GANGTOK, Jan 3 – The high-powered committee constituted by Sikkim Government to examine issues related to implementation of three hydel projects in West Sikkim has finalised its report.

Sikkim Governor has urged the State policy makers to make judicious choices keeping in view concerns of ecology and culture while taking up hydro-power projects in the State.

Sikkim had little to cheer about in 2011 as a devastating earthquake snuffed out lives of over 80 people and caused heavy loss to property and infrastructure even as the state witnessed a dip in to

Jalpaiguri, Dec.

Gangtok: Sikkim was rocked by a quake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale on Monday, after which a bridge collapsed in east Sikkim killing eight people.

Gangtok, Dec. 12: Almost one third of agricultural land in Sikkim has passed the first test as the state races to achieve organic status in four years.

GANGTOK: The Sikkim High Court has directed the Ministry of Surface Transport to ensure that necessary funds were sanctioned for afforestation of highway projects, mandatory before any widening an

Gangtok: Sikkim has been officially declared as a ‘Disaster Affected State’ by the government to avail soft loans and other facilities from banks, official sources said today.

It was also to source funds from international funding agencies such as the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank, the sources said.

Gangtok, Nov. 18: A section of villagers from West Sikkim today pleaded to the governor to stop work on the two power projects on the Rathong Chu till a review was completed.

Gangtok, Nov.