February 22, 2020

GANGTOK GETS VERSE: In an evening of conversations about poetry, Tashi Chopel’s debut anthology of poems titled ‘How to collect a folktale’was launched at Rachna Books on Thursday. Mr Chopel was in conversation with journalist Anuradha Sharma where he talked about his...

February 14, 2020

Gyalshing, 13 Feb:

The Community Hall here, opened with much fanfare barely two decades back, wallows in derelict condition now, awaiting much needed repairs since maintenance has been ignored for far too many years.

The facility, which houses a hall and also the public...

July 29, 2019

SINGTAM SUNDAY: Rongi Chu flowing along Singtam offers what the fishermen here attest is reliable fishing. Since they are not allowed to sell their catch in the market here, they find buyers on the highway on the Rangpo-Singtam stretch or on the Gangtok-Sangkhola road...

November 6, 2018

DHANTERAS: Monday was Dhanteras, the day leading up to Diwali considered to be an auspicious day for buying gold, silver and other valuables and even utensils. Like at Lall Bazaar [pic above], so were bazaars across the State crowded with people purchasing brass and co...

September 22, 2018

Mangan, 21 Sept: Tired of watching vehicles have a hard time in making the climb at Ambithang in North Sikkim every day, some sections of the youth here have decided to form a team called ‘Gaari Thelau Party’ and will charge Rs 500 per vehicle for their sweat. The bad...

June 6, 2018

CRASH: An out of control Bolero vehicle crashed into the Paan Shop at Hotel Migtin here at Tibet Road above MG Marg early this morning. The vehicle turned turtle on the road after the impact at the Paan Shop sustained extensive damage. Thankfully, no one is reported to...

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