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No rainbow flags in Sikkim for another 5 years?

No rainbow flags in Sikkim for another 5 years?

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, an open and unrepentant homophobe  who publicly ridiculed LGBT and transgender people in a public speech and declared that he was firmly against abolition of IPC 377,…

Sikkim: India’s most sanitary state

Sikkim: India’s most sanitary state

Sikkim has become the only state in India to achieve more than 100 per cent sanitation in rural and urban households, schools, sanitary complexes and Aanganwadi centres. All 6,10,577 inhabitants in…

Old Timer’s ‘Fast to death threat’ unlikely to stop Gorkhaland stir

Old Timer’s ‘Fast to death threat’ unlikely to stop Gorkhaland stir

Binagudi, Jalpaiguri: There’s a ‘Gandhian’ about to do a fast unto death so that the Gorkhaland agitation will be withdrawn. A local veteran Freedom Fighter Dr. Haripad Pal has announced…

Krishna limbers up as Street Style foota champ

Krishna limbers up as Street Style foota champ

Those hours of keeping golden ‘marigolds’ afloat in the air, or kicking balls made of rubber-bands, a favourite pastime in our hills of Darjeeling and Sikkim, paid off! It’s football…

Sikkim celebrates Bhanu Bhakta Jayanti

Sikkim celebrates Bhanu Bhakta Jayanti

GANGTOK: Sikkim Chief minister Pawan Chamling urged government employees to take greater interest in cultural programmes in the state. Sikkim celebrated the 199th Bhanu Jayanti with great enthusiasm on Saturday.…

Sikkim Sprouts Sports Village

Sikkim Sprouts Sports Village

Gangtok :The  northeastern state of Sikkim, with a population of less than 600,000, may soon make a bid to be a major hub of sporting activity in the north east.…

The Momo is King in Sikkim, but Prince Pizza also rules

The Momo is King in Sikkim, but Prince Pizza also rules

Gangtok [Sikkim]:  The times they are a changing, and Sikkim’s pristine food culture is being influenced by Mainland India.  On the table, the old and the new vie for attention…

Sikkim to bloom in world flori-biz?

Sikkim to bloom in world flori-biz?

Gangtok:  Sikkim hosted its International Flower Festival in the last week of February. Nine countries participated, as well as governments of seven Indian states, reports CITIZEN JOURNALIST NAMITA PRADHAN. Sikkim…