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

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.

Sunday's earthquake, which left a trail of destruction in Sikkim, has caused massive damage to some structures at two of the five project sites of the 1,200-megawatt hydro-power project in the upper reaches of the Teesta river. It claimed the lives of 16 workers and officials and caused injuries to several workers.

The death toll in the 6.9-earthquake that convulsed Sikkim last night crossed 70 this evening as Army columns and paramilitary personnel battled torrential rain, mist and landslides that cut off af

Siliguri, Sept.

A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from his two-day Bangladesh visit, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said that the government would work towards arriving at “solutions” accep

Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said Bangladesh and India will find a viable formula to resolve the Teesta water-sharing issue with equity and fairness.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday regretted that India and Bangladesh could not sign the Teesta water sharing deal during his visit to Dhaka, but reaffirmed New Delhi's commitment to ink t

Indian negotiators still unaware of West Bengal's special objections to water deal, highly placed sources say
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the West Bengal government assented to a strategic water-sharing agreement with Bangladesh before backing out of it over the weekend — and thus forcing India to resile on its international commitments.