Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicSikkim

Topic: Sikkim

This Assam village has its own ministry, 26 ministers, 16 departments and a Chief Minister

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

In 20 years, no one in this Assam village has missed out on weekly cleanliness drives

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Culinary competition to bring ‘lost & forgotten cuisines’ of Sikkim to five-star menus

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Meghalaya football fan clubs go beyond playground, provide aid in rural areas

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Why Sikkim, which had no Covid cases till May, now has third-highest case fatality rate

Sikkim's CFR surged to 2.07 per cent Thursday from 1.79 per cent on 30 October, which is much higher than India's average of 1.47.

‘Wanted to know how it feels to fly’ — 82-year-old grandmother is Sikkim’s oldest paraglider

Dukmit Lepcha took to the skies last week, paragliding near the Aangi monastery at Ranka, a small town near Gangtok. She flew for 6 mins at an elevation of about 4,500 feet. 

Nagaland residents give free lifts at night as part of campaign to make India ‘rape free’

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Sikkim model village, built to rehabilitate homeless, has been a ghost town for 20 years

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Sikkim stopped seeing drug users as criminals and look what happened

In 2018, Sikkim Anti-Drugs Act decriminalised illicit drug use and laid down elaborate provisions for detoxification and rehabilitation.

Mizoram, Sikkim & Arunachal Pradesh among India’s top 10 ‘happy’ states, finds survey

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

On Camera

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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