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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......

Lessons from Sikkim for other states

There is nothing India-like about Sikkim and nothing Sikkimese about, well, large parts of India, says Anjuli Bhargava. IMAGE: Sikkim is almost like a foreign country. Photograph kind......

Gambling to be legal? Maharashtra to take a call

  Currently, only Goa and Sikkim allow casinos. The Maharashtra government will soon decide whether to allow casinos to function in the state. The government has already received two......

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......

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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What explains the 10% fall of Indian women in workforce?

NEW DELHI: The participation of Indian women in the workforce fell 10 per cent in the past decade as India recorded the lowest female labour force... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/what-explains-the-10-fall-of-indian-women-in-workforce/articleshow/52925821.cms
With Brexit a reality, a look back at six-Indian-referendums (and one that-never-happened)

BREXIT or the British exit from the European Union has become a reality. In a referendum conducted on Thursday, 52% of voters opted to leave the... ...

https://kashmirobserver.net/2016/features/brexit-realitya-look-back-six-indian-referendumsand-one-never-happened-7956
Whose map is it?

Prev By Benita Fernando | Posted 3 hours A new breed of cartographers, data activists and illustrators stretch the limits of the map, without... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/whose-map-is-it/17371181
More jobs & entrepreneurship opportunities needed to promote women empowerment

There is an urgent need to create more jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities to promote women empowerment thereby making them economically... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/more-jobs-entrepreneurship-opportunities-needed-to-promote-women-empowerment-116062600027_1.html
Here's a brief history of BJP's hypocrisy

Hypocrisy and paranoia underlie the outrage that the BJP and the Congress have expressed against AAP's proposal to hold a referendum on whether or... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/opposing-the-aap-referendum-in-delhi-a-brief-history-of-bjps-hypocrisy-2337750.html

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