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Sikkim Tourism Policy to further promote sustainable tourism in State - Northeast Now

21Aug2018
3 min read. Secretary to Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim, C P Dhakal has expressed that the release of the State Tourism Policy was a big achievement for the Department and people of Sikkim. He added that the State Tourism ...
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Scouting talent from the internet - Daily News & Analysis

21Aug2018
First, it was Pritam who invited a Sikkimese street singer and sarangi player Santosh Gandarba from Rangpo to record a track. The Jagga Jasoos composer also wants the musician to move to the city and train in music. Around the same time, Shankar ...
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Mercury up in Sikkim - The Telegraph India

21Aug2018
Siliguri: Tourism stakeholders apprehend that many prospective visitors will shun the Darjeeling hills and Sikkim because of frequent rise in temperatures as they flock the region to enjoy the chill also. In the past 24 hours, the maximum temperature ...Centre kept us in dark on Doklam: ChamlingThe HinduBook on 'Faith Healers of Sikkim' launchedSikkim NewsSikkim – Bengal to work together for peace in Darjeeling: ChamlingThe Echo of Indiaall 5 news articles »
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Faced with increasing numbers, Sikkim declares tourism policy - The Echo of India

21Aug2018
Faced with an unmanageable rush of tourists to Sikkim in the tourist season and the related problems faced by local people, the State Government has come up with a tourism policy to streamline the flow. The tourism policy was declaed by Chief Minister ...
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Centre did not inform Sikkim about Doklam standoff: Chamling - Economic Times

21Aug2018
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has said that during the Doklam stand-off with China, the state government was kept in the dark by the Centre. He said neither the central government nor the Army had informed him anything about the situation.Centre kept us in dark on Doklam, says Sikkim CMTimes of IndiaSikkim in the dark on Doklam: ChamlingThe HinduWill convert CM's official residence into cancer hospital, if we win: Sikkim Oppn leaderHindustan Timesall 5 news articles »
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Bengal's Obstinacy Holding Up Vital Rail Link To Sikkim - Swarajya

27Jul2018
Bengal's Obstinacy Holding Up Vital Rail Link To SikkimSwarajyaA 52.7 kilometre proposed rail link from Sevoke in Bengal to Rangpo in Sikkim is vital for not only Sikkim's economy, but also for quicker movement of troops and armaments to the frontier with Chinese-occupied Tibet. The rail line, estimated to cost ...
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In Sikkim, A Railway Project Tries to Navigate the Forest Rights Act - The Wire

23Jul2018
The Sevoke-Rangpo railway project will reportedly affect over 40,000 people in Sikkim and West Bengal. However, only 26 families have been identified as being impacted by the project and many have refused compensation, asking for the implementation of ...
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SDF mass contact programme in Rangpo - The Echo of India

26Jul2018
The Sikkim Democratic Front led by general secretary G.M. Gurung of Rangpo started Jansamparka Abhiyan starting in different wards of Sumin and Lingchey villages under Namcheybong Constituency of East Sikkim on Wedensday. Jansamparka Abhiyan is ...
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Rangpo Nagar Panchayat drive against dengue - The Echo of India

27Jul2018
The Rangpo Nagar Panchayat has decided to clear all unauthorized occupations in back side gully of Mandi Bazar. Municipal Executive Officer of RNP Himmat Rai talking with this correspondent said on Friday that the occupants of the gully had been asked ...
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Sikkim book chronicles legends and rituals of various ethnic groups - Northeast Now

21Aug2018
A book containing fascinating legends and rituals of various ethnic groups of Sikkim has been published recently which chronicles the faith healers of the State. The book, 'Faith Healers of Sikkim: Traditions, Legends and Rituals', has been written by ...
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