Sikkim : Have more than one child and get rewarded

May 20, 2018, 11:06 am
Gangtok (Sikkim ) , May 20 :  While the whole country is talking  about population  control , in a  rather unexpected move Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has announced financial incentives for birth of more than one child in a family . This decision comes in wake of  decreasing population of the indigenous people.
"Decline in birth rate is a good indicator of development, but we do not want to encourage this trend as it may lead to dwindling of local population," he said at a public meeting in South district recently .

Singer Mohit Chauhan roped in as Green Ambassador of Sikkim

May 12, 2018, 1:18 pm
Gangtok (Sikkim) , May 12 : The Sikkim government has nominated Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan as the Green Ambassador of the state, an official notification said. The state government had earlier this year roped in AR Rahman as its ambassador to promote tourism in Sikkim.
"Mohit Chauhan, Bollywood playback singer and singer of a band known as 'Silk Route', has been nominated as the Green Ambassador for promoting Sikkim as a Green Destination, nationally and internationally, on voluntary basis," the notification said.

PM Modi may inaugurate Pakyong airport in Sikkim

May 9, 2018, 9:35 am
New Delhi , May 9 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to commission the strategically important Pakyong airport in Sikkim, sources in the Civil Aviation Ministry have said.
The greenfield airport, close to the capital city of Gangtok, received the aerodrome license from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation last Friday for commercial operations. The formal announcement was made by Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu through his twitter feed.

Sikkim : 2 girls sexually molested in East Sikkim, one is 3 years old baby

May 8, 2018, 10:47 am
Pakyong (Sikkim), May 8  : In two seperate incidents in the Himalayan state   Many times before  two minor sexual molestation on two minors have come up  from East Ranipul and capital Gangtok in East District of Sikkim.
In  the first incident , a 16 years old school going girl was allegedly  molested by a  45- year old Nar Bahadur Pradhan ,a  Forest Dept employee in Ranipul. According to  sources, the  said victim was staying at alleged culprit’s house at Ranipul where she was repeatedly molested  for the  past 4 to 5 months.

The Summit for Tribal Status to 11 Sikkim Communities

May 4, 2018, 10:22 am
Gangtok (Sikkim)May 4 : The Two Days Sikkim Summit for Sikkim Tribal Status 2018 was formally inaugurated by the Chief Minister Shri. Pawan Chamling on Thursday at Manan Kendra, Gangtok. The two days Sikkim Summit for Tribal Status 2018 is an Eleven Indigenous Ethnic Communities of Sikkim (EIECOS) initiative in collaboration with the Sikkim Commission for Backward Classes and Social Justice and Welfare Department, Govt. of Sikkim.

Pakyong airport in Sikkim to become the 100th functional airport in India: Jayant Sinha

May 2, 2018, 11:01 pm
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 2 :The Pakyong airport in Sikkim is set to become the 100th operational airport in the country when it is commissioned in June, Minister of State for Civil Aviaiton Jayant Sinha said today.
Low-cost airline SpiceJet has been granted permission to fly to Pakyong in Sikkim from Kolkata under the civil aviation ministry's regional connectivity scheme.

Congrats! CM Chamling. You have become longest serving chief minister in the country

April 29, 2018, 12:35 pm
Gangtok (Sikkim) , April 29 : Sikkim Chief  Minister, Pawan Chamling  will  completed 8,359 days today to become the country's longest serving Chief Minister. Chamling who was the Chief Minister of Sikkim continously from December 12, 1994 broke the record of Former  Bengal Chief Minister , Late .Jyoti Basu who set a record by serving as the CM  for 8, 358 days during his tenure  from June 21, 1997 to November 5 ,000.

Bhaichung Bhutia launches own political party 'Hamro Sikkim'

April 27, 2018, 12:03 am
New Delhi , April 26:  Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia today launched his political party "Hamro Sikkim" at the Press Club of India here.
"Hamro Sikkim is dedicated to people of Sikkim. There are lot of policies that young generation like us feel isn't going right. We want to make sure everybody is included into decision making," Bhutia told ANI.
The footballer-turned-politician announced his plan to float a new party on Twitter yesterday, months after breaking away from the Trinamool Congress

Sikkim : Star Footballer , Bhaichung Bhutia to Launch His own Political Party today

April 26, 2018, 8:32 am
New Delhi  ,April 26 :  Its just not football for him now.Just two  months after  resigning  from Mamatadi 's TMC , Bhaichung Bhutia will launch his own political party in New Delhi today..
He said  his  party will be dedicated to the people of Sikkim and the  development of the state  and more importantly  against the corruption . The  new party  will demand CBI probe  on various issues affecting the himalayan state .


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