GANGTOK, Oct 14 – A glacier study team consisting of Assistant Scientific Officer Narpati Sharma and Project Scientists RK Sharma, Pranay Pradhan and Dilliram Chettri of Sikkim State Council of Sci

GANGTOK, June 25 – With three blood samples testing positive at Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (RDDL), authorities today confirmed ‘swine fever’ outbreak as the cause of high mortality amon

Centre for Development Finance (CDF) at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) Chennai, in collaboration with the Department of Forest Environment and Wildlife Management, Sikkim (DFEWM) conducted this study to evaluate grazing exclusion policy in protected forests in West Sikkim.

Forest ecosystems assume a significant role in climate change mitigation by the virtue of being one of the largest terrestrial carbon sinks. In India, Sikkim is one of the most pro-active states in leading the implementation of conservation policies and is recognised as a key conservation hub.

Gangtok: Battling landslides and torrential rains in quake-hit Sikkim, rescue teams got into full swing on Monday as the death toll in the 6.8 magnitude temblor mounted to 72, including 41 in the Himalayan state.

Gangtok, Sept 22: Several organizations of Sikkim, including Sangchen Pemayangtse Monastery

GANGTOK, Nov 12: A two-year-old Himalayan black bear was found dead at Dokeythang forest reserve in West Sikkim, forest officials said today. The carcass of the wild animal, a female, was detected by locals yesterday, who informed the forest authorities, the officials said.

Having declared the year 2010 as the Year of Tourism, the Sikkim Government has drawn up a plan incorporating as many as 13 local festivals in the list of popular events to be staged next year to woo tourists from across the country and abroad.