Scientists say more tremors overdue in region

GANGTOK: Glaciers in north Sikkim, disturbed by the 6.8 magnitude earthquake, have started melting faster, leading to fears of flash floods in the region.

Evacuation continues, army drops food ration

The Centre has allocated an immediate grant of Rs. 50 crore to the Sikkim government that will be followed by a detailed assessment to ensure the medium-term and long-term rehabilitation of the victims of the September 18 earthquake that devastated the region, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said in Gangtok on Thursday.

Four days after a powerful quake jolted Sikkim, killing scores of people, the Union government on Wednesday constituted an inter-ministerial team to visit the affected areas .

About 40 foreign tourists, who were stranded in the worst-hit North District, have since been evacuated.

GANGTOK, Sept 21 – The loss from Sunday’s devastating earthquake in Sikkim is estimated to be around Rs 1 lakh crore, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling said today, while urging the Centre to gran

There is still no trace of 120 residents of Bay village in North Sikkim, located between Lachung and Chungthang, after Sunday’s powerful quake even as a flash flood at Lachung poses a fresh threat

In the wake of Sunday's 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked large parts of north, east and northeastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh and Nepal, the northeastern States are reviewing their pre

Gangtok-Mangan Road Opens, Toll May Go Up As Recue Teams Enter Interiors

More than 3,000 persons were rescued in quake-hit areas of Sikkim by defence forces which scrambled hard to clear debris of collapsed structures and landslides as the death toll in Sunday's powerfu