giving top priority to the demands of the people. …

My best wishes to new Legislators: CM

My best wishes to new Legislators: CM

Today, I felt highly privileged and humbled to join fellow Legislators to the first session of the 9th Sikkim Legislative Assembly who have been elected to the Sikkim Legislative Assembly. We the members also took oath and the swearing-in was administered by pro-tem Speaker Shri Sonam Gyatso …

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AIR Gangtok bids farewell to Kalu Singh Ranapaheli

Kalu Singh Ranapaheli, the Assistant Station Director of All India Radio Gangtok has been retired from service. Sharda D. Bamania takes over as the …

Retired govt. employees congratulates CM for poll victory

The welfare association of retired government employees has congratulated Chief Minister Pawan Chamling for his fifth consecutive win in the assembly …

Five-day disaster management course concludes

A five-day training programme on disaster management course concluded here on Friday. Relief Commissioner cum Secretary of Land Revenue & …

Training on early identification and prevention of disabilities held

A team of professionals from National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped in Secunderabad conducted a training programme on early identification, …

Editorials, Columns & Interviews

Out-of-box diplomacy

Striking an upbeat note on the trajectory of India’s external engagements in the days ahead, India’s new external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj indicated innovative thinking could well be the mantra of the foreign policy of the new government in India. Going by …


Freedom from whom?

A mere two days after the new government was sworn in, controversy arose over whether the proposed principal secretary to the prime minister – Nripendra Misra – could be appointed to the post. Misra is a former chairperson of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India …

US keen to modify ties with India, eyes $500 billion trade

In the end, the winner takes it all, and Washington, which once shunned Narendra Modi, has rolled out a charm offensive to court the new leadership in Delhi and set an ambitious target of scaling up India-US bilateral trade five-fold to $500 billion. In a gesture that seems to …



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