Sikkim BLOGS

The Hardiest Bananas

A List of Cold-Hardy Bananas Bananas can add an instant tropical look to any landscape … (Sikkim banana)

Rural Development minIstry Accords Sanction to Road Cunstruction …

9/27/2007 5:12:06 PM.


Kazi Lhendup Dorji was born in Pakyong, East Sikkim in the Khangsarpa family in the year 1904. He entered the Rumtek monastery at the age of 6 years. His uncle, Tshurfuk Lama Rabden Dorji was the then Head Lama of the Old Rumtek …


The earliest recorded event related to Sikkim is the passage of the Buddhist saint Guru Rinpoche through the land in the 8th century. The Guru is reported to have blessed the land, introduced Buddhism to Sikkim, and foretold the era of …


Schedule for Sikkim Gram and Zilla Panchayat El…

State Election Commission has called upon all the Panchayat Wards of Gram Panchayats and all the Territorial constituencies of Zilla Panchayats in the state to elect new members of Gram and Zilla Panchayats as per the following schedule;(a) 1.10.2007 (Monday) – As the last date for making nomination:(b) 3.10.2007 (Wednesday)

Sikkim-India Popular Destinations Tour Packages

Sikkim-India- The perfect destination for vacations in quest of enchantment, tranquility or adventure. A jewel embedded in snow clad mountains, Sikkim is a primeval land that is unlike anywhere else. Sikkim is a refreshing treat to the …



Harish Aneja is a businessman from Delhi who has just acquired the family silver of sikkim by purchasing shareholding of Mrs.FC Contractor in Sikkim Distillaries Limited,Makers of Fine … who has been inducted as member in Board of Directors of Sikkim’s most prestigious and profitable industrial unit

Summer in Sikkim-Yuksom and away

Tashiding has another gompa – Suman had told us that it is a beautiful gompa where devotees from all over Sikkim gather for the Nyingmapa Bhumchu festival. There is an ancient bowl that according to a legend never dries up. …

The Gangtok All India Radio Completes 25 Years …

Gangtok,Sep29: The All India Radio Station of Gangtok has completed 25 years of its first … tomorrow a special programme to be aired starting at 3.15p.m. on Sunday. The only radio in Sikkim airs … from Gangtok. The national All India Radio is the only radio station in the capital city of Sikkim

Sikkim, Kalimpong delinked

With the NH-31A closed for the time-being, traffic originating from Sikkim are plying along the Monsong-Kalimpong-Darjeeling-Siliguri route. Kalimpong too is connected to Siliguri via Darjeeling. Meanwhile, NH-55 connecting Siliguri to …

* Getting into the underbelly of the Amit Paul…

Getting into the underbelly of the Amit Paul campaign Patricia Mukhim The citizens of … . Meghalaya with its small population obviously could not fight the numbers game. On the one side was Sikkim


Pawan Chamling supports Prashant Tamang

Accompanied by her daughter and cousin, she was here to express gratitude to the people of Sikkim for bestowing continued support to Prashant as well as to appeal for further support for him to win the Indian Idol title, the mega finals …


Satyagraha For The Teesta

The Sikkim government’s plans to expedite a major plumbing exercise — involving 26 large hydroelectric projects in the ecologically and culturally sensitive Teesta river basin — is meeting with resistance. …


Summer in Sikkim-Pelling

So finally we will be visiting Sikkim. It seems in Manish’s office this is a “To Visit” place. When I started to read about Sikkim, there were surprises in store. How less I knew about my own country? Sikkim was a separate country till …

Sikkim govt. to bear voting cost for Prashant Tamang

Gangtok , Sikkim Sept 18 : Mobile recharge cards in pockets and nimble fingers on their phones, Prashant Tamang’s fans are gearing up for one last push that will make their hero an Idol. The episode on Prashant Tamang telecast yesterday …


Tourist spots in Sikkim*

Sikkim has the unique distinction of being bounded by three sovereign nations, Nepal in the west, Bhutan in the east and China's Tibet in the north. It also shares its southern border with the state of West Bengal. …


SILIGURI EXPLODES – Rumours fuel riot on streets

Siliguri,Sept. 28: A Delhi radio jockey’s alleged taunts at Indian Idol 3 winner Prashant Tamang … Sumo with a Sikkim number plate at Collegepara and a police vehicle at Hospital More in the afternoon

Kanchenjunga at Sunrise

[ Kanchenjunga at Sunrise] Kanchenjunga is one of the world’s most massive and spectacular … . Kanchenjunga is engirdled by three territories: Sikkim in the south and east, Nepal in the west


Hi from khajoor

Hi everyone. I am from Darjeeling. This is a wonderful forum.

GOECHALA pass- A trek through the Sikkim Himalayas – Gangtok, India

It was a casual reading of an article in the Sunday "The Hindu" newspaper supplement about the beauty of the Yumthang valley (about how it is a botanist's paradise) and the Changu lake that sowed the first thoughts of going to Sikkim. …



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