New Delhi: A meeting of India’s top seismologists and earthquake specialists, which discussed issues arising from the Sikkim earthquake, has strongly recommended that northeastern states set up the

Gangtok, Nov.

Low-intensity tremors, which have continued to rock North Sikkim since a 6.8-magnitude earthquake devastated the region on September 18, killed two people in Dzongu on Saturday morning, delayed reports said.

A 3.2 magnitude tremor killed an 85-year-old resident at Nung and a 27-year-old man hailing from Lingdem Basti.

- jn marg opened, visitors relish nathu-la & chhangu lake

GANGTOK: The Sikkim Government has submitted a memorandum to the Central Government for Rs 3500 crore for short term rehabilitation measures for the devastation caused by the recent earthquake, official sources said today.

The memorandum was not a comprehensive estimate of the total damages incurred by the State, but that for immediate and short term measures for repair and rehabilitation, the sources said.

The recent 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Sikkim, which claimed more than 100 lives, was different from most temblors that had rocked the Himalayan region.

Gangtok, Sept.

GANGTOK, Sept 30 – “We the concerned Lepchas of Sikkim have been witnessing the entire ongoing natural catastrophe in Sikkim, particularly Dzongu, Chungthang and Lachung area with regret, shock and

GANGTOK, Sept 29 – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today made an aerial survey of quake-ravaged areas of Sikkim and announced Rs 1,000 crore as Central assistance to the State.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced on Thursday assistance of Rs.1,000 crore to Sikkim to meet the requirements of relief and rehabilitation in the wake of the earthquake that ravaged the Himalayan State on September 18 claiming 60 lives (official estimates provided earlier have since been revised) and causing injuries to hundreds and leaving behind a devastating trail of destruction.

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