Gangtok, May 2: The trade between Sikkim and Tibet through Nathu-la did not kick off today as customs officers from India failed to reach the spot because of mudslides along Jawaharlal Nehru Marg.

The slides blocked the road connecting Gangtok with Nathu-la at 9th Mile and 13th Mile yesterday afternoon, trapping some 112 vehicles carrying tourists from Chhangu Lake to Gangtok.

GANGTOK, March 20

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has given the green light to resume the survey and investigation for three hydel power projects proposed on the Lachung river above Chungthang in North Sikkim.

The projects at Lachung (84MW), Bhimkyong (90MW) and Bop (97.5MW) were put on hold after the Centre for Inter-disciplinary Studies of Mountain and Hill Environment (CISMHE) submitted a

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Gangtok, July 28: Want to buy a car? Get a garage first.

This is what the Sikkim transport department has told residents of the state where, as almost everywhere in India, cars parked along roads choke traffic.

The department issued a notification this month making it mandatory for buyers to produce an availability-of-parking-space certificate before they can get their vehicles registered.

Gangtok, June 15: Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling today said some of the difficult decisions taken by his government to preserve the forests in the state had yielded a four per cent rise in the green cover.

Nathu-la at 14,400ft in Sikkim is one of the many snow-capped areas, like Yumthang which is facing climate change

Gangtok, May 17: Receding ski slopes and a rise in mercury level have prompted the Sikkim government to frame an action plan for climate change.