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  • Sikkim launches chopper service to Kanchenjunga 02-03-2014 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: A 15-minute helicopter service to witness breathtaking views of India's highest peak Kanchenjunga has been launched by the Sikkim government. The service, available from state capital Gangtok, will provide magnificent views of pristine peak, which assumes different colours during different hours of the day. The helicopter service to...
  • Gangtok: 600 tourists stranded due to landslide 08-06-2013 11:19 PM

    Gangtok/Darjeeling: Around 600 tourists returning to Gangtok from Chhangu Lake, Baba Mandir and Nathu-la were stranded at 5th Mile, 15km from Gangtok, following a landslide on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg on Saturday evening, official sources said. "Around 5pm, when the tourist vehicles were returning from Chhangu Lake, Baba Mandir and Nathu-la,...
  • Sikkim: 6 killed as vehicle falls into a gorge 14-12-2011 10:19 AM

    New Delhi: A tourist vehicle fell into a gorge in Gangtok on Wednesday killing atleast 6 and injuring two others. The incident happened at Digchu enroute to Gangtok. Rescue operations are being carried out by local authorities. ...
  • PM announces Rs1,000 cr for quake-hit Sikkim 29-09-2011 02:04 PM

    Gangtok: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday announced a Rs1,000 crore grant to Sikkim to tide over the devastation caused by the September 18 earthquake that killed 80 people and caused large scale damage to private property. "The Prime Minister announced a Rs1,000 crore package to Sikkim and also assured...
  • 30 Minutes: the earthquake that changed Sikkim 25-09-2011 09:10 AM

    This week on 30 Minutes, watch how the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Sikkim on September 18 changed lives there. ...
  • CJ: Devastation caused by earthquake in Gangtok 24-09-2011 11:12 PM

    CJ Tripti shows the minor damages caused by the 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Sikkim. ...
  • Sikkim: Rain, fog hamper rescue operations 23-09-2011 02:49 PM

    Gangtok: Rescue work has been suspended in Sikkim due to thick fog and heavy clouds. There were reports of multiple landslides in North Sikkim after heavy rains in the area. Officials say that the critical stage of the rescue operation is almost over and the death toll in Sunday's earthquake...
  • Sikkim battles quake; kids lose parents, families 21-09-2011 10:32 AM

    Three days after the earthquake, Sikkim is still battling the aftermath. Death toll has crossed 80. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits quake-hit areas of Sikkim 21-09-2011 07:04 AM

    New Delhi: Three days after the devastating earthquake, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi was in Sikkim on Wednesday. Gandhi headed to affected areas across Gangtok to meet victims and their families. He was scheduled to make a trip to Meghalaya on Wednesday for a public meeting of Youth Congress membership...
  • Mamata meets Sikkim CM, offers more assistance 20-09-2011 07:33 PM

    Gangtok: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met her Sikkim counterpart Pawan Kumar Chamling and offered him all assistance to meet the situation arising out of Sunday's quake. "Sikkim is our neighbouring state and we stand by the people of Sikkim at this hour of crisis with all...
  • Gangtok: CJ Tripti shows extent of the quake damage 20-09-2011 10:57 AM

    Citizen Journalist Tripti Singh said post the earthquake in Sikkim, there was chaos everywhere in Gangtok. ...
  • Sikkim: power cut hampers relief work at night 19-09-2011 11:03 PM

    The National Highway 31A, linking Sikkim to Bagdogra, has been partially opened for traffic. ...
  • Sikkim quake ground report: aftershocks continue 19-09-2011 09:14 PM

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor reports from Ground Zero on the difficulties being faced in Sikkim as aftershocks continue. ...
  • 22 bus passengers missing in North Sikkim 19-09-2011 08:56 PM

    Gangtok: Twenty-two people, travelling in a bus, went missing since Sunday evening in North Sikkim where the epicentre of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake lay. They were believed to be travelling in a GREF bus which is still to be traced by the rescue teams. A spokesman of the 17 Mountain...
  • At least 16 civilians, 2 jawans dead in Sikkim: RK Singh 19-09-2011 12:57 PM

    Home Secretary RK Singh said after the quake in Sikkim on Sunday, rescue teams were facing difficulty due to the weather but was power restored in the region. ...
  • Sikkim quake toll rises to 28, rescue efforts on 19-09-2011 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: At least 28 people have lost their lives and over 100 injured after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Sikkim on Sunday evening. Authorities fear the toll could rise further. The exact extent of damages is yet to be assessed as relief and rescue is yet to reach affected...
  • Areas most affected by the Sikkim earthquake 19-09-2011 08:01 AM

    The epicenter of the earthquake that jolted parts of North India on Sunday was Mangan in Sikkim. Here's a look at the areas most affected by the earthquake. ...
  • Sikkim quake: Sonia, Gadkari express concern 19-09-2011 07:25 AM

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari on Sunday expressed concern on the earthquake that hit several parts of the country. Sonia, who expressed "deep concern and anxiety", has urged authorities and the disaster management system to remain vigilant and extend all help...
  • Sikkim earthquake: eyewitnesses talk about the fear 18-09-2011 08:38 PM

    Eyewitnesses said that they rushed for safe spots and open places after quake hit Sikkim. ...
  • One child succumbed to injuries: Chief Secy Sikkim 18-09-2011 07:57 PM

    Karma Gyatso said that the epicentre of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake was in Gangtok. ...
  • Sikkim quake: Eyewitness speaks about tremors in WB 18-09-2011 07:52 PM

    An earthquake with an intensity of 6.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Sikkim and Northern parts of India. ...
  • Buddhist monks pray for Sikkim's sake 19-07-2007 02:57 PM

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  • Gangtok waiting for its next Baichung 11-07-2007 12:02 PM

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  • On the other side of North-East 01-07-2007 12:40 AM

    Take a journey with Paras Tomar as he shows you the rocking side of Guwahati and Gangtok. ...
  • Sikkim bus accident toll rises to 25 26-10-2006 11:58 AM

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