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PM Modi bats for organic farming, lauds Sikkim for scaling new heights

Citing the successful example of Sikkim, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday batted for expansion of organic farming across the country as part of efforts to transform the agriculture sector......

Shame again: Sikkimese woman raped in Delhi; AIIMS doctor, 4 others arrested

A 25-year-old woman from Sikkim, the wife of an army personnel, was trafficked to Delhi where she was allegedly raped by an All India Institute of Medical Science doctor in south Delhi’s......

Indian envoy in China working for new Kailash yatra route

India's ambassador to China is on a rare visit to Tibet to make preparations for the opening of a new route through Sikkim for Indian pilgrims to travel to the holy site of Kailash-Manasarovar......

Why do the Chinese want a train to Sikkim?

China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India. Claude Arpi explains why New Delhi can't afford to ignore Beijing's plans.India......

China inaugurates new Tibet rail link close to Sikkim

China on Friday inaugurated its second railway line in Tibet, built at a cost of $2.16 billion, close to Indian border in Sikkim, enhancing mobility of its military in the remote and strategic......

States fail to find lead in Maggi noodles

Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya and Mizoram, too, reported lead in Maggi noodles far below toxic levels. Several test reports from states have found Maggi......

How Sikkim flower industry is blooming

A Sikkimese daily carried a cartoon strip on its front page last February. Two honey bees look perplexed while a fellow bee is perched atop a flower, inebriated and moaning "Oh! My God". One among......

India's fastest growing states

Which state in India has the fastest growth rate? Sikkim tops the charts with a growth rate of 20.53 per cent based on compounded annual growth rate in the last five years. 1. Sikkim 5 Years CAGR......

Ladakh: The new hot tourist spot this summer

Giving conventional tourist destinations like Kashmir, Sikkim-Gangtok, and Shimla a run for their money, Ladakh seems to be emerging as one of the top summer domestic destinations in India this......

Bhutia's dream United Sikkim in for the long haul

The Baichung Bhutia co-owned United Sikkim Football club is languishing at the bottom of the I-League table. And faced with a depleting fan following in the small Himalayan state of Sikkim, fear is......

Lajong FC edge past Sikkim, 10-man EB beat Arrows

Shillong Lajong FC edged past Sikkim United FC 2-1 at round 19 of I-League, widening the gap to seven points ahead of the latter. Lajong outwitted their opponent from the first whistle as Sushil......

United Sikkim hold Mohun Bagan to a goalless draw

Mohun Bagan struggled to get going against minnows United Sikkim FC to settle for a goalless draw in an I-League fixture at home in Kolkata on Thursday. Mohun Bagan thus opened their account in the......

I-League: Yakubu brace saves Mumbai FC blushes

United Sikkim Football Club conceded yet another last minute goal and Yusif Yakubu yet again turned out to be Mumbai FC's saviour as the two teams split points after a 2-2 draw at Paljor Stadium,......

Pune FC's Moga scores within 10 seconds of kick-off

Pune FC's James Moga scored one of the quickest goals in the history of Indian football as his side held United Sikkim (USFC) to a 2-2 draw in a seventh round I-League match in Pune. Moga's strike......
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Draw to select pilgrims for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to be held tomorrow

New Delhi, May 5 (UNI) The computerised draw to select pilgrims for the year's Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will be held tomorrow. Minister of State... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/draw-to-select-pilgrims-for-kailash-mansarovar-yatra-to-be-held-tomorrow/india/news/471510.html
NE states have dropout level far above national average

New Delhi, May 5 (PTI) Nagaland has the highest dropout rate at primary level of 19.4 per cent in the country while most other north eastern states... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/7411404_NE-states-have-dropout-level-far-above-national-average.html
Heavy rain expected in Sikkim

Pune, May 5 (UNI) Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during next 24 hours. Thundersquall... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/heavy-rain-expected-in-sikkim/other/news/471224.html
Selection of yatris for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra begins tomorrow

May 5, 5:11 pm New Delhi, May 5 ( ANI ): Minister of States for External Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh will inaugurate the selection... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail2/story263085/selection-of-yatris-for-kailash-mansarovar-yatra-begins-tomorrow.html
Clean energy projects get Rs 86K cr investment

Renewable energy projects have received Rs 86,000 crore investment, most of it from private sector, in the last three years with Madhya Pradesh at... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/wire-news/clean-energy-projects-get-rs-86k-cr-investment_6543061.html

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